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Baggage Rules

Gold - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Gold

Duty payable on 10 grams Gold
Rs. 2795.00

Import Duty on Gold

Silver - Tariff Value US $

Customs Duty on Silver

Duty payable on 1 kilogram Silver
Rs. 4017.00

Import Duty on Silver

Indian Customs Holidays

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List of Holidays

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.  Supersession of the notification No. 271 dated 25th October, 1958 [G.S.R. 991(E)] - Exempts goods, when imported into India by or along with a unit of the Army, the Navy, the Air Force or the Central Paramilitary Forces on the occasion of its return to India after a tour of service abroad, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon and from the whole of the additional duty leviable thereon.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 354/64/2017-TRU; Dated 21.04.2017]
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2.  Exempts the goods, falling under Chapter 30, of the description specified, for supply under Patient Assistance Programmes specified, run by the pharmaceutical companies specified, when imported into India, from the whole of the duty of customs leviable thereon, subject to conditions.
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 332/24/2010-TRU (Pt.I); Dated 20.04.2017]
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3.  Exchange Rates - Supersedes the notification No. 33/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 6th April, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 468/01/2017-Cus.V; Dated 20.04.2017]
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4.  Further amends the notification No. 8/2011-Customs dated the 14th February, 2011 [G.S.R. 91(E)].
[Notifications (Tariff): F.No. 550/06/2015 -LC; Dated 20.04.2017]
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5.  Meeting with representatives of Foreign Missions.
[Board's Instructions: F.No. 15017/63/2017-Dir(ICD); Dated 19.04.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Central Excise

1.  The CENVAT Credit (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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2.  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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3.  The Central Excise (Advance Rulings)Amendment Rules, 2017.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 275/38/2016-CX.5A; Dated 31.03.2017]
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4.  Proper Officer - Invests in the officers specified, 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.
[Notifications (Non-Tariff): F.No. 390/Review/36/2014-JC; Dated 23.03.2017]
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5.  Classification of ‘Saree’ under CETA, 1985.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 116/31/2016-CX.3; Dated 15.03.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Service Tax

1.  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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2.  The Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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3.  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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4.  The Service Tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2017.
[Notifications: F.No. 354/42/2016-TRU; Dated 13.04.2017]
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5.  Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours.
[Board's Circulars: F.No. 37/155/2012-Service Tax (Part II); Dated 27.03.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest Documents - Other Matters

1.  Transfers and postings in the grade of Chief Commissioner/ Director General of Customs & Central Excise.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A-22011/12/2016-Ad.ll; Dated 19.04.2017]
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2.  Appointment of Ms. Sucheta Sreejesh, IRS (C&CE: 2000), Additional Commissioner, Central Excise Delhi-I Commissionerate as OSD to Chairman, Central Board of Excise & Customs.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/36/2017-Ad.ll; Dated 18.04.2017]
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3.  Appointment of S/Shri Mahipal Singh, Rahil Gupta, Amit Kumar Singh, Devranjan Mishra and Ms. Rachna, IRS (C&CE) officers to the posts of Technical Officer in the Central Board of Excise & Customs under the Department of Revenue.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.3S017/44/2016-Ad.II; Dated 13.04.2017]
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4.  Appointment of Shri Gunjan Kumar Verma, Ms. Ruchi Bisht and Shri Rahul Negi, IRS (C&CE) officers to the posts of Under Secretary in the Central Board of Excise and Customs under the Department of Revenue.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. A.35017/44/2016-Ad.II; Dated 13.04.2017]
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5.  Allocation of charges amongst the Members of the Central Board of Excise & Customs.
[Promotions & Transfers: F.No. C-50/25/2000-Ad.ll; Dated 10.04.2017]
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Referencer Library - Latest News - Newspaper Headlines

Draft GST rules seek detailed paperwork.

22-04-2017

Cover Intermediaries Like Transporters, But No Place For Advance Ruling On `Place Of Supply'

The government is leaving no stone unturned to prevent GST leakage and to ensure complete cross-check of records. Detailed records are required to read more »

Cops raid abandoned Customs chowky in Mahim, nab 11 drug addicts, peddlers.

22-04-2017

The anti-narcotics cell of the city crime branch on Thursday night arrested 11 drug addicts and peddlers from an abandoned 2,000 sqft Customs check-post in Mahim. The structure had turned into a den for anti-social elements. TOI on April 6 had reported about Mahim read more »

Gold smuggling peaks: 85 kg-haul so far.

20-04-2017

The gold, manufactured abroad, was seized at Mumbai international airport from January to April this year

Security agencies are tracking what they believe is a redux in crude gold smuggling by syndicates that owe allegiance to D-Company, controlled by Dawood Ibrahim. Over 85 kg 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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