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Baggage Rules

Import Duty Payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 3127.00

Import Duty on Gold

Import Duty Payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 3880.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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D.A. Rates

Effective Dates DA Rates
01.01.2018    7%
01.07.2017    5%
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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Goods and Services Tax (CGST, IGST and UGST) - Latest Notifications, Circulars & Instructions
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Extends the period for furnishing the statement in FORM GST TRAN-2 under sub-clause (iii) of clause (b) of sub-rule (4) of rule 117 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 till the 30th day of June, 2018.
[CGST Orders: F.No. -; Dated 28.03.2018]
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2. 

Notifies Consulate or Embassy of foreign countries as the specified persons as the class of persons who shall make an application for refund of tax paid by it on inward supplies of goods or services or both, to the jurisdictional tax authority, in such form and manner as specified, before the expiry of eighteen months from the last date of the quarter in which such supply was received.
[CGST Notifications: F.No. 349/58/2017-GST(Pt.); Dated 28.03.2018]
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3. 

Extends the time limit for furnishing the return by an Input Service Distributor in FORM GSTR-6 under sub-section (4) of section 39 of the said Act read with rule 65 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, for the months of July, 2017 to April, 2018, till the 31st day of May, 2018.
[CGST Notifications: F.No. 349/58/2017-GST(Pt.); Dated 28.03.2018]
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4. 

Extends the time limit for furnishing the details of outward supplies in FORM GSTR-1 under sub-section (1) of section 37 of the Act for the months as specified in the Table, by such class of registered persons having aggregate turnover of more than 1.5 crore rupees in the preceding financial year or the current financial year, till the time period as specified in the corresponding entry the said Table.
[CGST Notifications: F.No. 349/58/2017-GST (Pt.); Dated 28.03.2018]
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5. 

Notifies the registered persons having aggregate turnover of up to 1.5 crore rupees in the preceding financial year or the current financial year, as the class of registered persons who shall follow the special procedure as mentioned for furnishing the details of outward supply of goods or services or both.
[CGST Notifications: F.No. 349/58/2017-GST (Pt.); Dated 28.03.2018]
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Customs - Latest C.B.E. & C Notifications, Circulars & Instructions
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1. 

Further amends the notifications Nos. 16/2015-Customs, dated the 1st April, 2015 [G.S.R. 252(E)]; 18/2015-Customs, dated the 1st April, 2015 [G.S.R. 254(E)]; 20/2015-Customs, dated the 1st April, 2015 [G.S.R. 256(E)]; 22/2015-Customs, dated the 1st April, 2015 [G.S.R. 258(E)]; and 45/2016-Customs, dated the 13th August, 2016 [G.S.R. 795(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 605/52/2017-DBK; Dated 28.03.2018]
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2. 

Further amends the notification No.69/2011-Customs, dated the 29th July, 2011 [G.S.R. 593(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/199/2009-TRU; Dated 28.03.2018]
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3. 

The Courier Imports and Exports (Electronic Declaration and Processing) Amendment Regulations, 2018.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 450/221/2016-Cus.IV; Dated 28.03.2018]
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4. 

Superseds the notification No. 80/2010-Customs (N.T.), dated 9th September, 2010 [G.S.R. 742(E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 450/221/2016-Cus.IV; Dated 28.03.2018]
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5. 

Tariff Value - Further amends the notification No. 36/2001-Customs (N.T.) dated the 3rd August, 2001 [S.O. 748(E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 467/01/2018-Cus.V; Dated 28.03.2018]
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Central Excise - Latest C.B.E. & C Notifications, Circulars & Instructions
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1. 

Clarifies that the notification No. 2/2018-Central Excise, dated the 2nd February, 2018 [G.S.R. 128(E)] shall not apply to the goods manufactured on or before the 1st February, 2018 and cleared on or after the 2nd February, 2018.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 334/04/2018-TRU; Dated 23.02.2018]
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2. 

Clarifies that the notification No. 1/2018-Central Excise, dated the 2nd February, 2018 [G.S.R. 127(E)] shall not apply to the goods manufactured on or before the 1st February, 2018 and cleared on or after the 2nd February, 2018.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 334/04/2018-TRU; Dated 23.02.2018]
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3. 

Orders of Supreme Court, High Courts and CESTAT accepted by the Department and on which no review petitions, SLPs have been filed.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 116/2/2018-CX.3; Dated 16.02.2018]
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4. 

