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  • Compiled Annexure B for Sanctioned Strength of sites. All changes to be highlighted by 29.05.2017 to expedite the BOQ finalization
  • Location Codes for GST Commissionerates/Divisions/ Ranges/Circles to be created online by Zones by clicking 'GSTLOCO' link on the DDM website www.cbecddm.gov.in during 1st June to 8th June, 2017. - See DG System’s letter dated 24.5.2017 in Departmental Officer > Management Information System ( MIS ) for CBEC
  • Central Excise and Service Taxpayers are requested to complete the enrolment process on GST portal before 1st July 2017. This completion requires completely filling-up Form-20 and submitting the form with digital signatures. With this the authorized signatory would be able to conduct business on the portal
  • All Government departments who are registered with Central Excise/Service Tax are required to obtain a PAN in order to enrol under GST
  • Weekly newsletter from Chairman, CBEC dated 20/05/2017 - Click here
  • Classification Scheme for Services under GST, List of Services under reverse charge and Schedule of GST rates for services as decided in the GST Council meeting on 19.05.2017 - Click here
  • Chapter wise, rate wise GST Schedule and GST Compensation Cess rates as decided in the GST Council Meeting held on 18.05.2017 - Click here for Chapter wise, rate wise GST Schedule     Click here for GST Compensation Cess rates
  • Seven Rules and related formats as finally approved by GST Council on 18th May, 2017 Click here
  • PMM-16 and PMM-17 are to be uploaded by CE and ST commissionerates upto 20th may,2017, see DO Letter dated 02.05.2017 of Member (IT) - see details under "Department Officers > Management Information System (MIS)"
  • Providing building wise details of Formations and sanctioned strength in various Cadres - Click here
  • Kind attention: DO Letter from DGHRD enclosing the Reorganized GST formations, their jurisdictions and proposed staff allocation of all formations in CBEC - Click here
  • Kind Attention: GST enrolment window will re-open on June 01, 2017 for 15 days.
  • All Principal CC/DG are required to sent data on vacant land and hired premises by 22.05.2017.
  • Provisional IDs issued to Central Excise and Service Tax business entities registered in ACES till 31.01.2017 and not utilized by the entities are being cancelled as either not required or as non-usable. The IDs issued to entities registered in February and March 2017 or those IDs restored post State VAT cancellation are still active.
  • In case an entity needs a provisional ID to migrate to GST, please contact jurisdictional Central Excise / Service Tax officer to get the new provisional ID. In addition, an email be sent to cbecmitra.helpdesk@icegate.gov.in from the entity's registered email ID in ACES. Kindly quote in the email subject line "PID required to migrate to GST" and provide your Central Excise / Service Tax Registration Number(s) in the email. Any issues faced earlier in enrolment may also be given in the email.
  • The enrolment process on GSTN portal (gst.gov.in) would begin in a few weeks
  • Six training videos are available in DG (Audit) Group in ANTARANG
  • The schedule for three-days 'CBEC GST back end application training' at various NACEN RTIs is uploaded - Click here
  • The GST Awareness Portal of CBEC has gone live.Click here to access the same
  • Draft GST Rules on (1) Accounts and Records (2) Advance Ruling (3) Appeals and Revision . Please see under GST>GST Laws & Rules>Draft Rules.Comments are invited by 27.04.2017 at gst-cbec@gov.in
  • The CGST, the IGST , the UTGST and the GST (Compensation to States ) Acts of Parliament have received the assent of the President and have been published in the Gazette. The Acts can be viewed on the GST webpage
  • Revised GST FAQ and GST Rules are available. For detail please check GST Section.
  • Bill of entry late filing charges and revised relevant date for interest come into effect. -  For details click here
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Section 144 of the Finance Act, 2002 (Act 20 of 2002)

144. Amendment of notification issued under Rule 57AK of the Central Excise Rules, 1944. -

(1) The notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. G.S.R. 299(E), dated the 31st March, 2000, issued under rule 57AK of the Central Excise Rules, 1944, by the Central Government shall stand amended and shall be deemed to have been amended in the manner as specified in the Fourth Schedule, on and from the date mentioned in column (3) of that Schedule against that notification retrospectively and, accordingly, notwithstanding anything contained in any judgment, decree or order of any court, tribunal or other authority, any action taken or anything done or purported to have been taken or done under the said notification, shall be deemed to be, and always to have been, for all purposes, as validly or effectively taken or done as if the notification as amended by this sub-section had been in force at all material times.

(2) Credit shall be allowed of all such declared duty, which have been disallowed but which would not have been so disallowed if the amendment made in the notification referred to in sub-section (1) had been in force at all material times.

Refund shall be made of all such credit of the declared (3) duty, which have been collected but which would have not been so collected if the amendment made in the notification referred to in sub-section (1) had been in force at all material times.

(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in section 11B of the Central Excise Act, 1944, an application for the claim of refund of the credit of the declared duty under sub-section (3) shall be made within six months from the date on which the Finance Bill, 2002 receives the assent of the President.