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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 2759.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 3874.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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D.A. Rates

Effective Dates DA Rates
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.  Outsourcing by an authorized Courier.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 450/178/2015-Cus.IV; Dated 02.12.2016]
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2.  Roll out of Express Cargo Clearance System (ECCS) at Courier Terminal, Sahar, Mumbai.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 450/221/2016-Cus.IV; Dated 02.12.2016]
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3.  Guidelines for the sale of seized/ confiscated gold.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 711/04/2011-CUS (AS); Dated 01.12.2016]
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4.  Appointment of Special Adjudicators - For the purpose of adjudicating the matters relating to show cause notices issued to M/s Samudri International, 131/3605, Pant Nagar, Ghatkopar (East), Mumbai-400075 and 6 others..
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. DRI/HQ-CI/50D/CAA-24/2016-CI; Dated 01.12.2016]
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5.  Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Customs, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 185(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/122/2016-TRU; Dated 01.12.2016]
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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. 354/122/2016-TRU; Dated 01.12.2016]
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2.  Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 163(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/213/2016-TRU; Dated 28.11.2016]
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3.  Combined Annual Return Form for Central Excise and Service Tax.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 207/05/2014-CX.6; Dated 08.11.2016]
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4.  Amends the notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise (N.T.), dated the l6th September, 2014 [G.S.R. 651(E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 96/42/2014-CX.I; Dated 07.10.2016]
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5.  Revised Monetary Limits for adjudication of Show Cause Notice in Central Excise and Service Tax.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 267/40/2016-CX.8; Dated 29.09.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1.  Further amends the notification No. 20/2014-Service Tax, dated the 16th September, 2014 [G.S.R. 648(E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 22.11.2016]
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2.  Further amends the notification No. 30/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012 [G.S.R. 472(E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 09.11.2016]
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3.  The Service Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2016.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 09.11.2016]
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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. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 09.11.2016]
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5.  The Place of Provision of Services (Amendment) Rules, 2016.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 09.11.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1.  Shri C. P. Rao, Chief Commissioner, Service Tax, Chennai to hold the additional charge of the post of Chief Commissioner, Customs, Chennai.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/03/2016-Ad.II(Pt.I); Dated 01.12.2016]
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2.  Appointment of Shri Rakesh Agarwal, Assistant Commissioner, Directorate General of Goods & Service Tax, Delhi as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in GST Council Secretariat on loan basis.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/84/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 01.12.2016]
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3.  Shri Abhai Kumar Srivastav, IRS (C&CE: 1992) is allowed to take up foreign assignment as Finance Expert on the UN Panel of Experts concerning Sudan (Darfur) Sanctions Committee.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/27/2015-Ad.II; Dated 30.11.2016]
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4.  The additional charge of posts of Commissioner, Trichy Customs (Preventive) and Tuticorin Customs House Commissionerate assigned to Shri Mayank Kumar, Commissioner, Customs Chennai-II.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. 8/PC/119/HRD(HRM-II)/Addl.Charge/2016; Dated 29.11.2016]
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5.  Appointment in the Government of Bihar, services of Shri Vikas, Shri Anand Kumar and Shri Md. S.I. Faisal IRS (C&CE) officers placed at the disposal of the Government of Bihar on deputation basis.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/03/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 25.11.2016]
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CLASSIFICATION OF FERTILISER.

30-11-2016

Definition

As defined in the Wikipedia, a fertiliser is any material of natural or synthetic origin (other than liming materials) that is applied to soils or to plant tissues (usually leaves) to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the read more »

GST draft says cos must pass on tax benefits to consumers.

27-11-2016

The government has proposed an “anti-profiteering” clause in the revised draft model goods and services law to ensure that businesses pass on any benefit of reduction in tax rates to consumers, a move aimed at checking any spike in prices of commodities as a result of the read more »

No copyright over our judgments: SC

24-11-2016

`Anyone Can Source Or Publish It'

For long, a couple of firms had a virtual monopoly over printing judgments of the Supreme Court in book format and selling it to advocates, institutions and others. So much so that one of them claimed copyright read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - News on Corruption

Fake Raid - Central Excise Superintendent Sentenced to Five Years Imprisonment.

07-09-2016

IN 2012, in a sensational case, a Commissioner of Central Excise and a Superintendent working under him were arrested. The charges made by the CBI were in brief:

Hemant Gandhi was acting as a middleman for accused Dr. A.K. Srivastava and Lallan Ojha, read more »


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