30 January 2023


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Service Charge for dining in restaurants discretionary: Government(02.01.2017)

In a move, benefitting the consumers, Government has announced, that ‘service charges’, levied by restaurants along with other taxes, are discretionar.....

Tags : Service charge, Restaurant, Discretionary

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Government Makes Service Charge Completely Voluntary(21.04.2017)

The Central Government has approved guidelines making service charge “completely voluntary”. As per the guidelines, levy of service charge amounts to .....

Tags : Service charge, Voluntary, Approval

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PM launches India Post Payments Bank(01.09.2018)

The Prime Minister launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB). The initiative would enable banking services to reach the remotest places in the coun.....

Tags : Banking services, IPPB, Launch

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Central Government introduces an Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to protect members of healthcare services(22.04.2020)

Union Cabinet in its meeting held on 22nd April, 2020 has approved promulgation of an Ordinance to amend the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to ensure saf.....

Tags : Ordinance, Protection, Healthcare service

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Finance Minister unveils Doorstep Banking Services by PSBs(09.09.2020)

Union Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs inaugurated Doorstep Banking Services by PSBs and participated in the awards ceremony to felicitate best.....

Tags : Services, Doorstep, Inauguration

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International Cases

When reviewable error is established, discretion to grant relief under Section 36(4) of the Magistrates Court Act, 2004 is enlivened(02.06.2020)

In present matter, on 4 September 2015, the second Respondent applied for and was granted a restraining order against the Applicant. The application w.....

Tags : Summons, Service of, Jurisdictional error

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An action in tort accrues when loss is actually suffered(12.08.2022)

Present is the third Defendant's application to strike out the plaintiffs' claim against it on the basis that the action is statute barred. The Plaint.....

Tags : Negligence, Contract, Legal services

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It is necessary to establish true nature of investments complained about before any final conclusions are reached, including questions related to compensation(30.04.2021)

The central issue in present matter is whether the Ombud for Financial Services (the Ombud), established in terms of Section 20 of the Financial Advis.....

Tags : Ombud, Financial Services, Compensation

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Judgments

If goods bought or services hired or availed by a person for commercial purpose, then said person would not be consumer(16.08.2016)

Consumer complaint alleging deficiency in service on part of opposite party in respect of Builder-Buyer Agreement executed between members of associat.....

Tags : Deficiency of service, Complaint, Maintainability

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Unless proved contrary, service of notices sent properly addressed, prepaid and by registered post would be deemed to be proper service.(17.10.2016)

Instant appeal filed by Appellants aggrieved against order passed by Additional District Judge, whereby, application filed by Appellants under Order I.....

Tags : Ex-parte order, Validity, Notices, Service

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Employer has to judge suitability of services of probationer; Court cannot substitute its decision for that of employer(31.01.2017)

By this writ petition, Petitioner impugns order of the Delhi School Tribunal, by which Delhi School Tribunal dismissed appeal filed by Petitioner agai.....

Tags : Service, Termination, Validity

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No necessity for complaint to aver actual date of service of notice against dishonoured cheque(17.08.2015)

If the complaint contains the date of issuance of registered notice, merely not containing the date of receipt of information from the bank regarding .....

Tags : Banking, cheque, date of service, notice

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No machinery in Finance Act, 1994 to levy and assess service tax on indivisible composite works contracts(20.08.2015)

A composite works contract should be bifurcated and ascertained before being taxed, but the same is not provided for in the Finance Act, 1994. The Cou.....

Tags : Service tax, composite contract, gross amount

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National Commission has powers to call for records and pass appropriate orders in consumer disputes, where State Commission has exercised the jurisdiction not vested in it or acted illegally(26.05.2017)

Instant appeals have been filed against impugned order, passed by State Commission. Complaints were filed alleging deficiency in service rendered by O.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation

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If goods are bought or services are hired or availed for commercial purpose, person concerned would not be considered as consumer(15.03.2017)

Unisource Trading (India) Pvt. Ltd. has filed instant complaint against opposite parties, namely, Continental Airline Cargo and Perfect Cargo Movers P.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Locus Standi

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A government employee is entitled to get his previous service counted for purpose of pensionary benefits(08.08.2018)

The current application has been filed seeking the relief to Direct the Respondents (DTTE, GNCT of Delhi) to count the previous/past service (w.e.f. 2.....

Tags : Pensionary benefits, Previous service, Entitlement

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When sender has dispatched notice by post with correct address, then it can be deemed to have been served upon the sendee(19.04.2018)

The Applicant, through present application moved under Section 482 of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPC), has invoked the inherent jurisdiction o.....

Tags : Notice, Service, Proceedings, Quashing of

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Before passing order of service of summons, it was duty of Court to examine Process Serving Officer/Bailiff, if his report is not on affidavit(10.07.2018)

The Appellant-husband ('the Respondent') against whom decree of dissolution of marriage has been passed in the petition filed by the Respondent-wife (.....

Tags : Service, Summons, Ex-parte decree, Validity

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Activity of transporting of coal from pithead of mines to railway siding is classifiable under Transport of Goods by road services(30.10.2018)

The Appellants are engaged in providing taxable services under the category of "Goods Transport Agency Services" to Western Coal Field Ltd. during the.....

Tags : Goods, Transportation, Services, Category

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Request for change of the date of birth in service records at the fag end of service is not sustainable(05.02.2020)

The Appellants are before present Court assailing the order passed by the Division Bench of the High Court. Through the said order, the Division Bench.....

Tags : Service records, Change, Legality

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Uniform use of the pre-printed and fixed ‘informed consent cum undertaking’ form on the part of the hospital is unfair trade practice(06.07.2020)

The Complainant aged about 65 years in second week of January, 2010 suffered pain in abdomen and difficulty in passing urine. Being aggrieved by the .....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Compensation

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Limitation period would commence only from date on which signed copy of award delivered to party making the application for setting it aside(27.03.2018)

Appellants have filed present appeals challenging the judgment of the High Court by which the High Court has held that challenge to the arbitral award.....

Tags : Arbitral award, Service, Legality

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If there is inordinate delay in handing over the possession, the complainant cannot be compelled to take the possession(30.09.2020)

Present consumer complaint has been filed by the complainant against the opposite party Supertech Ltd. claiming deficiency in service against the oppo.....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Compensation

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Issuance of Demand Notice under Section 8(1) of IBC is not a mere formality but a mandatory provision(29.01.2021)

The present Appeal has been filed against the impugned order passed by Adjudicating Authority (National Company Law Tribunal), New Delhi admitting Com.....

Tags : CIRP, Service, Demand Notice

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CISF constable’s dismissal for unprovoked aggression at DMRC station upheld(20.05.2016)

CISF personnel posted at DMRC metro station held to have been rightly dismissed for behaving rudely with and assaulting a person in plain clothes.
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Tags : dmrc, cisf, unprovoked, dismissal from service

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Losing the case on merits after the advocate argued the matter is not deficiency in service on the part of the advocate for filing consumer complaint(08.11.2021)

The Petitioner filed three complaints before the District Forum through his three advocates against BSNL. All the three complaints came to be dismisse.....

Tags : Deficiency in service, Complaint, Maintainability

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Benefit of ad hoc service, rendered by an employee, prior to his regular service on the same post would count for the purpose of increment and pension(28.12.2021)

The Petitioner was appointed as Junior Basic Teacher in Education Department on 12th September, 1994 on ad hoc basis and thereafter his services were .....

Tags : Ad hoc service, Pensionary benefits, Entitlement

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Cenvat Credit in respect of Courier Service is admissible(06.04.2022)

The facts of the case is that, during the disputed period i.e. April 2015 to June 2017, the Appellant had availed Cenvat credit on the basis of invoic.....

Tags : Cenvat credit, Input service, Admissibility

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Arbitration clause in Agreement does not bar jurisdiction of Consumer Fora to entertain Complaint(21.05.2019)

The brief facts in present case are that the Complainant, lured by the rosy representation of the officials of the Developer and the promise of posses.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Refund, Entitlement

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When term of a contract is unfair, particularly by adopting an unfair trade practice, the aggrieved party has to be extended the resultant relief(09.11.2022)

The Appellant secured a Standard Fire and Special Perils policy from the Respondent. The Policy was meant to cover a shop situated in the basement of .....

Tags : Deficiency, Service, Exclusion clause

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Commissioner, Service Tax cannot delve into correctness of Cenvat(30.10.2014)

On a perusal of sample debit notes, the nature of the service clarified by the Service Tax registration number, the Tribunal found in favour of the Ap.....

Tags : business auxiliary service, cenvat

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Compensation for officer persecuted by Uttar Pradesh government(17.11.2015)

The Supreme Court awarded a former officer in the Indian Forest Service Rs. 10 lakhs for allegedly being falsely implicated by the incumbent governmen.....

Tags : Corruption, public service, persecution, proof

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Asian Paints’ Home Solution tie-in arrangements with painters okayed(27.01.2016)

The Competition Commission of India dismissed a complaint alleging anti-competitive activities by Asian Paints. The complainant was displeased with th.....

Tags : Asian paints, home services, sub-contract

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In absence of proof of delivery, the presumption of service of notice is not sustainable(25.06.2021)

The Appellant filed refund claim for Rs.34,42,038. The refund sanctioning authority vide order-in-original sanctioned the refund for Rs. 34,42,218 to .....

Tags : Refund, Notice, Service thereto

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Legal Services Committee cannot set up ‘Temporary Lok Adalats’(17.02.2016)

A Sub Divisional Legal Services Committee cannot form a ‘Temporary Lok Adalat’ under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. The High Court noted th.....

Tags : Legal services committee, lok adalat, adjudication

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The service of notice under Section 80 of CPC is a condition precedent for the institution of a suit against the Government or a public officer.(23.10.2017)

Present is a Plaintiffs' appeal against affirming judgment. Trial Court held that, no prior notice under Section 80 of Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (.....

Tags : Notice, Service, Right to ferry

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Minimum service stipulated in Rules cannot be ignored while considering claim for invalid pension(04.12.2019)

Present appeal arises out of the judgment whereunder the High Court has dismissed the Appellants' challenge to the order of the Odisha Administrative .....

Tags : Qualifying service, Pension, Entitlement

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Zee Turner saved from service tax liability(01.04.2016)

The Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal saved Zee Turner from service tax levies after accepting submissions that it was merely acting a.....

Tags : Service tax, foreign broadcaster, indian agent

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Cleanup begins after KPSC “deceit”(21.06.2016)

Karnataka High Court held the procedure followed by Karnataka Public Service Commission in preparing the list of candidates admitted to the written ex.....

Tags : karnataka, public services, selection, nepotism

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Interest claimed is taken into consideration for purpose of deciding pecuniary jurisdiction of Commission(29.08.2016)

Flat Buyers Agreement executed and booking made by Complainants. Possession of flat was not offered to complainant within 27 months from execution of .....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation, Pecuniary Jurisdiction

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Revisional powers of National Commission can be exercised only if there is some prima facie jurisdictional error appearing in impugned order(19.08.2016)

In instant case, deficiency in service alleged against present Petitioners was in respect of cancellation of flight. State Commission allowed Complain.....

Tags : Service, Deficiency, Compensation

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Notice inviting option need not be personally served to employees unless Regulation or any instruction so provides(03.01.2017)

Instant appeal has been filed by PEPSU Road Transport Corporation. Appellate Court took the view that, it was obligatory on part of Defendants to have.....

Tags : Pension scheme, Notice, Option, Service

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Cenvat Credit is allowed on dredging service received by the Appellant for construction of navigation channel(29.08.2022)

In both the appeals, the common issue involved is that whether the dredging services received by the Appellant for dredging the navigation channel lea.....

Tags : Cenvat credit, Input service, Entitlement

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PIL cannot be filed in service matters(27.02.2017)

Instant writ petition is filed by a non-legal person and which is Forum of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes Legislators and Parliamentarians. Petiti.....

Tags : PIL, Locus standi, Service Matters

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If goods bought and/or services availed are exclusively for purpose of earning livelihood by means of self-employment, such an activity shall not fall within definition of commercial purpose.(26.07.2017)

Present first appeals have been filed under Section 19 read with Section 21(a)(ii) of Consumer Protection Act, 1986 against impugned orders, passed by.....

Tags : Complaint, Maintainability, Service, Availment

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Notifications & Circulars

Results of TRAI audit on cellular quality in Delhi; app for DND complaints(01.06.2016)

Results of drive tests commissioned by TRAI in De.....

Tags : trai, drive test, delhi, quality, cellular service, do not disturb, commercial communication

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Fundamental (Amendment) Rules, 2016(31.05.2016)

New Rules have set the age of superannuation of General Duty Medical Officers and Specialists in teaching, non-teaching and public health cadres of th.....

Tags : central health service, superannuation, age, sixty five

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Business entities’ engaging senior advocates to pay service tax(06.06.2016)

After appearing to relent on charging service tax when soliciting the services of a senior advocate, the Ministry of Finance confirmed imposition of t.....

Tags : service tax, senior advocate, representational services, business entity

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Courier Bond executed relating to Customs Cargo Service Provider(31.08.2016)

In Board's Circular no. 32/2013-Customs dated 16.08.2013, wherein, with regard to Regulation 5(1)(iii) of the Handling of Cargo in Customs Area Regula.....

Tags : Bonds, Execution, Cargo Service Provider

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Survey on Computer Software and Information Technology Enabled Services Exports: 2015-16(20.10.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India today released, on its website, the data1 related to the 2015-16 round of the 'Survey on Computer Software and Information T.....

Tags : Export, Software service, Survey

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Cabinet Approves Signing of Air Services Agreement Between India and Greece(22.02.2017)

Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Greece. The .....

