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  • The GST Awareness Portal of CBEC has gone live.Click here to access the same
  • As a trade facilitation measure, for importers/exporters E-payment time is being extended up to 10.00 PM (22.00) with effective from 24.04.2017
  • Provisional Id and password of taxpayers who have registered in February and March 2017 will be made available shortly for GST enrolment.
  • Provisional Id and password of Central excise and Service taxpayers cancelled due to State VAT registration cancellation, will be restored shortly for GST enrolment
  • 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
  • CBEC officers please see the Weekly Chairman’s letter dated 21 April 2017 under Chairman’s Desk.Click here
  • Draft GST Rules on (1) Assessment and Audit (2) e-Way Bill. Please see under GST>GST Laws & Rules>Draft Rules.Comments are invited by 21.04.2017 at
  • 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
  • "Delhi Zonal Unit of DRI recovers 15.75 crore of old 1000 & 500 notes"
  • List of Officers whose representations have been received till 31st March 2017 in DGHRD w.r.t. AGT- 2017 circular
  • "CBEC Press Release" dated 04.04.2017 on Indirect Tax Collections during the Financial Year, 2016-17.  -  Please Click here
  • Nine GST Rules (Composition Rules, Valuation Rules, Transition Rules, ITC Rules, Revised Invoice Rules, Revised Payment Rules, Revised Refund Rules, Revised Registration Rules and Revised Return Rules) have been uploaded under 'GST' Tab. Comments, if any, may be sent to latest by 10-April-2017.
  • 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
  • ATTN : Finance Act, 2017 has come into effect Today (31.03.2017). Important changes in Sec. 46 & 47 of Customs Act,1962.
  • Ms. Vanaja N. Sarna, IRS (C&CE:1980) has been appointed as Chairman, CBEC  -  Click here
  • Kind Attention All Central Excise and Service Tax taxpayers migrating to GST, please note that Apart from CDAC eSign, NDSL’s eSign services will also become functional from 4th April 2017 for submission of Form 20. You may use NSDL's eSign also for submission of Form 20 on GST portal after activation of provisional ID. eSign is free to use during enrolment till 30th April 2017
  • Infrastructure proposals relating to formations in GST regime  -  Click here
  • Attention CX and ST Assessees : The last date for migration to GST has been extended to 30.04.2017.
  • All CX/ST Zonal Chief Commissioners to ensure speedy and smooth migration of taxpayers to GST by 30.04.2017.  -  Click here (to see member's D.O. letter dated 28.02.2017 in this regard.)
  • KIND ATTENTION ALL CE/ST ASSESSEES: Provisional ID for migration to GST have been issued to all Assessees registered in ACES till 31.01.2017. You are requested to complete the migration to GST by 30.04.2017.
  • Budget (B.E.) 2017-18 has been issued.if any query contact us on 011-29561870.
  • Extension of e-payment deadline and of banking hours  -  Please click here
  • CGST bill, IGST bill, UTGST bill, GST Compensation Cess bill introduced in Lok Sabha -  Please click here
  • Office Order dated 24-03-2017 issued by the Member (Budget & GST) communicating the constitution of the GST Working Groups to address concerns of Trade and Industry   -  Click here for details
  • New Partner Connectivity Protocol Solution has been uploaded. Check under Public Information > CBEC's IT Consolidation programme   -   Click here for details
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Legal Affairs

Report on important matters of CBEC Cause Lists * / heard cases

Instruction dated 13.10.2016 regarding Pre-Show Cause Notice Consultation
"Unclaimed payment of Deficit Court Fee up till 22-03-2017
Regarding unclaimed payment of Deficit Court Fee
Instruction regarding assigning additional charge by Zonal Member for inter-zone allocation of work to commissioner(Appeal)
JS(Review)letter dated 08.02.017 regarding withdrawal of dept's appeal in HC

