Central Excise Taxes for electrical machinery, television, telecommunication equipment as per Indian Budget

Excise duty changes for electrical machinery, television, telecommunication equipment under HS code 85 as per Indian Budget 2017-18

 

 

 

Central Excise Taxes for electrical machinery, television, telecommunication equipment as per Indian BudgetMajor changes in Indian Budget 2017-18 is being introduced based on the introduction of GST before September 2017 by redefining Indian Tax system.  The budget is presented along with Railway Budget and after demonetization in country. The Central Excise tax charges for electrical machinery, television, telecommunication equipment are described below according to Indian Union Budget 2017-18.

 

Changes or customs rates as per Budget 2017-18 under this HSN Code list:

1) Excise duty is being exempted on Micro ATMs as per standards version 1.5.1, fingerprint reader / scanner, and Iris Scanner. Further, excise duty is also being exempted on parts and components for manufacture of these devices, subject to actual user condition. This exemption from excise duty will be valid till 30t h June, 2017. Notification No. 12/2012- Central Excise, dated 17th March, 2012 as amended vide Notification No.6/2017- Central Excise, dated 2nd February, 2017, [new S. No. 256C] refers.

2) Excise duty is being exempted on miniaturised POS card reader for mPOS (other than Mobile phone or Tablet Computer). Further, excise duty is also being exempted on parts and components of miniaturised POS card reader for use in the manufacture of miniaturised POS card reader for mPOS (other than Mobile phone or Tablet Computer), subject to actual user condition. This exemption from excise duty will be valid till 30th June, 2017. Notification No. 12/2012- Central Excise, dated 17th March, 2012 as amended vide Notification No.6/2017- Central Excise, dated 2nd February, 2017, [new S. No. 256C] refers.

3) Point of Sale [POS] devices and all goods for manufacture of POS devices subject to actual user condition were exempted from central excise / CV duty Vide Notification No.35/2016- Central Excise, dated 28t h November, 2016. These exemptions which are valid till 31st March 2017 are being extended up to 30.06.2017.

 

Click here to read government notification on changes in Excise tax tariff rate under Indian Budget 2017-18, HSN code chapter wise.  

 

 

EXCISE RATE CHANGES AS PER BUDGET 2017-18      Click here to download in pdf format

 

   

Commodity

Rate of Duty

   

 

From

To

I.

Public Health

A.

Tobacco and Tobacco Products

 
  1.  

Cigar and cheroots

12.5% or Rs.3755 per thousand, whichever is higher

12.5% or Rs.4006 per thousand, whichever is higher

 
  1.  

Cigarillos

12.5% or Rs.3755 per thousand, whichever is higher

12.5% or Rs.4006 per thousand, whichever is higher

 
  1.  

Cigarettes of tobacco substitutes

Rs.3755 per thousand

Rs.4006 per thousand

 
  1.  

Cigarillos of tobacco substitutes

12.5% or Rs.3755 per thousand, whichever is higher

12.5% or Rs.4006 per thousand, whichever is higher

 
  1.  

Others of tobacco substitutes

12.5% or Rs.3755 per thousand, whichever is higher

12.5% or Rs.4006 per thousand, whichever is higher

 
  1.  

Paper rolled biris – handmade

Rs.21 per thousand

Rs.28 per thousand

 
  1.  

Paper rolled biris – machine made

Rs.21 per thousand

Rs.78 per thousand

II.

Incentivizing domestic value addition, ‘Make in India’

A.

Renewable Energy

 
  1.  

All items of machinery required for balance of systems operating on biogas/ bio-methane/ by-product hydrogen

12.5%

6%

B.

Miscellaneous

 
  1.  

Membrane Sheet and Tricot/Spacer for use in the manufacture of RO membrane element for household type filters, subject to actual user condition

12.5%

6%

 
  1.  

All parts for use in the manufacture of LED lights or fixtures, including LED lamps, subject to actual user condition

Applicable duty

6%

 
  1.  
    1. Waste and scrap of precious metals or metals clad with precious metals arising in course of manufacture of goods failing in Chapter 71
    2. Strips, wires, sheets, plates and foils of silver
    3. Articles of silver jewellery, other than those studded with diamond, ruby, emerald or sapphire
    4. Silver coin of purity 99.9% and above, bearing a brand name when manufactured from silver on which appropriate duty of customs or excise has been paid
 

 

 

 

Nil

Nil, subject to the condition that no credit of duty paid on inputs or input services or capital goods has been availed by manufacturer of such goods

III.

Promotion of cashless transactions and promote domestic manufacturing of devices used therefor

 
  1.  

a)        Miniaturized POS card reader for m-POS (not including mobile phones or tablet computers),

b)       micro ATM as per standards version 1.5.1,

c)        Finger Print Reader / Scanner, and

d)       Iris Scanner

Applicable duty

Nil

 
  1.  

Parts and components for manufacture of:

a)        Miniaturized POS card reader for m-POS (not including mobile phones or tablet computers),

b)       Micro ATM as per standards version 1.5.1,

c)        Finger Print Reader / Scanner, and

d)       Iris Scanner

Applicable duty

Nil

 

Note:    “Basic Excise Duty” means the excise duty set forth in the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985.

 

 

CHANGES IN RATE OF ADDITIONAL DUTY LEVIED UNDER SECTION 85 OF THE FINANCE ACT, 2005

 

   

Commodity

Rate of duty

   

 

From

To

A.

Pan Masala

 
  1.  

Pan Masala

6%

9%

B.

Tobacco and Tobacco Products

 
  1.  

Unmanufactured tobacco

4.2%

8.3%

 
  1.  

Non-filter Cigarettes of length not exceeding 65mm

Rs.215 per thousand

Rs.311 per thousand

 
  1.  

Non-filter Cigarettes of length exceeding 65mm but not exceeding 70mm

Rs.370 per thousand

Rs.541 per thousand

 
  1.  

Filter Cigarettes of length not exceeding 65mm

Rs.215 per thousand

Rs.311 per thousand

 
  1.  

Filter Cigarettes of length exceeding 65mm but not exceeding 70mm

Rs.260 per thousand

Rs.386 per thousand

 
  1.  

Filter Cigarettes of length exceeding 70mm but not exceeding 75mm

Rs.370 per thousand

Rs.541 per thousand

 
  1.  

Other Cigarettes

Rs.560 per thousand

Rs.811 per thousand

 
  1.  

Chewing tobacco (including filter khaini)

6%

12%

 
  1.  

Jarda scented tobacco

6%

12%

 
  1.  

Pan Masala containing Tobacco (Gutkha)

6%

12%

 

 

GST rate for electrical machinery, television, telecommunication equipment also is expected to declare once after introduction of GST this year, before September, 2017.

 

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(Updating soon after Budget 2017-18 on 1st February,2017 under text format and pdf format)

 

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