Tags : Air services, Approval, Agreement

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TRAI releases Consultation Paper on 'Network testing before commercial launch of services'(01.05.2017)

1. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today released a Consultation Paper on 'Network testing before commercial launch of services'......

Tags : Consultation Paper, release, Services

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TRAI Releases Recommendations on "Cloud Services"(16.08.2017)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has today issued its Recommendations on "Cloud Services".

1. DoT vide its letter dated 31.12.....

Tags : Recommendations, Cloud Services, Release

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Report on Revenue Neutral Rate and Structure of Rates for GST(04.12.2015)

A Committee appointed by the Government to suggest tax rates under the common Goods and Services Tax framework for the whole country has released its .....

Tags : Committee report, goods and services, tax

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Tax on services received by apparel exporters in fabrication of garments(15.12.2015)

The Ministry of Finance has sought to clarify ambiguities regarding the applicability of service tax on services received by an apparel exporter from .....

Tags : Service tax, apparel, export, receipt

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CBDT has been asked to consider inclusion of Service Charge while assessing tax: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan(13.09.2017)

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution told that in order to check the levying of Service Charge compu.....

Tags : Service Charge, Inclusion, Tax, Assessment

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Certain transitional issues arising with respect to payment of service tax after 30th June 2017(28.09.2017)

I am directed to refer to two such issues which have arisen in the above context and to state that these issues have been examined and the following c.....

Tags : Transitional issues, Service tax, Payment

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TRAI envisages data stores in public wi-fi networks(13.07.2016)

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Smart City Centers helping in improved and efficient delivery of public services: Puri Consultative committee meeting held in Surat(11.06.2018)

Shri Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs has stated that Smart City Center project is a unique component of the Smart C.....

Tags : Centers, Delivery, Public services

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Reporting of Bank Guarantee on behalf of service importers discontinued(07.07.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India announced the discontinuation of submission of reports on guarantees issued by banks in favour of non-residents service prov.....

Tags : rbi, bank guarantee, service importer, reporting requirement

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Clarification regarding actual service providers rendering eligible services to be entitled for the SFIS/SEIS benefits or the aggregator of services (Ports)(22.05.2018)

1. This Directorate has received references from exporters providing port related services seeking clarification whether the actual service providers .....

Tags : Clarification, Actual service providers, Eligible services, Benefits

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Services provided to the Government, a local authority or a governmental authority with regard to water supply(22.08.2016)

It has been reported to the Board that in some cases contractors providing service of construction of tube wells for Government have been considered t.....

Tags : Contractors, Construction service, Government, Exemptions

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CCI passes order under Lesser Penalty Provisions against broadcasting service providers for rigging bids in tenders by Sports Broadcasters(11.07.2018)

This case was taken up by Competition Commission of India ('CCI') suo motu under Section 19 of the Competition Act, 2002 ('the Act') based on the disc.....

Tags : Penalty Provisions, Broadcasting, Service providers, Rigging bids

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Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Morocco(29.08.2018)

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the revised air services agreement to be signed between India and Mor.....

Tags : Agreement, Air services, Approval

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Release of Consultation Paper on 'Regulatory Framework for Over The Top Communication Services(12.11.2018)

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) today released a Consultation Paper on 'Regulatory Framework for Over The Top (OTT) Communication Service.....

Tags : Release, Consultation Paper, Communication Services

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Government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Signs $75 Million Loan to Improve Urban Services in 4 Karnataka Towns(27.11.2018)

Government of India and the Asian Development Bank signed a $75 million loan here today to provide 24 x7 water supply in Karnataka's four coastal town.....

Tags : Urban Services, Improvement, Loan

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Monitoring of Healthcare Service provided under PPP Mode(12.02.2019)

Public Health and Hospitals is State subject. The National Health Mission offers flexibility to the States to provide healthcare services under Public.....

Tags : Healthcare Service, PPP Mode, Monitoring of

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Taxability of the service of access to a road or bridge in the period 8-11-2016 to 1-12-2016(21.05.2019)

I am directed to draw your attention to a representation from the Construction Federation of India wherein they have stated that due to the demonetisa.....

Tags : Taxability, Service, Access to a road or bridge

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India signs a Loan Agreement of $328 Million with the World Bank for Improved Health Services in Andhra Pradesh(27.06.2019)

The Government of India, Government of Andhra Pradesh and the World Bank Executive signed here today a Loan Agreement of $328 Million to help improve .....

Tags : Agreement, Loan, Health services, Improvement

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Union Public Service Commission (Exemption from Consultation) Amendment Regulations, 2015(18.08.2015)

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions notified Regulations, 2015, amending the Union Public Service Commission (Exemption from Con.....

Tags : Amendment, Public service, regulations, 1958

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Clarifications on Finance Act, 1994 and Central Excise Act, 1944(18.08.2015)

The Central government issued clarifications with regard to detections made during audit, investigation or scrutiny. The clarifications relate to the.....

Tags : Show cause notice, service tax

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the Banking industry to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(18.04.2019)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that public interest so requires that the services engaged in the Banking industry, which is covered under.....

Tags : Services, Declaration Industrial Disputes

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Tax deadlines extended in Tamil Nadu(07.12.2015)

Due to widespread flooding in Chennai and Tamil Nadu, the Central Board of Direct Taxes extended the date for deposit of tax deducted at source and ta.....

Tags : Excise, service tax, extension, tamil nadu

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MOU between India and Maldives for passenger and cargo services(25.07.2019)

In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers infor.....

Tags : MoU, Passenger, Cargo Services

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Sector-Wise Performance of Major Services and Some Recent Government Policies to Boost the Growth of the Sector(29.01.2018)

The Services sector, with a share of 55.2 per cent in India's Gross Value Added (GVA), continued to be the key driver of India's economic growth contr.....

Tags : Major Services, Performance, Economic survey

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In 15 States And UTS, Services Sector is the Dominant Sector, Contributing More than Half of the Gross State Value Added(29.01.2018)

The Economic Survey 2017-18, tabled today in Parliament by the Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitely, presents a unique State-.....

Tags : Services Sector, Dominant, Survey

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India and ADB sign $206 million loan to strengthen urban services in 5 Tamil Nadu cities(03.12.2019)

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India on 2nd December 2019 signed a $206 million loan to develop water supply and sewerage infr.....

Tags : India, ADB, Loan, Urban services

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Indian Railways to provide Content on Demand Service on Trains and Stations(14.01.2020)

Content on Demand (CoD) will soon be available in all Premium/Express/Mail trains and Suburban trains of Indian Railways. With an aim to generate more.....

Tags : Content, Demand Service, Trains and Stations

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CBDT sets up dedicated structure for delivering and monitoring taxpayer services(07.03.2016)

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GST - Supply of services upto Rs 5 lakh allowed under Composition Scheme(21.01.2018)

APART from approving various legislative changes the GST Council at its 25th meeting has also approved the proposal to allow supply of services upto R.....

Tags : GST, Supply, Services

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GeM Partners with Central Bank of India for Payment Related Services(07.11.2019)

Government e-Marketplace (GeM) signed MoU with Central Bank of India. Through this partnership, Central Bank of India will be able to offer an array o.....

Tags : MoU, Signing of, Services

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Extending value-added services through ATMs(23.03.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India has permitted Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks and State Co-operative Banks to offer all their products and services throu.....

Tags : Atm, value added services, co-operative bank

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TRAI responds to DoT reference for improving telecom on islands(23.03.2016)

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India issued a response to the Department of Telecom reference for improving telecommunications services in the An.....

Tags : islands, infrastructure, universal services obligation fund

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(18.12.2019)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

Tags : Defence services, Public utility, Declaration

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Management and advisory services by AMCs to Foreign Portfolio Investors(16.12.2019)

1. Consequent to the notification of SEBI (Foreign Portfolio Investors) Regulations, 2019 (hereinafter referred as "FPI Regulations"), Regulation 24 (.....

Tags : Advisory services, AMCs, Investors

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Swasth ke Sipahi deliverying essential services and medicines at doorstep of patients and elderly under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana(07.04.2020)

Pharmacists, popularly known as "Swasth ke Sipahi", of Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Kendra , are deliverying essential services and medicines at doorst.....

Tags : Lockdown period, Essential services, Medicines, Doorstep

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Modi Government Decides to give FRRO, Delhi Jurisdiction over Matters Relating to Services in Respect of OCI Card Holders residing in Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad(11.11.2020)

During the last few years, the Government under the leadership of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has taken a number of measures to facilitate t.....

Tags : FRRO, Delhi Jurisdiction, Services

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Persons exempted from obtaining registration under Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017(15.11.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 23 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this n.....

Tags : Services, Supply, Exemption

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(21.06.2021)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

Tags : Services, Defence establishments, Public utility

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Transaction in Corporate Bonds through Request for Quote platform by Portfolio Management Services(09.12.2021)

1. In order to enhance transparency pertaining to debt investments by Portfolio Management Services (PMS) in Corporate Bonds (CBs) and to increase liq.....

Tags : Transaction, Corporate Bonds, Management Services

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International Financial Services Centres Authority (Form of Annual Statement of Accounts) Rules, 2022(28.02.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-section (2) of section 27 read with sub-section(1) of section 16 of the International Financi.....

Tags : Financial Services, Annual Statement, Accounts, Rules

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Draft Master Direction on Outsourcing of Information Technology (IT) Services(23.06.2022)

1. Regulated Entities (REs) have been extensively leveraging Information Technology (IT) and IT-enabled services (ITeS) in their business, products an.....

Tags : Master Direction, Outsourcing, IT Services

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Securities and Exchange Board of India (Employees' Service) (Second Amendment) Regulations, 2022(22.06.2022)

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 30 of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992 (15 of 1992), the Board hereby makes the fol.....

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E-Commerce Marketing Platform(04.08.2022)

The National Small Industries Corporation, a PSU under the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) facilitates e-marketing service to M.....

Tags : E-marketing, Service, MSMEs

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IBBI disposes off 6,172 complaints and grievances out of 6,231 against service providers under IBC(08.08.2022)

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Grievance and Complaint Handling Procedure) Regulations, 2017 enable stakeholders to file a grievance or.....

Tags : Complaints, Service providers, Disposal

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Service tax levy on services provided by a Goods Transport Agency(05.10.2015)

Ministry of Finance has taken measures to alleviate difficulties faced by Goods Transport Agencies in respect of service tax levy on the services of g.....

Tags : Service tax, goods, transport

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Launch of webpage by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology for facilitating taxpayers with regard to addressing issues related to Information Technology Services & Electronics goods(21.06.2017)

In order to ensure preparedness for GST implementation from 1st of July 2017, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched a dedicate.....

Tags : Webpage, Launch, Information Technology, Services

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Facilitation by the Insurers for cashless services at network hospitals(22.04.2021)

1. It has been brought to the notice of the Authority that some hospitals are denying cashless facility to policyholders for treatment of COVID-19 tre.....

Tags : Insurers, Cashless services, Network hospitals

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Swachh Bharat Cess grafted onto service tax levy(16.11.2015)

In a flurry of notifications the Ministry of Finance announced the imposition of an additional 0.5 per cent Swachh Bharat levy on service tax, effecti.....

Tags : Swachh bharat, service tax, exempt

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Central Government hereby declares the services of industry engaged in Food Stuffs to be a Public Utility Service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(09.07.2019)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest requires that the services of the industry engaged in Food Stuffs, which is cover.....

Tags : Industry, Food Stuffs, Public Utility Service

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Clarification on doubts related to supply of Information Technology enabled Services (ITeS services)(18.07.2019)

1. Various representations have been received seeking clarification on issues related to supply of Information Technology enabled Services (hereinafte.....

Tags : Doubts, Clarification, ITeS services

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Amendment to exemption on certain taxable services from service tax under Section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994(21.10.2015)

The Central Government has made amendment to a Notification granting exemption on certain taxable services from whole of service tax leviable under Se.....

Tags : Pmjdy, rural, bank, correspondent, exempt, service tax

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Central Government declares the services engaged in the Coal industry to be public utility service(28.12.2022)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that public interest so requires that the services engaged in the Coal industry, which is covered under it.....

Tags : Services, Coal industry, Public utility

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Services in 'Manufacturing of Alumina and Aluminium' and 'Mining of Bauxite' declared as Public Utility Service for a further period of six months(15.11.2017)

The Services in industry 'Manufacturing of Alumina and Aluminium' and 'Mining of Bauxite' which is covered by item 30 and 31 of the First Schedule to .....

Tags : Services, declaration, Public Utility Service

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Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance notified Service Tax (Amendment) Rules, 2016 to amend Service Tax Rules, 1994. Amongst the changes is a substitution in the tr.....

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Service in relation to IT Software exempt from service tax(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance exempted services in relation to Information Technology Software leviable to service tax under Section 66B read with section 6.....

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Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2016(01.03.2016)

The Ministry of Finance notified the Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2016 amending the Point of Taxation Rules, 2011. Among other changes, the ne.....

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Release of Consultation Paper on 'Cloud Services' seeking comments of all stakeholders(23.10.2019)

1. Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) released a Consultation Paper on 'Cloud Services' seeking comments of all stakeholders. Full text of t.....

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Submission of statement in XBRL(19.05.2016)

The Reserve Bank of India advised Indian Agents (Authorised Dealer Category – I banks) under the Money Transfer Service Scheme to report MTSS transact.....

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Tax on arbitral tribunal services to be borne by recipient(18.05.2016)

Service tax liability for services provided by an arbitral tribunal shall be on the service recipient if it’s a business entity.

The Depar.....

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Steps taken by Department of Financial Services with regard to Disruption on account of Corona Virus(12.03.2020)

It is to bring to the notice of all concerned that Department of Financial Services (DFS) has issued the following instructions vide their OM No. 12/0.....

