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Circular 14 of 2019 issued by CBIC Benefits and importance of IEC registration on ICEGATE site
Directed to refer to Board's circular No. 35/2018 dated 01.10.2018 wherein it was stated that CBIC was working towards bringing all the Participating Government Agencies (PGAs) under eSANCHIT and enable PGAs who issue Licenses, Permits, Certificates and Other Authorizations (LPCOs) to upload the documents themselves instead of importer/exporter. The IRN of the uploaded documents would be communicated to the beneficiary importer/exporter for quoting the same in their declaration. The importers, exporters, Customs Brokers and other beneficiaries transacting with Customs were, therefore, requested to come forward and register on ICEGATE Portal. A detailed procedure was also made available for this purpose.
Note on the classification of parts and accessories of Motor Vehicles
Recently the DRI and Audit Commissionerates have pointed out that in respect of classification of parts and accessories of automobiles, the goods which are meant to be used solely & principally with/for the goods of chapter 87 (vehicles)cannot be considered as 'parts of general use' and are therefore required to be classified under appropriate headings of parts & accessories of chapter 87. After receipt of the above said communications, Assessment Groups in ACC, Mumbai have started assessing all the parts and accessories of vehicles under headings of parts & accessories of chapter 87.In response to this change in assessment practice, various automobile manufacturers have represented against the said assessment practice. In view of the above, to streamline the assessment of parts and accessories of automobiles
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