January, 2022 – Issue No. II

Mismatch between GSTR-1 and GSTR-3B:
Demand notice to be issued for payment of tax or to explain the difference. If explanation is unsatisfactory, recovery proceedings under Section 79 to be commenced. Guidelines issued.
Anti Dumping Duty imposed on imports of “1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane or R-134a” from China PR rescinded.

Manual/physical filing of EODC/closure applications under AA scheme is allowed for AAs issued before 1.12.2020. Exporters are also requested to update EODC/Closure status of earlier issued AAs in the online system by 31.3.2022.

In addition to nominated agencies as notified by RBI (in case of banks) and nominated agencies notified by DGFT, qualified jewellers as notified by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA) will be permitted to import gold under specific ITC(HS) Codes through India International Bullion Exchange IFSC Ltd. (IIBX). However, Import of gold/silver under Advance Authorisation and supply of gold/silver directly by foreign buyers to exporters under para 4.45 of FTP against export orders would continue to be governed by the relevant FTP provisions.

The Indian Tax Advisors