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Our Vision is to provide an efficient and transparent mechanism for collection of indirect taxes and enforcement of cross border controls with a view to encourage voluntary compliance.



Our Mission is to achieve excellence in the formulation and implementation of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax laws and procedures aimed at:

  realizing the revenues in a fair, equitable, transparent and efficient manner
  administering the Government's economic, taxation and trade policies in a pragmatic manner
  facilitating trade and industry by streamlining and simplifying Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax processes and helping Indian business to enhance its competitiveness
  ensuring control on cross border movement of goods, services and intellectual property
  creating a climate for voluntary compliance by providing information and guidance
  combating revenue evasion, commercial frauds and social menace supplementing the efforts to ensure national security.