CHANGES IN CENTRAL EXCISE RATES


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 BUDGET 09-10: CHANGES IN CENTRAL EXCISE RATES

Changes in the effective rates are as under-

Sr.

No.

Products

Existing Rate

New Rate

1

Motor spirit (Petrol)-sold under brand name(Basic duty)

6%+Rs. 5 per litre

Rs.6.50 per litre.

2

High speed diesel -sold under brand name(Basic duty)

6%+Rs. 1.25 per litre

Rs.2.75 per litre.

3

Bio diesel

6%+Rs. 1.25 per litre

NIL

4

Special boiling point spirits

14%+Rs. 15 per litre

14%

5

Naphtha

16%

14%

6

Pure terephthalic acid (PTA)

4%

8%

7

Dimethyle terephthalate (DMT)

4%

8%

8

Acrylinitrille

4%

8%

9

Ink used in writing instruments

4%

8%

10

Polyester chips

4%

8%

11

Heat resistant rubber thread

4%

8%

12

Heat resistant rubber tension tape

4%

8%

13

Raw, tanned or dressed fur skins

4%

8%

14

Veneering sheet for plywood, laminated wood, and other wood – of thickness not exceeding 6mm

4%

8%

15

Particle board, oriented strand board, Fiber board of wood or other ligneous materials

4%

8%

16

Plywood,vennered panels and similar laminated wood

4%

8%

17

Flush doors

4%

8%

18

Articles of wood other than articles of densified wood

4%

8%

19

Folders, file covers, manifold business forms, and other articles of stationery of paper (except notebooks and exercise books)

4%

8%

20

Paper and paper board labels

4%

8%

21

Articles of mica

4%

8%

22

Solid or hollow building blocks

4%

8%

23

Man made filament yarn

4%

8%

24

Man made fibers

4%

8%

25

Articles of stones, cement etc containing not less than 25% by weight fly ash or phosphor gypsum or both

4%

8%

26

Goods manufactured at site of construction work at such site

4%

NIL

27

Ceramic tiles manufactured in a factory not using electricity for firing kiln

4%

8%

28

Branded jewellery

2%

NIL

29

LPG gas stoves

4%

8%

30

Cotton goods ( optional with Cenvat credit)

NIL

4%

31

All textile goods made of man made fiber/yarn or natural fibers/yarn (other than cotton) (optional with Cenvat credit)

4%

8%

32

Tops (man made) made out of duty paid man made tow by independent processor using “tow –to-top” process

4%

NIL

33

Electronic milk fat testers and electronic solid non-fat testers

4%

8%

34

MP3/MP4/and MPEG4 players

4%

8%

35

Motor vehicles having engine capacity exceeding 1999cc

20%+ Rs. 20000 per unit

20%+   Rs. 15000 per unit

36

Petrol driven vehicles for transport of goods (except dumpers)

20%

8%

37

Chassis for Petrol driven vehicles for transport of goods (except dumpers)

20%  + Rs. 10000 per chassis

8%  + Rs. 10000 per chassis

38

Patent Ductus Arteriosus/Atrial septal Defect Occlusion devices

8%

NIL

39

Contact lenses

4%

8%

40

Parts of drawing and mathematical instruments

4%

8%

41

Playing cards

4%

8%

42

Pain brushes, shaving brushes, toothbrushes

4%

8%

43

Slide fasteners and parts thereof

4%

8%

 
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Central Excise Duty Rate - Budget 2009

