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Circulars for the year 2017-2018

Circular No. & Date
Subject
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 256
DATED 13-07-2017
Clarifications regarding GST from queries from members.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 255
DATED 11-07-2017
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 253- CORRIGENDUM with regard to Question No. 2
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 254
DATED 08-07-2017
Government has issued Notification No.16/2017 and Circular No.4/4/2017-GST both dated 7.7.2017 permitting LUT and Bond facility to exporters
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 253
DATED 07-07-2017
GST Issues and clarifications.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 252
DATED 04-07-2017
Issues related to furnishing of Bond/ Letter of Undertaking for Exports-Reg.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 251
DATED 03-07-2017
relevant notifications and clarifications issued by the Government in past few days which may be relevant for operations undertaken by EOUs and SEZs.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 250
DATED 30-06-2017
DGFT Trade Notice No. 11 and Central Excise Notification No. 19/2017(NT)
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 249
DATED 30-06-2017
GST requirements and smooth transition to the new tax era
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 248
DATED 28-06-2017
Department of Revenue - CBEC Notification No. 10/2017-Central Tax dated 28/6/2017
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 247
DATED 15-06-2017
(1) Change in IEC with the introduction of GST
(2) Constitution of GST Facilitation Cell in DGFT
(3) Constitution of GST Facilitation Cell in SEZs