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Export of Goods and Services- Realisation and Repatriation of Export Proceeds-Relaxation(01.04.2020)

1. The Government of India as well as the Reserve Bank has been receiving representations from Exporters Trade bodies to extend the period of realisat.....

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Service Tax and Central Excise (Furnishing of Annual Information Return) Rules, 2016(15.02.2016)

The Ministry of Finance notified Rules pertaining to forms furnished under Section 15A of the Central Excise Act, 1944. Information return referred to.....

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Clarification on levy of tax for services provided by government or authority(13.04.2016)

The Central Board of Excise and Customs issued a comprehensive clarification on the levy of service tax on services provided by the government or a lo.....

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Clarification relating to export of services-condition (v) of section 2(6) of the IGST Act 2017(20.09.2021)

1. Various representations have been received citing ambiguity caused in interpretation of the Explanation 1 under section 8 of the IGST Act 2017 in r.....

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Clarification on doubts related to scope of "Intermediary"(20.09.2021)

1. Representations have been received citing ambiguity caused in interpretation of the scope of "Intermediary services" in the GST Law. The matter has.....

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EPFO Introduces 'View Pension Passbook' Service for the pensioners through Umang App(03.05.2018)

Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), which is providing a host of e-services for its stakeholders, has now introduced a new service through .....

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Services engaged in the Coal industry declared to be a public utility service(23.11.2021)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that public interest so requires that the services engaged in the Coal industry, which is covered under it.....

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Extension of On-Tap term liquidity facility to ease access to emergency health services(10.02.2022)

1. As announced in the Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies on February 10, 2022, the On-Tap term liquidity facility to ease access to e.....

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Mentioned industrial undertakings under Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 be declared as public utility services(27.01.2022)

1. Whereas the Central Government being satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the following industrial undertaki.....

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Service Export from India scheme(14.12.2016)

The Government has introduced the Service Exports from India Scheme (SEIS) w.e.f. 01.04.2015 under the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP), 2015-20 replacing t.....

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the coal industry to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(27.05.2020)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that public interest so requires that the services engaged in the coal industry, which is covered under it.....

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Coir Board Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Bye-laws, 2016(09.11.2016)

In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 27 of the Coir Industry Act, 1953 (45 of 1953) read with bye-laws 15 a.....

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Central Government hereby declares the services of Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited, Mysore, Karnataka to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(18.08.2020)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services in the Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited, .....

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Service Tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2017(30.01.2017)

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), read with sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Gov.....

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RBI launches Survey on International Trade in Banking Services (ITBS): 2019-20(24.09.2020)

The Reserve Bank of India has launched the 2019-20 round of its annual Survey on International Trade in Banking Services (ITBS).

The survey,.....

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Department of Posts starts providing NPS services through online mode(28.04.2022)

Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications (DoP) has been providing the National Pension Scheme (NPS-All Citizen Model Scheme), a voluntary Pensi.....

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Central Government hereby declares the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments to be a public utility service for the purposes of Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(01.12.2020)

Whereas the Central Government is satisfied that the public interest so requires that the services engaged in the industry of defence establishments, .....

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"Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report" for the Quarter ending March, 2015.(12.08.2015)

TRAI released the 'Indian Telecom Services Performance Indicator Report' showing key parameters and growth trends for telecom services and Cable TV, D.....

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Cabinet approves MoU between Spain and India on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services(24.05.2017)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Nationa.....

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Allahabad High Court Set Aside Akhilesh’s Appointments in UP Higher Education Services Commission(08.09.2015)

Allahabad High Court has set aside appointment of three senior members (Veer Singh Yadav, Rudal Yadav and Anil Kumar Singh) of UP Higher Education Ser.....

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#GST Rollout:CBEC Notifies Remaining CGST Rules, Applicable from 1st July 2017(29.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified remaining Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Rules which applicable from 1st July 2017.

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#GST: Registered Persons Can Claim Refund of Integrated Tax on Export of Goods/Services(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified amended rules relating to CGST which has inserted a new clause, Rule 96A to CGST Rules that allows a registered person to claim refu.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies GST Compensation Cess Rules, 2017(03.07.2017)

Government has notified GST Compensation Cess Rules, 2017 in order to compensate loss of manufacturing States under new indirect tax regime for first .....

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#GST: Unregistered Dealers Can Claim Cenvat Credit for Goods Purchased before GST Rollout(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified that dealers who are not registered under Central Excise Act but is registered with CGST can claim Cenvat Credit for goods purchased.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Reduced Rate of Fertilizers under CGST(03.07.2017)

Govt has notified rates approved by GST Council on Fertilizers under CGST Act, UTGST Act and IGST Act. As per the notification, Mineral or chemical fe.....

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#GST: GST Compensation Cess on Vehicles Transporting up to 13 Persons(03.07.2017)

Govt has amended its earlier notification dated 28.06.2017 which levies 15% GST Compensation cess on motor vehicles for transport of 10 or more person.....

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SC Stays Imposition of Service Tax on Lawyers(10.08.2015)

Supreme Court has stayed the Bombay High Court’s order of dismissing the petition challenging levy of service tax on lawyers.

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Government Reopens Window for GST Registration From June 1(12.05.2017)

Government has decided to reopen window for GST registration for 15 days from June 1 for taxpayers to enroll themselves with the Goods & Service Tax N.....

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Bombay High Court Says 'No' to Sales Tax Exemption For Railway Catering Services(17.05.2017)

Bombay High Court has held that railway catering services cannot be exempt from sales tax under Article 285 of Constitution.

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Govt: Aadhaar Mandatory For Availing Benefits Under Atal Pension Yojana(17.05.2017)

Ministry of Financial Services, Government of India has mandated use of Aadhaar Card for availing benefit of Atal Pension Yojana.

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Puducherry Becomes First UT to Pass State GST Bill(18.05.2017)

Puducherry Assembly has unanimously passed Puducherry Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 and has became the first Union Territory to pass SGST Bill 201.....

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#GST: Council Seals Four Tier Tax Slab For Services, 13 in 5% Bracket, Education, Healthcare Exempted(22.05.2017)

GST Council has finalised tax rates for services. Education and healthcare have been exempted from GST regime. Telecoms and financial services will be.....

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#GST: Council Exempts 83 Services From GST Regime, Fits About 500 Services Under Four Slabs(22.05.2017)

Rail, air and road transport will fall in the 5 per cent tax slab. Hotels with tariff under Rs 1,000 will be exempt from GST, those between Rs 1,000-2.....

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#GST Council: Legal Services, Education, Health are Tax Free Under GST(22.05.2017)

Services by Government, Local authorities, RBI, educational institutions, incubate, services by way of slaughtering animals, insurance services and se.....

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CBDT: Payment of ‘Passenger Service Fee’ by an Airline to Airport Operator Does Not Attract TDS(14.06.2017)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued a circular clarifying that payment of ‘Passenger Service Fee’ made by an airline to Airport Operator d.....

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Karnataka Assembly Passes State GST Bill(16.06.2017)

Karnataka State Assembly has unanimously passed 'Karnataka Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017'.

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GST Rollout on June 30 Midnight, Filing Rules Relaxed for Jul-Aug(19.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has decided to increase room tariff threshold, above which luxury rate of 28% will apply, to Rs 7,500 from Rs 5,0.....

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#OneNationOneTax: GST Council Revises Tax Rates For Restaurants, Seals Rates for Lotteries(19.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has fixed cost of eating out at restaurants at 18%, down from 28% decided earlier. Council has fixed tax of state.....

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GST Council: Composition Scheme Not Available to Manufacture of Ice-Cream, Pan Masala, Tobacco(20.06.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) has decided to exclude manufacture of ice-cream, Pan Masala and Tobacco from the purview of Composition Levy Scheme under.....

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CBEC Releases Draft Notification Amending Bill of Entry and Bill of Export Regulations(20.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has released draft notification amending Bill of Entry Regulations, 1976 and Bill of Export Regulations, 19.....

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Punjab, Tamil Nadu Passes State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bills(20.06.2017)

Punjab and Tamil Nadu State Assemblies have passed Punjab State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017 and Tamil Nadu State Goods and Services Tax (G.....

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#GST: Government Notifies Persons Exempted from Obtaining Registration(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified persons only engaged in making taxable supplies, total tax on which is liable to be paid on reverse charge basis as th.....

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#GST: Govt notifies gst.gov.in as Common E-Portal for GST(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified www.gst.gov.in as the Common Goods and Services Tax Electronic Portal for facilitating registration, payment of tax, f.....

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#GST: Six Sections of IGST Act Comes Into Force Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that six sections (1, 2, 3, 14, 20, 22) of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act will be implemented from 22nd .....

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#GST: Eighteen Sections of CGST Act Comes Into Force Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that eighteen sections (1-5, 10, 23-30, 139, 146, 164) of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act will be implemente.....

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#GST: CBEC Notifies Jurisdiction of Tax Officers under CGST & IGST Act(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified jurisdiction of Tax officers under Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) and Integrated Goods .....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Anti-Profiteering Rules(21.06.2017)

Central Government has notified the Anti-profiteering Rules, 2017 under the GST law.

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#GST: CBEC Notifies Aadhaar/ Bank Account Based Verification for Purpose of CGST Rules(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified Aadhaar based Electronic Verification Code (EVC) or Bank account based One Time Password as mo.....

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#GST: Council Reviews Cess on Cigerrates, New Rates Applicable from Monday Midnight(18.07.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has raised GST compensation cess on cigarattes over higher rate of 28 per cent.

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#GST: 12% GST on Citrus Fruits, Clementines, Wilkings, Grape Fruits Including Lemons and Limes(18.07.2017)

Central Government has issued a corrigendum to Notification No.1/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dated 28th June, 2017 stating that citrus fruits, clementine.....

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#GST: Delhi High Court Notices Centre Over Plea Against 12% GST on Sanitary Napkins(19.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has sought response of Centre on a plea against imposition of 12 per cent GST on sanitary napkins.

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#GST: Delhi HC Questions Legality of Centre’s Press Release on GST on Legal Services(19.07.2017)

Delhi HC has asked Centre to clarify “legal sanctity” of press release, wherein it was clarified that legal services provided by an individual Advocat.....

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#GST: Assam Notifies List of Documents Required for Transit of Goods(19.07.2017)

Government of Assam has notified list of documents which shall be carried by a person in charge of the conveyance at the time of consignment of goods .....

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#GST: Centre Says Hotel Tariffs upto 7500 to Attract 18% GST Irrespective of Star Rating(19.07.2017)

Government has clarified that accommodation in any hotel, including 5-star hotels, having a declared tariff of a unit of accommodation of less than IN.....

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CBDT: GST Not to be Added for TDS Computation(20.07.2017)

CBDT has clarified that, where the recipient of a service is required to deduct tax at source (TDS) when making a payment to the supplier, the amount .....

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#GST: Assessee Having Provisional ID must Complete Registration Procedure by September(03.07.2017)

Govt has clarified that a period of three months is allowed to complete procedure of issue of Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) i.e.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Rate of Goods and Services under IGST & UTGST(03.07.2017)

Central Government has notified a number of notifications prescribing rates applicable for goods and services under IGST and UTGST Acts.

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#GST: Unutilized ITC Will Not be Refunded on Construction Services under UTGST(03.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs has notified that refund is not allowable under Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act in case of cons.....

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#GST: Govt Amends Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules(03.07.2017)

Government has amended Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995 with a view to insert necessary changes to drawback rules u.....

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#GST: Govt Lays Down Procedure for Intimating Aadhaar Number to IT Dept(03.07.2017)

Central Government has notified procedure for intimating Aadhaar number with Income Tax Department in compliance with provisions of section 139AA of I.....

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#GST: Border Commercial Tax Checkposts in 22 States Abolished(04.07.2017)

As many as 22 states have abolished Border Commercial Tax checkposts after rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, marking a big step towar.....

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#GST: Firms Can Sell ‘Unsold Stock’ at Reprinted MRP Till Sept 30(05.07.2017)

Central Government has allowed change in MRP on unsold stock prior to implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) till 30th September 2017.

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#GST: Govt Releases FAQs on Composition Levy(06.07.2017)

Central Government has released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Composition levy under new indirect tax law, GST.

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Allahabad High Court Cancels Appointment of UPPSC Chief(15.10.2015)

Allahabad High Court has set aside appointment of Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) chairman Dr Anil Yadav, while declaring it “ultra vi.....

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#GST: 18% IGST on Renting of Transport Vehicles Other than Motorcabs(10.07.2017)

Central Government has issued a corrigendum to its earlier Notification No. 8/2017 dated 28.06.2017 whereby rental services of transport vehicle other.....

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CBEC: Service Tax Return for April to June 2017 Must Be Filed before 15th August 2017(10.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has mandated all service providers who are assesses under the Finance Act, 1994 to submit returns for the p.....

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#GST: Government Adds Sanitary Napkins to 12% Tax Slab(11.07.2017)

Government has said that sanitary napkins will attract a GST rate of 12%, a shade lower than 13.7% in the previous indirect tax regime.

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#GST: No GST on Annual Gifts By Employer of Less Than Rs. 50,000(11.07.2017)

Ministry of Finance has clarified that gifts up to a value of Rs 50,000/- per year by an employer to his employee are outside the ambit of GST.

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#GST: Govt Notifies GST Exemption to Import of Aircraft, Aircraft Engines and Its Parts(12.07.2017)

Central Government has notified exemption to the import of aircraft, aircraft engines and its parts procured on lease from the the Goods and Services .....

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#GST: No GST on Free Food Supplied in Anna Kshetras(12.07.2017)

Finance Ministry has clarified that Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not applicable on free food supplied in Anna Kshetras run by religious institution.....