 
Excise Duty Rate: - There is no change in the mean Cenvat rate of 8% ad valorem. However,the concessional excise duty rate of 4% has been increased to 8%, with certain exceptionslike food products, pharmaceuticals products including drugs, papers, medical equipmentsand specified textiles machinery etc. Chapter-wise details are given below.
CHAPTERS 1 TO 20:
No change.
CHAPTER 21:
21.1 Appropriate classification is being indicated for Coffee or tea pre-mixes which arefully exempt from excise duty [S.No 22A of Notification No. 3/2006-CE dated the 1st March2006 as amended by Notification No. 13/2009 –CE refers. Consequently, S.No.26A has beenomitted]
CHAPTERS 22 TO 26:
No change
CHAPTER 27:
27.1 Basic excise duty on motor spirit commonly known as petrol intended for sale with abrand name is being converted from ‘6% + Rs 5 per litre’ to a specific rate of Rs 6.50 perlitre. Consequently petrol intended for sale with a brand name will attract total excise duty ofRs. 14.50 per litre. [S.No.17 of the Notification No. 4/2006-CE dated the 1st March 2006 asamended vide notification No. 14 /2009-C.E refers].
27.2 Basic excise duty on High speed diesel oil intended for sale with a brand name isbeing converted from ‘6% + Rs 1.25 per litre’ to a specific rate of Rs 2.75 per litre.Consequently, High Speed Diesel intended for sale with a brand name will attract total exciseduty of Rs 4.75 per litre. [S.No.19 of the Notification No. 4/2006-CE dated the 1st March2006 as amended vide notification No. 14 /2009-C.E refers].
27.3 High speed diesel oil blended with alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids obtained fromvegetable oils, commonly known as bio-diesels, up to 20% by volume is being exemptedfrom basic excise duty, additional duty of excise and special additional duty of excise subjectto the condition that appropriate duties have been paid both on HSD and bio-diesel. [Sr. No.24B of the Notification No. 4/2006-CE dated the 1st March 2006 as amended videnotification No. 14 /2009-C.E, notification No. 21 /2009-C.E. & S. No. 5 of notification No.28/2002-Central Excise, dated the 13th May, 2002 as amended vide notification No. 8/2009-C.E, refer]
27.4 Excise duty rate on special boiling point spirits falling under tariff items 27101111,27101112, 27101113 has been reduced to 14%. [S.No. 15 of notification No. 2/2008-CentralExcise dated the 1st March, 2008 as amended vide notification No. 19/2009-C.E andnotification No. 18 /2009-C.E refers]
27.5 Excise duty rate on Naphtha falling under heading 2710 has been reduced to 14%.[Notification No. 18/2009-CE issued in supersession of Notification No.23/2006-CentralExcise, dated the 1st March 2006 refers. Consequently, S.No. 18 of the Notification No.4/2006-CE dated the 1st March 2006 has been omitted vide notification No. 14/ 2009-C.E.]
27.6 Notification No. 4/2006-CE dated 1st March, 2006 has been amended so as toexpressly provide that exemption from excise duty is available to Naphtha or NaturalGasoline Liquid –(a) for use in the manufacture of fertiliser and if such fertiliser is cleared as such fromthe factory of production; or(b) for use in the manufacture of ammonia, if such ammonia is used in themanufacture of fertiliser and such fertilizer is cleared as such from the factory of production.The implication of these changes is that exemption to naphtha or NGL would not be availableif they are used in the manufacture of fertiliser/ ammonia which in turn is used formanufacture of some other item.[S. Nos. 7 and 7A of the notification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended/inserted vide notificationNo. 14/2009-C.E refers].
CHAPTER 28:
No change.
CHAPTER 29:
29.1 Excise duty on pure terephthalic acid (PTA) is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No.52C of the notification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended vide notification No.14/2009-C.E refers].
29.2 Excise duty on dimethyl terephthalate (DMT) is being increased from 4% to 8%[S.No. 52D of the notification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended vide notification No. 14/2009-C.Erefers].
29.3 Excise duty on acrylonitrile is being increased from 4% to 8% (S.No. 52E of thenotification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended vide notification No. 14/2009-C.E refers).