Amends notification No. 11/2017-Central Excise dated 30th June, 2017.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 334/04/2018-TRU; Dated 02.02.2018]
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5. 

Amends notification No. 8/2018-Central Excise dated 02nd February, 2018.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 334/04/2018-TRU; Dated 02.02.2018]
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Service Tax - Latest C.B.E. & C Notifications, Circulars & Instructions
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1. 

Reassignment of cases pending as on 30-6-2017 with the Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals).
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/13/2017-Service Tax; Dated 17.10.2017]
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2. 

Certain transitional issues arising with respect to payment of service tax after 30th June 2017.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/16/2017-Service Tax; Dated 28.09.2017]
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3. 

The Service Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 137/18/2017-Service Tax; Dated 22.06.2017]
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4. 

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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5. 

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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Others - Latest C.B.E. & C Orders on Promotions, Transfers, etc.
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1. 

DO Letter from the Chairman.
[Service Matters: F.No. 13/CH(EC)/2018; Dated 28.03.2018]
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2. 

Extends deputation tenure of Shri Rajendra Kumar Meena, IRS (C&CE: 2004) as Time Release Study Expert - Mercator Programme/ Trade Facilitation Capacity Building in World Custom Organization (WCO) for a further period of 3 months beyond 31.03.2018, i.e. up to 30.06.2018.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/18/2017-Ad.II; Dated 28.03.2018]
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3. 

Release of Dr. Prem Chand Verma, Additional Director General, DGEP to attend 21st Commonwealth Games to be held at Goldcoast (Australia) from 4th to 15th April 2018.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/37/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 27.03.2018]
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4. 

Assigns the additional charge of the posts in the grade of Pr. Chief Commissioner/ Chief Commissioner of Customs, GST and Central Excise to the IRS (C&CE) officers mentioned against each post, in addition to their present assignments.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/02/2018-Ad.II; Dated 27.03.2018]
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5. 

Selection of 2 IRS (C&CE) officers for appointment as Additional Director (Investigation) in Serious Fraud Investigation Office.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/59/2017-Ad.II; Dated 27.03.2018]
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Discussion Board - Member's Queries, Feedbacks & Replies
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27-03-2018

Thank You sir.

Reply helped a lot.

But, a foreigner cannot make such import. I could not find the provision in this regard. As per the notification 50/2017, gold can be imported by the persons of Indian origin or having Indian passport. But about the subject goods, no such condition read more »

Latest Articles - Written by Prominent Members
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BUDGET 2018 AND LEVY OF EXCISE DUTY (CVD) ON PETROL & DIESEL.

03-04-2018

As proposed in the Budget 2018, various duties of Central Excise on Motor Spirit (commonly known as Pet­rol) and High Speed Diesel (HSD) (hereinafter referred to as 'Petrol' and 'Diesel' respectively) have been revised with effect from 02-02-2018.  

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Latest News - From Newspaper Headlines
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TO CHECK EVASION - E-way bill rolled out for inter-state goods transit.

02-04-2018

New Delhi: Nationwide electronic or e-way bill system for inter-state movement of goods has been rolled out on Sunday, with GSTN officials saying that the platform is working smoothly. Karnataka is the only state which has implemented the e-way bill system for moving goods within the read more »

Trump pushes WTO towards irrelevance with China tariffs.

24-03-2018

Geneva: The handsome stone edifice that serves as the headquarters for the World Trade Organization rises like a fortress over Lake Geneva, projecting an air of impregnability. But lately the institution looks vulnerable, sowing worries that global commerce itself may be in jeopardy.

As read more »

Govt halves import duty on TV panel part to 5%.

24-03-2018

New Delhi: The government has slashed the duty on a key component of TV panel to 5% from 10% at present, giving relief to companies. TV makers said the move will drive in affordability and lead to creation of manufacturing jobs.

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Latest News - Newspaper Reports on Corruption
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TRIO IN JUDICIAL CUSTODY - Japanese national, Customs officer & CA arrested in Rs. 2 lakh bribe case.

10-02-2018

Mumbai: The CBI recently arrested a foreign national for allegedly paying bribe to a Customs officer to clear his consignment through a chartered accountant. The Japanese national allegedly told interrogators he was not aware it was a bribe and he had been misled by the CA. read more »



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