30 January 2023


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Judgments

Conduct of judicial officer can be used to conclude charge of misconduct(12.07.2016)

The Supreme Court upheld a 2012 judgment of the Gujarat high court that confirmed charges against the Appellant-Civil Judicial Magistrate at Bhuj in h.....

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All laws are deemed to apply prospectively unless either expressly specified to apply retrospectively(01.09.2020)

Present appeal takes exception to the Final Order passed by the Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, whereby the customs duty levied upon.....

Tags : Customs duty, Levy, Validity

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CESTAT: Department's proclivity to raising purely interpretational disagreement(29.07.2015)

The CESTAT held that since no licence fee was payable nor was paid by customers to Oracle India (nor was any payable or paid by Oracle India to Oracle.....

Tags : customs, mens rea, non-commercial, interpretation

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Assessee cannot argue lack of jurisdiction after pursuing adjudication on merits(12.08.2015)

In a case where the Assessee after receiving a favourable interim order from the High Court chose to pursue adjudication on merits before the High Cou.....

Tags : customs, limitation, section 28

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Top Story

Customs to begin faceless assessment of imports across India(04.09.2020)

In a step forward to ease of doing business module, the Customs Department will soon initiate pan-India faceless assessment for all imported goods by .....

Tags : Customs, Faceless assessment, Imports

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Notifications & Circulars

Dispensing Customs Baggage Declaration Form for domestic passengers(08.03.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs reiterated that domestic passengers boarding international flights in the domestic leg are not required to fil.....

Tags : Customs, baggage, declaration, domestic passengers

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Implementing Integrated Declaration under the Indian Customs Single Window(15.03.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs notified the process for importers and exporters electronically lodging customs clearance documents before the.....

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Clarification regarding co-noticees under Section 28 Customs Act 1962(15.03.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs issued clarification regarding ‘other persons’ under Section 28(2) and 28(6)(i) of the Customs Act 1962. Provi.....

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Amendment to Customs Valuation Rules - Notification No. 91/2017 (NT) dated 26.9.17(26.09.2017)

1.The valuation of imported and export goods is governed by the provisions of Section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 and the rules made thereunder. The C.....

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Paperless Customs - Electronic Communication of PDF based Gatepass and OOC Copy of Bill of Entry to Custom Brokers/Importers(13.04.2020)

1. In order to mitigate the unprecedented situation due to Covid-19 pandemic, CBIC has taken a number of measures to facilitate & expedite Customs cle.....

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DRI unearths Customs duty evasion of Rs. 4389 crore by Oppo India(13.07.2022)

During an investigation pertaining to M/s Oppo Mobiles India Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as 'Oppo India'), a subsidiary company of "Guang.....

Tags : Customs duty, Evasion, Oppo India

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CBEC enhances limits for arrest and prosecution(23.10.2015)

Central Board of Excise and Customs has revised limits for arrest and prosecution in cases of misutilisation of input credit, smuggling or mis-declara.....

Tags : Customs, arrest, prosecution, monetary limit

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Enhanced declaration limits for passengers coming to India(18.08.2015)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs amended the Customs Baggage Declaration Regulations, 2013. The amendments increase the customs duty free allo.....

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Authorized Economic Operator Programme(19.08.2015)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs notified that the validity of the Authorized Economic Operator certificate shall be for a period of five years.....

Tags : Customs, authorised economic operator, certificate, validity

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Cabinet approves Agreement between the GOI and Government of UK on Customs Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters(28.04.2021)

The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing and ratification of an Agreement between the Government of Republi.....

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CBEC hosts 11th Asia Europe Meeting of Directors General-Commissioners of Customs(05.10.2015)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs hosted the 11th Asia Europe Meeting of the Directors General-Commissioners of Customs in Goa on 8th and 9th Oc.....

Tags : Customs, meet, asia, europe

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Guidelines for handling and storage of valuable goods seized by Department(01.12.2015)

Due to the recent increase in loss and theft of high value goods from Department godowns, guidelines reiterating the manner in which confiscated goods.....

Tags : Customs, seized goods, theft, lost

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Customs preparations for returnees from Indian enclaves(18.11.2015)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs has appointed places as Land Customs Stations to clear baggage brought into the Indian mainland by those retur.....

Tags : Indian enclave, Bangladesh, customs

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Customs Brokers Licensing (Amendment) Regulations, 2016(05.01.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs has notified Regulations, 2016 amending the Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2013. The amendment extends.....

Tags : Customs, broker, licence, professional degree

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Exemption of goods specified in the first schedule of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 from Education Cess leviable under Finance Act, 2004(02.02.2018)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), read with section 94 of the Finance (No. 2.....

Tags : Exemption, Goods, Customs Tariff

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Cabinet approves agreement between India and Philippines on co-operation and mutual assistance in customs matters(22.11.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing and ratifying of an Agreement between India and Philippines on .....

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Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs notified Customs Baggage Declaration (Amendment) Regulations, 2016 amending the Customs Baggage Declaration Re.....

Tags : baggage, customs, drone, allowance

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Baggage Rules, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs notified Baggage Rules, 2016 superseding Rules of 1998. The Rules provide limits on quantities of articles tha.....

Tags : baggage, customs, payment of duty

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CBEC’s ambiguous clarification on gifts from abroad(11.04.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs threw the baby out with the bathwater with its latest memo to customs and excise Chief Commissioners. As anyon.....

Tags : Customs, gift, courier, foreign country

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Relaxation of KYC norms(26.04.2016)

The Central Board of Customs and Excise continued easing ‘Know Your Customer’ requirements for individuals. In its latest update, the Board received r.....

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Amendment in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 in Section XVI in Chapter 85(02.04.2018)

WHEREAS the Central Government on being satisfied that the import duty leviable on populated, loaded or stuffed printed circuit boards, falling under .....

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Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Countervailing Duty on Subsidized Articles and for Determination of Injury) Second Amendment Rules, 2021(27.10.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (7) of section 9 and sub-section (2) of section 9B of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), th.....

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Specified goods when stored in warehouse within ambit of Customs Act, 1962(11.01.2016)

The Ministry of Finance has specified goods that will attract provisions of the Customs Act, 1962 when deposited in a warehouse. The list comprises va.....

Tags : Fuel, spirits, crude, nitrogen, storage, customs act

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CBIC Enables End to End Paperless Exports under Turant Customs(23.06.2020)

Shri Ajit Kumar, Chairman, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) here yesterday unveiled a Secure QR coded Shipping Bill that would be el.....

Tags : Paperless Exports, Turant Customs

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Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Jordan on Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters(28.02.2018)

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing and ratifying an Agreement between India and Jordan on Coopera.....

Tags : Agreement, Approval, Administrative Assistance, Customs Matters

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Single Window Project-Simplification of procedure in SWIFT(14.06.2016)

The Central Board of Customs notified several items under different customs tariff heads, which are chemicals not drugs, to not be sent to the Assista.....