CHAPTER 30-31:
No change.
CHAPTER 32:
32.1 Excise duty on ink used in writing instruments is being increased from 4% to 8%(S.No 68A of the Notification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended vide notification No. 14/2009-C.Erefers).
CHAPTER 33 TO 38:
No change.
CHAPTER 39:
39.1 Excise duty on polyester chips is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 80A of theNotification No. 4/2006-C.E as amended vide notification No. 14/2009-C.E refers].
CHAPTER 40:
40.1 Excise duty on Heat resistant latex rubber thread is being increased from 4% to 8%[S.No. 82 of the notification No. 4/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No14/2009-CE refers].
40.2 Excise duty on Heat resistant rubber tension tape is being increased from 4% to 8%[S.No. 82A of the notification No. 4/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No14/2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 41 TO 42:
No change.
CHAPTER 43:
43.1 Excise duty on Raw, tanned and dressed fur skins is being increased from 4% to 8%[S.No. 86 of the notification No. 4/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No14/2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 44:
44.1 Excise duty on all goods falling under heading 4408 (Sheets for veneering forplywood, similar laminated wood and other wood, of thickness not exceeding 6 mm) is beingincreased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 86B of the notification No. 4/2006-Central Excise asamended vide notification No. 14/2009-CE refers].
44.2 Excise duty on all goods falling under heading 4410 (particle board, oriented strandboard, Fibre board and similar board of wood or other ligneous materials) and all goodsfalling under heading 4411 (Fibre board of wood or other ligneous materials) is beingincreased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 87 of the notification No. 4/2006-Central Excise as amendedvide notification No. 14/2009-CE refers].
44.3 Excise duty on all goods falling under heading 4412 (Plywood, veneered panels andsimilar laminated wood) is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 87B of the notification No.4/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No.14/2009-CE refers].
44.4 Excise duty on Flush doors is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 87C of thenotification No. 4/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No. 14/2009-CE refers].
44.5 Excise duty on articles of wood, other than articles of densified wood is being increasedfrom 4% to 8% [S.No. 1 of the notification No. 10/2006-Central Excise as amended videnotification No. 17 /2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 45 TO 47:
No change.
CHAPTER 48:
48.1 Excise duty on all goods falling under heading 4820{folders, file covers, manifoldbusiness forms & other articles of stationery, of paper or paperboard (except notebooks andexercise books )} is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 2 of the notification No. 10/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No. 17/2009-CE refers]. Notebooks and exercisebooks continue to be exempted [S.No. 97 of notification no. 4/2006- Central Excise dated01.03.2006]
48.2 Excise duty on paper and paperboard labels is being increased from 4% to 8% [S.No.3 of the notification No. 10/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No. 17 /2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 49:
No change.
CHAPTER 50 TO 63:
50.1 Excise duty on manmade filament yarn falling under headings 5402, 5403 and 5406 isbeing increased from 4% to 8% [S.No 1 of notification No. 5/2006-CE as amended videnotification No. 15/2009-CE refers].
50.2 Excise duty on manmade fibres (tow and staple fibres) falling under headings 5501 to5507 has been increased from 4% to 8% [S.No 2 of notification No. 5/2006-CE as amendedvide notification No. 15/2009-CE refers].
50.3 Excise duty on all textile goods made of pure cotton, not containing any other textilematerial, is being increased from nil to 4%. [Notification No 29/2004-CE as amended videnotification No. 11/2009-CE refers]. However, the said goods would be exempt from exciseduty subject to non availment of Cenvat credit on input. [Notification No 30/2004-CE refers].Thus, the exemption will be optional. Those opting to pay duty @ 4% will be eligible to availCenvat credit. The applicable rates for CVD purposes will be 4%.
