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RFID: A Disruptive Technology in Asset Identification & Tracking Revolutionizing Supply Chain Functions

Rapid identification technologies have led to a better handling of raw materials / inputs and finished products in the Supply Chain.  In the past few years Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has grown to be one of the most popular technologies in the area of identification systems and today it’s a disruptive technology in Asset Identification and Tracking.

Customs Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currency Conversion wef 21.09.2018

Customs Rate of Exchange of Foreign Currency Conversion wef 21.09.2018 notified vide Notification No. 81/2018 – Customs (N.T.) dated 20th September, 2018. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) Notification No. 81/2018–Customs (N.T.) New Delhi, dated the 20th September, 2018 29 Bhadrapada 1940 (SAKA) In exercise of the […]

Cost Accountants can issue certificates for Mismatch in GSTR-1 & GSTR-3B

It may be recalled that vide Circular 12/2018-Customs dated 29-05-2018, Board had provided interim solution to the problem faced by the exporters whose records were not transmitted from GSTN to Customs due to mismatch in GSTR 1 and CSTR 3B. The interim solution was subject to undertakings/submission of CA certificates by the exporters as given in Circular 12/2018-Customs and post refund audit scrutiny.

Circular No. 52/2017-Customs (Updated upto 17.09.2018)

CBIC dcided to leverage the introduction of this new technology being provided under Managed Service Provider system to monitor and facilitate transshipment of consignments sealed at ICDs/CFSs and destined for export to Nepal or Bangladesh. Exporters opting to avail the facility for export of goods to Bangladesh or Nepal may do so through the following ICDs / CFSs.

Changes in Custom Law as per second protocol amending India Singapore CECA

CBIC seeks to further amend the Notification No. 73/2005 – Customs, dated the 22nd July, 2005 and Notification No. 10/2008- Customs, dated the 15th January, 2008 to bring about necessary changes as per the second protocol amending the India Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification […]

Custom Tariff Notification No. 78/2018-Cus (NT) dated 14.09.2018

Tariff  Tariff Notification No. 78/2018-Cus (NT) dated 14.09.2018 in respect of Fixation of Tariff Value of Edible Oils, Brass Scrap, Poppy Seeds, Areca Nut, Gold and Sliver- Reg.  Government of India Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) Notification No. 78/2018-CUSTOMS (N.T.) New Delhi, 14th September, 2018 S.O. … (E).– […]

Notification 47/2018-Cus (ADD), dated:14-09-2018 

Seeks to rescind Notification No. 10/2017-Customs (ADD) dated 24th March, 2017 vide Notification 47/2018-Cus (ADD), dated:14-09-2018 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE Notification No. 47/2018-Customs (ADD) New Delhi, the 14th September, 2018 G.S.R. 883(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff […]

Anti-dumping duty on imports of Flat Base Steel Wheels from China

seeks to impose definitive anti-dumping duty on the imports of “Flat Base Steel Wheels” originating in or exported from China PR for a period of 5 years at prescribed rates vide Notification No. 46/2018-Customs (ADD) dated 13th September, 2018. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE Notification No. 46/2018-Customs (ADD) New Delhi, the […]

Notification No. 45/2018-Customs (ADD)- Dated 13.09.2018

CBIC rescinds notification No. 3/2013-Customs (ADD) dated 26.03.2013 vide Notification No. 45/2018-Customs (ADD) Dated 13th September, 2018. Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue New Delhi Notification No. 45/2018-Customs (ADD) Dated; 13th September, 2018 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (5) of section 9A of the Customs […]

Reg. Re-import of certain indigenously manufactured electronic goods

Seeks to amend notification No. 158/95-Customs dated 14th November, 1995 to allow re-import of certain indigenously manufactured electronic goods, for repair and reconditioning within seven years from the date of exportation, without payment of basic customs duty subject to the condition that the goods are re­-exported back after repair and reconditioning within one year from […]

Exemption Notifications must be interpreted strictly: The Supreme Court Constitution Bench Judgment

SC in Constitution Bench of Five Judges judgment in the case of Commissioner of Customs (Import) Mumbai Vs. M/s Dilip Kumar and Company and Ors has held that the benefit of ambiguity in exemption notification (which is subject to strict interpretation) cannot be claimed by the subject/assessee and it must be interpreted in favour of the revenue/state.