Latest Expert Exchange Queries
sitemapHome | Registration | Job Portal for CA's | Expert Exchange | Currency Converter | Post Matrimonial Ads | Post Property Ads
 
 
News shortcuts: From the Courts | News Headlines | VAT (Value Added Tax) | Service Tax | Sales Tax | Placements & Empanelment | Various Acts & Rules | Latest Circulars | New Forms | Forex | Auditing | Direct Tax | Customs and Excise | ICAI | Corporate Law | Markets | Students | General | Indirect Tax | Mergers and Acquisitions | Continuing Prof. Edu. | Budget Extravaganza | Transfer Pricing
 
 
 
 
Popular Search: ICAI offer Get Windows 7,Office 2010 in Rs.799 Taxes :: empanelment :: list of goods taxed at 4% :: cpt :: articles on VAT and GST in India :: due date for vat payment :: TDS :: ARTICLES ON INPUT TAX CREDIT IN VAT :: ACCOUNTING STANDARD :: ACCOUNTING STANDARDS :: Central Excise rule to resale the machines to a new company :: TAX RATES - GOODS TAXABLE @ 4% :: form 3cd :: VAT Audit :: VAT RATES
 
 
Customs and Excise »
 Ensure transparency in excise department working: Bizmen to government
 It is time to review the customs duty on essential food imports
 Migration to GST of existing Central Excise / Service Tax Assessees
 Rate of exchange of conversion of the foreign currency with effect from 3rd February, 2017
 Budgetary Changes In Customs
 Customs and excise officials upset with GST administration deal with states
 Higher petro excise props up govt tax kitty
 Seeks to further amend notification No. 02/2011-Central Excise dated 1st March, 2011.
  Rate of exchange of conversion of the foreign currency with effect from 21st October, 2016
 Rate of exchange of conversion of the foreign currency with effect from 21st October, 2016
 Seeks to amend Notification No. 27/2014-Central Excise

Duty evasion: Two customs officials suspended
December, 11th 2013

Two customs officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty after a duty evasion racket was busted at the courier terminal at the airport. The Customs department has also arrested Gaurav Khianra, director of AMI Express Services, a courier firm.

There was a high drama at the terminal on November 16, when assistant commissioner of Customs Kiran Kumar Karlapu and his colleague arrived on a bike around 6pm and blocked three trucks that were about to leave. The officials had bits of intelligence information that the garments in the vehicle were cleared without proper assessment of duty and would make its way to the local market. The officials removed the trucks' keys and directed them back for a re-examination.

The investigations that followed showed that 147 packets containing 17,000 pieces of garments that came from China were worth a crore but the documents submitted to the Customs showed a value of Rs 1.5 lakh. This translates into around Rs 28 lakh duty evasion, an official said. "Investigations are on to ascertain whether the suspended officials Jaspal Sharma and S R Vadke connived with the importers. The matter has been referred to the vigilance department," an official said. The role of some more officials is being examined considering that at least 55 consignments worth over Rs 20 crore have been cleared in the last three months.

Officials are searching for Amol Krishnamurthy, another director of AMI Express and believed to be the mastermind. The 147 importers existed but they had never placed any orders. Khianra misused the identity documents submitted by them for imports in the past to perpetrate the fraud,'' an official said.

Khinara has claimed that in September he had alerted the customs prevent smuggling of a narcotics consignment declared as soap powder out of the country through courier.

Two customs officials have been suspended for dereliction of duty after a duty evasion racket was busted at the courier terminal at the airport. Customs department has also arrested Gaurav Khianra, director of AMI Express Services, a courier firm.

It was high drama at the terminal on November 16, when assistant commissioner of customs Kiran Kumar Karlapu and his colleague arrived on a bike at around 6 pm and blocked three trucks that were about to leave. The officials had bits of intelligence information that the garments in the vehicle were cleared without proper assessment of duty and would make its way into the local market. The officials removed the truck keys and directed it back for a re-examination.

The investigations that followed showed that 147 packets containing 17,000 pieces of garments that came from China were worth a crore but the documents submitted to the customs showed a value of Rs 1.5 lakh. This translates into around Rs 28 lakh duty evasion, an official said. Investigations are on to ascertain whether the suspended officials Jaspal Sharma and S R Vadke connived with the importers. The matter has been referred to the vigilance department,'' an official said. The role of some more officials is being examined considering that at least 55 consignments worth over Rs 20 crore have been cleared in the last three months.

Officials are searching for Amol Krishnamurthy, another director of AMI Express and believed to be the mastermind. The 147 importers existed but they had never placed any orders. Khianra misused the identity documents submitted by them for imports in the past to perpetrate the fraud,'' an official said.

Khinara has claimed that in September he had alerted the customs prevent smuggling of a narcotics consignment declared as soap powder out of the country through courier.

 
 
Home | About Us | Terms and Conditions | Contact Us
Copyright 2017 CAinINDIA All Right Reserved.
Designed and Developed by Binarysoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Binarysoft Technologies - Our Experience

Transfer Pricing | International Taxation | Business Consulting | Corporate Compliance and Consulting | Assurance and Risk Advisory | Indirect Taxes | Direct Taxes | Transaction Advisory | Regular Compliance and Reporting | Tax Assessments | International Taxation Advisory | Capital Structuring | Withholding tax advisory | Expatriate Tax Reporting | Litigation | Badges | Club Badges | Seals | Military Insignias | Emblems | Family Crest | Software Development India | Software Development Company | SEO Company | Web Application Development | MLM Software | MLM Solutions