50.4 Excise duty on all textile goods, made of manmade fibre/yarn or natural fibres/yarnother than cotton i.e. beyond the fibre/yarn stage is being increased from 4% to 8%[Notification No. 59/2008- CE dated 7th December, 2008, as amended vide notification No.20/2009-CE refers]. However, the said goods would continue to be fully exempt from exciseduty subject to non-availment of Cenvat credit on inputs. [Notification No 30/2004-CErefers]. A manufacturer, who takes credit of the duty paid on inputs, would be required to payduty on the final product. The applicable rates for CVD purposes will be 8%.
50.5 Excise duty exemption has been provided to tops (man-made), made out of duty paidman-made tow procured from outside the factory using “tow-to-top” process. [S.No 10 A ofnotification No 30/2004-CE as inserted vide notification No. 12/2009-CE refers].
50.6 No intimation or permission will be necessary either for availing full exemption orpaying duty and taking credit in cases as discussed above.
50. 7 There is no change in excise duty rates on items such as, Nylon fishnet twine, madeup fishing nets and nylon tyre cord fabrics etc, which already attract 8% excise duty withoption of exemption from excise duty subject to non-availment of Cenvat credit on inputs.
50.8 There is no change in the rates of excise duty on textiles and textile articles, presentlyattracting ‘Nil’ rate by tariff or by notifications.
CHAPTER 64 to 67:
No change
CHAPTER 68:
68.1 Excise duty on goods in which not less than 25% by weight of fly ash or phosphogypsumor both have been used, has been increased from 4% to 8% [S. No.9 of notificationNo. 5/2006- Central Excise has been amended vide notification No.15/2009-Central Excise].
68.2 Goods manufactured at the site of construction for use in construction work at suchsite have been fully exempted. This exemption was so far available only to the goods inwhich more than 25% by weight of red mud, press mud or blast furnace sl*g or one or moreof these materials, have been used. This condition has now been removed, and exemption isavailable to all kinds of goods irrespective of use of these materials in such goods [S. No.10of notification No. 5/2006- Central Excise has been amended vide notification No. 15/2009-Central Excise].
68.3 Excise duty on articles of mica has been increased from 4% to 8% [S. No.8 ofnotification No. 10/2006- Central Excise has been amended vide notification No. 17/2009-Central Excise].
68.4 Excise duty on solid or hollow building blocks, including aerated or cellular lightweight concrete block and slabs, has been increased from 4% to 8% [S. No.9 of notificationNo. 5/2006- Central Excise has been amended vide notification No. 15/2009-Central Excise].
CHAPTER 69:
69.1 Excise duty on ceramic tiles, manufactured in a factory not using electricity for firingthe kiln, has been increased from 4% to 8% [S. No.13 of notification No. 5/2006- CentralExcise has been amended vide notification No. 15/2009-Central Excise].
CHAPTER 70:
No change
CHAPTER 71:
71.1 Excise duty on articles of jewellery, on which brand name or trade name is indeliblyaffixed or embossed on the article of jewellery itself, has been reduced from 2% to ‘nil’ [S.No.26 of notification No. 10/2006- Central Excise has been amended vide notification No.17/2009-Central Excise].
CHAPTER 72:
No change.
CHAPTER 73:
73.1 Excise duty on LPG Gas stoves has been increased from 4% to 8% [S.No. 36 of thenotification No. 5/2006-Central Excise as amended vide notification No. 15/2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 74 TO 83:
No change.
CHAPTER 84 & 85:
84.1 Excise duty on electronic milk fat tester and electronic solid non-fat (SNF) tester hasbeen increased from 4% to 8%. [S. No. 19 of notification No. 6/2006-CE amended videnotification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
84.2 Excise duty on MP3/ MP4 or MPEG 4 players with or without radio/ video receptionfacility has been increased from 4% to 8%. [S. No 21 of notification No. 6/2006-CE amendedvide notification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