Tags : customs, single window, clearance, chemicals, drug controller

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Computer based Examination under Regulation 6 of the Customs Brokers Licensing Regulations, 2018 (As Amended)(11.02.2019)

Reference is invited to the Notice dated 27.04.2018 and Corrigendum dated 11.12.2018 inviting applications for the Customs Brokers Examination to be c.....

Tags : Examination, Customs Brokers, Licensing Regulations

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Government of the Republic of India and the Republic of Peru sign Co-operation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters(05.12.2018)

An Agreement between the Government of the Republic of India and the Government of the Republic of Peru on Co-operation and Mutual Assistance in Custo.....

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Customs Tariff (Identification and Assessment of Safeguard Duty) Amendment Rules, 2021(01.02.2021)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (10) of section 8B of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), the Central Government hereby make.....

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Amendments to Notification No. 12/2012- Customs(12.08.2015)

The Government made changes to Serial entries 329A, 330 and 334 and added Serial Number 333A and 333B.

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CBEC amendment to 'Tariff values Crude and RBD Palm Oil/Palmolein'(14.08.2015)

The CBEC substituted Tables 1, 2 and 3 in Notification No. 36/2001, dated 3 August, 2001, with amended Tables.

Tags : customs, amendment, tariff, palm oil

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News

Govt Notifies Postponement of Reverse Charge Mechanism till June(26.03.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that the implementation of Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) has been deferred until 30th June 20.....

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Madras High Court: Religious Customs Cannot Change at the Stroke of a Pen(28.03.2018)

Madras High Court has said that religious customs and practices cannot be changed by the government officials casually at the stroke of a pen “since s.....

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Extends Waiver of Late Fee of All Pending Form GSTR-1(13.01.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has extended the waiver of late fee of all pending Form GSTR-1 from July 2017 to November 2019 till 17th J.....

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CESTAT Hyderabad: Import of Multi-Functional Digital Copies Not Prohibited(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Hyderabad has held that the importing of Multifunctional digital copies is not prohibited and there.....

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CESTAT Mumbai: Clearances to Special Economic Zones Developers is Export(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Mumbai has ruled that the clearances made by the Appellant without payment of duty to Special Economi.....

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CESTAT Chennai: CA’s Certificate Certifying Tax Burden can be Considered as Evidence(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that the Chartered Accountant’s Certificate that categorically certifies that the.....

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CESTAT: Refund of Unutilised Credit Can't Denied if Amount Voluntarily Debited/Credited in GSTR-3B(20.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has held that the refund of unutilized credit cannot be denied if the Assessee voluntarily d.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Service Tax Refund Can Be Claimed on Basis of Monthly Consolidated STTG Certificate(20.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that the Service Tax Refund can be claimed on the basis of monthly consolidated Service Ta.....

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CBIC Sets Deadline for Deactivation of Facility of Beneficiary Uploading Documents Through e-SANCHIT(22.01.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has said that the facility of beneficiary uploading the documents through e-SANCHIT will be deactiv.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Deadline for Deactivation of Uploading Documents Through e-SANCHIT

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CESTAT: No denial of Credits to Recipient Even if Duty was Legally Not Payable by Supplier(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that Input tax credits cannot be denied to the recipient even if the duty was lega.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on ‘Club or Association Service’ if Received Amount Wholly Transmitted(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the department cannot levy Service Tax on amounts received by the App.....

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CESTAT: No Penalty Can be Imposed on Partners if Penalty Imposed on Partnership Firm(23.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that when a penalty is imposed on a partnership firm, a penalty canno.....

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CESTAT, Chennai Allows Excise Duty Exemption to Pepsico on ‘Nimbooz’(19.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT ), Chennai has observed that the brand ‘Nimbooz’ is not lemonade and allowed excise duty exe.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Cenvat Credit Permissible on Renting Premises Outside Manufacturing Factory Unit(19.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that Cenvat Credit is permissible on renting of premises outside the manuf.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Application for Compounding of Offence Can Not be Rejected on Technical Grounds(20.02.2020)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the purpose of compounding of offence against the payment of compoundin.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Cenvat Credit Not Admissible on Goods Transport Agency Services(24.02.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that Cenvat credit is not admissible on Goods Transport Agency services us.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Collection of Contribution to Build Corpus Fund Liable to Pay Service Tax(24.02.2020)

Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the collection of contribution to building a corpus fund to secure t.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Importer Cannot be Held Liable for Non-Generation of Bills of Entry Numbers(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the importer cannot be held liable for the non-generation of Bills of.....

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CESTAT: Service Provider Not Liable to Pay Service Tax on Commission Paid to Overseas Agent(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the service provider engaged Textile Processing is not liable to pa.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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CBIC Issues Circular Regarding De-Notification of ICDs or CFSs or AFS(18.08.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued the Circular de-notification of Inland Container Depots (ICDs) or Container Freight Stat.....

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CBIC Empowers Customs Commissioners, Principal Commissioners to Decide Security Amount(18.08.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the amendment in Circular No. 38/2016-Customs with the insertion of a new entry 5(d) t.....

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Bombay HC: No Provision for Delay Condonation in Filing Rectification Application Under Customs Act(24.07.2017)

Bombay High Court has observed that there is no provision for condonation of delay in filing rectification application under the Customs Act.

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Govt: Nil Customs Duty on Unclaimed Postal Articles Imported/ Returned to India(24.07.2017)

Central Government has notified complete exemption to unclaimed or re-directed postal articles imported/ returned to India subject to a condition that.....

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Govt Exempts Import of Motion Pictures, Music, Gaming Software from Customs Duty(24.07.2017)

Central Government has notified exemption for import of motion pictures, music, gaming software for use on gaming consoles printed or recorded on medi.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Finished Goods Not Liable for Confiscation in Absence of Any Finding(05.07.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the finished goods are not liable for confiscation in absence of an.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Allows Refund of Cenvat Credit as Transition Merely an Error(05.07.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has allowed the refund of cenvat credit as the transition of refund amount mer.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Directs Department to Allow Refund of Excise Duty Paid by Ray-Ban India(06.07.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has directed the central excise department to allow refund of excise duty paid by t.....

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CBIC Launches Online Filing of Application for Authorised Economic Operators(09.07.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has inaugurated the online filing of Authorised Economic Operators (AEO) T2 and T3 applications to en.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: ‘Bulk Milk Coolers’ of Co-Op Societies for Storage, Eligible for Duty Exemption(13.02.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that Bulk Milk Coolers that are manufactured and supplied to various Co-.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Third Party Agency to Pay Service Tax on Collection of Parking Fees in Malls(14.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the right to collect parking fees given by the mall owners is a co.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Upholds Excise Duty Demand Against Cadbury(17.02.2020)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that ‘milk crumb’ is marketable and hence Cadbury is liable to pay excise du.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Importer Not Obliged to Pay Any Amount on Advertisement and Sale Promotion(18.02.2020)

Custom, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the expenditure incurred on the activities of advertisement and s.....

