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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 2778.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 3898.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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List of Holidays

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.  Appointment of Special Adjudicators - For the purpose of adjudicating the matters relating to various show cause notices.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. DRI/HQ-CI/50D/CAA-2/2017-CI; Dated 13.01.2017]
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2.  Appointment of Special Adjudicators - For the purpose of adjudicating the matters relating to various show cause notices.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. DRI/HQ-CI/50D/CAA-1/2017-CI; Dated 13.01.2017]
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3.  Appointment of Special Adjudicators - For the purpose of adjudicating the matters relating to various show cause notices.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. DRI/HQ-CI/50D/CAA-3/2017-CI; Dated 13.01.2017]
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4.  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. 467/01/2017-Cus.V; Dated 13.01.2017]
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5.  Drawback - Amends the notification No. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st October, 2016, published vide number [G.S.R. 1018(E)].
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 609/24/2016-DBK; Dated 12.01.2017]
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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. 354/3/2017-TRU; Dated 11.01.2017]
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2.  Regarding levy of duty of excise (including non-levy thereof) under section 3 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), due to general practice, on Plain (Un-modified) Tamarind Kernel Powder falling under heading 1302, as not being levied, during the period commencing on the 19th day of July, 2011 and ending with the l8th day of July, 2016.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 116/17/2016-CX.3; Dated 11.01.2017]
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3.  Further amends the notification No. 2/2011-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2011 [G.S.R. 117(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/122/2016-TRU; Dated 05.01.2017]
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4.  Inclusion of Show Cause Notice issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.) in the Call Book.
[Board's Instructions: F.No. 276/104/2016-CX.SA (Pt.); Dated 03.01.2017]
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5.  Amends the Notification No. 74/93-Central Excise, dated the 28th February, 1993 [G.S.R. 243(E)]; Notification 10/96-Central Excise, dated 23rd July, 1996 [G.S.R. 308(E)]; Notification 49/2003-Central Excise, dated 10th June, 2003 [G.S.R. 471(E)]; Notification 50/03-Central Excise dated 10th June, 2003[G.S.R. 472(E)]; Notification 30/2004 –Central Excise dated 9th July, 2004 [G.S.R. 421(E)]; Notification 1/2011-Central Excise, dated 1st March, 2011[G.S.R. 116(E)]; Notification 2/2011-Central Excise, dated 1st March, 2011[G.S.R. 117(E)]; Notification 7/2012 Central Excise, dated 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. number 158(E) dated 17th March, 2012] and Notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise, dated 17th March, 2012 [G.S.R. 163(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 524/12/2016-STO(TU); Dated 31.12.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1.  Further amends the notification No. 26/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012 [G.S.R. 468(E)].
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 12.01.2017]
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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. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 12.01.2017]
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3.  The Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 12.01.2017]
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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. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 12.01.2017]
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5.  The Service Tax (Fifth Amendment) Rules, 2016.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/149/2016-TRU; Dated 19.12.2016]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1.  Appointment of Deputy Commissioner (Customs) in SEZ, in the the Deppatment of Commerce in deputation.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/64/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 10.01.2017]
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2.  Assigns the additional charge of the post of Commissioner (Appeals) Mumbai Zone-I to Dr. Ram Niwas, Commissioner (Appeals) Mumbai Zone-II.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22011/09/2016-Ad.II (pt.2); Dated 10.01.2017]
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3.  Appointment of Shri Arvind Saran, IRS (C&CE : 2005), Joint Commissioner of Central Excise, Bengaluru-V as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Revenue under Central Staffing Scheme.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/21/2016-Ad.II (pt.); Dated 10.01.2017]
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4.  Appointment of Shri Stephem L. IRS (C&CE : 2007) Deputy Commissioner, Chennai-II as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Commerce.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/21/2016-Ad.II (pt.); Dated 10.01.2017]
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5.  Transfers and postings in the grades of Deputy/ Assistant Commissioner of Customs & Central Excise.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.22012/07/2016-Ad.II; Dated 06.01.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest News - Newspaper Headlines

Ex-teacher on maiden trip to smuggle held with Rs 1cr gold.

08-01-2017

An Indian woman, who was formerly employed as a teacher in Dubai, was arrested by officials of the directorate of revenue intelligence (DRI) for allegedly smuggling gold worth Rs1.16 crore at the Mumbai airport on Friday. The gold jewellery weighing more than 6kg has been seized.

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Foreigners held with Rs 5 crore cocaine in Delhi.

07-01-2017

The Narcotics Control Bureau has arrested two foreigners and seized a cocaine consignment worth over Rs 5 crore, ostensibly meant for New Year parties. As many as 164 drug-filled capsules were found in the belly and rectum of the suspects.

Joseane Da Silva Antunes read more »

Flyer arrested with Rs 1.3cr gold, thanks to cellphone glitch.

06-01-2017

A 26-year-old Indian who flew in from Dubai on Wednesday night was arrested at Mumbai airport on Thursday by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officials after he tried to smuggle in 4.9 kg of gold, valued at Rs 1.3 crore. The arrest, which exposed a Bengaluru gold read more »

Referencer Library - Latest News - News on Corruption

Graft charges: HC dismisses pleas of two Excise officials.

02-11-2016

The High Court dismissed the petitions filed by two top officials of the Excise Department challenging the Criminal proceedings initiated against them on charges of corruption by the Lokayukta police.

Justice Anand Byrareddy dismissed the petitions filed read more »


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