84.3 Excise duty exemption on recorded smart cards and recorded proximity cards and tagshas been made optional. Thus, a domestic manufacturer of recorded smart cards, recordedproximity cards and tags can pay the applicable excise duty if he chooses to and avail thecredit of duty paid on the inputs. When these items are imported, CVD at 8% will beattracted. [S. No 22A & S. No 22B of notification No. 6/2006-CE amended vide notificationNo. 16/2009-CE refers].
84.4 Excise duty exemption has been provided to packaged software, subject to specifiedconditions, from so much of the duty of excise leviable thereon as is equivalent to the exciseduty payable on the portion of the value which represents the consideration paid or payablefor transfer of the right to use such software. [Notification No. 22/2009-Central Exciserefers].
CHAPTER 86:
No change
CHAPTER 87:
87.1. Excise duty on motor vehicles of heading 8702 and 8703 having engine capacityexceeding 1999cc, has been reduced from 20% + Rs.20,000 per unit to 20% + Rs.15,000 perunit. [S.No.41A of notification No. 6/2006- Central Excise has been amended videnotification No. 16/2009-Central Excise].
87.2. Excise duty on petrol driven motor vehicles for transport of goods except dumpers oftariff item 8704 10 90 has been reduced from 20% to 8% [S. No.44 of notification No.6/2006- Central Excise, dated 01.03.2006 has been amended vide notification No. 16/2009-CE]. Further, the excise duty on chassis of such petrol driven vehicles has been reduced from20% + Rs.10,000 per chassis to 8% + Rs.10,000 per chassis [S. No. 51A has been inserted innotification No. 6/2006- Central Excise vide notification No. 16/2009-Central Excise].
CHAPTER 88 - 89:
No change
CHAPTER 90:
90.1 Excise duty on contact lenses has been increased from 4% to 8%. [S. No. 23 ofnotification No. 59/2008-CE amended vide notification No. 20/2009-CE refers].
90.2 Excise duty on parts of drawing and mathematical instruments, used in themanufacture of drawing and mathematical instruments has been increased from 4% to 8%.[S. No. 58 of notification No. 6/2006-CE amended vide notification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
90.3 Excise duty exemption has been provided on specified medical devices namely,Patent Ductus Arteriosus/ Atrial Septal Defect occlusion device. [S. No 68A of notificationNo. 6/2006-CE inserted vide notification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 91-94:
No change
CHAPTER 95:
95.1 Excise duty on playing cards has been increased from 4% to 8%. [S. No. 24 ofnotification No. 59/2008-CE amended vide notification No. 20/2009-CE refers].
CHAPTER 96:
96.1 Excise duty on all goods (except specified brooms) classified under heading 9603 ofthe Central Excise Tariff like paint brushes, shaving brushes, toothbrushes etc has beenincreased from 4% to 8%. [S. No. 75 of notification No. 6/2006-CE amended videnotification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
96.2 Excise duty on slide fasteners and parts thereof classified under heading 9607 of theCentral Excise Tariff has been increased from 4% to 8%. [S. No. 75A of notification No.6/2006-CE amended vide notification No. 16/2009-CE refers].
LEGISLATIVE AMENDMENTS:
1. Amendments in First Schedule to the Central Excise Act, 1944: -
(i) Section 9A (2) of the Central Excise Act has been amended so as to exclude certaintypes of offences and circumstances from the purview of the compounding provisions.[Clause 103 of the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2009 refers]. Consequently, section 37 of the Centralexcise Act has also been amended. [Clause 109 of the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2009 refers].
(ii) Sections 14A and 14AA have been amended to provide that the Chief Commissionermay also nominate Chartered Accountants for conducting special audits under theseprovisions. [Clauses 104 and 105 of the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2009 refer].
(iii) Section 23A has been amended to prescribe that the Authority for Advance Rulingsauthorised under section 28F of the Customs Act would be competent to deal with casesunder the Central Excise Act as well. [Clause 106 of the Finance (No. 2) Bill, 2009 refers].
(iv) Sections 35G and 35H have been amended so as to empower High Courts to condonedelay in the filing of appeals, applications as well as the memorandum of cross objectionswhere it is satisfied that there was sufficient cause for delay. [Clauses 108 and 109 of theFinance (No. 2) Bill, 2009 refer].