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#GST: Delhi HC Says 'No Coercive Action Against Lawyers, Law Firms For Non-Compliance With GST'(14.07.2017)

Delhi High Court has directed the Centre to abstain from taking any coercive action against lawyers and law firms for non-compliance with any legal re.....

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#GST: IGST on High Sea Sales of Imported Goods is Payable at Time of Clearance(03.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) have clarified that Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) is payable on High Sea Sales of goods imported.....

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GSTN Asks Traders to File July Returns from 5 Aug Onwards(04.08.2017)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) will open the facility of filing returns from 5th August 2017. By this, the first GST return for the month of Ju.....

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Supreme Court Directs Appointment of Candidate Turned Away By KPSC(08.08.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Kerala Public Service Commission (KPSC) to appoint a candidate who had been denied advice memo for appointment as a Lower D.....

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#GST Council Confirms Applicability of RCM on Legal Services(08.08.2017)

GST Council has confirmed applicability of reverse charge mechanism on all legal services provided to business entities.

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#GST Council Freezes Rate for Textile Job Works at 5%, Cuts Rate for Govt Works Contract to 12%(08.08.2017)

GST Council in its 20th meeting has fixed GST rate for textile job works at 5 percent, and cut rate for government works contract to 12 percent with b.....

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#GST Council Freezes Rate for Printing Books, Newspapers at 12% If Services Supplied by 3rd Party(08.08.2017)

GST Council has said that tax rate of job work for printing books and newspapers will be 12% if service is supplied by someone else, while GST rate wi.....

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#GST Council Brings Down Tax Rates on Agricultural Services to 12%(08.08.2017)

GST Council has brought down agriculture services, tax rate of post-harvest and storage to 12% from current 18%. Tax rate for entry into planetariums .....

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#GST Council Says for 'Rent a Cab Service' Rate will be 12% If Service Provider Does Not Claim ITC(08.08.2017)

GST Council has said that in case of 'rent a cab service', GST rate will be 12% if service provider does not wish to claim Input Tax Credit (ITC), whi.....

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#GST: Govt Allows Manual filing of Bond/Letter of Undertaking for Exports(06.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that exporters can manually submit Bond/ Letter of Undertaking for exports.

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#GST: 5% Tax on Branded Goods Applicable Only if Brand/ Trade Name is Registered Under TM Act(06.07.2017)

Central Government has clarified that unless the brand name or trade name is actually on Register of Trade Marks and is in force under Trade Marks Act.....

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#GST: Registration for Tax Deductor and Tax Collector will Start from July 25(06.07.2017)

Government has decided to open the registration window for Tax Deductors and Tax collectors from July 25.

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#GST: WB Govt Prohibits Tax Deduction/ Collection under WB VAT Act(06.07.2017)

West Bengal Government has said that no TDS/TCS shall be collected under WB VAT Act till the enforcement of TDS/TCS provisions under GST Acts.

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#GST: President Promulgates CGST & IGST Ordinances for Jammu & Kashmir(10.07.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee has promulgated two ordinances regarding introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST) in Jammu and Kashmir.

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#GST: FM Launches Mobile App ‘GST Rates Finder’(10.07.2017)

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a mobile app “GST Rates Finder” which is now available on android platform and will soon be available.....

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#GST: Clarification on Migration, New Registration, Opting for Composition Scheme Etc Issued(10.07.2017)

Ministry of Finance has issued clarification on Migration, New Registration, Opting for Composition Scheme and Issue of Bills of Supply. Any person wh.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Safeguards for Furnishing LoU in place of a Bond for Exports(10.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified conditions and safeguards for registered person who intends to supply goods or services for ex.....

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Karnataka HC Asks KSLSA to Compensate Father of Deceased Daughter who Died Following Dowry Demand(07.12.2015)

Karnataka HC has directed Karnataka State Legal Services Authority (KSLSA) to take appropriate steps to award suitable compensation payable to father .....

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Government Notifies that Services Provided by OC Members to RBI is Subject to GST under RCM(17.10.2017)

Central Government has notified that Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on supply of services provided by Overseeing Committee (OC) members to RB.....

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Government Extends Benefit of Composition Scheme to Persons Providing Exempted Services under GST(17.10.2017)

Government has extended the benefit of composition scheme to the persons providing exempted services under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.....

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GSTN Starts Offline Utility for Filing GSTR-3B(23.10.2017)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has launched an excel based offline tool for filing GSTR 3B. Taxpayers can download offline utility from GSTN po.....

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GST Rate on Food Packages Distributed to EWS under Govt Approved Programmes Reduced(23.10.2017)

Central Government has notified that only 5% GST is leviable on food preparations put up in unit containers and intended for free distribution to econ.....

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Madras HC Strikes Down Provision of TNVAT Act Disallowing Input Tax Credit to Jewellers(23.10.2017)

Madras High Court has quashed the order of Commercial Tax department disallowing Input Tax Credit (ITC) to jewelers across Tamil Nadu.

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Govt Notifies CGST (Tenth Amendment) Rules(23.10.2017)

Central Government has notified 10th amendment to Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017. The amended notification says that for claiming ref.....

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Calcutta HC Upholds Single-Bench Order, Nullify West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008(10.12.2015)

Calcutta High Court has upheld a single bench order that nullified the West Bengal Madrasa Service Commission Act, 2008 and rejected appeal by West Be.....

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SC: Selection of Successful DJS Candidates Would Remain Unviolated(10.12.2015)

Supreme Court has said that selection of 15 successful candidates of the Delhi Judicial Services examinations held last year would remain and sought r.....

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President Promulgates Ordinance to Raise GST Compensation Cess on Motor Vehicles(04.09.2017)

President Ram Nath Kovind has promulgated an ordinance to raise the compensation cess levied luxury, sports utility and large cars under the Goods and.....

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Govt Extends Deadline for Filing GST Returns(06.09.2017)

GIC (GST Implementation Committee) has decided to extend date of GSTR 1, GSTR 2 and GSTR 3 for the month of July to 10th, 25th and 30th September 2017.....

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#GST Cess Hike in Cars to Take Effect from Today(11.09.2017)

GST Council has decided to hike cess on mid-sized cars by 2%, taking the effective GST rate to 45%. Also, cess on large cars has been hiked by 5%, tak.....

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#GST: TDS, TCS Deductors Can Apply for GST Registration from 18 September(11.09.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) registrations for entities mandated to collect and deduct tax at source will start from 18 September. However, the date f.....

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#GST: Services by Educational Institution to Students, Faculty, Staff Exempt from GST(14.07.2017)

Ministry of Finance has clarified that services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff are fully exempt from Goods and .....

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#GST: Services by Residents Welfare Association Not to Become Expensive under GST(14.07.2017)

Ministry of Finance has clarified that services provided by Housing Society Residents Welfare Association not to become expensive under Goods and Serv.....

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#GST: Legal Services By Individual Lawyers, Senior Lawyers,Law Firms Liable For GST Under RCM(17.07.2017)

Ministry of Finance has clarified that legal services provided by an individual advocate including a senior advocate and a firm of advocates are liabl.....

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#GST:Services By Educational Bodies, Including Boarding & Lodging Facilities, Fully Exempt From GST(17.07.2017)

Finance Ministry has clarified that there is no change in tax liability relating to education and related services in the GST era, except reduction in.....

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MP High Court Rejects Plea of MPPSC Candidate Declared Not Qualified(17.07.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has upheld the MP Public Service Commission (MPPSC) decision to declare a candidate ‘not qualified’ for the State Civil Serv.....

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#GST: Non-Registration with GST After July 30th Would Attract Penalty(17.07.2017)

Finance Ministry has said that traders should obtain registration under Goods and Service Tax (GST) law at the earliest without waiting for the last d.....

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#GST: Taxpayers Can Opt for Composition Scheme till July 21(17.07.2017)

Govt has said that small businesses with turnover of up to Rs 75 lakh can opt for composition scheme under Goods and Services Tax regime till July 21.

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J&K High Court Stays Mains Examination of Kashmir Administrative Service(29.10.2015)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has stayed Mains examination of Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS)-2014 after some candidates approached it with a plea.....

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RBI Permits Cooperative Banks to Offer Internet Banking Services(06.11.2015)

RBI has allowed all cooperative banks to offer Internet banking services to their customers and said that any Urban Cooperative Bank, State Cooperativ.....

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SC Issues Notice to Delhi’s 15 Judicial Officers who Cleared DJSE 2014(09.11.2015)

Supreme Court has issued notices to 15 judicial officers who cleared 2014 Delhi Judicial Services Examination (DJSE) in a litigation initiated by an N.....

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CBEC: Royalty Paid to Govt for Right to Use Natural Resources Subject to GST Under RCM(22.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that license fee, lease charge, royalty etc paid to Government for assigning right to use nat.....

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#GST: E-Commerce Operators Providing House-keeping Services Are Liable to Pay GST(24.08.2017)

Central Government has notified that E-Commerce Operators would be liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) for providing house-keeping services und.....

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#GST: Govt Clarifies Applicability of GST on Selling of Space for ads in Print Media(24.08.2017)

Govt has clarified that selling of space for ads in print media is leviable to GST @ 5%, if ad agency works on principal to principal basis. If ad age.....

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Govt.: No Posting If Employees Fail To Submit Property Returns(19.01.2016)

Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has said that all Central Secretariat Service officers are requested to submit property returns for year .....

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Delhi Govt Notifies GST Exemption to Intra-State supply of Heavy Water and Nuclear Fuels(10.11.2017)

Delhi Government has notified that intra-state supply of heavy water and nuclear fuels will be out of the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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GST: Only 50 Items to Remain in 28 Percent Slab(10.11.2017)

GST Council has decided to keep only 50 items, mostly demerit, sin and luxury goods in top 28% bracket.

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GST: 18% Rate for Chewing Gums, Chocolates, After Shave(10.11.2017)

GST Council has said that 18% GST will be levied on chewing gums, chocolates, after shave, deodorant, washing power, detergent, marble.

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No IGST on Import of Specific Sports Goods by Sports Persons of Outstanding Eminence(13.11.2017)

GST Council has exempted the import of specific sports goods by sports persons of outstanding eminence from the ambit of Integrated Goods and Services.....

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GST Council: File Form GSTR-3B by 20th of Succeeding Month Till March, 2018(13.11.2017)

GST Council has said that all taxpayers would file return in FORM GSTR-3B along with payment of tax by 20th of the succeeding month till March, 2018.

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GST Council Reduces Fine for Late Filing of Return to Rs. 20 from Rs. 200 per day(13.11.2017)

GST Council has said that for filing FORM GSTR-3B, the amount of late fee payable by a taxpayer whose tax liability for that month was ‘NIL’ will be R.....

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#GST: Haryana Govt Issues Guidelines for Inspection/ Detention of Conveyances(11.08.2017)

Haryana State Government has issued guidelines for road side checking and inspection/detention of conveyances under GST regime. As per GST law, Govt. .....

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#GST: CBEC Clarifies 'Manufacturer of Food Items Can Claim ITC on Rent'(17.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that a manufacturer of taxable food items is eligible to claim input tax credit on the rental.....

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#GST: CBEC Clarifies 'Food Supplied in Non-AC Areas of A/C Restaurants Attracts 18% GST'(17.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that 18 per cent GST is applicable to food supplied in non-A/C areas of an A/C restaurant.

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GST Return Filing Date Extended for Taxpayers Availing Input Tax Credit(18.08.2017)

Central Government has extended due date for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) return for taxpayers who want to avail the transitional input tax .....

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#GST: CBEC Says 'Tractors to Attract 18% Tax'(21.08.2017)

Central Government has notified that 18 per cent GST is applicable to tractors. Earlier, a highest rate of 28% was applicable on tractors.

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#GST: Kerala Assembly Passes State GST Bill, 2017(21.08.2017)

Kerala Legislative Assembly has passed the Kerala Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017.

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#GST: Govt Notifies Amended CGST Rules, Releases Form for Grant of UIN to UN Bodies(21.08.2017)

Central Government has notified the amended Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017. It also released the application/form for grant of Uniq.....

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Allahabad HC to UPPSC: Be Much More Thoughtful While Setting Question Papers(24.12.2015)

Allahabad High Court has rejected a bunch of petitions challenging results of an examination, conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UP.....

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GST: Retail Sale Price Declared on the Footwear Package is Inclusive of Goods and Service Tax(04.10.2017)

Central Government has clarified that Retail Sale Price declared on the Foot ware Package is inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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GST Council Slashes Rates for 27 Items(09.10.2017)

GST Council has lowered tax rates on 27 products and a few services and asked a panel of state ministers to examine if 18% GST on air-conditioned rest.....

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GST Council: Exports Are Tax Free for 6 Months(09.10.2017)

GST Council has said that exporters are exempted from the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) for 6 months.

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Govt: No Further Extension of Last Date for Filing GSTR-1 for July(10.10.2017)

Government has said that there will not be any further extension for filing GSTR-1 for the month of July. The last date for filing GSTR-1 for the mont.....

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Supreme Court: Lessee Should Collect GST on Sale Value of Mineral Purchased in E-Auction(11.10.2017)

Supreme Court has directed that buyer of the mineral purchased in the e-auction shall pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the sale value directly to t.....

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Finance Ministry: Leasing of Vehicles Purchased & Leased Prior to GST Rollout Would Attract GST(13.10.2017)

Finance Ministry has clarified that leasing of vehicles purchased and leased prior to 1st July, 2017 would attract GST at a rate equal to 65% of the a.....