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CBIC: No Custom Duty Payable by All India Football Federation for AFC Women’s Asian Cup(20.01.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified that no Customs Duty payable on goods imported into India by All India Football Federa.....

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Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Mumbai Quashes Show Cause Notice Issued After 5 Year(10.01.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Mumbai has set aside the order of the Commissioner of Appeals stating that show cause notice issued a.....

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Madras High Court Warns Greater Chennai Corporation Over Waterlogging Issue(10.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai, while directing the Goods and services tax (GST) refund to Service Provider rul.....

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CESTAT: Pre-Delivery and After Sale Service Charges Not included in Assessable Value of Vehicle(10.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the pre-delivery and after sale service charges cannot be included i.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax Can be Levied on Compensation for Cancelation of Coal Blocks(11.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that no service tax can be levied on amounts received as compensation .....

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CBIC Notifies Procedure for Refund of Excise Duty on Purchase of Petrol or Diesel(12.11.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Procedures for a refund of excise duty on the purchase of petrol or diesel or fuel.....

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CBIC launches Digital Application for Scheduling of Examination of Cargo for Traders(12.11.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has launched an online facility for scheduling examination of Import cargo with the aim of minimizing the .....

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CBEC: KKC Only on Services Rendered, Billed from June 1(27.06.2016)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has issued a notification granting exemption from Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) for services rendered and invoi.....

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CBIC Notifies New Customs Audit Regulations, Rs. 50,000 Fine in Case of Default(29.05.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Customs Audit Regulations, 2018 wherein the scope of ‘audit’ and the selection on .....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Repair Services and Man Power Recruitment in Jammu & Kashmir, ‘Exempted Services’(04.03.2020)

Custom, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Hyderabad has held that the repair services and manpower recruitment in the State of Jamm.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: CCTV Charged at Rate of 15% Basic Customs Duty(04.03.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has ruled that the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras would be assessed at t.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Banking Services are Related to Collection of Export Proceeds(05.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has held that banking services are related to the collection of export proceeds and has a.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Builder Cannot be Liable to Pay Service Tax for Construction of Residential Flats(31.01.2022)

Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the builder cannot be liable to pay service tax for the con.....

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CESTAT Mumbai: Cleaning Service Provided Through Manpower Not Taxable Service(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Mumbai has held that the company providing cleaning services through Manpower engaged by it were un.....

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CESTAT: No Vivisection in Service and Material Components of Contract is Composite Works Contract(16.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Hyderabad has held that where a contract cannot be vivisection between service component and mater.....

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CESTAT Hyderabad: Service Tax Paid on GTA Services Available as Refund and Is Not Exempt(16.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Hyderabad has held that where the conditions for availing a refund of service tax on Goods Transpo.....

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CBIC Notifies Requirements for Import of Tea from Nepal as Darjeeling Tea(26.11.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued the requirements for the import of tea from Nepal as Darjeeling Tea. The Board has clar.....

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NCLAT: Goods Lying in Customs Bonded Warehouses Can’t be Assets of Corporate Debtor(06.12.2021)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), New Delhi has held that goods lying in the Customs bonded warehouses cannot be considered assets of t.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Denial of Refund of Cenvat Credit for Premises Being Unregistered(24.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the refund of input Cenvat credit cannot be denied for the reasons o.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Upholds Penalty Against Sales Managers for Evading Customs Duty(26.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has upheld the order of the Commissioner of Inland Container Depot, wherein pena.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Refund is Available on Swachh Bharat Cess Used for Export of Services(28.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the Swachh Bharat Cess paid on input services has to be available as .....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: No Service Tax on Rent Received from Bullock Carts with Tyres & Without Driver(28.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal ( CESTAT ), Mumbai has held that tyre Bullock Carts without bullocks and driver, provided by the App.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Sahara India TV Network Can Utilize Cenvat Credit for Payment of Service Tax(28.02.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Mumbai has ruled that Sahara India TV Network is entitled to utilize Cenvat credit for payme.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Service Tax Demand on Notice Pay from Employees for Premature Resignation(14.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the service tax demand on notice pay recovered from employees for prema.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Acceptance to Pay Duty Exempt from Liability of Confiscation and Redemption Fine(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that voluntarily acceptance and willingness to pay the duty at the enhanced rate.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Service by Foreign Service Provider is not Telecommunication Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that service by Foreign Service Provider is not Telecommunication Service and.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Spent Acid is not Exempted Good(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi, has quashed a demand, observing that since Spent Acid is not an exempted good, hence, the p.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Spent Acid, Rule 6(3) of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Executive Appointed is not Manpower Recruitment or Supply Agency Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that appointment of an executive by foreign/holding company is not Manpower R.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Executive Appointed is not Manpower Recruitment or Supply Agency Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that appointment of an executive by foreign/holding company is not Manpower R.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Holds Service, Being Export of Service, Cannot be Chargeable to Service Tax(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that service recipient has not physically made accessible any goods to the se.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, service recipient, export

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Additional Director of DRI Not Empowered to Confiscate Goods Under Customs Act: Calcutta HC(12.07.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that Additional Director of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence is not entitled to invoke Section 124 of Customs Act, 196.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Quashes Demand of Service Tax for Promotion of IPL Team(06.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has held that the promotional activities by Anil Kumblein, former Indian skipper to carr.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, promotional activities, Anil Kumblein, advertising, Business Auxilliary Services, no service tax

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Consignment Note Sufficient to Prove Transportation for CHA(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has observed that a consignment note is enough to prove transportation for cust.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax on Toll Collection on Behalf of NHAI(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has observed that an independent contractor is not liable to pay service tax while .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, independent contractor, National Highways Authority of India, toll collection

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Malafide Intention on Claiming Cenvat Credit on Rent a Cab Service(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has confirmed a demand in relation to availment of cenvat credit of service tax paid on rent.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, service tax, rent-a-cab service, malafide intention

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Central Excise Duty on Manufacture of CO2 Gas During Manufacture of Beer(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that central excise duty cannot be levied during the manufacture of beer on the.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, central excise duty, manufacture of beer, carbon dioxide gas, alcoholic liquors, consumption, State subject

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Gold was Freely Importable by Normal Importer Prior to DGFT Notification(07.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore, has ruled that gold was freely importable by the normal importer prior to the .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Service Tax Not Applicable on Take-Away Food(09.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that service tax is not payable on packed food sold as take away and .....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Input Service No Longer Includes Services for Personal Use or for Employee(11.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has ruled that the definition of input service as it stood prior to April 1, 2011.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Directs to Refund Service Tax Collected from Customers for Advertisement Services(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Delhi has directed Prasar Bharati to refund the Service Tax collected from customers for a.....