Circulars for the year 2015-2016

Circular No. & Date
Subject
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 246
DATED 19-04-2017
Inclusion of “Derivatives on Equity shares” - IFSC
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 244
DATED 17-02-2017
Amendment in Paragraph 3.06 of Handbook of Procedure - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 243
DATED 02-02-2017
Announcement of Union Budget 2017-18 - Clarification for EOUs - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 242
DATED 01-02-2017
Announcement of Union Budget 2017-18 by Hon’ble Finance Minister
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 241
DATED 16-01-2017
(1) Amendment in SEZ Rule 5A - Notification dated 26/12/2016
(2) Clarification on import of non-prime mills left over - Instruction No. 87
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 240
DATED 10-01-2017
: Amendment in SEZ Rule 76 - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 239
DATED 09-01-2017
Proposals for setting up of new SEZs and MHA clearance - Guidelines from Ministry of Commerce & Industry
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 238
DATED 10-10-2016
Charges of Shipping Lines and Shipping Agents - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 237
DATED 10-08-2016
(1) Instruction No. 85, dated 2/8/2016 reg. Allowing of authorized employees of IT/ITeS units in SEZ to work from home or place outside the SEZ unit
(2) Department of Commerce Notification dated 5/8/2016 reg. amendment in SEZ Rule 47 and SEZ Rule 78
(3) Department of Commerce Notification dated 5/8/2016 reg. notification of offences ontained in some sections of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) & Central Excise Act 1944 (1 of 1944)
(4) Department of Commerce Notification dated 5/8/2016 reg. authorization of Additional Director General, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence for offences under the Customs Act, 1962 and the Additional Director General, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence for offences under the Central Excise Act, 1944.
(5) Department of Commerce Notification dated 5/8/2016 regarding authorization of jurisdictional Customs Commissioner, in respect of offences under the Customs Act, 1962 and Commissioner of Central Excise in respect of offences under the Central Excise Act, 1944 and the Finance Act, 1994
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 236
DATED 09-08-2016
Amendment to SEZ Rule 22(1) regarding exemptions, drawback and concessions - obtaining of Membership Certificate from EPCES
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 235
DATED 01-08-2016
Amendment in Notification No. 52/2003-Customs dated 31.3.2003 vide Notification No. 44/2016-Customs and Circular No. 35/2016-Customs both dated 29.7.2016
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 232
DATED 27-06-2016
Revise All Industry Rates of drawback for gold and silver jewelry and silver articles.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 231
DATED 24-06-2016
Amendment in Notification No. 67/1995-CX dated 16.3.1995 and Notification No. 214/86-CX dated 25.3.1886
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 229
DATED 30-5-2016
(1) Notification No. 30/2016-Service Tax, dated 26-5-2016 - amending notification No. 12/2013- ST, dated the 1st July, 2013 so as to inter alia allow refund of Krishi Kalyan Cess paid on specified services used in an SEZ.
(2) Public Notice No. 13/2015-2020 dated 27.5.2016 - Single Application for filing claim under MEIS for shipments from different EDI Ports
(3) Trade Notice No. 6/2016 dated 23.5.2016 - Amendment in IEC with PAN change and signature of power of attorney are valid
(4) Public Notice No. 12 dated 24.5.2016 - Amendment in Appendix 1A & Appendix 61 (5) Circular No. 18/2016-Customs dated 14.5.2016 - Amendment to Chapter IX of the Customs Act 1962
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 228
DATED 16-5-2016
(1) CBEC Notification No. 66/2016-Customs -NT regarding class of goods which shall be deposited in a special warehouse
(2) CBEC Notification No. 67/2016-Customs-NT regarding Warehoused Goods (Removal) Regulations, 2016
(3) CBEC Notification No. 68/2016-Customs-NT regarding Warehouse (Custody and Handling of Goods) Regulations, 2016
(4) CBEC Notification No. 69/2016-Customs-NT regarding Special Warehouse (Custody and Handling of Goods) Regulations, 2016
(5) CBEC Notification No. 70/2016-Customs-NT regarding Public Warehouse Liccensing Regulations, 2016
(6) CBEC Notification No. 71/2016-Customs-NT regarding Private Warehouse Licensing Regulations, 2016
(7) CBEC Notification No. 72/2016-Customs-NT regarding Special Warehouse Licensing Regulations, 2016
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 227
DATED 5-5-2016
(1) MEIS - Amendment in Table 2 of Appendix B vide Public Notice No 6
(2) SEIS - Notification of Appendix 3E - vide Public Notice No. 7 of DGFT
(3) RBI Circular regarding Import Data Processing and Monitoring System
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 226
DATED 1-3-2016
Announcement of Union Budget 2016-17 by Hon’ble Finance Minister
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 225
DATED 17-2-2016
Guidelines for power general, transmission and distribution in SEZs - Issued by Department of Commerce and Department of Revenue
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 224
DATED 15-2-2016
Instruction on applications for IEC / modification in IEC - Trade Notice No. 18
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 223
DATED 10-2-2016
Amendment to Notification No. 12/2013-ST dated 1-7-2013 : Refund of Swachh Bharat Cess paid on specific services used in SEZ - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 222
DATED 10-2-2016
Closure of Advance Authorization licenses as per para 4.16(a) of FTP 2009-14, pending for want of payment to be received from Foreign Currency Account of SEZ unit - Clarification from DGFT and Department of Commerce
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 220
DATED 9-12-2015
DGFT Public Notice No. 47 clarification on Declaration of intent under Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS)
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 219
DATED 8-12-2015
DGFT Trade Notice No. 09 on Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 218
DATED 7-12-2015
Interest Equalisation Scheme on Pre and Post Shipment Rupee Export Credit
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 217
DATED 7-12-2015
Department of Revenue Notification No. 55/2015-Customs & 45/2015- CX dated 24/11/2015 - Amended notification No. 52/2003-Customs dated 31-03-2003
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 216
DATED 17-11-2015
All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback and other Duty Drawback changes
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 215
DATED 30-10-2015
Amendment/Additions in Table 2 of Appendix 3B for MEIS
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 214
DATED 27-10-2015
Services Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) - Eligible period extended up to 31.3.2016.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 213
DATED 12-10-2015
Declaration of intent under MEIS Scheme -reg.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 212
DATED 30-09-2015
Payment by SEZs to Domestic Tariff Area (DTA) supplier from its foreign currency account - clarification reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 211
DATED 01-09-2015
Amendments in paragraph (7) of Appendix-6B of Appendices and Aayat Niryat Forms of FTP 2015-2020.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 210
DATED 31-08-2015
Amendment in paragraph 3.06 and 3.08 of Handbook of Procedures 2015-20
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 209
DATED 10-08-2015
Amendment in paragraph 3.05 of Handbook of Procedures of FTP, 2015-2020
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 208
DATED 15-06-2015
(i) SEZ Units - ineligible for rewards under SEIS
(ii) Fast Track Clearance Scheme for EOUs - domestic procurement & import
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 207
DATED 10-06-2015
(1) Amendment in Para 3.09 (2)(e) of Foreign Trade Policy (2) Preferential Treatment for Status Holders
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 206
DATED 25-05-2015
Updation of Importer-Export Profile on DGFT website
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 205
DATED 25-05-2015
Implementation of changes made in FTP 2015-2020 by Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 204
DATED 28-04-2015
Clarification on rebate of duty on goods cleared from DTA to SEZ
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 203
DATED 27-04-2015
i) Ministry of Finance notifications on Foreign Trade Policy
ii) Notifications on International Financial Services entre (IFSC)
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 202
DATED 06-04-2015
Guidelines for power generation in SEZs - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 201
DATED 01-04-2015
Release of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020


Circulars for the year 2014-2015

Circular No. & Date
Subject
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 200
DATED 09-01-2015
Ministry of Commerce Notification dated 2nd January, 2015 on Dual use of Land - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 199
DATED 02-01-2015
24 x 7 Customs clearances - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 198
DATED 24-11-2014
Uniform List of Services to be followed in SEZs - reg
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 197
DATED 19-11-2014
All Industry Rates of Duty Drawback effective from 22-11-2014
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 196
DATED 13-10-2014
CBDT Clarification regarding allowability of deduction under Section 10A/10AA on transfer of Technical Manpower in the case of Software Industry.
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 195
DATED 25-08-2014
Department of Commerce has prescribed time-limit for disposal of various process related to SEZ Developers and SEZ Units
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 194
DATED 15-07-2014
Changes in the EOU/SEZ Scheme in the Union Budget 2014-15
EPCES CIRCULAR NO. 193
DATED 12-06-2014
Online complaint resolution system relating to EDI Issues