Category Archives: customs law

Turant Customs – Next generation reform for Ease of Doing Business: Govt.

The Government of India vide Circular No. 09/2019-Customs dated February 28, 2019 introduced next generation of reform called ‘Turant Customs’ for ease of doing business, which includes the following key elements to be implemented in next few months: In terms … Continue reading

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CBDT notifies new Safe Harbour Regime: Govt.

In order to reduce transfer pricing disputes, to provide certainty to taxpayers, to align safe harbour margins with industry standards and to enlarge the scope of safe harbour transactions, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified a new … Continue reading

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Union Budget 2017 highlights: Govt.

Indian government presented the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament here today. This is the first of its kind which included the Railway Budget. This year’s Union Budget also does not have Plan and Non-plan classifications and has been advanced by a … Continue reading

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Service Tax Rule 5A(2) declared ultra vires: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently declared Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 ultra vires the Finance Act 1994 and struck it down in part. Rule 5A(2), as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014-Service Tax, provided for on … Continue reading

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Changes made in Foreign Exchange Management (Foreign Currency Accounts by a person resident in India) Regulations, 2015: RBI

Attention of Authorised Dealers Banks is invited to the Foreign Exchange Management (Foreign Currency Accounts by a person resident in India) Regulations, 2015, notified vide Notification No. FEMA 10(R)/2015-RB dated January 21, 2016, and A.P (DIR Series) Circular No. 51 … Continue reading

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Short term Yoga programmes included in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa

Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has taken a decision to include short term yoga programmes in Tourist Visa and e-Tourist Visa. The Government has decided to include “attending a short term yoga programme” in the list of permissible activities under … Continue reading

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Dog import banned for commercial purposes: Govt.

Indian Government has banned the import of dogs for breeding or any other commercial activities but for the following purposes: – I) Pet dog with valid pet book and relevant records/documents in the name of importer. II) Dogs imported by … Continue reading

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