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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 2785.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 3697.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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D.A. Rates

Effective Dates DA Rates
01.01.2017    4%
01.07.2016    2%
01.01.2016    0%
01.01.2016 125%
01.07.2015 119%
01.01.2015 113%
01.07.2014 107%
01.01.2014 100%
01.07.2013   90%
01.01.2013   80%

Rates of Dearness Allowance

Rates of Interest on GPF

Effective Dates Interest Rates
01.07.2016 08.10%
01.04.2013 08.70%
01.04.2012 08.80%
01.04.2011 08.60%
01.04.2003 08.00%
01.04.2002 09.00%
01.04.2001 09.50%

Rates of Interest on GPF

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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Customs

1. 

The Project Imports (Amendment) Regulations, 2017.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/35/2015-TRU; Dated 23.06.2017]
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2. 

Further amends the notification No. 61/94(NT)-CUSTOMS dated the 21st November, 1994 [S.O. 828(E)] to add Kannur International Airport (KIAL).
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 520/34/2015-Cus.VI; Dated 23.06.2017]
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3. 

Sewing Machine Needles - Continuation of anti-dumping duty on imports of Sewing Machine Needles falling under sub-heading 8452 30 of Chapter 84, originating in, or exported from, The People's Republic of China, imposed vide notification No. 50/2011-Customs, dated the 22nd June, 2011 [G.S.R. 473(E)] which was extended vide notification No. 37/2016-Customs (ADD) dated the 4th August 2016 [G.S.R. 762(E)].
[Notifications (ADD): F.No. 354/110/2011-TRU(Pt.I); Dated 22.06.2017]
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4. 

The India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (Bilateral Safeguard Measures) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 15021/20/2016-Dir(ICD); Dated 21.06.2017]
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5. 

Float Glass - Anti-dumping duty on the import of Clear Float Glass of nominal thickness ranging from 4mm to 12 mm (both inclusive), the nominal thickness being as per BIS 14900:2000, falling under headings 7003,7004, 7005,7009, 7013, 7015, 7016, 7018, 7019, 7020, originating in, or exported from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and UAE.
[Notifications (ADD): F.No. 354/46/2014-TRU; Dated 16.06.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Central Excise

1. 

Appoints the 22nd June, 2017, as the date on which the provisions of the notification No. 14/2017-Central Excise (N.T), dated the 9th June 2017 [G.S.R. 567(E)] shall come into force.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 137/17/2017-Service Tax; Dated 19.06.2017]
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2. 

Appoints the 22nd June, 2017, as the date on which the provisions of the notification No. 13/2017-Central Excise (N.T), dated the 9th June 2017 [G.S.R. 566(E)] shall come into force.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 137/17/2017-Service Tax; Dated 19.06.2017]
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3. 

Appoints the 22nd June, 2017, as the date on which the provisions of the notification No. 12/2017-Central Excise (N.T), dated the 9th June 2017 [G.S.R. 565(E)] shall come into force.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 137/17/2017-Service Tax; Dated 19.06.2017]
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4. 

The CENVAT Credit (Third Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 354/93/2017-TRU; Dated 12.06.2017]
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5. 

Proper Officer - Central Board of Excise and Customs vests the jurisdiction specified upon the Central Excise Officers.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 137/17/2017-Service Tax; Dated 09.06.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1. 

The Service Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 137/18/2017-Service Tax; Dated 22.06.2017]
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2. 

Further amends the notification No.25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012 [G.S.R. 467(E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 354/75/2017-TRU; Dated 04.05.2017]
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3. 

Extends the date of submission of the Form ST-3 for the period from 1st October 2016 to 31st March 2017, from 25th April, 2017 to 30th April, 2017.
[Orders: F.No. 137/99/2011-Service Tax; Dated 25.04.2017]
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4. 

Further amends the notification No. 30/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012 [G.S.R. 472 (E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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5. 

The Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1. 

