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Anti-Dumping Duty on Methyl Acetoacetate and its Classification.


As per the Notification No. 31/2021-Cus. (ADD), dated 29-05-2021, Anti-Dumping Duty (ADD) has been levied on import of Methyl Acetoacetate originating in or imported from China PR. The said goods is specified in column (3) of the table of e said notification falling under the tariff items read more »


Vessel can’t be made amenable to Customs Duty Nine years later by virtue of condition in another Exemption Notification: Orissa High Court.


The Orissa High Court held that the vessel cannot be made amenable to Custom duty nine years later by virtue of condition in another exemption notification. The petitioner Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. is a private sector shipping service provider involved in the transportation of crude oil, read more »


GST Revenue collection for August 2021 - Rs. 1,12,020 crore of gross GST revenue collected in August.


The gross GST revenue collected in the month of August 2021 is ` 1,12,020 crore of which CGST is ` 20,522 crore, SGST is 26,605 crore, IGST is read more »


DRIs notices, orders in customs tax assessment matters liable to be set aside at any stage.


In a move that would bring respite to importers struggling with multiple agencies for assessment of customs duties chargeable on the imports of goods, the Karnataka High Court has held that any order on assessment customs duties passed by any agency other than resolute department could be read more »


Unsung warriors – Mumbai Customs.


A handful of organisations kept the wheels of government humming during the pandemic-forced shutdown last year. The stellar role they played has largely gone unnoticed. It’s time to shine the torch on their herculean efforts and showcase their achievements. They are an inspiration to everyone.

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GST Revenue collection for July 2021 – Rs. 1,16,393 crore gross GST revenue collected in July.


The gross GST revenue collected in the month of July 2021 is Rs. 1,16,393 crore of which CGST is Rs.  22,197 crore, SGST is Rs. 28,541 crore, IGST is Rs. 57,864 crore (including Rs.  27,900 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs. read more »


Outgoing Customs chief alleges bid to influence probe into high-profile Kerala gold smuggling cases.


He terms the charge that the Centre is misusing Customs in Kerala as ‘absurd’

Outgoing Commissioner of Customs (Preventive) Sumit Kumar has said that there have been futile attempts to influence the probe into high-profile gold smuggling cases that rocked the State.

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Two Odisha businessmen arrested for Rs 115 crore GST fraud.


The accused had managed to pass bogus input tax credit with the help of fake firms they created using documents like PAN, Aadhaar, bank passbooks of plumbers, drivers and unemployed youth.

BHUBANESWAR:  A fortnight after the arrest of an iron scrap dealer for Rs read more »


To evade tax, luxury cars imported in name of ‘diplomats’.


DRI arrested a senior executive of big boy toyz, Nipun miglani, who used to smuggle luxury cars in the name of diplomats and sell them to other buyers.

The Directorate of Revenue and Intelligence (DRI) on Friday busted a luxury cars smuggling racket involving read more »


Centre hikes DA for central govt employees to 28%.


The central government has finally taken a decision on the pending dearness allowance and dearness relief hike for central government employees and pensioners. The Union Cabinet has approved the pending hikes in DA and DR after almost a year.

The government on Wednesday approved read more »


IRS Tanya Bains made highest arrests of GST fraudsters in country.


CGST DC also detected Rs 1,600-crore fake invoices, causing Rs 192-cr loss; bagged national honour

Ludhiana, July 5 : A 2016-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer of the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Commissionerate in Ludhiana has been credited with making the read more »


Heroin Worth Rs. 7.5 Crore Smuggled In Bangles Seized At Delhi Airport.


The consignment seized on Thursday was being sent from Africa to an address in Delhi, said officials.

New Delhi: Customs officials at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport have seized heroin worth ? seven and a half crore that weighed 18 kg and was read more »


Mumbai: In one of biggest seizure this year, DRI recovers 300 kg heroin at JNPT.


The operation, which is still underway, is one of the biggest seizures of heroin this year.

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has seized 300 kg of heroin at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Navi Mumbai, sources told The Indian Express.

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Customs arrest two men with heroin worth Rs.125 crore at Delhi airport.


Two passengers travelling from South Africa, who landed at the Delhi international airport on Sunday, were arrested with 18kg heroin worth ?125 crore, the Delhi customs said on Monday.

The customs said that the two passengers boarded the plane at Johannesberg to reach Delhi read more »