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Bombay HC Admits RCOM-SSTL Merger Application(08.02.2016)

Bombay High Court has admitted application for merger between Reliance Communications (Rcom) and Sistema Shyam Teleservices Ltd. (SSTL), the telecom u.....

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Stay on Rajasthan Administrative Services examination lifted(15.02.2016)

The Rajasthan High Court lifted a stay on examinations for the Rajasthan Administrative Services and ordered the formation of a committee to look into.....

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Lok Sabha Passes GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill 2017(28.12.2017)

Lok Sabha has passed Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill 2017. The bill seeks to increase maximum rate at which Compensatio.....

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Govt Notifies CGST (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017(02.01.2018)

Government has notified Central Goods and Services Tax (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017, according to which Unique Identity Number in accordance wit.....

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Govt Waives Late Fee for Delay in Furnishing GSTR-4(02.01.2018)

Central Government has waived the late fee payable u/s 47 of the CGST Act, by any registered person for failure to furnish the return in FORM GSTR-4 b.....

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GST E-Way Bill Rules Are Applicable From 1st February(02.01.2018)

Central Government has notified 1st February 2018 as due date for implementing E-Way Bill Rules under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

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Govt. Notifies Due Dates for Filing GST Returns (Aggregate Turnover of Upto Rs. 1.5 Crore)(02.01.2018)

Govt has notified the last dates for filing returns under GST regime. Registered persons having aggregate turnover of upto 1.5 crore rupees shall fil.....

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Kerala HC: No Service Tax For Used Car Dealers(24.07.2017)

Kerala High Court has held that dealers who facilitate the exchange of used-cars with new cars, or re-sale of used cars, are not liable to pay service.....

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#GST: GSTN Portal Begins Invoice Uploading for Businesses(25.07.2017)

GSTN portal has started accepting uploading of sale and purchase invoices of businesses generated post Goods and Services Tax rollout on July 1.

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#GST: Govt Extends Deadline for Composition Scheme(25.07.2017)

Government has extended deadline for small businesses to opt for composition scheme in GST regime by nearly four weeks to August 16.

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#GST: National Anti-profiteering Authority Set Up to Aid Consumer Confidence(26.07.2017)

GST Council has formed a selection committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to identify and recommend eligible persons for appointment as the chairma.....

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#GST: Odisha Cabinet Approves Revised Rates(27.07.2017)

Odisha Cabinet has granted its nod for revised Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates and provided its consent for changes in cadres of Agricultural depar.....

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Gujarat High Court: Legal Consultant of Corporation Not Eligible to Apply for JSE(31.07.2017)

Gujarat High Court has held that a legal consultant of a corporation is not eligible to apply for a Judicial Service Examination.

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#GST: Govt Says 'Exporter can Claim Refund of GST Compensation Cess on Exported Goods'(31.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that exporter is eligible for refund of GST Compensation Cess in respect of goods exported by.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies Goods and Services Tax Settlement of Funds Rules, 2017(31.07.2017)

Central Government has notified Goods and services Tax Settlement of funds Rules, 2017 which regulates distribution of tax among States under the newl.....

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Govt Waives Late Fee for August and September Returns(25.10.2017)

Central Government has clarified that no late fee would be levied on tax payers who failed to furnish the return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of Augu.....

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Govt Notifies 0.1% GST on Intra-State Supply of Goods between Registered Persons for Exports(25.10.2017)

Central Government has notified Integrated tax of 0.1% and Central Tax rate of 0.05% on intra-State supply of taxable goods by a registered supplier t.....

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NCDRC Orders Post Offices To Pay Rs 25K To 2 Law Graduates Who Missed Chance At DJSE(26.10.2017)

NCDRC has held the Post Master General in Chandigarh & Lodhi Road in New Delhi guilty of deficiency in service for failing to deliver the application .....

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GST: Govt Extends Due date for filing GST ITC-04(26.10.2017)

Central Government has extended due date for filing ITC-04 for details of goods/capital goods sent to job worker and received back.

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SC: Outsourcing of Services by US Company to Indian Subsidiary Doesn’t Constitute PE(27.10.2017)

Supreme Court of India has held that Outsourcing of Services by a US company to Indian company doesn’t constitute Permanent Establishment (PE).

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Govt Extends Time Limit for Intimation of Details of Stock held Before Opting for Composition Levy(30.10.2017)

Central Government has extended time limit for intimation of details of stock held on the date preceding the date from which option for composition le.....

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GST Registration: FORM GST REG-26 Can Be Filed Till 31st December(30.10.2017)

Central Government has extended due date for filing application for Final Registration in FORM GST REG-26 is extended to 31st December 2017.

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Govt Extends Time limit for Filing of Return by Composition Dealer(16.11.2017)

Central Government has notified that the time limit for filing GST return in Form GSTR-4 by the Composition dealer is extended to 24th December 2017.

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Govt Extends Due Dates for Filing GSTR-1 by Taxpayers with Aggregate Turnover of More than 1.5 Crore(16.11.2017)

Central Government has extended due dates for furnishing of GSTR-1 for those taxpayers with aggregate turnover of more than Rs.1.5 crores. The due dat.....

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Govt Extends Due Dates for Filing GSTR-1 by Taxpayers with Aggregate Turnover of Upto 1.5 Crore(16.11.2017)

Central Government has extended due dates for furnishing of GSTR-1 for those taxpayers with aggregate turnover of upto Rs.1.5 crores. The due dates ar.....

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Due Date for Furnishing GSTR-5 by Non-Resident Taxable Person Extended to 11th December(16.11.2017)

Central Government has extended time limit for furnishing the return by a non-resident taxable person in FORM GSTR-5 under the Goods and Services Tax .....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-5A to 15th December(16.11.2017)

Central Government has extended the due date for filing of return in FORM GSTR-5A for the months of July to October, 2017 till 15th December 2017.

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Govt Notifies Due Dates for Furnishing FORM GSTR-3B till March 2018(16.11.2017)

Central Government has notified the due dates for furnishing the returns in FORM GSTR-3B till March 2017. As per the Notification, returns for January.....

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CBEC Notifies 2.5% CGST for Standalone Restaurants Without Input Tax Credit and 9% for Others(16.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that standalone restaurants are liable to pay CGST @ 2.5% whereas other restaurants would pay .....

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#GST Council Alters Tax Rates for Over 40 items(11.09.2017)

GST Council has slashed tax rates for Walnuts, broom, clay idols custard powder, idly-dosa batter, rubber bands, raincoat, dhoop batti, saree fall, co.....

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#GST: Deadline for GSTR 1 Filing Extended to October(11.09.2017)

GSTR1, which was to be filed by Sep 10, can be filed till Oct 10 by smaller businesses and large ones by Oct 3. GSTR-2 for July will have to be done b.....

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#GST: Govt Re-opens Registration Window for Opting Composition Scheme till 30th Sep(11.09.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has re-opened the registration window for composition scheme till 30th September.

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Delhi High Court Exempts An Export Company from Paying IGST(13.09.2017)

Delhi High Court has allowed an export company to import certain goods used as inputs in manufacturing products, without paying the additional levy un.....

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Government Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR for July by ISD to Oct 13(14.09.2017)

Central Government has extended the due date for filing of returns for the month of July by Input Service Distributor to October 13th.

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GST: Registration Window for GST Composition Scheme Open Now(18.09.2017)

Government has opened option for GST Composition Scheme for the assessment year 2017-18 for small traders. The persons who want to avail the benefit o.....

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Kerala HC Permits Release of Seized Goods on Payment of 50% of Demand as per GST Laws(18.09.2017)

Kerala High Court has directed Commercial Tax Officer to release detained goods on payment of 50% of demand as per the new Goods and Services Tax (GST.....

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#GST: Govt Clarifies Applicability of GST on Services by Fair Price Shops(24.08.2017)

Central Government has clarified that services provided by Fair Price Shops to Government are exempted from the ambit of new Goods and Services Tax (G.....

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#GST: Services of FIFA to Attract NIL GST(24.08.2017)

Central Government has exempted services provided by and to Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and its subsidiaries directly or .....

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#GST: LLPs Must be Treated as a Partnership Firm or Firm under GST Regime(24.08.2017)

Central Government has notified that Limited Liability Partnerships (LLP) registered under 2008 Act must be considered as a partnership firm or Firm u.....

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#GST: Composite Supply of Works Contract Provided to Govt Attracts 12% GST(24.08.2017)

Government has reduced rate of GST applicable to specified supply of works contract services to 12 per cent from the current 18%. Transport of passeng.....

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Govt Notifies Acts Extending CGST & IGST to Jammu & Kashmir(28.08.2017)

Central Government has notified CGST and IGST Acts extending Goods and Services Tax (GST) laws to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

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#GST: Govt Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-6(29.08.2017)

Central Government recently extended the due date for filing GSTR-6 till September. As per the new Notification, Input Service Distributor can file re.....

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GST Intelligence Arm to be Regulator for Gems & Jewellery Sector Under PMLA to Monitor Black Money(29.08.2017)

GST intelligence arm, Directorate General of Goods and Service Tax Intelligence, has been named the regulator for dealing with money laundering cases .....

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Companies Now to Pay Service Tax on Services Availed from Govt. from Next Fiscal Year(09.03.2016)

Govt. has notified provision making Indian companies to pay service tax on any service they avail from Government or local authority from the next fis.....

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Maharashtra Govt Mandates E-Way Bill for Inter-State Supplies from 1st February(23.01.2018)

Government of Maharashtra has made 'E-Way Bill' mandatory in State for Inter-State Supplies from 1st February, 2018.

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State/ UT GST Officers Can Process Refund Applications Filed in FORM GST RFD-01(24.01.2018)

Central Government has said that the officers appointed under the respective SGST Act, 2017 or the UGST Act, 2017 are authorized to act as officers fo.....

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GST: Govt Notifies Common Portals for E-Way Bill(24.01.2018)

Central Government has notifed www.gst.gov.in as the Common GST e-Portal for facilitating registration, payment of tax, furnishing of returns and comp.....

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Govt Notifies Reduction in Late Fee for GST Returns(24.01.2018)

Central Government has notified that the late fee for filing of GSTR-1, GSTR-5, GSTR-5A & GSTR-6 has been reduced to Rs. 50 per day.

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Govt. Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-6 by Input Service Distributors(24.01.2018)

Central Government has extended the last date for filing GSTR-6 by Input Service Distributors under the GST regime. As per the notification, the tax p.....

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Allahabad HC Directs to Re-Open the Facility to File TRAN-1 in GST Portal(25.01.2018)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Government to re-open the Goods and Services Portal in order to enable the tax payer to file TRAN-1.

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Mobile Chargers Sold With Mobile Phones Can’t be Taxed Separately: Allahabad HC(25.01.2018)

Allahabad High Court has held that no separate rate of tax is leviable on selling mobile chargers along with mobile phones under a composite package.

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CCI Approves Rs 850-cr Acquisition of GTL's OME Business by E2 Energy Service(08.01.2016)

Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved Rs 850 crore acquisition of network services firm GTL Ltd's OME business by E2 Energy Service.

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RBI Allows IFSCs Bank Branches to Open Foreign Currency Current Accounts(08.01.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted bank branches at International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) to open foreign currency current accounts .....

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CBEC: Milling of Paddy into Rice on Job Work Basis is Liable to GST at Rate of 5%(21.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that milling of paddy into rice on job work basis, is liable to GST at the rate of 5%, on the.....

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Govt. Nod to Display Revised MRP Due to Reduction of Rates of GST up to 31st Dec, 2017(21.11.2017)

Government has allowed manufacturers, packers or importers of pre-packaged commodities to declare the revised retail sale price (MRP) in addition to t.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax

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No GST on Terracotta Idols: CBEC(24.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that no GST is payable on on Terracotta idols.

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7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved(29.11.2017)

7th Pay Commission: Pay Hike for 3610+ Judges of SC & HCs Approved

Tags : The decision will directly impact the computation of salaries, gratuity, allowance structure, and pension of the in-service as well as retired judges of Supreme Court as well as High Courts across the country.

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Govt: Details of Zero Rated Goods Must Be Included in GSTR 3B(01.12.2017)

Government has clarified that the details of zero rated goods must be included in GSTR 3B.

Tags : Goods and Service Tax

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Madhya Pradesh HC Dismisses Plea Against Levy of Tax on Confectionery Items(04.12.2017)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has dismissed a plea challenging the levy GST on confectionery items on the ground that it does not come within the purview .....

Tags : Goods and Service Tax

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GST Council Clears E-Bill Mechanism For Transfer of Goods(18.12.2017)

GST Council has decided to implement the e-way bill mechanism throughout the country by June 1 after reviewing the readiness of IT network. Under the .....

Tags : Goods and Service Tax

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Gauhati HC Stays Service Tax Demand Made Post-GST Rollout(19.12.2017)

Gauhati High Court has stayed a show cause notice issued by the department demanding service tax from the petitioner M/s Mascot Entrade Pvt Ltd for wa.....

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GST: Rajasthan Govt Notifies E-Way Bill(20.12.2017)

Rajasthan State Government has notified the Electronic Bill under the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Tags : Goods and Service Tax

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GST: Due Date for Filing Return for Input Tax Credit is 31st January(22.12.2017)

Central Government has notified the extension of time limit for making declaration GST ITC-01 to avail Input Tax Credit till the 31st day of January 2.....

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GST: Non-Resident Tax Payers Can File Returns Till 31st January(22.12.2017)

Central Government has notified January 31 as the time limit for furnishing the return for the months July to December by a non-resident taxable perso.....

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GST: Govt Extends Due Date for filing GSTR-5A for July to December(22.12.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has extended the due date of filing return by persons providing Online Information and Database Access or R.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing FORM GST CMP-03(26.12.2017)

Central Government has extended the time limit for intimation of details of stock held on the date preceding the date from which the option for compos.....