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CESTAT Directs Central Excise Dept. to Reconsider Refund of Cenvat Credit to Tata Consumer Products(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has directed the Central Excise Department to reconsider the refund of cenvat c.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Refund of Cenvat Credit , Tata Consumer Products

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Delhi HC Irks over Customs Department’s Failure to Defy Court Order(04.08.2016)

Delhi HC has criticised members of Customs Department for defying court orders on issue of duty payable on imported goods, saying that there was "no j.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Can’t be Levied for Independent Buildings Having One Residential Unit(23.03.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that Service Tax cannot be levied under Construction of Complexes or Resi.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax on ‘Evacuation of Ash Pond” and Its Transportation(23.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has held that the removal of fly ash from the pond cannot be termed as “Cleaning a.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Area Based Exemption is Available to New Unit(24.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has held that area based exemption under Central Excise Rules, 2002 is available where t.....

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CBIC: Coaching Institutes to Pay 18% GST on Composite Supply Basis(23.02.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ( CBIC ) has clarified that, Coaching Institutes are required to pay 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on C.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Software Maintenance Services Not Covered Under Business Auxiliary Services(24.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the software maintenance services shall not be covered within the.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Directs to Restore Customs Broker Licence(22.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no document to support the allegation and directs to reinstate the custo.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Exported Goods Cannot Be Confiscated Under Section 113 of Customs Act(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has ruled that Section 113 of the Customs Act, 1962 only provides for confiscation of go.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Can’t be Levied for Total Receipt Under Threshold Limit of 10 Lakh(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that service tax can’t be levied for total receipt falling below the threshold li.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Exemption of Central Excise Duty for Module Mounting Structures(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no immunity of central excise duty for module mounting structures used i.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Sets Aside Order Denying Cenvat Credit to Buyer(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that the allegation against supplier was proved not true and set aside the or.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Not Payable on Liquidated Damages(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that service tax is not to be paid on liquidated damages recovered on the failu.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Dispute Relating to Rebate Amount Subjudice Before Appellate Forum(27.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that dispute relating to amount of rebate subjudice before the appellate foru.....

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Additions Cannot be Made to Assessee's Income on Basis of Document(03.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal , Ahmedabad has held that additions cannot be made to assessee's taxable income on the basis of documents that are decla.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Confiscation Order Can’t be Invoked Without Corroborating Evidence(03.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that an order of confiscation under section 111(m) of customs Act 1962, along with .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Anti-Dumping Duty Paid After Validity of Notification is Refundable(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the Anti-dumping duty paid after the expiry of the period mentioned in the co.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, notification, importer, anti-dumping duty

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CESTAT: Statement u/s 14 of Central Excise Act has no Evidentiary Value without Cross Examination(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that the statement made under Section 14 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 be.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Voluntarily Acceptance of Higher Value Exempts Importer From Confiscation Liability(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has reiterated that voluntarily acceptance of a higher value and willing to pay the customs d.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, customs duty, Customs Act, 1962, enhanced rate, redemption fine

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit in Outward Transportation for Services From Place of Removal to Customers Place(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is available in case of outward transportation for the s.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Lehman Brothers Securities Eligible for Service Tax Refund Claim(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, is entitled for the refund claim of Serv.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai, Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, Service Tax, legal consultancy services, Reverse Charge Mechanism, winding up

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CESTAT, Delhi: Place of Removal is Premises of Buyer to Avail Cenvat Credit on Outward Transport(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the place of removal for availing cenvat credit on outward transport is the.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, Rule 2(l) of the Cenvat Rules, 2004

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Lehman Brothers Securities Eligible for Refund of Service Tax(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd is entitled for the refund claim of Ser.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, Service Tax, legal consultancy, Reverse Charge Mechanism

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Courier Services Used for Export of Goods(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is allowable for courier services on the amount of input .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit on Services within Factory Premises allowable(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit in respect of garden maintenance service under the Cenvat.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, Cenvat Credit Rules, garden maintenance

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Reliance Industries Entitled to Avail CENVAT Credit for Employees Opting for VSS(13.05.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that Reliance Industries is entitled to avail CENVAT credit on the service tax .....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, CENVAT credit, service tax, Voluntary Separation Scheme

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CESTAT: Refund Can’t be Treated as Time Barred as Claim Made Before Wrong Forum(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that the claim of refund made before a wrong forum cannot be rejected by treatin.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai, section 11B, Central Excise Act, 1944, wrong forum

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Furniture Used in Guesthouse(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit can be allowed on the furnitures used in guest .....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Compensation Received For Coal Blocks Cancellation, Not Liable to Pay Service Tax(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has held that compensation received under a statute for cancellation of coal blocks/mines .....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Service Tax Not Exigible on Compensation Received for Cancellation of Coal Blocks(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has ruled that the compensation received under a statute for cancellation of coal blocks/m.....

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CESTAT: Stability Studies, Technical Testing & Analysis of New Drugs Not Subject to Service Tax(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that the stability studies, technical testing and analysis of new drugs are no.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, stability studies, technical testing, Scientific and Technical Consultant Service, Technical Testing and Analysis Service, service tax

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Steel Items Used in Creation of Sponge Iron Kiln and Power Plant(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has applied the "user-test" by providing cenvat credit on steel goods used in the construc.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, user-test, cenvat credit, sponge iron kiln, power plant

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CESTAT: Exemption of Excise Duty For Galvanized Solar Structures As Part of Solar Power Generation(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has ruled that galvanised solar structure is a part of solar power generation facility and.....

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CESTAT: No Excise Duty on Goods Manufactured on Job Work Basis(18.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that no excise duty on goods manufactured on job work basis from old and used go.....

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CESTAT: Galvanised Solar Structure to Set Up Solar Power Plants Exempted From Excise Duty(18.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that galvanised solar structures manufactured and cleared for the initial setting .....

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CBIC Extends Due Date For Filing of GSTR-3B(18.05.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the due date for filing of GSTR 3B to May 24th, 2022 due to the technical glitches in .....

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CESTAT: Central Excise Duty Not Payable on Intermediate Products(19.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that central Excise Duty is not payable on intermediate products, used captiv.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Demand Sustainable on Shortage and Statements of Persons(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that no demand is sustainable simply on shortage and statements of persons,.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Demand Sustainable on Shortage and Statements of Persons(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that no demand is sustainable simply on shortage and statements of persons,.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Prohibition on Selling of Goods by Importer to Another(15.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai bench has held that there is no prohibition on the selling of goods by the importer to anoth.....

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CBIC Exempts Cotton from Customs Duty and AICD Till 30 September, 2022(15.04.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has exempted cotton from customs duty and the Agriculture Infrastructure Development Cess (AIDC). T.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Holds 4G Mobile Towers that are Movable in Nature and Eligible for CENVAT Credit(20.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the 4G mobile towers are movable in nature and entitled for CENVAT credit.

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Dept Bound to Accept Description of Goods on CA Certificate(21.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the customs department is bound to accept the description of goods on the ba.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chartered Accountant, special additional duty, customs department

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit Available in Outward Transportation From Place of Removal to Customers Place(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is available in case of outward transportation for the s.....

