NEW YEAR 2015

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Customs

1. Tariff Value - Amends the notification No. 36/2001-Customs (N.T.) dated the 3rd August, 2001.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 467/01/2014-Cus.V Pt.I; Dated 15.01.2015]
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2. Exchange Rates - Supersedes the notification No. 01/2015-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated the 1st January, 2015 [S.O. 17(E), dated the 1st January, 2015].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 468/01/2015-Cus.V; Dated 15.01.2015]
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3. Simplification of Customs procedures for shipping.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 450/221/2014-Cus.IV; Dated 15.01.2015]
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4. Merging of Commercial invoice and packing list.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 450/25/2013-Cus.IV (Pt.); Dated 12.01.2015]
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5. Further amends the notification No.63/1994-CUSTOMS (NT) dated the 21st November, 1994 [S.O.830(E), dated the 21st November, 1994] to substitute "Balat and Kalaichar”, with “Balat, Kalaichar and Srinagar” and to add (55) Srinagar - Srinagar (Tripura) - midpoint between Purbamadhugram and Choygharia, Border Pillar No. 2195/5S and 6S.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 480/11/2012-LC; Dated 09.01.2015]
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Central Excise

1. Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/126/2014-TRU; Dated 07.04.2015]
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2. Further amends the notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated the 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 163(E), dated the 17th March, 2012].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/123/2014-TRU; Dated 01.01.2015]
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3. Mandatory pre-deposit of duty or penalty for filing appeal.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 390/Budget/1/2012-JC; Dated 05.01.2015]
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4. Inclusion of cases filed in the Settlement Commission in the “Call-Book”.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 201/26/2013-CX.6; Dated 26.12.2014]
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5. Amendment to CESTAT Appeal Forms.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 390/Misc./46/2011-JC; Dated 17.12.2014]
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Service Tax

1. Audit of the Service Tax assessees by the officers of Service Tax and Central Excise Commissionerates.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/46/2014-Service Tax; Dated 10.12.2014]
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2. The Service Tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2014.
[Notifications: F.No. 137/46/2014-Service Tax; Dated 05.12.2014]
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3. Procedure of service tax refund/exemption to SEZ.
[Instructions: F.No. B1/6/2013-TRU; Dated 25.11.2014]
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4. Corrigendum to Office Orders No. 3/2014-CUS Dated 15.10.2014, 4/2014-ST Dated 15.10.2014, 5/2014-C.E. Dated 22.10.2014, 6/2014-ST Dated 22.10.2014, 7/2014-CUS Dated 22.10.2014 and 8/2014-CUS Dated 22.10.2014.
[Orders: F.No. 390/Review/49/2014-JC; Dated 12.11.2014]
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5. Extends the date of submission of the Form ST-3 for the period from 1st April 2014 to 30th September 2014, from 25th October, 2014 to 14th November, 2014.
[Orders: F.No. 137/99/2011-Service Tax; Dated 24.10.2014]
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Other Matters

1. Assigning the charge of Chief Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone III to Chief Commissioner of Customs, Mumbai Zone I.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/12/2012-Ad.ll; Dated 09.01.2015]
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2. Appointment of Shri Somesh Chander, IRS (C&CE:2002), Joint Commissioner, Service Tax, Chennai to the post of Deputy Secretary (TRU) in Central Board of Excise & Customs under the Department of Revenue.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A 35017/26/2014-Ad.ll; Dated 07.01.2015]
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3. Initiatives towards good governance.
[Service Matters: F.No. 296/267 /2014-CX.9; Dated 07.01.2015]
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4. Appointment of Shri Ruchin Gupta, IRS (C&CE: 2004) as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Delhi under Central Staffing Scheme on deputation basis.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-35017/80/2013-Ad.II; Dated 06.01.2015]
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5. Promotion of officers of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise) to the grade of the Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in the Pay Band-4 (Rs. 37,400-67,000) with Grade Pay of Rs 10,000 against the vacancies for the panel year 2013-14, on provisional and ad-hoc basis.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/5/2014-Ad.ll; Dated 06.01.2015]
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Newspaper Headlines

24-01-2015

FOUR HELD IN 3 CASES - Rs 15 lakh meth, cocaine seized.

Mumbai: The cops on Thursday seized methamphetamine drugs worth Rs 15 lakh in separate incidents in the western suburbs and 25gm cocaine in south Mumbai. Four people have been arrested in the three incidents.

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15-01-2015

ED imposes Rs 1.8cr fine on Pune businessman.

Mumbai: The Enforcement Directorate (ED), Mumbai, imposed a Rs 1.8 crore penalty on Pune businessman, Avinash Bhosale, on Wednesday, under the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA).

Bhosale had allegedly maintained bank accounts in Dubai more than a decade ago despite read more »

14-01-2015

APR-DEC PERIOD - Indirect tax kitty at 61% of target.

New Delhi: Government on Tuesday said it has collected Rs 3.8 lakh crore, or 60.6%, of budget target for indirect tax by December 2014. The indirect tax revenue collection was Rs 3.5 lakh crore in April-December 2013.

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14-01-2015

Two city societies had appealed as tax refund claims were rejected.

Housing societies do not have to pay service tax on maintenance charges collected from their members, a tax tribunal has ruled. This will reduce the maintenance outgo of residents of nearly a lakh housing societies in Mumbai and Thane, particularly the upscale ones where the read more »

10-01-2015

Over Rs 2 crore gold seized from 5 flyers.

Mumbai: The Customs department seized 10 kg gold worth more than Rs 2 crore from five flyers at the international airport since Monday night. One passenger was travelling with two passports and the customs department has handed him over to the Bureau of Immigration.

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See Certified Copy of the Hon'ble Supreme Court (SC) Orders

ITEM NO.MM-4A COURT NO.4 SECTION IX
S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A
RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS
I.A. No. 8
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