Promotion to Smt. Parul Jatin Shah from the grade of Superintendent of Central Excise to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band 3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- (pre revised) on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 23.02.2017.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/32/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 23.06.2017]
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2. 

Assigns additional charge of the post of the Director General of Directorate of Analytics and Risk Management to Shri Vivek Johri, Principal Commissioner of Delhi ACC (Import) Customs.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/09/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 22.06.2017]
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3. 

Officers, who are part of the team constituted for handling the work of Authorised Economic Programme (AEO) to continue to handle the AEO work in addition to their present assignments.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. C.50/76/2017-Ad.II; Dated 22.06.2017]
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4. 

Transfer and posting in the grade of Chief Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-22011/10/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 21.06.2017]
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5. 

Assigns charge of the posts of Principal Chief Commissioner/ Chief Commissioner of Central Goods Service Tax and Central Excise (CGST & CX) on regular/ additional basis to the officers mentioned.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/09/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 21.06.2017]
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Referencer Library - Discussion Board - Member's Queries

07-05-2017

Sir,

I am happy to inform that a sentence - approach from Customs clearance perspective rather than straying first into other allied acts - vide Admn. reply dated 30.04.2017 changed the entire scenario of the issue.

Now, vehicle (ATV) appears to be non-bonafide, no ownership certificate/ not a baggage item/ read more »

Referencer Library - Latest Articles

CLASSIFICATION OF INDOLINONE.

23-06-2017

As per the Notification No. 9/2017-Cus. (ADD), dated 24-03-2017, anti-dumping duty (ADD) has been levied on import of Indolinone, originating in, or exported from, the People's Republic of China. The said goods is specified in column (3) of the table of the said notification falling under the read more »

CLASSIFICATION OF ORGANIC CHEMICALS.

31-05-2017

Recently DGFT has notified the 'Indian Trade Classification (Harmonised Systems) of Import Items, 2017 [ITC (HS) 2017] vide Notification No. 36/2015-2020, dated 17-01-2017. As mentioned in the ITC (HS) 2017, certain items have been added in the most of the chapters.  Also, ITC (HS) codes of read more »

Anti-dumping, safeguard duties will be part of the value for levy of IGST.

23-05-2017

Under the GST regime, what is the status of anti-dumping and safeguard duties on imported goods?

Those duties are levied under the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and so, they will not be affected. Some of the notifications read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - Newspaper Headlines

Ordinance to help SEZs deal with GST.

24-06-2017

Subsidy Scheme Proposal For Exporters Rejected

The government may promulgate an ordinance over the next few days to ensure smooth transition of special economic zones (SEZs) to the goods and services tax (GST) regime, senior government officials said.

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GST ready: Hectic weekends for staff.

24-06-2017

Cos Race Against Time To Meet Deadline

It's going to be a long weekend at work for Madhulika Bansal, who works in the finance department of a consumer goods company. Unlike some of her colleagues in other departments who might be eyeing a read more »

Errors in returns not to attract fine for 1st three mths, says Sitharaman.

23-06-2017

Penalties will not be levied for wrong entries and errors in GST returns in the first three months of the rollout, union minister of state for commerce and industry, Nirmala Sitharaman, has said. “There will be no penalty in the first three months for wrong entries.

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Referencer Library - Latest News - News on Corruption

IGIA maalkhana head struck gold with replicas - Customs officer arrested for missing gold from Customs vault of IGIA.

25-05-2017

The age-old adage - crime never pays and the long arm of the law even­tually catches up with you - came true on Wednesday again. Even though, it took 14 long years for the law enforcement agencies to crack the theft of 90 kg. read more »

Rs 1.25cr bribe: Bail plea of senior central excise officer rejected.

21-05-2017

A special court rejected the bail plea of an assistant commissioner of the central excise who was allegedly caught accepting a Rs 1.25-crore bribe for settling a complainant's matter with the Enforcement Directorate. Refusing to grant the release of Ashok Nayak (59), the court on Thursday said, read more »


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