Central excise on cotton and goods of cotton

In this annual budget, there are some changes made in the central excise duty on cotton and goods of cotton. Central excise department also issued a notification about excise on cotton and cotton goods. Central excise department issued notification no. 7 Dated 17-03-2012 about the excise on cotton products. Full notification is as under.


 [TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 
3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)
New Delhi, dated the 17t hMarch, 2012
Notification No. 7 /2012-Central Excise

          G.S.R.  (E) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 5A ofthe 
Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), and in supersession of notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue No.29/2004-Central  Excise, dated the 9th July, 2004, published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.420(E), dated the  9th July, 2004, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such super session, the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the excisable goods of the description specified in column (3) of the Table below, and falling within the Chapter, heading or sub-heading or tariff item of the First Schedule to the Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 ( 5 of 1986), specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, from so much of the duty of excise specified thereon under the First Schedule  to the said Act, as is in excess of the amount calculated at the rate specified in the corresponding entry in column (4) of the said Table, 

Explanation.- For the purposes of this notification, the rates specified in column (4) of 
the said Table are ad valorem rates, unless otherwise specified..

S no.
Chapter, heading or
sub-heading or tariff
item

Description of goods
Rate




1
5204 to 521
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%




2
56 (except 56011000
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%




3
57
 All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%




4
58 (except 58043000, 5805 and 5807)
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%

59
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%

60
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material
6%

61, 62 and 63(except
63090000 and 6310)
All goods of cotton, not containing any other
textile material, other than those bearing a
brand name or sold under a brand name.

Explanation.- For the removal of doubts, it is
hereby clarified that ‘goods of cotton, not
containing any other textile material’, shall
include goods made from fabrics of cotton,
not containing any other textile materials,
even if they contain sewing threads, cords,
labels, elastic tapes, zip fasteners and similar
items used for stitching, fastening, holding or
adornment, of materials other than cotton.
6%
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