EXCISE

Brewers would receive the stamps in sheets, cut them into individual stamps cancel them and paste them over the bung of the beer barrel so when the barrel was tapped it would destroy the stamp.

An excise or excise tax is any duty on manufactured goods which is levied at the moment of manufacture, rather than at sale. Excises are often associated with customs duties (which are levied on pre-existing goods when they cross a designated border in a specific direction); customs are levied on goods which come into existence – as taxable items – at the border, while excise is levied on goods which came into existence inland.

Although sometimes referred to as a tax, excise is specifically a duty; tax is technically a levy on an individual (or more accurately, the assessment of what that amount might be), while duty is a levy on particular goods. An excise is considered an indirect tax, meaning that the producer or seller who pays the levy to the government is expected to try to recover their loss by raising the price paid by the eventual buyer of the goods. Excises are typically imposed in addition to an indirect tax such as a sales tax or value-added tax (VAT). Typically, an excise is distinguished from a sales tax or VAT in three ways:

  • An excise is typically a per unit tax, costing a specific amount for a volume or unit of the item purchased whereas a sales tax or value-added tax is an ad valorem tax and proportional to the price of the goods.
  • An excise typically applies to a narrow range of products.
  • An excise is typically heavier accounting for a higher fraction of the retail price of the targeted products.

Typical examples of excise duties are taxes on gasoline and other fuels and taxes on tobacco and alcohol (sometimes referred to as sin tax).

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14 Nov 19 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of September, 2019.
14 Nov 19 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IB in the month of September, 2019
15 Nov 19 P.F Payment
15 Nov 19 ESIC Payments
15 Nov 19 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Oct 19 has been paid without production of a challan
20 Nov 19 Filing of GSTR-3B for the month of Oct, 2019
20 Nov 19 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Oct 2019
20 Nov 19 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of Oct 2019 (GSTR 5A)
30 Nov 19 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of October 19
30 Nov 19 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of October 19
07 Dec 19 Payment of TDS of November 2019 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
11 Dec 19 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Nov, 2019 , whose turnover > 1.5cr
13 Dec 19 Filing of GSTR-6 for input service distributor for the month of November 2019
15 Dec 19 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of October, 2019.
15 Dec 19 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IB in the month of October, 2019
15 Dec 19 P.F Payment
15 Dec 19 ESIC Payments
15 Dec 19 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Nov 19 has been paid without production of a challan
20 Dec 19 Filing of GSTR-3B for the month of Nov, 2019
20 Dec 19 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Nov 2019
20 Dec 19 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of November 2019 (GSTR 5A)
30 Dec 19 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of November 19
30 Dec 19 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of November 19
07 Jan 20 Payment of TDS of December 2019 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
11 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Dec, 2019 , whose turnover > 1.5cr
13 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-6 for input service distributor for the month of December 2019
14 Jan 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IA in the month of November, 2019.
14 Jan 20 Due date for issue of TDS Certificate for tax deducted under Section 194-IB in the month of November, 2019
15 Jan 20 P.F Payment
15 Jan 20 ESIC Payments
15 Jan 20 furnishing of Form 24G by an office of Government where TDS for m/o Dec 19 has been paid without production of a challan
18 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-4 for the quarter Oct-Dec 2019
20 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-3B for the month of Dec, 2019
20 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-5 for Non-resident foreign taxpayer for the month of Dec 2019
20 Jan 20 GST Return for NRI OIDAR service provider for the month of Dec 2019 (GSTR 5A)
30 Jan 20 furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IA in month of December 19
30 Jan 20 Due date for furnishing of challan-cum-statement in respect of tax deducted u/s 194-IB in month of December 19
31 Jan 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the quarter Oct-Dec, 19 , whose turnover < 1.5 cr
31 Jan 20 Quarterly statement of TDS deposited for the quarter ending December 31, 2019
07 Feb 20 Payment of TDS of January 2020 (For Govt deductors paying through challan)
11 Feb 20 Filing of GSTR-1 for the month of Jan. 2020 , whose turnover > 1.5cr
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