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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 2690.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 3565.00

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. 

Exchange Rates - Supersedes the notification No. 43/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 4th May, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 468/01/2017-Cus.V; Dated 18.05.2017]
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2. 

Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 185(E)]
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/94/2011-TRU(Pt-1); Dated 16.05.2017]
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3. 

Amends the notification No. 101/2007-Customs, dated the 11th September, 2007 [G.S.R. 583(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/50/2005-TRU (Pt I); Dated 16.05.2017]
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4. 

The Determination of Origin of Goods under the Preferential Trading Agreement between the Republic of India and the Republic of Chile (Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 528/15003/2009-Cus/ICD; Dated 16.05.2017]
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5. 

Aluminium Foil - Anti-dumping duty on the import of "Aluminium Foil" falling under chapter heading 7607, originating in, or exported from China PR.
[Notifications (ADD): F.No. 354/200/2016-TRU; Dated 16.05.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Central Excise

1. 

Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 163(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/94/2011-TRU(Pt-1); Dated 16.05.2017]
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2. 

Clarification regarding posting of Central Excise officer in Cigarette units.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 81/08/2016-CX.3; Dated 01.05.2017]
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3. 

Levy of duty of excise (including non-levy thereof) under section 3 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), on Heena Powder and Paste falling under Chapter 33, not being levied according to general practice, during the period commencing on the 1st day of January, 2007 and ending with the 1st day of March, 2013.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 103/1/2016-CX.3; Dated 24.04.2017]
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4. 

The CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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5. 

The Central Excise (Settlement of Cases) Amendment Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 275/36/2016-CX.8A (Pt.I); Dated 12.04.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1. 

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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2. 

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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3. 

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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4. 

The Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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5. 

Issues related to levy of service tax on the services provided by a person located in non-taxable territory to a person located in non-taxable territory by way of transportation of goods by a vessel from a place outside India to the customs station in India
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1. 

Deputation of Dr. Prem Chand Verma, Additional Director, DGPM to participate in the World Table Tennis Championship, 2017 to be held from 29th May to 5th June, 2017 at Dusseldorf, Germany.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/37/2016-Ad.Il; Dated 19.05.2017]
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2. 

Transfers and postings in the grades of Joint/Additional Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-22012/05/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 17.05.2017]
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3. 

Grants ante dated promotion to Shri Rajesh Tripathi in the grade of Deputy Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise on ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 18.07.2014 and actual from 17.11.2015.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/50/2015-Ad.II; Dated 17.05.2017]
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4. 

Transfers and postings in the grades of Assistant/Deputy Cornmissioner of Customs and Central Excise.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22013/04/2017-Ad.II; Dated 15.05.2017]
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5. 

DO Letter from the Chairman.
[Service Matters: F.No. 08/CH(EC)/2017; Dated 12.05.2017]
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Referencer Library - Discussion Board - Member's Queries

24-04-2017

Sir,

Thank you very much for the guidance given to my query dated 23.04.2017 which helped me a lot. Goods in baggage are new furniture and some are old. Passenger has not produced any invoice and there is no value of each item. In case of normal imports of such read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - Newspaper Headlines

ROAD TO GST-5 : Retailers rush to clear pre-GST stock.

23-05-2017

They Will Get Only 40% Tax Credit; Govt Likely To Amend Rule

Amid business worries before the switch to GST on July 1, the government could amend the rule that entitles dealers, distributors and retailers to only 40% tax credit on their existing read more »

GST gain: Prices of flats may drop by up to 5%.

23-05-2017

Fixing 12% Tax Customer Friendly: Experts

Housing prices are likely to fall by up to 5% following the implementation of goods and services tax (GST) after the Centre and states decided to peg the levy at 12% on finished houses or apartments. After read more »

Govt: GST to make med devices, smartphones, cement cheaper.

23-05-2017

Bid To Ensure The Benefits Reach Citizens

In a bid to ensure that the benefits of lower goods and services tax (GST) on products--ranging from smartphones to medical devices and cement--are passed on to consumers, the government has released calculations to show how read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - News on Corruption

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 »

Excise official caught accepting Rs 1.25 cr bribe.

09-05-2017

CBI laid trap to net senior officer after Panvel bar owner approached them

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an assistant commissioner of the Central Excise, along with another individual, for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1.25 crore to settle an Enforcement Directorate read more »


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