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Govt. hikes customs duty to 200% on all goods imported from Pakistan
February 18 2019
Govt. increases customs duty to 200% on all goods originating in or exported from Pakistan : Ministry Of Finance Notification Click below to read / download Notification No.05/2019-Customs dated Febr...View more
Commissioner(A) extends refund of CVD/SAD paid under GST regime in cash
February 18 2019
Commissioner (Appeals) allows refund claims filed in respect of CVD and SAD component paid under GST regime on raw materials imported earlier under Advance Licence while noting that, assessee was requ...View more

SC hears arguments on issue of maintainability of CVD refund claim, reserves order
February 14 2019
SC reserves order in SLP filed by Revenue against order of HC holding that refund claim of excess CVD paid is maintainable when assessment finalized on Bill of Entry (B/E) is not under challenge; Note...View more
DGFT creates online module for filing & tracking Quality Complaints/Trade Disputes
February 13 2019
DGFT creates on-line module for filing and tracking Quality Complaints/Trade Disputes relating to international trade to address the issues covered under Chapter 8 of FTP /HBP 2015-20; Explains that, ...View more

MVAT Audit due date extended upto Feb 28
January 09 2019
Maharashtra Govt. extends due date for filing VAT Audit Report (Form - 704) for F.Y. 2017-18 up to February 28, 2019.   Click below to read/ download copy of Notification No. 1519 dated Jan...View more
SC grants leave; To determine taxability of Indian package tours to inbound foreign tourists pre-GST
January 04 2019
SC grants leave to Revenue to appeal against HC order which held that services provided by tour operators to foreign tourists visiting India and neighbouring countries during the period July 2012 to J...View more

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Commissioner(A) extends refund of CVD/SAD paid under GST regime in cash
February 18 2019
Commissioner (Appeals) allows refund claims filed in respect of CVD and SAD component paid under GST regime on raw materials imported earlier under Advance Licence while noting that, assessee was requ...View more
HC : 'Warehoused goods' sale not in course of import/high-sea, liable to local tax
February 19 2019
Bombay HC holds that a sale made by transfer of documents while goods (i.e. iron and steel coils) are in bonded warehouse do not qualify as‘sale in the course of import’, hence, not exempt...View more

CESTAT : CENVAT credit inadmissible on 'Deposit Insurance' to banking company, post April 2012
February 20 2019
CESTAT disallows CENVAT credit to assessee, engaged in providing banking and other financial services in respect of service tax paid to 'Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation' (DICGC) for...View more
CESTAT : Quashes demand on remuneration paid to whole-time Directors, relationship akin to employer-employee
February 21 2019
Mumbai CESTAT allows assessee’s appeal, sets aside demand under service tax on remuneration paid to Directors of the Company in accordance with Notification No. 45/2012-ST and Notification No.46...View more

CESTAT : ‘Power Bank’ a kind of 'mobile charger', extends Exemption benefit to imported parts thereof
February 18 2019
CESTAT dismisses Revenue’s appeal against order of Commissioner (Appeals) which held that parts/goods imported for manufacture of ‘power bank’ is entitled for benefit under Exemption...View more