2. Amendments in First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985: -
(i) Note 1 of Chapter 8 in the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 hasbeen substituted so as to exclude ‘betel nut product known as supari’ of tariff item 2106 9030from its purview.
(ii) A note has been inserted in Chapter 21 so as to provide that in relation to product oftariff item 2106 90 30 the process of adding or mixing cardamom, copra, menthol, spices,sweetening agents or any such ingredients, other than lime, katha (catechu) or tobacco tobetel nut in any form shall amount to ‘manufacture’.
(iii) In chapter 58 against tariff item 5801 2210 in column (3) and (4), the entry ‘m2’ and‘8%’ respectively is being inserted.[Clause 111 of the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2009 refers]
3. Amendments in CENVAT Credit Rules 2004: -
(i) An explanation has been inserted in Rule 2 of the Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 so as toclarify that ‘inputs’ which are eligible for availing Cenvat credit shall not include cement,angles, channels, CTD or TMT bar and other items used for construction of shed, building orstructure for support of capital goods. [Notification No. 16/2009-CE (NT) refers].
(ii) Rule 6(3) of the Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 is being amended to prescribe that amanufacturer of both dutiable and exempted goods using common inputs, who does notmaintain separate accounts, shall pay an amount equal to 5% of the total price of theexempted goods instead of 10%.[Notification No. 16/2009-CE (NT) refers].
4. Amendments in Central Excise Rules, 2002: -
A new rule has been inserted in the Central Excise Rules 2002 to provide that recordsseized by the department during an investigation but not relied upon in the Show CauseNotice should be returned to the party within 30 days of the issue of show cause notice or thecompletion of the period for issue of the show cause notice [Notification No. 17/2009-CE(NT) refers].
MISCELLANEOUS:
1. The benefit of SSI exemption is being extended to printed laminated rolls bearing thebrand name of another person by adding this item to the list of specified packing materials atpara 4(e) of the exemption notification. The exemption for this item would be available forthe first clearances for home consumption not exceeding Rs. 150 lakhs during the remainingperiod of this financial year i.e. 2009-10. [Notification No. 8/2003-CE dated the 1st March2003 as amended vide notification No. 9/2009-C.E refers].
2. Excise duty exemption is being extended to Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) compoundmanufactured by a job worker, for further use in the manufacture of exempted foot wear, onpar with PVC compound. [Notification Nos. 83/1994-CE and 84/1994-CE both dated the11th April, 1994 as amended vide notification No.7/2009-C.E.].
3. Notification Nos. 33/97-CE (NT) dated 01.08.1997, 44/97-CE (NT) dated 30.08.1997and 7/98-CE (NT) dated 10.03.1998, which relate to erstwhile compounded levy scheme forsteel induction furnace units and re-rolling mills, are being amended with retrospective effectfrom the date of issue of the respective notifications so as to regularise fixation of rates ofduty under these notifications [Clause 110 of the Finance (No.2) Bill, 2009 refers].
4. Excise duty on all goods of cotton, not containing any other textile material which ismanufactured wholly out of indigenous raw material and cleared by EOU in domestic tariffarea, is being increased from nil to 4% ( S. Nos 5 and 7 of notification No. 23/2003-CE asamended vide notification No. 10/2009-CE refers)
5. Excise duty on all goods, (other than of cotton), which is manufactured wholly out ofindigenous raw material and cleared by EOU in domestic tariff area is being increased from4% to 8% [S. Nos 5A, 6 and 7A of notification No.23/2003-CE as amended vide notificationNo. 10 /2009-CE refers].
6. Consequent to increase in excise duty rates from 4% to 8% on certain items coveredunder RSP (Retail Sale Price) based assessment, the abatement rates have also been revisedsuitably.[ Notification No. 18/2009-CE (NT) refers].
 
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