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Govt doubles import duty on sugar to 100%, hikes chana to 40%

Govt doubles import duty on sugar to 100%, hikes chana to 40%

Presently, customs duty on sugar is 50% and that on chana is 30%.

Feb 06, 2018, 22:55 PM IST
CBEC to be renamed CBIC by April 2018

CBEC to be renamed CBIC by April 2018

Rechristening of the apex indirect tax policy-making body CBEC to Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is likely to happen by April after the budgetary exercise gets Parliament nod.

Feb 04, 2018, 18:40 PM IST
Exporters can now file GST refund claim manually: CBEC

Exporters can now file GST refund claim manually: CBEC

In October, the CBEC had started refunds for merchandise exporters who had paid IGST and claimed refund based on shipping bill by submitting Table 6A.

Nov 16, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

File GSTR-3B return before Diwali: Government

The GSTR-3B return is a self-assessment by businesses of their sale and purchases during the period concerned.

Oct 13, 2017, 12:48 PM IST
GST breather for common man, more items likely to get cheaper

GST breather for common man, more items likely to get cheaper

 The issue is expected to grab a light at next GST Council meeting scheduled in Guwahati.

Oct 09, 2017, 08:28 AM IST
India exempts import duty on goods for FIFA U-17 World Cup

India exempts import duty on goods for FIFA U-17 World Cup

The first FIFA event to be held in India will be spread over six cities starting October 6 and have 52 matches. The final football match, on October 28, will be played at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium.

Sep 17, 2017, 14:45 PM IST
Rs 65,000 crore GST credit: CBEC scans high-value claims

Rs 65,000 crore GST credit: CBEC scans high-value claims

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), the body which deals with formulation and implementation of policy concerning the levy and collection of indirect taxes, in a letter dated September 11 has asked tax officials to verify GST transitional credit claims of over Rs 1 crore made by 162 entities.

Sep 15, 2017, 13:57 PM IST
Last date for filing of GST returns for July, August extended

Last date for filing of GST returns for July, August extended

GSTR-3, which is the match of GSTR-1 and GSTR-2, will have to be filed by September 30, in place of September 15.

Sep 04, 2017, 20:58 PM IST
Banks to pay 3% IGST on gold imports: CBEC

Banks to pay 3% IGST on gold imports: CBEC

Import of gold attracts a 10 per cent basic customs duty. On top of that a 12.5 per cent countervailing duty (CVD) was levied prior to GST.

Aug 21, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
18% GST on food takeaway from non-AC area at AC restaurant

18% GST on food takeaway from non-AC area at AC restaurant

A uniform GST rate of 18 percent will be charged on takeaways as well as food served from a non-AC area of a hotel or restaurant if any of its part has a facility of air conditioning, the government has said.

Aug 13, 2017, 12:29 PM IST

Online travel agents liable to deduct TCS under GST: CBEC

Travel agents providing online ticketing and other services will be liable to deduct 1 percent tax at source under the GST regime as they have been classified as e-commerce operators, the CBEC said today.

Aug 08, 2017, 15:47 PM IST
Taxmen to go slow on GST enforcement for 6 months

Taxmen to go slow on GST enforcement for 6 months

Revenue authorities will go slow in undertaking enforcement actions under GST for the first six months as they want industry to settle down into the new indirect tax regime.

Jul 19, 2017, 13:38 PM IST
Legal services provided by advocates covered under GST: CBEC

Legal services provided by advocates covered under GST: CBEC

Legal services, including representational services, provided by advocated are covered under reverse charge of GST, it said.

Jul 15, 2017, 20:09 PM IST

'GST Rates Finder' app to soon launch on iOS platform

A mobile app `GST Rates Finder`, available on android platform, will be soon made available on iOS platform as well, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 20:34 PM IST

Govt notifies 18 sections, 2 rules for GST

Days ahead of the rollout of Goods and Services Tax, the government on Tuesday notified sections in the GST Act dealing with mandatory registration of current indirect tax payers in the new regime.

Jun 20, 2017, 20:06 PM IST
Builders must pass on lower GST to buyers: Finance Ministry

Builders must pass on lower GST to buyers: Finance Ministry

The government on Thursday asked builders to pass on the benefit of lower tax under the GST system to buyers by reducing prices and instalments, otherwise the action will be violative of the anti-profiteering clause.

Jun 15, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Govt extends service tax return filing date to Apr 30

The Centre has extended the last date for filing service tax return by five days to April 30, in a relief to lakhs of service providers.

Apr 27, 2017, 16:31 PM IST
GST: CBEC proposes e-way bill for goods worth Rs 50,000 in transit

GST: CBEC proposes e-way bill for goods worth Rs 50,000 in transit

Moving goods worth more than Rs 50,000 under GST will require prior online registration of the consignment and securing an 'e-way bill' that tax officials can inspect anytime during the transit to check tax evasion.

Apr 14, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Taxes under GST ''to increase a bit'', says CBEC Chairman

Taxes under GST ''to increase a bit'', says CBEC Chairman

While the effective rate of indirect taxes under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime still remains unclear, as fitment in tax slabs is under way, the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has said that taxes were likely to "increase a bit" from the current level.

Mar 14, 2017, 11:24 AM IST
Inquiry into GST's IT infra firm for alleged tax evasion still on: CBEC

Inquiry into GST's IT infra firm for alleged tax evasion still on: CBEC

The inquiry into the probable case of service tax evasion by Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) -- which is creating the IT backbone for the new indirect tax regime -- is still on, Central Bureau of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Chairman Najeeb Shah said.

Mar 12, 2017, 12:17 PM IST