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Finance Minister Raises Service Tax by 0.5%(01.03.2016)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has managed to increase service tax slightly by 0.5 percent in the form of Krishi Kalyan cess.

Tags : Service Tax , Krishi Kalyan cess

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Rajya Sabha Passes Bill Seeking to Remove Anomalies in Pensionary Benefits of Judges(03.03.2016)

Rajya Sabha has passed the High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015, seeking removal of anoma.....

Tags : Rajya Sabha , the High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Bill, 2015

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5% GST for Food or Drink Supplied in College Canteen/ Mess: Govt(10.01.2018)

Central Government has clarified that supply of food or drink provided by a mess or canteen is taxable at 5% without Input Tax Credit under the curren.....

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GST e-way Bill System Rolled Out on Trial Basis(18.01.2018)

Government has implemented electronic way bill on trial basis and asked the traders to register with the new transportation system before 1st February.....

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Govt. Exempts Legal Services Provided to Govt & Govt Entities From GST(19.01.2018)

GST Council has recommended the Central Government to exempt legal services provided to Government, Local Authority, Governmental Authority and Govern.....

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GST Council Revises Rates For 29 Goods, 53 Services Categories(19.01.2018)

GST Council has approved a rejig in the rates of 29 goods and changes to the taxation regime for 53 services at its 25th meeting in Delhi.

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GST Council Revises GST Rates for Second-hand Medium & Large Cars, SUVs,(19.01.2018)

GST Council has approved rate cut on second-hand medium and large cars and SUVs from 28 per cent to 18 per cent and on other old and used motor vehicl.....

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GST Council Revises GST Rates on Diamonds, Gemstones(19.01.2018)

GST Council has slashed tax rate on diamonds and precious stones to 0.25 per cent from current 3 per cent.

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Government: Non-Monetary Fringe Benefits Received by Employees are Subject to GST(29.08.2017)

Central Government has clarified that non-monetary fringe benefits received by an employee from his employer is subject to tax under the new indirect .....

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Govt Clarifies, 'Lottery is a Good under GST Regime'(30.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs has said that supply of lottery has been treated as supply of goods under Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Ac.....

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CBEC: Online Info., Database Access Suppliers From Outside India Gets Relaxation For Return Filing(30.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has extended the due date of filing return for persons providing Online Information and Database Access or .....

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Government Notifies E-Way Bill Rules(31.08.2017)

Government has notified the E-way Bill Rules, 2017 keeping some items of mass consumption such as vegetables, fruits, food grains, meat, bread, curd,.....

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Cabinet Approves Promulgation of GST (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017(31.08.2017)

Union Cabinet has approved promulgation of an ordinance to suitably amend the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017.

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Government: Hospital Room Rent Exempted from GST(04.09.2017)

Central Government has clarified that the rent paid by patients for hospital rooms are out of the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

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Government Waives Late Fee for July Returns(04.09.2017)

Central Government has clarified that no late fee would be levied on tax payers who failed to furnish the return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of July.....

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Govt Allows Tax Payers to Rectify Errors in GSTR 3B While Filing GSTR 1 and GSTR 2(04.09.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that the tax payers can correct the errors made in GSTR 3B while filing regular returns in GS.....

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No 'GST Compensation Cess' on Old and Used Motor Vehicles: CBEC(29.01.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has exempted old and used cars from the levy of GST Compensation Cess.

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CBEC: 5% GST on Supply of Goods Classified Under Chapter 86 to Railways(29.01.2018)

CBEC has clarified that when goods classified under chapter 86 is supplied to railways, it attracts 5% GST. However, noramal GST rates are applicable .....

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Govt Notifies GST Exemption to Government’s Share of Profit Petroleum(29.01.2018)

Central Government has notified exemption to its share of profit petroleum paid to the Centre from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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Govt Prescribes Special Procedure for Construction Services Against Transfer of Development Rights(29.01.2018)

Government has prescribed a special procedure for construction services against transfer of development rights to a developer, builder, construction c.....

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Govt: RCM Applicable to Service of Renting of Immovable Property by Govt to Registered Persons(29.01.2018)

Government has notified that the supply of service of immovable property by the the Central Government, State Government, Union territory or local aut.....

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Govt Notifies Change of GST Rates on Goods, Services(29.01.2018)

Central Government, in line with the recommendations of the GST Council, has notified change of rate on Goods and Serives.

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Gujarat Exempts Intra-State Supply of Goods from E-Way Bill(30.01.2018)

State Government of Gujarat has exempted almost all intra-State supply of goods from the generation of e-way bill under the Goods and Services Tax Reg.....

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SC Directs NALSA to Furnish Details on Jails with 150% Occupancy(27.02.2018)

Supreme Court has directed National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) to look into the issue of overcrowded prisons and sought information on jails whe.....

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GSTN Comes Within the Ambit of RTI Act: CIC(05.03.2018)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has held that the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) will come well within the purview of the Right to Informa.....

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CBEC Mandates ‘ e-SANCHIT ‘ for Online Filing of Documents from 15th March(05.03.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) is all set to implement its new facility 'e-SANCHIT' enabling the registered persons to file documents onli.....

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Packaging of Goods is ‘Part of Manufacture’, Service Tax Not Leviable: CESTAT, Delhi(05.03.2018)

Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has declared that packaging of goods are part of manufacture for which, service tax .....

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GST: Maharashtra Govt Prescribes Norms for Online Filing of LUTs(05.03.2018)

Maharashtra State Government has enabled the facility of online submission of Letter of Undertaking (LUTs)by the taxable person who makes the zero-rat.....

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No GST If Cash Calls are Merely Transaction in Money: CBEC(07.03.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified the liability to pay tax on the taxable services provided by the members of the Joint Venture.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing TRAN 2 Till 31st March(08.03.2018)

Central Government has extended the due date for filing of TRAN-2 by the taxpayers under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

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Madras High Court: Internet Service Providers Barred From Allowing Kabali Downloads(18.07.2016)

Madras High Court has put the onus of stopping illegal downloads of Rajnikanth's upcoming movie Kabali on internet service providers (ISP). Court has .....

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SC: Need Minimum Qualification for Being a Judge(26.07.2016)

SC has said that for selecting a judge, there has to be a minimum qualification, while refusing to entertain a petition that sought a lower qualificat.....

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Generation of E-Way Bill Depend on Interstate-Movement of Goods, Not Supply: CBIC(12.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ( CBIC ) has clarified that the generation of E-Way bill is not dependent on whether a supply is inter-sta.....

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GST: Govt Extends Special Refund Fortnight till 16th June(13.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the refund fortnight for fast track clearance of pending dues to exporters by two days.....

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Government Extends Time Limit for Clearing GST Practitioners Enrollment Exam(14.06.2018)

Government has extended the period within which the persons who have applied for enrollment of GST Practitioners shall pass the exam from one year to .....

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GST: Government Notifies Changes in GST Returns w.e.f 1st July(14.06.2018)

Government has amended the rules relating to refund on account of inverted duty structure, refund of input tax credit etc applicable from 1st July 201.....

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GST: Govt Notifies List of Goods Which May be Disposed off Post-Seizure(14.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has specified the list of goods which may be disposed off by the proper officer post seizure under .....

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Seizure Under UP GST Act Involving Inter-State Transactions is Permissible: Allahabad High Court(22.03.2018)

Allahabad High Court has held that the seizure of goods under the Uttar Pradhesh Goods and Services Tax Act involving an inter-State transaction is va.....

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Kerala HC Permits Release of Goods by Furnishing Simple Bond, Directs Expedite Adjudication(23.03.2018)

Kerala High Court has permitted the assessee to release goods detained by the State GST department by furnishing a simple bond. The Court also directe.....

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Govt Amends Rules relating to Anti-Profiteering Authority(26.03.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules (Third Amendment) by amending the rules relating to a.....

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Government: E-way Bill Rollout from Apr 1, GSTR-3B to be Filed Till June(26.03.2018)

Government has notified April 1 as the implementation date for e-way bill, which will be required for transporting goods valued over Rs 50,000 between.....

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UP Higher Judicial Service Promotees Can’t Be Given Promotion Without Suitability Test: Supreme Court(29.03.2018)

Supreme Court has asserted that promotees recruited to the UP Higher Judicial Services (HJS) in the year 2008/2009 are not entitled to seniority prior.....

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Tamil Nadu Temporarily Exempts E-Way Bill from Intra-State Supply(30.03.2018)

Tamil Nadu State Government has clarified that e-way bill is not required for intra-State movement of goods in the State of Tamil Nadu till any furthe.....

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Gujarat Govt Notifies Exemption from E-way Bill for Intra-State Movement(30.03.2018)

Gujarat Government has notified that no e-way bill is required for intra-State movement of goods.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tables GST Bill in Rajya Sabha(03.08.2016)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has tabled Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Rajya Sabha.

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GST In Lok Sabha Once Again(08.08.2016)

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, with a strong pitch for "one nation one tax,", has presented in the Lok Sabha the bill passed by the Rajya Sabha last .....

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Haryana Govt. Notifies Norms for Manual processing of Refund Under GST Regime(29.05.2018)

Haryana Government has notified the rules for application and processing of refund under the Haryana Goods and Service Tax (GST) Act.

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No Late Fee for Delayed Filing of GSTR-5A: GSTN(30.05.2018)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has clarified that no late fee is payable for delayed payment of GSTR-5A by the Online Information and Database .....

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Govt Notifies NACIN as Authority for Conducting GST Practitioners Exam(30.05.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics (NACIN) as the authority for c.....

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P&H HC Quashes Haryana Govt’s Policies For Regularizing Grp B, C, D Staff(01.06.2018)

High Court of Punjab and Haryana has quashed four policies by which the Haryana Government had sought to regularize the services of Group B, C and D e.....

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Interest on Outstanding Credit Card Balances Ssubject to GST: CBIC(05.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that any interest/ delayed payment charges charged for delay in payment of brokerage .....

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Govt Amends GST Settlement of Funds Rules(08.02.2018)

Central Government has notified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Settlement of Funds Rules, 2017 that allows Central Government to provisionally settl.....

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RBI Grants Relief to MSME Borrowers Registered Under GST(08.02.2018)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has notified that the exposure of banks and NBFCs to a borrower classified as micro, small and medium enterprise shall con.....

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GST: Superintendents of Central Tax Can Issue SCN Under CGST & IGST Acts(12.02.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has said that the Superintendents of Central Tax shall also be empowered to issue show cause notices and or.....

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GST: ‘Way Bill’ Mandatory for Intra-State Movement of Goods in Telangana(12.02.2018)

State Government of Telangana has notified the document known as “Way Bill” which should be issued by the registered person for intra-State movement o.....

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GSTO/AC Authorized to Process Refund Claims Under Delhi GST Act(16.02.2018)

State Government of Delhi has assigned Assistant Commissioner and the Goods and Services Tax Officer (GSTO) to process the refund claims under the Del.....

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Employee Entitled to Subsistence Allowance Pending Inquiry: SC(17.02.2018)

Supreme Court has ruled that an employee is entitled to subsistence allowance pending inquiry against him, opining that denial of financial resources .....

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Supreme Court Rejects Petitions Against Delhi Judicial Service Examination 2015(19.02.2018)

Supreme Court has rejected a petition against the manner in which the Delhi Judicial Service Examination were conducted in 2015.

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No Service Tax on Ambulance Services Provided to Govt by Pvt Service Providers: CBIC(05.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Tax and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that Service Tax cannot be levied on Ambulance Services provided to the Government by t.....

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Digital Copy of E-Way Bill Sufficient for Transportation Under GST: Allahabad HC(06.06.2018)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that the consignment need not be supported with the hard copy of the E-way Bill as the current Goods and Services Tax (.....

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Govt Notifies GST Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules(06.06.2018)

Central Government has notified the Goods and Services Tax Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules, 2018 which allows provisional settlement of I.....

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GST: Govt Introduces PAN-Based Refund Clearance for Exporters(08.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has introduced PAN based refund clearance for the exporters if such refunds are held up due to mism.....

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Govt Notifies GST Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules(08.06.2018)

Central Government has notified the Goods and Services Tax Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules, 2018 which allows provisional settlement of I.....

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Govt Notifies GST Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules(08.06.2018)

Central Government has notified the Goods and Services Tax Settlement of Funds (Second Amendment) Rules, 2018 which allows provisional settlement of I.....

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Priority Sector Lending Certificates, Renewable Energy Certificates Attract Nil GST: CBIC(08.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs), Priority Sector Lending Certificates (PSLC.....

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Delhi HC Orders Return of Service Tax Payments made by MakeMyTrip(02.09.2016)

Delhi HC has directed Director General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) to return service tax payments made in MakeMyTrip, Ibibo and eBIZ servic.....

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GST: Govt Extends Reverse Charge Mechanism Till 30th September 2019(08.08.2018)

Central Government has decided to further extend the implementation of reverse charge mechanism (RCM) till 30th September 2019 under the Goods and Se.....

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Lok Sabha Passes GST Amendment Bills(13.08.2018)

Lok Sabha has passed Central GST (Amendment) Bill, Integrated GST (Amendment) Bill, Union Territory GST (Amendment) Bill and GST (Compensation to Stat.....

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Govt Notifies Due Dates for Filing GSTR-1 from July to March 2019(13.08.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Tax and Customs (CBIC) has notified the due dates for filing GSTR-1 for the taxpayers with the aggregate turnover of upto Rs.....

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Fertilizers Supplied for Use in Manufacture of Other Fertilizers Attract 5% GST: CBIC(13.08.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that the fertilizers supplied for direct use as fertilizers, or supplied for use in t.....

