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Notification No. 29/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI), Dated 23.06.2021

CBIC notifies Notification No. 29/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI), Dated 23.06.2021 MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) (Directorate of Revenue Intelligence) New Delhi Notification No. 29/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) | Dated 23rd June, 2021 S.O. 2483(E).—In pursuance of notification No. 60/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 453(E), dated 4th June 2015 in Gazette […]

CESTAT warns Assistant Commissioner of Customs for collecting penalty without furnishing order copy to Appellant

K.J. Associates Vs Commissioner of Customs (CESTAT Bangalore) In the present case, the Assistant Commissioner of Customs passed the order on 05.10.2020 but did not provide the copy of the same to the appellant in spite of the best efforts of the appellant to get the copy. Further the Assistant Commissioner issued the said order […]

Custom Duty is to be paid when condition of exemption not fulfilled

L. R. Brothers Indo Flora Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Supreme Court of India) The factual matrix leading to the present appeal is that the appellant M/s. L.R. Brothers Indo Flora Ltd. is a 100% Export Oriented Unit3 and engaged in production of cut flowers and flower buds of all kinds, suitable for bouquets […]

2 New Enhancements in ICES in respect of Faceless Assessment

A new option has been provided to the FAG officers in the VDC (Faceless AC/DC) and VDN (Faceless JC/ADC) roles to view details of the Bills of Entry assessed by that FAG. This new option will also assist FAG officers in viewing the details even after assessment/clearance in case any further action like issuance of speaking order etc. is to be taken by them.

Promotional costs includible in assessable value if it was necessarily to deal with imported goods

Volvo Auto India Private Limited  Vs Commissioner of Customs (CESTAT Delhi) Conclusion: Assessee was a distributor and was in the business of selling the cars which necessarily required them to deal with imports, pay taxes, promote sales, advertise, etc. These, could not be termed as expenses incurred on behalf of the foreign supplier although the […]

CBIC Notifies Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currencies wef 18.06.2021

CBIC notifies Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currencies against Indian Rupees with effect from 18th June, 2021, vide Notification No. 54/2021 – Customs (N.T.) |  Dated 18th June, 2021. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) ***** Notification No. 54/2021 – Customs (N.T.) New Delhi, dated […]

JNCH notifies Laboratories for testing of Animal Feed additives / Extra Virgin Oil

OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF CUSTOMS, NS-V JAWAHARLAL NEHRU CUSTOMS HOUSE TAL- URAN, DIST: RAIGAD NHAVA SHEVA, MAHARASHTRA 400707 File No: S/16-39/2021-22/LAB/JNCH Date:16.06.2021 PUBLIC NOTICE NO:-55 /2021 DIN: 20210678NX0000444 A15 Subject: Forwarding of samples for testing to the Outside Laboratories-reg. Kind attention is invited to all the Importers, Exporters, Customs Brokers & other stakeholders. In […]

Tariff Notification No. 52/2021-Customs (N.T.), Dated:15.06.2021

Tariff Notification No. 52 /2021-CUSTOMS (N.T.) in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Areca Nut, Gold and Silver- Reg MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) New Delhi Notification No. 52/2021-Customs (N.T.) | Dated : 15th June, 2021 S.O. 2338(E).— In exercise of the […]

CBIC rescinds notification No. 30/2021-Customs, dated 01.05.2021

CBIC rescinds notification No. 30/2021-Customs, dated 01.05.2021 by which IGST on Import of Oxygen Concentrators for personal use was reduced from 28% to 12% till 30.06.2021. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department Of Revenue) New Delhi Notification No. 33/2021-Customs | Dated: 14th June, 2021 G.S.R. 401(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 25 […]

Penalty could not be imposed on sole proprietor along with proprietorship firm as it amounted to double jeopardy

Shahid Ali Vs Principal Commissioner (CESTAT Delhi) Conclusion: Adjudicating authority had imposed penalty on the importing firm as well as the proprietor thereof which amounted to double jeopardy. The penalty could not be imposed against the sole proprietor of proprietor ship firm along with the penalty upon said firm. Held: Department based upon intelligence regarding […]

No rejection of request for conversion to drawback-cum-advance authorization’ shipping bills without giving proper opportunity of hearing

M/s. Accoladee Vs Commissioner of Customs (Madras High Court) Brief: Conversion of the shipping bill from ‘drawback shipping bills to drawback-cum-advance authorization’ shipping bills. It is revealed that the advance authorization licence taken by the petitioner is not disputed. Our Comments: In the present case, petitioner is a manufacturer and exporter of garments. In the […]

Notification No. 28/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI), Dated: 07.06.2021

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) (DIRECTORATE OF REVENUE INTELLIGENCE) New Delhi, the 7th June, 2021 Notification No. 28/2021-Customs (N.T./CAA/DRI) S.O. 2247(E).—In pursuance of notification No. 60/2015-Customs (N.T.), published vide number G.S.R. 453(E), dated 4th June 2015 in Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part-II, section 3, sub-section (i), and […]