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Rajasthan HC: Smuggling of Gold Can't be Treated As Terrorist Act Under UAPA(09.05.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has observed that Customs Act, 1962 is not included in Schedule-II of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 and conseque.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Customs Act, 1962, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, Terrorist Act, bailable, Schedule-II

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CESTAT Allows to Pay Service Tax for Construction of Residential Complex(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate, Bangalore has allowed to Pay Service Tax under Composition scheme of Works Contract (Composition Scheme for P.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate, Service Tax, Composition scheme of Works Contract (Composition Scheme for Payment of Service Tax) Rules, Residential Complex

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CESTAT: Foreign Origin Gold Bar With Unexplained Source Liable for Absolute Confiscation(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai while remanding the matter back, has held that the gold bar with a foreign marking, the so.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Liquidated Damages Does Not Attract Service Tax(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has held that receipt of liquidated damages by the service provider for breach of condit.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: CHA Has No Reason to Doubt Any Malpractice of Export of Prohibited Goods(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the Custom House Agent had no reason to doubt any malpractice and attempted e.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Custom House Agent, malpractice, prohibited goods, abetment

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Delhi HC Seeks Records From NCB, Customs & DRI in NDPS Cases(28.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has directed the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, the Narcotics Control Bureau and the Customs Department to put on record a stat.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Narcotics Control Bureau, Customs Department, Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985, Customs Act, 1962

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CESTAT, Chennai : Royalty Need Not be Included in Transaction Value if Not Paid to Foreign Supplier(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that royalty need not be incorporated in transaction value if not paid to a foreig.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Denial of Cenvat Credit Merely on Procedural Irregularity(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no denial of cenvat credit simply on procedural irregularity.

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Refund Can’t be Rejected for Non-Submission of Invoices by Original Authority(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that refund can’t be rejected for non-submission of invoices before original aut.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Simple Aluminium Plates Classifiable Under 7606 1200 of Chapter Tariff Heading(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that Simple Aluminium Plates are classifiable under 7606 1200 of Chapter Tariff .....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chapter Tariff Heading, 7606 1200, Simple Aluminium Plates

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Sports Boats Come Within Ambit of Inflatable Craft under Customs and Tariffs Act(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that sports boats come within the meaning of inflatable craft subsequent to headi.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Press Mud Made During Manufacture of Sugar Can’t be Exempted Products(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that the Bagasse/ Press mud made during the course of manufacture of sugar .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Non-filing of Declaration Can’t be Reason to Refuse Reversal of Credit(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that mere non filing of declaration can’t be a reason to deny the proportion.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Non-filing of Declaration Can’t be Reason to Refuse Reversal of Credit(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that mere non filing of declaration can’t be a reason to deny the proportion.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Service Not Made Available Physically, Can’t be Chargeable to Service Tax(12.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that recipient of the service has not physically made available to the servic.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, recipient, service provider, export, service tax

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Manufacturer is Eligible to Avail Cenvat Credit on Sales(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has observed that since the sale and manufacture are inter connected, the cenvat credit i.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Service Tax Cannot be Levied Based on Income Declared Under IDS(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that service tax cannot be levied merely because the income declared under.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, Income Declaration Scheme, 2016

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax on Electricity Charges Reimbursed to Service Provider(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that service tax cannot be levied on reimbursement of electricity charges .....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, electricity charges

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CIVIL - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

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CUSTOMS - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Customs Act, Antiquities, Art Treasures.

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CUSTOMS - Prosecution Under Customs Act Not Barred in Regard to Art Treasures: SC(28.02.2019)

Supreme Court has held that prosecution under Sections 132 and 135(1)(a) of the Customs Act, 1962, is not barred in regard to the antiquities or art t.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Customs Act, Antiquities, Art Treasures.

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CBIC Extends Deadline for Filing GST Annual Returns(31.12.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the filing of Goods and Services Tax Annual Returns (GSTR-9) for the Financial Year 20.....

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CESTAT Allows Cenvat Credit To Satyam Computer for Service Tax Paid on Medical Insurance Premium(14.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has granted a cenvat credit to Satyam Computer for service tax paid on insurance premium.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, service tax, insurance premiums

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CESTAT: Activity Of Printing Advertisement Content On PVC Material Amount to "Manufacturing"(14.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has ruled that no service tax is payable on the activity of printing advertisement conte.....

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CESTAT: Charges Of Clandestine Removal Cannot Be Confirmed On The Basis Of Private Records(19.10.2022)

Ahmedabad Bench of Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that charges of clandestine removal cannot be confirmed on the.....

Tags : clandestine, corroborative, Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal

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CBEC: No Service Tax for Title Transfer in Property(27.10.2015)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that in case of sale of flats, title transfer after issuance of an occupancy certificate is e.....

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CBIC: 5% GST Applicable on Composite Supply of Service of Milling Wheat Into Flour(18.06.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that 5% Goods and Services Tax is applicable on the composite supply of service by wa.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Composite Supply of Service of Milling Wheat Into Flour

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CBIC: Laterals/Parts Used with Sprinklers or Drip Irrigation System Taxable at 12% GST(18.06.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that laterals/parts to be used solely or principally with sprinklers or drip irrigati.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Laterals/Parts Used with Sprinklers or Drip Irrigation System

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CBEC Releases Transition Rules Approved by GST Council(08.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has unveiled Transition Rules as finalized by GST Council in its meeting held on New Delhi last week.

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Delhi High Court Directs Customs Department to Pay Rs 94 Lakhs to Foreigner(22.05.2019)

Delhi High Court has directed the Customs Department to pay Rs 94 lakh to a foreigner for hurriedly selling off nearly 4 kg gold seized from her even .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Interest of Only Refundable Duty Admissible under Section 11BB(20.04.2021)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that the interest of only refundable duty is admissible under Section .....

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CBIC Allows Companies to File GST Returns Without DSC with Mobile OTP(28.04.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has allowed the companies to file Goods and Services Tax Returns without Digital Signature Certific.....

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CBIC Notifies Reduction in Applicability of GST E-invoicing Threshold(09.03.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the reduction in the applicability of Goods and Services Tax E-invoicing threshold fro.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Quashes Countervailing Duty of 2.47% on Continuous Cast Copper Wire(10.03.2021)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has quashed the countervailing duty (CVD) of 2.47% on Continuous Cast Copper Wi.....

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Delhi HC: Countervailing Duty on Cut Pieces of Used Tyres is Ultra Vires Customs Tariff Act(08.05.2017)

Delhi High Court has held that the process to which old tyres are subject to produce two or more pieces of cut tyre is not “manufacture? within the me.....

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Delhi HC Asks Centre to Inform Status of Oxygen Concentrators Awaiting Customs Clearance(04.05.2021)

Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to inform the status of imported oxygen concentrators that are pending customs clearance as of 12pm on 3rd May, .....

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#GST Rollout:CBEC Notifies Remaining CGST Rules, Applicable from 1st July 2017(29.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified remaining Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Rules which applicable from 1st July 2017.

