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DGFT grants relaxation for submission of installation certificate under EPCG, waives 'penalty'
August 16 2018
DGFT grants one-time relaxation and condonation of delay in submission of capital goods installation certificate to RAs under EPCG Scheme for authorizations issued upto March 31, 2015; However, explai...View more
CBIC simplifies 'AEO T1' status procedure; Replaces 8 Annexures with 2; Decentralises accreditation process
August 14 2018
CBIC simplifies and rationalizes the process for obtaining T1 status under India’s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programme, upon noticing that compliance requirements for AEO T1 are not com...View more

Finmin refrains from safeguard duty on imported 'solar cells', as per HC directions
August 13 2018
Finance Ministry (TRU) decides not to insist on payment of safeguard duty under Notification No. 1/2018-Cus (SG) for the time being, on import of ‘solar cells whether or not assembled in modules...View more
Form 'C' applicable to purchase of 6 commodities towards resale, manufacture, clarifies Assam Govt.
August 13 2018
Govt. of Assam clarifies that declarations in Form ‘C’ shall be issued only for inter-State purchases of following goods viz. petroleum crude, high speed diesel, motor spirit, natural gas,...View more

DGFT notifies system generated IEC, dispenses with digital signature requirement
August 09 2018
DGFT amends policy and procedure for online Importer-Exporter Code (IEC) application / modification w.e.f August 9; Inter alia states that for service exports, IEC shall be necessary as per provisions...View more
CBIC prescribes SOP for discharging import bonds executed towards export of gold jewellery
August 09 2018
CBIC prescribes standard operating procedure for discharge of bonds executed by nominated agencies / banks under Notification No. 57/2000-Cus, while importing gold for purpose of export of gold jewell...View more

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HC : No service-tax on liquor licenses for human consumption, pursuant to GST Council decision 
August 16 2018
HC disposes writ petition in the matter of imposition of service tax on license fee and application fee for alcoholic liquor for human consumption; Notes that decision of not levying service tax / GST...View more
SC : Upholds HC, Form-C available for natural-gas procured for power generation post GST 
August 16 2018
SC dismisses Revenue’s SLP against order of HC which held assessee entitled to ‘C' Form in respect of natural gas purchased inter-state from Oil Companies in Gujarat and used for electrici...View more

CBIC simplifies 'AEO T1' status procedure; Replaces 8 Annexures with 2; Decentralises accreditation process
August 14 2018
CBIC simplifies and rationalizes the process for obtaining T1 status under India’s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) programme, upon noticing that compliance requirements for AEO T1 are not com...View more
DGFT grants relaxation for submission of installation certificate under EPCG, waives 'penalty'
August 16 2018
DGFT grants one-time relaxation and condonation of delay in submission of capital goods installation certificate to RAs under EPCG Scheme for authorizations issued upto March 31, 2015; However, explai...View more

CESTAT : Quashes order imposing duty on alleged clandestine removal absent furnishing relied upon documents 
August 17 2018
CESTAT sets aside order confirming demand of duty on alleged clandestine removal of goods without observance of principles of natural justice since copies of relied upon documents (RUDs) in the show c...View more