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Govt Notifies Due Dates for Filing GSTR 3B from July to March 2019(13.08.2018)

Central Government has notified that the Form GSTR 3B for each month from July 2018 to March 2019 required to be filed by 20th of next month.

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Photography Services for Preparing Voters ID Card Not Subject to Service Tax: Calcutta HC(16.08.2018)

Calcutta High Court has held that photography services done by the agency while preparing Electoral Photo Identity Card (EPIC) would not be subject to.....

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Centre: Service Charge at Hotels, Restaurants is Optional(03.01.2017)

Central Government has reiterated that customers dissatisfied with service could choose not to pay service charge levied by a hotel or restaurant.

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Delhi HC: Public Interest Best Served When Public Money is Not Wasted(05.01.2017)

Delhi High Court, while setting aside a Delhi Government’s decision that rejected bid of a Security Service Provider for quoting a very low agency cha.....

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Kerala HC: Medicos Need Not Serve Compulsory Rural Service Twice(05.01.2017)

Kerala High Court has said that candidates who have undergone compulsory rural service specified in prospectus for MBBS and PG medical courses cannot .....

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Government Notifies Setting Up of Indian Skill Development Services(05.01.2017)

Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has issued notice on setting up of Indian Skill Development Services (ISDS) for Training Dir.....

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PAN Mandatory For Excise, Service Tax Payers For GST Registration(09.01.2017)

Tax Department has made it mandatory for central excise duty and service tax payers to obtain valid PAN number before they can be migrated to new Good.....

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Creation of All India Judicial Services can't be Done by Judicial Order: Supreme Court(03.12.2018)

Supreme Court has refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) petition seeking creation of All India Judicial Services for recruitment of .....

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No Service Tax on Sale/Purchase of Property on a Principal to Principal Basis: CESTAT(07.12.2018)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax AppellateTribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that there cannot be any service tax liability under the category “Real Est.....

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#GST: Registered Person Dealing with 2nd Hand Goods Can Avail Benefits of Margin Scheme(17.07.2017)

Central Government has clarified that any registered person dealing in buying and selling of second hand goods can avail benefit of Margin scheme subj.....

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#GST: CBEC Issues Revised Rates of Rebate of State Levies on Export of Garments, Textile(17.07.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has released revised rates of rebate of state levies on export of garments and textile made-up articles whi.....

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ITAT Kolkata: Tax Payable in India Even if Technical Services of Testing Performed Abroad(14.06.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Kolkata has noted that tax payable for technical services of testing is performed outside the country if the res.....

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BHC: Financial Difficulties No Ground for Defence if Assessee Failed to Pay Service Tax(17.06.2019)

Bombay High Court (BHC) has held that the defense of financial difficulties cannot be invoked by the Assessee when the Assessee failed to remit the se.....

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CESTAT: Distributors Not Responsible to Pay Service Tax on Recharge Coupons(18.06.2019)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Chennai has observed that service tax cannot be levied on recharge coupons received from D.....

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#GST:Threshold Limit for Registration Applicable for Persons Making Inter-State Supplies of Services(16.10.2017)

Central Government has notified that persons making inter-State supplies of services having turn over above 20 Lakhs are bound to obtain registration .....

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Govt Defers Reverse Charge Mechanism under GST till 31st March(16.10.2017)

Central Government has notified that the implementation of provisions relating to reverse charge mechanism will be applicable from 1st April 2018.

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Govt Prescribes Method for Payment of Tax on Issuance of Invoice by Registered Persons(16.10.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified method for making payment of tax on issuance of invoice by registered persons having aggregate.....

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Govt Empowers State Tax Officers for Processing and Grant of Refund under CGST Act(16.10.2017)

Central Government has issued a notification seeking to cross-empower State Tax officers for processing and grant of refund under the Central Goods an.....

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Returns Filing Date by Person Supplying Online Info & Database Access Services Extended till 20th Nov(16.10.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has extended due date of filing return for persons providing Online Information and Database Access or Retr.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax

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Govt Extends Timelimit for Filing ITC-01 to 31st October(16.10.2017)

Central Government has notified extension of time limit for making declaration GST ITC-01 to avail Input Tax Credit till the 31st day of October 2017.

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Supreme Court: Public Interest Litigation Should Not be Allowed in Service Matters(22.07.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that it is well settled with respect to service jurisprudence that PIL will not be entertained.

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Govt Notifies CGST (Second Amendment) Rules(08.03.2018)

Central Government has notified Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Amendment Rules incorporating certain amendments to the E-Way Bill Rules.

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Govt. Cancels Reduction in Late Fee for Returns Filed by OIDAR Service Providers(08.03.2018)

Central Government has cancelled the reduction in late fee for delay in filing GSTR-5A by the Online Information and Database Access or Retrieval (OID.....

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Allahabad HC Upholds CBI Enquiry Against UPPSC Regarding Exams & Their Results(09.03.2018)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the CBI investigation ordered by the Central Government into serious allegations against the Uttar Pradesh Public Serv.....

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Allahabad High Court: Health Facilities in UP are ‘Ram Bharose’(15.03.2018)

Allahabad High Court has said that the medical services in the state was “Ram Bharose” and depends on “destiny and fate”.

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GST: Government Extends GSTR 3B, GSTR 1 Filing for 3 Months(15.03.2018)

Government has extended the present system of filing of GSTR 3B and GSTR 1 for another three months i.e., April to June, 2018 till the new return syst.....

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Madras High Court Rejects Plea Seeking to Bring Petrol, Diesel Under GST(19.03.2018)

Madras High Court has dismissed the petition which sought to bring Petrol and Diesel under the Goods and Services Tax ( GST ) regime.

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SEBI: AMCs Can Give Management, Advisory Services to Fairly Regulated FPIs(17.12.2019)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has allowed asset management companies (AMCs) to provide management and advisory services to appropriately regu.....

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Gauhati High Court Directs State Government to Consider Restoration of Internet Services(18.12.2019)

Gauhati high court has passed an order directing the State Government to consider restoration of internet services, both mobile internet services and .....

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GST: E-Way Bill Mandatory for Intra-State Supplies in Haryana from April 20th(17.04.2018)

Haryana State Government has decided to implement e-way Bill for intra-State movement of goods within the State from April 20th.

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Govt: Composition Dealers Need Not Furnish Details of Inward Supplies(18.04.2018)

Finance Ministry has clarified that Composition Dealers need not furnish details of inward supplies from registered supplier in FORM GSTR – 4.

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GST: Six More States to Roll Out Intra-State e-Way Bills from April 20(19.04.2018)

Finance Ministry has said that e-Way Bill system for intra-State movement of goods would be implemented from 20th April, 2018 in the States of Bihar, .....

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Govt Notifies Amended Rules Relating to GST Refund(19.04.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules (Fourth Amendment) by amending the rules 89(5.....

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TDF Forms Not Required for Inter-State Supply of Goods: Allahabad High Court(24.04.2018)

Allahabad High Court has held that T.D.F. forms are not required to be carried as the Central Government, who is the only authority empowered to presc.....

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Maharashtra Postpones E-Way Bill Rollout to 31st May(01.05.2018)

Maharashtra government has postponed the implementation of the e-way bill regime till May 30.

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Collection of Post-dated Cheques During Inspection Not Permissible Under GST: Gujarat HC(01.05.2018)

Gujarat High Court has said that the practice of collecting post-dated cheques during inspection is not permissible under the Goods and Services Tax .....

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Madras High Court: No Service Tax on Notice Pay Recovery by Employer from Employee(30.01.2020)

Madras High Court has ruled that the amount received by an employee from the employer on premature termination of the contract or notice pay recovery .....

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Govt. Notifies Aadhaar Act, Operationalises Some of Its Provisions(13.07.2016)

Union Government has notified Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and operationalised some o.....

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Government Notifies First Appellate Authority Under Delhi GST Act(15.05.2018)

Delhi Government has notified the First Appellate Authority under Delhi Goods and Services Tax Act wherein the Commissioner (State Tax) authorized all.....

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Govt Waives Late Fee for FORM GSTR-3B for Taxpayers Subject to Conditions(15.05.2018)

Central Government has notified waiver of the Late Fee for FORM GSTR-3B by those registered persons whose declaration in FORM GST TRAN-1 was submitted.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge to Recruitment to Punjab Superior Judicial Service(16.05.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeals challenging advertisement and process of recruitment to the Punjab Superior Judicial Service conducted way bac.....

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IGST on Warehoused Goods to be Levied, Collected at the Time of Filing Ex-Bond Bill of Entry: CBIC(28.05.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that integrated tax shall be levied and collected at the time of final clearance of t.....

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CESTAT: Refund of Unutilised Credit Can't Denied if Amount Voluntarily Debited/Credited in GSTR-3B(20.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has held that the refund of unutilized credit cannot be denied if the Assessee voluntarily d.....

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SEBI Bans First Financial Services, 28 Others from Markets for 3 Years(03.04.2018)

Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred First Financial Services and 28 others from the markets for three years for orchestrating a f.....

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5% GST for Railway Catering Services in Trains & Stations: Govt(09.04.2018)

Government has clarified that 5% uniform rate of Goods and services Tax (GST) is applicable to all railway catering services in trains or on stations.

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SC: Form Panel to Look Into Pensioner Medical Claim Under CGHS(16.04.2018)

Supreme Court has asked Health and Family Welfare Ministry to “expeditiously” set up a high-powered committee to deal with medical reimbursement claim.....

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AAR Kerala: Resale of Food Items and Sale of Bakery Products not Restaurant Services(13.11.2019)

Authority of Advance Rulings, Kerala has while prescribing the rates applicable on different items on bakery products ruled that resale of food and ba.....

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AAR: Marketing and Pre-Sales Technical Support Services will be Classified as Intermediary Services(19.11.2019)

Authority on Advance Rulings, Karnataka has ruled that the Marketing and Pre-sales Technical Support Services will be classified as Intermediary servi.....

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Supreme Court: Seniority Cannot be Claimed from Date when Incumbent was not Borne in Service(20.11.2019)

Supreme Court has observed that under service jurisprudence seniority cannot be claimed from a date when the incumbent is yet to be borne in the cadre.....

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MoF Grants Exemptions from Service Tax on Certain Services Provided by Govt. and Local Authorities(15.04.2016)

Ministry of Finance (MoF) has granted business entities exemption from service tax on certain services provided by Govt. and local authorities. Over r.....

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Allahabad HC Put Stay on Notification on Service Tax on Lawyers(19.04.2016)

Allahabad High Court has put stay on notification issued by Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), imposing service tax on senior advocates. This.....

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Govt: Correct & Sufficient Info Must on GSTN & Customs System to Get IGST Refund(21.02.2018)

CBEC has released Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on IGST Refund, wherein it was clarified that, exporters must ensure that, only correct and suffic.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax Would be Applicable on Value of Materials on Which Sales Tax is Already Paid(06.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has held that the spare parts etc, which have been used in the course of maintenance servic.....

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AAAR : No Goods and Services Tax Exemption to Agricultural Products from Foreign Markets(10.01.2020)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling has upheld the decision taken by the Authority of Advance Ruling- West Bengal that Goods and Services Tax Exempt.....

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Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Mumbai Quashes Show Cause Notice Issued After 5 Year(10.01.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Mumbai has set aside the order of the Commissioner of Appeals stating that show cause notice issued a.....

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Delhi HC to Homebuyers: Don’t Pay Service Tax to Builders(09.06.2016)

Delhi HC while passing a judgment that could effect home buyers across the country has held that service tax cannot be charged on property units in a .....

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GST: Maharashtra to Rollout E-Way Bill from 25th May(09.05.2018)

Maharashtra Government has notified that the provisions of the E-Way Bill will be applicable for intra-State movement of goods from 25th May 2018.

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GST: Assam Notifies E-Way Bill from 16th May(09.05.2018)

Assam Government has notified that the provisions of the e-way bill rules for intra-State movement of goods will be applicable from 16th May 2018.

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CESTAT: Service Tax Cannot be Levied on Remuneration for Sales Promotion(13.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Allahabad has set aside the ruling of a Lower Tribunal and has held that if the entire remuneration.....

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CESTAT Hyderabad: Import of Multi-Functional Digital Copies Not Prohibited(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Hyderabad has held that the importing of Multifunctional digital copies is not prohibited and there.....

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CESTAT Mumbai: Clearances to Special Economic Zones Developers is Export(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Mumbai has ruled that the clearances made by the Appellant without payment of duty to Special Economi.....

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Delhi HC Upholds Tax on Food, Drinks in AC Hotels, Restaurants(16.08.2016)

Delhi HC has upheld Centre’s decision to impose service tax on food and beverages served in air-conditioned restaurants and hotels across the country.

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Bombay HC Admits Plea filed by Tata Capital Financial Services for Recovering Dues(17.08.2016)

Bombay HC has admitted winding-up petition filed by Tata Capital Financial Services to recover dues worth about Rs 29 crore from 3i Infotech.

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SC to Centre: Adhere to Rules in Weapons' Sale(17.08.2016)

SC has said sale of Non-Service Pattern (NSP) weapons by army to its officers should be done under "strict scrutiny and supervision" and in conformity.....

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CIC: Information on Disbanded Army Intel Unit can't be Sought(19.08.2016)

Central Information Commission (CIC) has dismissed appeal seeking disclosure of internal Army report on now-disbanded intelligence unit, Technical Ser.....

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Government Extends RCM, TDS & TCS Provisions Till September-End(28.06.2018)

Government has postponed the implementation of reverse charge mechanism, TDS and TCS provisions under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Laws till the e.....