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#GST Rollout:Govt Sets Up War Room to Deal with GST Queries(29.06.2017)

Government has created a special war room to act as as single window for resolution of any GST-related issue. It will operate from eight in the mornin.....

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Centre Imposes 10% Basic Customs Duty on Mobile Phones(03.07.2017)

Centre has imposed 10% basic customs duty on cellular mobile phones. This will also be applicable on specified parts of cellular mobile phones includi.....

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CBIC Issues Circular Extending Validity of Authorized Economic Operator Certificates(27.05.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued a circular where the validity of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) is extended so a.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Levy of Penalty on Proprietor and Firm Would Amount to Double Jeopardy(08.06.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the levy of penalty on the sole proprietor of a firm along with the c.....

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CESTAT, Chandigarh: Benefit of Cenvat Cannot be Denied Due to Faulty Investigation(08.06.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chandigarh has held that the benefit of Cenvat credit cannot be denied to the taxpayer on.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Cenvat Credit Not Allowable on Capital Goods on Which Depreciation Availed(14.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the Cenvat credit is not allowable on the capital goods for which th.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: LLPs Not Liable to Pay Service Tax Under Reverse Charge Mechanism(03.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), being not a “Body Corporate” u.....

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CBEC: No Refund of Unutilised Input Tax Credit on Corduroy Fabrics Supply(26.09.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that refund cannot be allowed on unutilised input tax credit on corduroy fabrics supply under .....

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CBIC Launches Online Filing of Application for Authorised Economic Operators(13.07.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) has inaugurated the online filing of Authorised Economic Operators (AEO) T2 and T3 applications. The .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Manufacturer Entitled to Avail Cenvat Credit on Port Charges(22.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the manufacturer is entitled to avail cenvat credit on port charges.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Deletes Custom Duties, Penalties on Retail Packing of Diapers and Sanitary Napkins(22.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has provided relief to the Godrej Hygiene Products Ltd, by deleting the Customs d.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Custom Duties, Penalties on Retail Packing of Diapers and Sanitary Napkins

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CBIC Notifies Waiver of Amount of Penalty for Non-Compliance to GST Invoice QR Code Provisions(01.07.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the waiver of the amount of penalty for non-compliance to Goods and Service Tax (GST) .....

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CBIC Notifies Covid-19 Testing of Live Animals Before Importing Into India(01.07.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the requirement of COVID-19 testing in live animals before importing into India. The B.....

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Time Limit for Generation of GSTR-1A & 2A Extended(08.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that the time limit for generation of GSTR-2A and 1A will be extended as the due date for fil.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Payable on Services Provided by Government Company(18.10.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax payable on services provided to Government Company fo.....

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CESTAT: IILM Business School Liable to Pay Service Tax on MBA, PGP Programme(27.01.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that as the service provided by Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (.....

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CESTAT: Mere Use of Word ‘Principle to Principle’ Basis Not Franchise Service, Not Taxable(27.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that mere use of the word ‘principle to principle’ cannot be a basis for attracti.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Sanctions Refund of CVD and SAD Paid u/s 142 of GST(28.09.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has sanctioned refund of Countervailing Duty (CVD) and Special Additional Duty (SAD.....

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Kerala HC: Interest Under Customs Act Statutory, Cannot Be Waived Unless Authorised By Act(30.09.2021)

Kerala High Court has ruled that a Court cannot waive the payment of interest while exercising its jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution,.....

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CBIC Notifies GST Payable on Food Preparations Put Up in Unit Containers(01.10.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs(CBIC) notified that 5% GST payable on Food preparations put up in unit containers, intended for free distr.....

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CESTAT, Chennai Allows Refund Claim by Hyundai Motor India(05.10.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has allowed a refund claim by Hyundai Motor India where the Tribunal quashed an .....

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Service Tax Commissioner Order Confirming Recovery of CENVAT Credit(26.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the Service Tax Commissioner’s Order confirming recovery of CENVAT cre.....

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CBIC Extends Transitional Provisions of Sea Cargo Manifest & Transhipment Regulations(02.09.2021)

Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the extension of transitional provisions of Sea Cargo Manifest & Transhipment Regulati.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Service Tax on Charging License Fee for Quick Heal Antivirus Software(31.01.2020)

Customs Excise Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the Quick Heal Antivirus software is deemed goods but whether the tran.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: ‘Casino Vessels’ Classifiable as ‘Passenger Ship’ and Not ‘Pleasure Boats’(05.02.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that ‘casino vessels’ could not be classified as ‘pleasure boats’. The Co.....

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CBIC Directs GSTN to Waive Off Late Fees and Interest Due to Technical Glitches(22.09.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has directed the Goods and Service Tax Networks to waive off Late Fees and interest for one day du.....

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DHC: Writ Court Cannot Direct Refund During Investigation for Breach of Provisions Under Customs Act(19.12.2019)

Delhi High Court (DHC) has observed that Writ Court cannot direct refund of duty while an investigation for breach of the provisions under the Customs.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Service Tax Leviable on Goods Component of Composite Works Contract(19.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that no service tax is leviable on goods component of composite works c.....

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CBIC Issues Instructions on Issuance of SCNs and Adjudication Process in Pre-GST Regime(22.11.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued the instructions to adhere to the time limits laid down in the provisions of the Act and.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad Directs Revenue to Re-Consider Refund Claim of IOCL(23.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has given relief to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) directing the Revenue.....

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CBIC Directs to Issue SCNs on Difference in ITR-TDS Data Only After Proper Verification(28.10.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) directed the GST Officer to issue show-cause notices based on the difference in ITR-TDS data and se.....

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CBIC notifies New Provisions related to Surrender of Registration, Validity of Registration(29.10.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified new Provisions related to Surrender of Registration, Validity of registration under Co.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Courier Imports and Exports (Clearance), Amendment, Regulations, 2021

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India Eases Customs Rules for Local Arms of Multinationals(23.02.2016)

India has simplified rules governing pricing of imports by related parties including Indian arms of import-dependent multinationals, in a move that is.....

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CBIC Notifies Jurisdiction of Jammu Commissionerate Over UT of J&K and Ladakh(04.11.2019)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified Jurisdiction of Jammu Commissionerate over Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and Unio.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: SEZ Act to Have Overriding Effect Over Service Tax Laws(08.09.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Hyderabad has ruled that Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Act, 2005 has an overriding effect o.....

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Customs Officers Cannot Seize Goods in SEZ Area: CESTAT(08.08.2018)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has held that the customs officers have no jurisdiction to seize goods in the Special Economic Zone.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Directs Redetermination of Quantum of Service Tax on Rent of Marriage Hall, Etc(06.01.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has directed the redetermination of quantum of service tax leviable on rents of ma.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax Payable on Job of Manufacturing Plastic Jars, Containers(03.01.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that no service tax is payable on the job of manufacturing Plastic Jar.....

