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  • 3rd Constitution Day to be celebrated on 27.11.2017 due to Public Holiday(Sunday) on 26.11.2017
  • Customs Broker License written examination under CBLR, 2013 to be held on 19.01.2018click here
  • All CC Zones/DGSTI are requested to transfer the legacy data from Pre GST Commissionerates to Post GST Commissionerates under PMM module.
  • CGST rates for Goods under different Notifications as amended from time to timeclick here
  • Letter to trade and industry associations inviting suggestions for budget 2018-19 has been issued and suggestions may be sent latest by 25th November 2017click here
  • IGST Rules, 2017 as amended upto 15/11/2017 have been uploaded
  • Letters regarding delivery and upgradation of IT infrastructure
  • Circular issued for manual filing and processing of refund claims in respect of zero-rated suppliesclick here
  • Notifications and Orders issued to implement the recommendations of the GST Council made in its 23rd meeting held on 10.11.2017.
  • Applications are invited for the post of Deputy Secretary/Director(ICD) and Deputy Secretary/Director(Drawback)click here
  • Letter regarding requirement of IT infrastructure at Customs formationsclick here
  • Field formations are requested to view the GST Performas with comments from GST-Policy wing on ‘www.cbecddm.gov.in/MIS/GSTHome/Feedback’ (after login into MIS) and give Feedback.
  • Decisions relating to Services in 23rd GST Council meeting at Guwahaticlick here
  • Changes in GST/IGST rate and clarifications in respect of GST rate on certain goods as approved by GST Council on 10.11.2017click here
  • Press Release On Changes recommended in Composition Scheme.click here
  • CBEC Press Release On GST Rate Changes.click here
  • Press release with respect to policy issues recommended in 23rd GST Council Meeting.click here
  • " Circulars on deemed export supplies from DTA to EOU/EHTP/STP/BTP Units and due date for generation of FORM GSTR-2A and FORM GSTR-1A issued"Click Here
  • Details of Vendors providing E-seals to exportersclick here
  • VPNoBB at Field Formations with less than 5 users/AIOs to be upgraded to 2 Mbps
  • REVISION OF PENSION CASES OF PRE-2016 PENSIONERS
  • Notification issued extending the due date for filing FORM GSTR-2 and FORM GSTR-3 for the month of July, 2017
  • Application of 'own merit' rule for determining seniority of Superintendents in Zones under CBEC -reg.click here
  • Two days course on Prevention of Wildlife Trafficking for the officers of CBEC of the rank of AC/DC/JC/Addl Commissioners and Commissioners of CBEC on 27th and 28th November, 2017click here
  • Notification for waiving late fee on delayed filing of FORM GSTR-3B for Aug & Sep, 2017 issued
  • UPS upkeep & maintenance activityclick here
  • Circular clarifying movement of goods on approval basis has been issued.click here
  • Circular on Authorized officer for enrollment of Goods and Services Tax Practitioner has been issued.click here
  • List of ports and ICDs wherein e-seal readers are to be provided by the vendors-.click here
  • Incase of any LAN-WAN issues please call 18002662232/18001214560 or mail Saksham.Seva@icegate.gov.in
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PARTHASARATHI SHOME, Director & Chief Executive, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi. He was Chief Economist, Her Majesty"s Revenue & Customs (HMRC), United Kingdom (2008-11) and Adviser to Indian Finance Minister (2004-08), when he also served as Chairman, Empowered Committee for Computerisation of the tax departments, and Permanent Invitee, Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers for VAT/GST. Earlier, he served at the International Monetary Fund (1983-2004) in various capacities, including as the first Senior Economist in the Office of the Managing Director (1988-89), Chief of Tax Policy (1992-95), and Director, IMF Singapore Institute (2001-03). He was Professor of Economics at American University, Washington D.C. where he served between 1975-83. His books are from Oxford University Press, Routledge, IMF, Business Standard Publishers, and others. He has provided technical assistance to over thirty countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. He chaired India"s Ninth Five Year Plan and Tenth Five Year Plan Advisory Groups on Tax Policy and Administration. He was Professor at ICRIER (1999-2001) and Director, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi (1995-97). In 2000, he was awarded the highest civilian honour of the Brazilian government, Commander of the Order of the Southern Cross, for his contributions to Brazilian tax reform. He has published in the Journal of Economic Theory, Journal of Public Economics, National Tax Journal, Oxford Economic Papers, Public Finance, Public Finance Quarterly, Staff Papers IMF, and other international and national journals. For his Ph.D. thesis on the burden of the corporation income tax, he received the National Tax Association of America award for "outstanding student of taxation and public finance". His Ph.D. is from Southern Methodist University (1975), Masters degrees from University of Rochester (1973) and Delhi University (1972), B.A. Honours from Calcutta University (1970) and high school matriculation from Madras University (1966).