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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 3070.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 4592.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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D.A. Rates

Effective Dates DA Rates
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 - Superseds the notification No.106/2016-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 4th August, 2016.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 468/01/2016-Cus.V; Dated 18.08.2016]
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2.  Invests the officers specified, with the powers of the Customs Officer of the rank specified, in the jurisdiction specified in Notification No. 77/2014-Customs (N.T.), dated the 16th September, 2014 [G.S.R. 654(E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 390/Review/36/2014-JC; Dated 17.08.2016]
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3.  Cold-Rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel - Anti-dumping duty on the import of “Cold-Rolled flat products of alloy or non-alloy steel", falling under headings 7209, 7211, 7225 and 7226, originating in, or exported from People’s Republic of China, Japan, Korea RP and Ukraine, and imported into India.
[Notifications (ADD): F.No. 354/128/2016-TRU; Dated 17.08.2016]
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4.  Exemption for import of fabrics under Special Advance Authorization Scheme under para 4.04A of FTP 2015-20 for manufacture and export of garments.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 605/42/2016-DBK; Dated 13.08.2016]
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5.  Special Advance Authorization under para 4.04A of FTP 2015-20 in combination with All Industry Rates (AIRs) of Duty Drawback.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 605/42/2016-DBK; Dated 13.08.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Central Excise

1.  Invests the officers specified, with the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified, in the jurisdiction specified in Notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise, dated the 16th September, 2014 [G.S.R. 651E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 390/Review/36/2014-JC; Dated 18.08.2016]
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2.  Specification of 17th August, 2016 as the date on which clause (v) of rule 5 and rule 6 of Central Excise (Amendment) Rules, 2016 notified by Notificaton No. 8/2016-Central Excise (NT) dated 1st March, 2016, shall come into force.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 210/04/2016-CX.6; Dated 11.08.2016]
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3.  Amends CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 to withdraw the facility to avail of CENVAT credit of duty paid on molasses generated in the sugar season 2015-16 (i.e. 1st October, 2015 to 30th September 2016) which is used for producing ethanol for supply to public sector OMCs for blending with petrol by omitting rule 6 (6) (ix) of the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 354/78/2009-TRU (Pt.); Dated 10.08.2016]
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4.  Amends notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated 17.03.2012 to withdraw the excise duty exemption on ethanol produced from molasses generated in the sugar season 2015-16 (i.e. 1st October, 2015 to 30th September 2016), for supply to the public sector OMCs for blending with petrol.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/78/2009-TRU (Pt.); Dated 10.08.2016]
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5.  Constitution of a fresh panel of Senior/ Junior Standing Counsels against existing slots for hilndling CBEC cases of Indirect taxation before the various High Courts and other fora - calling for fresh recommendations.
[Board's Instructions: F.No. 278A/33/2016-legal; Dated 01.08.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1.  Invests the officers specified, with the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified, in the jurisdiction specified in Notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise, dated the 16th September, 2014 [G.S.R. 651E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 390/Review/36/2014-JC; Dated 18.08.2016]
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2.  Service tax liability in case of hiring of goods without the transfer of the right to use goods.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/54/2016-Service Tax-Part-II; Dated 17.08.2016]
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3.  Service tax on freight forwarders on transportation of goods from India.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/54/2016-Service Tax-Part-I; Dated 12.08.2016]
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4.  Instructions regarding provisional attachment of property under Section 73C of the Finance Act, 1994.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 137/15/2015-Service Tax; Dated 27.07.2016]
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5.  Permission to pay service tax through non electronic modes.
[Instructions: F.No. 37/08/2013-Service Tax; Dated 22.07.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1.  Promotion of Shri Paramjit Singh Saini, Superintendent to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 22.10.2014.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/08/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 17.08.2016]
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2.  Promotion of Shri Sudhir M. Waghamare, Superintendent to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 22.10.2014.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/28/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 10.08.2016]
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3.  Promotion of Shri Ramdhan Lal Meena, Superintendent to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 22.10.2014.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/25/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 10.08.2016]
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4.  Promotion of Shri Charan Lal Meena, Superintendent to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 22.10.2014.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/21/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 10.08.2016]
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5.  Promotion of Shri P. Mohan, Superintendent to the grade of Assistant Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in Pay Band-3 with Grade Pay of Rs. 5400/- on purely ad-hoc basis, notionally with effect from 22.10.2014.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-32012/19/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 10.08.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest News - Newspaper Headlines

PAIN POINTS - CBEC to meet e-tailers on GST roll-out concerns.

19-08-2016

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) will chair a meeting this week with e-commerce companies over their apprehensions about the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and to fine-tune and improve the law.

While e-tailers have broadly welcomed the government's effort to implement read more »

Rs 15 lakh gold bars found hidden in AI pilot's bag.

11-08-2016

The airport customs on Wednesday booked senior Air India pilot Vishal Pratap Singh in a Rs15lakh gold smuggling case on Wednesday. Seven gold bars concealed in a dry fruit packet were found in his check-in baggage.

Singh, who had piloted a Jeddah-Mumbai flight, landed read more »

Three held for smuggling 700kg of gold into Mumbai.

10-08-2016

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence last week unearthed a racket which smuggled in 700kg of gold into Mumbai in a little over a year. A three-member gang, currently in judicial custody, reportedly smuggled in the gold worth Rs 175 crore, in the past one-and-a-half years. DRI officials read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - News on Corruption

Gold worth Rs 18cr missing from IGI customs' vault since June.

20-07-2016

All that glitters is not gold inside customs' high-security vault at Indira Gandhi International Airport here. A `high-level stock-taking committee' that recently checked the sealed packets at the vault found that many of them contained spurious pieces.

Altogether, about 83kg gold has been replaced read more »


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