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CBIC Amends HS Codes Under Notifications Imposing Anti-Dumping Duty on Imports(03.01.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has amended the HS codes under various notifications imposing anti-dumping duty on imports of certa.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Input Tax Can’t be Denied Because Invoice Bears Handwritten Serial Number(30.03.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that the input tax credit cannot be denied merely on the ground that t.....

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CBIC Extends Deadline for Filing of Returns in Forms GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C(30.12.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the deadline of Goods and Services Tax Annual Returns, Forms GSTR-9 and GSTR-9C for th.....

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CBIC Notifies ITC Cannot be Availed on Failure to Furnish Details in Form GSTR-1(31.12.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified that the Input Tax Credit (ITC) cannot be availed on the failure of a supplier to furn.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Redemption Fine Cannot be Imposed When Goods Allowed to be Re-exported(24.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the redemption fine cannot be imposed when the goods are allowed to.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Allows CENVAT Credit Even When Goods Not Classified as Capital Goods(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has allowed the CENVAT credit even when the goods were not classified as capital g.....

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CBIC: GST E-Invoice Mandatory For Entities Having Turnover of Rs. 20 Crores(25.02.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified the reduction in the applicability of GST E-invoicing threshold from Rs.50 Crores to Rs.20.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: DRI Officials Have No Power Under Customs Act in Absence of CG Notification(02.03.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has ruled that show cause notice under the Customs Act, 1962 can be issued only by the offic.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Amount on Alleged Wrongly Availed Cenvat Credit Liable to be Refunded(02.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the amount on alleged wrongly availed Cenvat Credit deposited at .....

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Issues Advisory for Importers on IGCR Rules(03.03.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has issued Advisory No. 06/2022 dated March 01, 2022, for importers to avail benefit of Import of Goods at.....

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CBIC Reduces Compliances for Import of Goods at Concessional Rate of Customs Duty(04.03.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the reduction in compliances and end-to-end automation of procedure relating to import.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Amount of Service Tax Paid by Mistake to be Treated as Deposit and to be Refunded(31.01.2022)

Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the amount of service tax paid by mistake shall be treated as.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Extended Period of Limitation Not Invoked When No Suppression(16.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that the extended period of limitation was not invoked as there was n.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Activity of Installing and Maintaining Fixed Facility for Supplying Oxygen(17.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that service tax is not applicable on the activity of installing and ma.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Activity of Installing and Maintaining Fixed Facility for Supplying Oxygen(17.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that service tax is not applicable on the activity of installing and ma.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Extended Period of Limitation Cannot be Invoked by Excise Department(21.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Delhi has held that the extended period of limitation cannot be invoked by the excise depa.....

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CESTAT: Deposits in Profit and Loss Account is Not Duty Under Excise Act(24.03.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal ( CESTAT ) has ruled that deposit in Profit & Loss Account is not duty and therefore, provisions o.....

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Gauhati HC: Managing Directors Can Only be Summoned if The Representatives Are Not Cooperating(23.05.2022)

Gauhati High Court has held that the Managing Director of a company should not be directly summoned by authorities under S. 108 of the Customs Act and.....

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CESTAT: Steel Plates and MS Channels are Capital Goods; Modvat Credit can be Availed(24.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Hyderabad Bench has ruled that the assessee is entitled to avail of modvat credit on stee.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Delay in Filing Appeal Due to Drafting and Calculation Error can be Condoned(29.03.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi, has stated that the delay of two days in filing due to delay in drafting the appeal and ca.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Employer Ineligible for Cenvat Credit on Canteen Services(30.03.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has observed that the employer is not eligible for the cenvat credit on the canteen service.....

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CESTAT, Ahmadabad: Cenvat Credit Can’t be Denied for Warranty Services Provided Free of Cost(01.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmadabad has reiterated that the cenvat credit can’t be denied on warranty services during the war.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Process of Segregation of Waste is Manufacture Activity(01.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Ahmedabad has observed that the process of segregation of waste amounts to manufacturing activity, .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Penalty on Importer on Ground of Error in Bill of Entry(04.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the penalty under the Customs Act, 1962 can’t be imposed on an importer for th.....

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CESTAT: Classification only on the basis of Nomenclature under Customs Tariff Act is Baseless(29.06.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad bench has held that classification of Products only on the basis of Nomenclatur.....

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CESTAT: Attempt to Smuggle Prohibited Goods Cannot be Brushed Aside as Mere Violation of CBLR(09.06.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai bench has held that an attempt to smuggle prohibited goods cannot be brushed aside .....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Enhancement of Value Cannot be Ground to Invoke Penal Provisions/Confiscation(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed enhancement of value cannot be a ground on voluntary statement to invoke penal p.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Third Party Records Cannot Form Basis of Clandestine Removal(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that records of the third party cannot form the basis of clandestine removal, un.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Allegation of Non-Re-Warehousing of Goods Prove by Substantial Evidence(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that allegation of non-re-warehousing of the goods prove by substantial evi.....

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CBIC Extends Due Date for Filing FY19 GST Returns(30.09.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has extended the due date for filing annual goods and services tax returns for the financial year ended Ma.....

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CBIC Issues Advisory on Changes in System Relating to AD Code Registration in Exports(16.06.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes (CBIC) has issued an advisory introducing change in the Customs System related to Authorised Dealer Code (AD Code) Reg.....

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CBIC Issues Advisory on Changes in Customs System With Respect of AD Code Registration in Exports(20.06.2022)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes (CBIC) has issued an advisory on the changes in the customs system with respect to AD Code Registration in exports.

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CESTAT: Customer Care Service is Classifiable U/S 65 (11) Finance Act(19.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that Common Area Maintenance (CAM) Charges included in rent were allowable as a deduction.

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CESTAT: Penalty Under Central Excise Act is Not Sustainable by Third Party Evidence(19.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the demand of duty and penalty under the Central Excise Act, 1944 is not sustai.....

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CESTAT, Chandigarh: Service Tax Cannot be Imposed on Promotional Activities of Coca Cola Franchisee(08.12.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chandigarh has held that service tax cannot be imposed on Coca Cola Franchisee for the pr.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Additional Interest Recovered from Customers(14.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that service tax is not applicable on additional interest recovered from cust.....

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CBIC Extends Date for Completion of Anti-profiteering Probes(16.12.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended deadline for completion of anti-profiteering investigations by authorities till 31st M.....

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CESTAT: Objection of Audit Cannot be Basis for Determining Duty Liability(18.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that objection of audit cannot be the basis for determining duty liability, in abs.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Allows Refund of CENVAT Credits on Service Tax Paid on Import of Services(11.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has allowed the refund of CENVAT credits against payment of Service Tax paid during the Goo.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, CENVAT credits, Service Tax, Goods and Service Tax, Reverse Charge Mechanism

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CESTAT Waives Detention and Demurrage Charges for Goods Confiscated by Customs(12.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that a remission of detention and demurrage costs was appropriate because the goo.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, detention, Customs Department, seizure

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Value of Excisable Goods Sold at Depot Will be Determined Using Sale Price From Depot(12.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the value of excisable items sold at depot shall be established based on the s.....