Instruction dated 30.12.2016 regarding enhancement of monetary limit for filing department's appeal in High Court
Supreme Court list of Cases filed by CBEC in between April 2016 to November 2016
Withdrawal of instructions regarding inclusion of Show Cause Notice issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.) in the Call Book dt 03-Jan-2017
Instructions regarding inclusion of Show Cause Notice issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.) in the Call Book dt 28-Dec-2016
Inclusion of Show Cause Notices issued in relation to sub-section (11) of Section 28 of the Customs Act, 1962 on the competency of officers of DGDRI, DGCEI and Customs (Prev.), in the "Call Book" dt 29-Jun-2016
Undue delay in payment of deficit Court fee
Hon'ble Punjab & Haryana High Court Order dated 22.03.2016 in Civil Writ Petition No. 24967 of 2015 in case of M/s. NVR Forgings and in CWP No. 26321/2016 in case of M/s. Modi Springs Pvt. Ltd.- reg.
Pendency in payment of deficit court fee
   list of cases pertaining status of payment
Instructions dt. 01-Nov-2016, from Board office (Legal Cell), regarding need for passing of quality orders by Commissioners (Appeals)
Quarterly Administrative Report on pendency and disposal of Appeals by Commissioner(Appeals) for the quarter ending 30.09.2016
Payment of dificit Court fees in respect of pending Civil Appeals/SPLs as per Supreme Court of India, Notification dated 27th May,2014 in terms of 3rd Schedule to the Supreme Court Rules-2013 on most priority basis
Board office letter dt. 30-08-2016 regarding flexibility of no. of Sr./Jr. Counsels for fresh panel
Board office (Legal Cell) instructions dt. 29-07-2016 regarding filing of reply/counter affidavit & imposing heavy cost to be recovered from the officer concerned
Board office (Legal Cell) instructions dt. 29-07-2016 regarding unified stand of Ministries/Departments in litigation; resolving the differences and common counter reply vetted through M/o. Law
Office Order No. 1/2016 regarding Sh. Sanjiv Srivastava, Commissioner, Additional Charge of DLA
Board office letter (F.No. 278A/33/2016-Legal), dt. 01-08-2016, regarding extension of date for issue of advt. for Sr/Jr Standing Counsels
Filing of Special Leave Petition under Article 136 of the Constitution of India before the Supreme Court
Pre Show Casue Notice Consultation in case other than those detected by Preventive / Anti Evasion and amount involved being more than Rs. 50 Lakhs
Constitution of fresh panel
Appointment of 251 Sr./Jr. Standing Counsels of CBEC to handle litigation of Indirect Taxes
   Order   |    Annexure-I   |    Annexure-II   |    Annexure-III   |    Revised Annexure
Order of Sr/Jr Standing Counsels of CBEC dated 09.06.2016
Memeber(L&J)'s D.O.Letter and JS(Review) letter regarding withdrawal of deaptt. appeals from CESTAT and HC
Date of filing of appeals in supreme court w.e.f 19/08/2014
   Covering letter   |    Covering letter   |    Appeal filed by BK Prasad   |   
Instructions dt. 27-Apr-2016 regarding monetary limit for filing appeal in the Tribunal / Court
Letter dated 09.02.2016 on withdrawal of appeals pending before CESTAT
Letter regarding list of cases where departmental appeals dismissed & party appeals allowed from 2011 to 2015
   Departmental Appeal Dismissed 2011 to 2015    |    Party Appeal Allowed 2011 to 2015
   Dept. Allowed & Party dismissed cases 2011 Jan to Oct 2015
List of the cases in which no SLPs/CAs on merit pertaining to Legal cell and Judicial cell for the period 01.01.2015 to 30.11.2015
List of cases where Board decided not to file CAs and SLPs in Supreme Court on account of low amount involved for the period from 01.02.2014 to 30.11.2015
Instruction issued by Member L&J/IT
High Court Data Base
Monthly Report of cases heard/decided in the Hon'ble Supreme Court in the month of March, 2017
Terminal List 2016
List of cases in which SLPs_CAs have not been filed
Orders accepted by Department
Decisions of High Court and CESTAT against which Board has decided not to file Special Leave Petition or Civil Appeal in Supreme Court
Pre-figured alpha-numeric code for all Commissionerates/Commissioners (Adjudication)
Orders of Hon'ble Supreme Court
Standard Operating Procedures on Litigation in Appellate Forum

* Kindly go through the lists available on Supreme Court's web site

for identifying cases pertaining to your charge as the lists are only indicative in nature