Revised Adjudication Limit for Passing Order : CBEC vide its Notification No. 44 /2016- Service Tax dated 28th September 2016 has revised Adjudication Limit for Passing Order in Service Tax Law as under:

Sr. No.

Rank of the Central Excise Officer

Amount of service tax or CENVAT credit specified in a notice issued under the Finance Act 1994.


Superintendent Not exceeding rupees ten lakh (excluding the cases relating to taxability of services or valuation of services and cases involving extended period of limitation).


Assistant Commissioner Or Deputy Commissioner Not exceeding rupees fifty lakh (except cases where Superintendents are empowered to adjudicate).


Joint Commissioner or Additional Commissioner Rupees fifty lakh and above but not exceeding rupees two crore.


Commissioner Without limit.

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