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CBIC Introduces 24*7 clearance facility at all Customs formations to address imports surge post-Coronavirus control
February 21 2020
CBIC introduces 24*7 clearance at all Customs formations to address any congestion or delay at sea ports/air ports due to a strong likelihood of an immediate surge in the imports from and export to Ch...View more
CBIC notifies EXIM exchange rates w.e.f. February 21
February 20 2020
CBIC notifies EXIM exchange rates w.e.f. February 21, 2020; USD valued at Rs. 72.65 for imports whereas Rs. 70.95 for exports; Supersedes Notification No. 11/2020-Customs (N.T.) dated February 06, 202...View more

CBIC plans to launch faceless e-assessment for Customs, releases concept paper seeking comments
February 20 2020
CBIC plans to launch Faceless e-assessment for imported goods, releases concept paper inviting views/comments/suggestions by March 3, 2020;Post pilot project on Faceless Assessment at different Custom...View more
HC: Directs decision on withheld 'credit-entitlement licence' under Target-Plus Scheme disregarding SC-order
February 19 2020
Narendra Plastic Pvt Ltd. vs. Union of India and Ors.  The matter is being heard by Justice Nitin Jamdar and Justice M.S. Karnik. Mr. Abhishek Rastogi along with Mr. Pratyush Saha are appearing...View more

P&H HC issues notice in Fortis Healthcare's writ challenging service-tax audit initiated post-GST
February 18 2020
P&H HC issues notice to Revenue in writ challenging service-tax audit proceedings instituted after the onset of GST; Petitioner has contended that Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 has been omitt...View more
CBIC notifies exemption on import/clearance against 'duty-credit' scrips issued under RoSCTL scheme
February 17 2020
CBIC issues Notification stipulating exemption from customs and excise duty on goods imported/cleared against a duty-credit scrip issued under the Scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levi...View more

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CBIC plans to launch faceless e-assessment for Customs, releases concept paper seeking comments
February 20 2020
CBIC plans to launch Faceless e-assessment for imported goods, releases concept paper inviting views/comments/suggestions by March 3, 2020;Post pilot project on Faceless Assessment at different Custom...View more
CESTAT : Advt./sales promotion expenses not includible for imported goods valuation, distinguishes Rebok ruling 
February 21 2020
CESTAT holds that advertisement/ sales promotion expenses incurred by importer and distributor of sports goods, cannot be included in value of imported goods for determination of customs duty, sets as...View more

HC : Sets aside levy of VAT on set-top box installation charges, remits issue
February 20 2020
Madras HC sets aside re-assessment orders passed by Adjudicating Authority in case of Tata Sky Limited demanding VAT on activation & installation charges for set-top boxes supplied as part of DTH ...View more
HC: Directs decision on withheld 'credit-entitlement licence' under Target-Plus Scheme disregarding SC-order
February 19 2020
Narendra Plastic Pvt Ltd. vs. Union of India and Ors.  The matter is being heard by Justice Nitin Jamdar and Justice M.S. Karnik. Mr. Abhishek Rastogi along with Mr. Pratyush Saha are appearing...View more

SC : Denies concessional 'entertainment-duty' benefit on lump-sum charged for 'amusement-park' entry, reverses HC
February 19 2020
SC allows Revenue’s appeal, holds that assessee cannot claim benefit of concessional 'entertainment duty' on lump-sum amount charged for admission and entertainment to amusement park; Sets-aside...View more