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AAR: Go-karts' Are Not Roadworthy, Can't be Registered as Motor Vehicles With RTO(25.08.2022)

Karnataka Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that Go-karts can’t be registered as motor vehicles with RTO and therefore not classifiable as "m.....

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SC: Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code Will Prevail Over The Customs Act(26.08.2022)

Supreme Court had held that the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) will prevail over the Customs Act and that the customs authority can only determi.....

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CESTAT: Licence of Customs Broker Cannot be Revoked Without Cross-Examination(23.12.2020)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) held that the license of Customs Broker cannot be revoked without granting an opportunity .....

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CESTAT: Currency is Not Goods, Liable to be Seized Under Customs Act(17.08.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata Bench has held that currency is not goods and is liable to be seized under customs act and.....

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CBIC Waives Penalty for Non-Compliance to QR Code Provisions(01.12.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified the waiver of penalty for noncompliance to QR code provisions if complied by April 01, 202.....

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CBIC Waives Penalty for Non-Compliance to QR Code Provisions(01.12.2020)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) notified the waiver of penalty for noncompliance to QR code provisions if complied by April 01, 202.....

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CESTAT: CENVAT Credit Can’t be Denied on Sales Commission(02.12.2020)

Customs, Excises, and Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that the CENVAT Credit cannot be denied on sales commission as it falls under.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax Applicable on Permanent Transfer of IPR(02.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that no service tax is applicable on permanent transfer of Intellectual Property.....

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SC: Anardana to be Classified Under Heading 1209 of Tariff Entries Under Customs Tariff Act(15.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that 'anardana' would fall under Heading 1209 of the Tariff entries issued under the Customs Tariff Act, 1975, attracting a cus.....

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Telangana HC: Customs Act Provides Mechanism for Dealing With Offences, S. 160 CrPC Not Applicable(26.07.2022)

Telangana High Court has held that the Customs Act provides its own mechanism to deal with the offences and therefore, the provisions of the Criminal .....

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CESTAT: Law Does Not Mandate Customs Broker to Physically Verify Address of Client(05.07.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi bench has held that it is not mandatory for Customs Broker to physically verify the a.....

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Bombay HC: Mandatory Pre-Deposit U/S 129E of the Customs Act Is Constitutional(14.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that the fiscal legislation can very well stipulate as a requirement of law a mandatory pre-deposit as a condition preceden.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: CENVAT Credit of Service Tax Can be Availed by Banks for ‘Output Services’(04.11.2020)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the CENVAT credit of service tax paid for insurance service recei.....

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Bombay HC: Owner Does Not Include Importer of Goods(12.09.2022)

Bombay High Court while observing that seized goods can only be provisionally released under Section 110A of the Customs Act, 1962 (the Act) in favour.....

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#Union Budget 2021-2022: Finance Minister Proposes Revised Customs Duty Structure(01.02.2021)

Finance Minister has proposed to review over 400 old exemptions through extensive consultations for a revised customs duty structure free of distortio.....

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Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs Notifies Customs Tariff Amendment Rules, 2021(04.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dump.....

Tags : Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs, Customs Tariff (Identification, Assessment and Collection of Anti-dumping Duty on Dumped Articles and for Determination of Injury) Amendment Rules, 2021

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Order Confirming Demand of Service Under ‘Works Contract’(15.02.2021)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the order confirming demand of service tax under “works contract” even if .....

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Delhi HC Quashes Service Tax Proceeding as Pre-Notice Consultation Mandatory for Demand above Rs. 50L(10.05.2019)

Delhi High Court, while annulling the Service Tax proceedings, held that since the demand is above Rs. 50 lakhs, a pre-notice consultation was mandato.....

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Service Tax Paid by Mistake Can’t be Refunded under Finance Act, 1994: CESTAT(10.05.2019)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that refund of the service tax paid by mistake cannot be processed under the Fina.....

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CBIC Amends Notification Prescribing Effective Rate of Duty on Goods(05.04.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has amended the notification which seeks to prescribe effective rate of duty on goods consequent to.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Cenvat Credit Admissible for Input Service Used in Storage Facilities(07.04.2021)

Customs, Excises, and Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the Cenvat Credit is admissible for input service used in storag.....

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CBIC Notifies Customs (Verification of Identity and Compliance) Regulations, 2021(07.04.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Customs (Verification of Identity and Compliance) Regulations, 2021, which will be.....

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CBIC Extends Due Date for Filing FY20 GST Annual Returns till March 31(01.03.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has extended the deadline for filing annual Goods and Services Tax return and reconciliation statements fo.....

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CBIC Extends Sanction for Pending IGST Refund Claims on GSTR-1 and GSTR-3B(18.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the extension of Sanction for pending Integrated Goods and Services Tax refund claims .....

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CBIC Notifies Decrease in Customs Duty on Gold and Silver(19.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the decrease in customs duty on gold and silver. The Board has notified the reduction .....

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Bombay HC: Financial Profit To Assessee Can't Be Ground To Levy Interest Sans Statutory Provision(20.10.2022)

Bombay High Court has ruled that penalty or interest on additional customs duty (CVD) and special additional duty of customs (SAD), or surcharge, whic.....

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CESTAT: Service Tax Demand Can't Be Sustained On Ocean Freight Under RCM(21.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the service tax demand is not sustainable as the appellant has purchased f.....

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CBIC: ITC Can be Availed Based on Details Available in Form GSTR-2B(16.03.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that Input Tax Credit (ITC) can be availed based on details available in FORM GSTR-2B.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Nayara Energy Entitled to Cenvat Credit(18.03.2021)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that Nayara Energy is entitled to Cenvat Credit in respect of all the se.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Frees M/S Shree Rolling Mill from Charge of Clandestine Removal(22.03.2021)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has freed M/S Shree Rolling Mill from charge of clandestine removal, stating that charge .....

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Bombay HC Upholds Constitutional Vires Of Mandatory Pre-Deposit u/s 129E Of Customs Act(23.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld constitutional validity of Section 129 E of Indian Customs Act, 1962, that makes pre-deposit mandatory for filing an appe.....

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CBEC: Service Tax Return for April to June 2017 Must Be Filed Before 15th Aug(23.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has mandated all service providers who are assesses under Finance Act, 1994 to submit returns for period Ap.....

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Bombay HC: Provision Mandating Pre-deposit for Filing Appeal under Customs Act is Constitutional(26.06.2017)

Bombay High Court has upheld constitutional validity of Section 129E of Customs Act, 1962 mandating pre-deposit for filing 7.5% of demand on first app.....

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CESTAT: No Case Made Out By Customs For Confiscation Of Goods Meant For Export(23.01.2023)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has observed that a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) is not required from the Drug .....

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CESTAT: Payments Made Through Cenvat Account Liable To Be Re-Credited If Excise Duty Paid In Cash(23.01.2023)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that once the duty has been paid in cash, earlier payments made through the Cenvat Accou.....

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