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Denial of IGST refund for availing Drawback: HC directs Commissioner to dispose IGST refund claim

Asian Organo Industries Vs Principal Commissioner of Customs (High Court Gujarat) The writ applicant claims that it is eligible for the IGST refund claim on the basis of the shipping bills i.e. on the export of goods. According to the writ applicant, the shipping bills filed by an exporter of the goods are deemed to […]

Mismatch between Shipping Bill & GST returns to cost Rs. 1000

CBIC notifies Rs. 1000.00 fees for Handling of mismatch between Shipping Bill and GST returns in Customs Automated System vide Notification No. 17/2021-Customs (N.T.) Dated: 17th February, 2021. Levy of Fees (Customs Documents) Amendment Regulations, 2021. MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF INDIRECT TAXES AND CUSTOMS) New Delhi Notification No. 17/2021-Customs (N.T.) […]

350 cases registered against fake GST invoice fraudsters

Last week saw a drive launched against the entire network of GST evaders including a few tax professionals. It includes all those who have been creating, supporting, servicing and advising fraudsters in setting up a web of fake companies to engage in bogus circular trading. Passing on ITC in contravention of law results in harming businesses.

IGST Exemption available on re-import of repaired parts or aircraft into India

Interglobe Aviation Limited Vs Commissioner of Customs (CESTAT Delhi) Conclusion: Assessee was entitled to exemption from payment of integrated tax under the Exemption Notification on re-import of repaired parts/aircraft into India because in the absence of mention of integrated tax and compensation cess in column (3) under serial no. 2 of the Exemption Notification, it […]

No IGST (on import) is payable on DTA supplies by EOU

As per the Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 (FTP), the 100% Export Oriented Units (EOU) are exempted from payment of duty of customs leviable thereon under the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and additional duty leviable under section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975. The exemption from custom duty and additional custom […]

Join Online Certification Courses on GST covering recent changes

Join Professional Development & Certification Courses on GST which will cover all the amendments made by Recent GST Notifications No. 92 to  94/2020-Central Tax. All these changes are applicable from 01st January 2021 and changes are very significant one with respect to ITC and GST Registration. TaxGuru Edu, an educational wing of TaxGuru, announces Online […]

Export of Goods and Services: A Complete Guide

In India custom clearance is a complex and time taking procedure that every export face in his export business. Physical control is still the basis of custom clearance in India where each consignment is manually examined in order to impose various types of export duties. High import tariffs and multiplicity of exemptions and export promotion […]

CBIC exempts specified defence goods from IGST

Seeks to amend notification No. 19/2019- Customs, dated the 6th July, 2019 so as to exempt from IGST specified defence goods, to give effect to the recommendations of the GST Council in its 37th meeting dated 20.09.2019 vide Notification No. 35/2019-Customs dated 30th September, 2019. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification […]

Changes in customs duty & IGST rates for goods imported wef 01.10.2019

Seeks to further amend notification No 50/2017-Customs dated 30th June, 2017 to give effect to the recommendations of the GST Council in its 37th meeting dated 20.09.2019 and to prescribe changes in effective rates of customs duty and IGST for goods imported into India with effect from 1stday of October, 2019 vide Notification No. 34/2019-Customs […]

CBIC exempts imports by FAO for specified projects from IGST

CBIC exempts from IGST all the goods imported into India by Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) for execution of specified projects vide Notification No. 32/2019-Customs Dated 30th September, 2019. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE) Notification No. 32/2019-Customs New Delhi, the 30th September, 2019 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise […]

Rectification facility extended to match invoices with shipping bills

Despite wide publicity and outreach programmes to make exporters aware about the need to have identical details in invoices given in shipping Bills and GST returns, it has been observed that a few exporters continue to commit such errors. Therefore, in view of the recent announcement by IIon’ble Finance Minister, giving high priority to the […]

Pending IGST refunds due to mismatches between GSTR-1 & 3B- Reg.

The comparison between the cumulative IGST payments in GSTR-1 and GSTR 3B would now be for the period April 2018 to March 2019 and the corresponding CA certificate evidencing that there is no discrepancy between the IGST amount refunded on exports under this circular and the actual IGST amount paid on exports of goods for […]

Refunds of IGST paid on import in case of specialized agencies – reg

Board has received various representations wherein specialized agencies have raised the matter of refund of IGST paid on imported goods. It has been informed that the specialized agencies are paying IGST on import of goods but the refund of same is not being processed by Customs formations.