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GST: Government Defers Reverse Charge Mechanism Till 30th September(03.07.2018)

Central Government has postponed the application of reverse charge mechanism under Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime till 30th September 2018.

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GST: No E-Way Bill in Maharashtra for Intra-State Supply of Goods Worth Below Rs. 1 lakh(04.07.2018)

Maharashtra Government has notified that no E-Way Bill shall be required to be generated for the intra-State movement in State of Maharashtra.

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CESTAT, Chennai Allows Excise Duty Exemption to Pepsico on ‘Nimbooz’(19.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT ), Chennai has observed that the brand ‘Nimbooz’ is not lemonade and allowed excise duty exe.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Service Tax Refund Can Be Claimed on Basis of Monthly Consolidated STTG Certificate(20.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that the Service Tax Refund can be claimed on the basis of monthly consolidated Service Ta.....

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AAR: Building Completion and Finishing Services is Single Service Which Attracts 18% GST(20.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has held that building completion and finishing services are to be regarded as a single service and no.....

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Delhi HC Directs Revenue Department to Allocate Vacant Seats in PH Category to Blind Persons(21.01.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed the Central Government to identify the vacancies in the Physically Handicapped (PH) category which can be filled up by p.....

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AAR: No ITC Available for Supply of Goods and Services for Civil Work and External Development Work(22.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Rajasthan has held that Input Tax Credit (ITC) is not available for supply of goods and services which are used fo.....

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CESTAT: No denial of Credits to Recipient Even if Duty was Legally Not Payable by Supplier(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that Input tax credits cannot be denied to the recipient even if the duty was lega.....

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ITAT Erases Addition by TPO on Transaction of Rendering Marketing Services of Channel Placement Right(23.01.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has deleted the addition by Transfer Pricing Officer on the ground that the transaction of rendering mark.....

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CESTAT Chennai: CA’s Certificate Certifying Tax Burden can be Considered as Evidence(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that the Chartered Accountant’s Certificate that categorically certifies that the.....

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CESTAT Mumbai: Cleaning Service Provided Through Manpower Not Taxable Service(15.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal- Mumbai has held that the company providing cleaning services through Manpower engaged by it were un.....

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Madhya Pradesh High Court Denies Bail Application to Goods and Service Tax Evader Worth Rs 60 Crores(15.01.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has denied the Bail application filed by Goods and Service Tax Evader in connection with the crime which was registered with.....

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CESTAT: No Vivisection in Service and Material Components of Contract is Composite Works Contract(16.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Hyderabad has held that where a contract cannot be vivisection between service component and mater.....

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CESTAT Hyderabad: Service Tax Paid on GTA Services Available as Refund and Is Not Exempt(16.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Hyderabad has held that where the conditions for availing a refund of service tax on Goods Transpo.....

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GST: Delhi Notifies E-Way Bill for Intra-State Movement of Goods(18.06.2018)

Delhi has notified that the E-Way Bill is mandatory for intra state movement of goods for all B2B transactions above Rs.1 Lakh from 16th June 2018.

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Goods Can’t be Seized for Non-Filling of Part B of E-Way Bill: Allahabad HC(19.06.2018)

Allahabad High Court has ruled that the goods cannot be seized for non-filling of Part B of the E-Way Bill transported within a distance of 50kms.

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Govt Amends CGST Rules to Modify Norms for Transportation(21.06.2018)

Central Government has amended the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules (CGST Rules), 2017 to modify the norms for transportation and E-Way Bill.

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GST: CBIC Modifies Procedure for Interception of Conveyance(22.06.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has issued a circular modifying the procedure for interception of conveyance under the Goods and Se.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Repair Services and Man Power Recruitment in Jammu & Kashmir, ‘Exempted Services’(04.03.2020)

Custom, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Hyderabad has held that the repair services and manpower recruitment in the State of Jamm.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: CCTV Charged at Rate of 15% Basic Customs Duty(04.03.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has ruled that the Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Cameras would be assessed at t.....

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SC: Mere Service of Notice on Opposite Party Without Complaint Copy Cannot be Commencing Point(05.03.2020)

Supreme Court has held that the commencing point of limitation of 30 days under Section 13 of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 would be from the date.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Cenvat Credit Permissible on Renting Premises Outside Manufacturing Factory Unit(19.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that Cenvat Credit is permissible on renting of premises outside the manuf.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Application for Compounding of Offence Can Not be Rejected on Technical Grounds(20.02.2020)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the purpose of compounding of offence against the payment of compoundin.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Cenvat Credit Not Admissible on Goods Transport Agency Services(24.02.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that Cenvat credit is not admissible on Goods Transport Agency services us.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Collection of Contribution to Build Corpus Fund Liable to Pay Service Tax(24.02.2020)

Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the collection of contribution to building a corpus fund to secure t.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Denial of Refund of Cenvat Credit for Premises Being Unregistered(24.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the refund of input Cenvat credit cannot be denied for the reasons o.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Upholds Penalty Against Sales Managers for Evading Customs Duty(26.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has upheld the order of the Commissioner of Inland Container Depot, wherein pena.....

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Delhi High Court Postpones Interviews for Delhi Judicial Service Examination(12.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has postponed the schedule for viva voce of 255 candidates, who were shortlisted in the Delhi Judicial Service Examination, 2019.

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Madras High Court: Error in Short-Levy of Service Tax Can be Ratified by Assessee(13.02.2020)

Madras High Court has held that in the case of an error in short-levy of service tax, for the purposes of ratifying, the Assessee is left with two opt.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: ‘Bulk Milk Coolers’ of Co-Op Societies for Storage, Eligible for Duty Exemption(13.02.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that Bulk Milk Coolers that are manufactured and supplied to various Co-.....

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Telangana High Court Directs to Refund Service Tax Collected on Purchase of Immovable Property(14.02.2020)

Telangana High Court has held that service tax does not apply to the purchase of immovable property including an undivided share of land, directing a .....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Third Party Agency to Pay Service Tax on Collection of Parking Fees in Malls(14.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the right to collect parking fees given by the mall owners is a co.....

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Delhi High Court Directs Private Company to Compensate Woman Terminated From Service(17.02.2020)

Delhi High Court has directed a private company to pay Rs 1.2 Lakhs to a woman, whose services were allegedly terminated because she had raised sexual.....

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Govt. Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-6 by Input Service Distributors(31.07.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs ( CBIC ) has extended the last date for filing GSTR-6 by Input Service Distributors for the months of July.....

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Supreme Court Quashes Appointment of Army Medical Services Chief(03.08.2018)

Supreme Court has quashed the appointment of Lieutenant General Sanjiv Chopra as Director General of Medical Services (Army) saying "proper and valid .....

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GST Council Approves Cashback for Digital Payments(06.08.2018)

GST Council has approved the decision to give incentives on digital payments using BHIM app. The Council approved 20% cashback for the transaction via.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Can’t be Levied for Independent Buildings Having One Residential Unit(23.03.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that Service Tax cannot be levied under Construction of Complexes or Resi.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax on ‘Evacuation of Ash Pond” and Its Transportation(23.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has held that the removal of fly ash from the pond cannot be termed as “Cleaning a.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Area Based Exemption is Available to New Unit(24.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has held that area based exemption under Central Excise Rules, 2002 is available where t.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on ‘Club or Association Service’ if Received Amount Wholly Transmitted(23.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the department cannot levy Service Tax on amounts received by the App.....

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CESTAT: No Penalty Can be Imposed on Partners if Penalty Imposed on Partnership Firm(23.01.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that when a penalty is imposed on a partnership firm, a penalty canno.....

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CESTAT: IILM Business School Liable to Pay Service Tax on MBA, PGP Programme(27.01.2020)

Central Excise and Service Tax Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that as the service provided by Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (.....

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CESTAT: Mere Use of Word ‘Principle to Principle’ Basis Not Franchise Service, Not Taxable(27.01.2020)

Customs Excise and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that mere use of the word ‘principle to principle’ cannot be a basis for attracti.....

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AAAR: Pre-Sales Marketing Services by Indian Subsidiary to Foreign Parent Co is Intermediary Service(28.01.2020)

Appellant Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR), Karnataka has ruled that Pre-sale and Marketing Services by Indian Subsidiary to Foreign Parent Company.....

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SC: Regular Inquiry Needed When Termination of Employee's Service is Stigmatic and Punitive(30.01.2020)

Supreme Court has held that a regular inquiry as per the service rules is necessary for the termination of the services of an employee when it is stig.....

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GST: Madhya Pradesh HC Directs State Tax Dept to Remove Check Posts(17.07.2018)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has issued an interim order directing the State Tax department to take necessary steps to implement the notification abolish.....

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SC: Permitting Candidate to Inspect Answer Sheet Won’t Affect Public Interest or Govt. Functioning(19.07.2018)

While directing Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission to allow a candidate to see his answer sheets of examination, Supreme Court has observed that .....

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GST Council Approves Tax Exemption to Sanitary Napkins(23.07.2018)

GST Council has approved the exemption to sanitary napkins from the current GST regime.

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GST Council Reduces Tax on Supply of e-books from 18% to 5%(23.07.2018)

GST Council has reduced the rate of GST from 18% to 5% on supply only of e-books for which print version exist.

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SC Issues Notice on Plea for Restoration of 4G Internet Services in J&K Amid Lockdown(09.04.2020)

Supreme Court has issued notice to the Jammu and Kashmir Administration in a plea seeking restoration of 4G mobile internet services in the Union Terr.....

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J&K HC Seeks Status Report on Restoration of 4G Internet Services in UTs of J&K and Ladakh(13.04.2020)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court have asked the administration of both the Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to file a status report on th.....

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SC Dismisses PIL Complaining of Ineffective Medical Services to Critical Patients(15.04.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation which complained of ineffective implementation of government guidelines as a result of which .....

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Sikkim High Court Upholds Constitutional Vires of Levy of Service Tax on Lottery Tickets(28.03.2017)

Sikkim High Court has upheld constitutionality of amendments brought through Finance Act, 2016, which made service tax leviable on a person engaged in.....

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#OneNationOneTax: House of People Votes For ‘No Tax on Tax System’, Passes Historic GST Bills(30.03.2017)

Lok Sabha has showed a green light to Integrated GST, Central GST, Union Territory GST & Compensation Bill thereby clearing decks for the July 1 rollo.....

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SERVICE - Candidate in PSC Rank List Doesn't Get Indefeasible Right to be Appointed: Kerala HC(25.02.2019)

Kerala High Court has observed that no candidate can claim a legally enforceable right to be appointed to a particular post merely on the strength of .....

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CRIMINAL - Bombay HC Orders Four Men to do Community Service(25.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has ordered four men, belonging to two different communities, to do community service for four consecutive Sundays after they pleade.....

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CESTAT: CENVAT Credit Can’t be Denied on Sales Commission(02.12.2020)

Customs, Excises, and Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that the CENVAT Credit cannot be denied on sales commission as it falls under.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax Applicable on Permanent Transfer of IPR(02.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that no service tax is applicable on permanent transfer of Intellectual Property.....

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Delhi High Court: No PIL For Service Matters(01.03.2017)

Delhi High Court has remarked that PILs cannot be filed in service matters, while dismissing a Petition filed by a non-legal entity on behalf of emplo.....

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of UP Higher Judicial Service Rules Stipulating Cut Off Dates(07.02.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld constitutional validity of Rule 12 of Uttar Pradesh Higher Judicial Service Rules, 1975 which provides cut-off date for fulfi.....

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Madras HC Allows ICICI Bank to Recover Rs. 222 Crore Dues from Subhiksha Trading Services(07.02.2019)

Madras High Court, in a reprieve to ICICI Bank, has ruled that it finds no ground to interfere in order of Chennai Debts Recovery Appellate Tribunal .....

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Bombay HC Refuses Interim Relief to Reliance Power Against Edelweiss(14.02.2019)

Bombay High Court has declined interim relief to Anil Ambani Group's promoter entities, which had moved a petition asking the court to restrain Edelwe.....

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CESTAT, Chandigarh: Service Tax Cannot be Imposed on Promotional Activities of Coca Cola Franchisee(08.12.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chandigarh has held that service tax cannot be imposed on Coca Cola Franchisee for the pr.....

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Bombay HC: Banks Can Avail CENVAT Credit of Service Tax paid on Insurance Service(11.12.2020)

Bombay High Court held that the banks can avail CENVAT credit of service tax paid on insurance service received from Deposit Insurance Corporation.

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Additional Interest Recovered from Customers(14.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that service tax is not applicable on additional interest recovered from cust.....

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Delhi High Court Seeks Report on Implementation of Ban Orders on App-Based Cab Service(18.08.2015)

Delhi High Court has sought report from City Government's Transport and Traffic Departments on whether app-based cab service provider is still operat.....

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Mizoram Passes Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017(26.05.2017)

Mizoram State Assembly has unanimously passed Mizoram Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill, 2017.

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GSTN Registration Window to Re-open on June 1(29.05.2017)

Government has decided to re-open enrollment for Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on June 1, enabling central excise and service taxpayers who la.....

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Delhi Assembly Passes State Good And Services Tax (GST) Bill(01.06.2017)

Delhi Assembly has passed State Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill even as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pitched for capping tax rate at a maximum of .....

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Service Tax Paid by Mistake Can’t be Refunded under Finance Act, 1994: CESTAT(10.05.2019)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that refund of the service tax paid by mistake cannot be processed under the Fina.....

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Allahabad HC Takes Suo Moto Cognizance of UP Educational Services Tribunal Matter(03.03.2021)

Allahabad High Court has taken suo moto cognizance of the controversy surrounding establishment of the Uttar Pradesh Educational Services Tribunal.

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Supreme Court: Cancellation of Examination by Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board Upheld(04.03.2021)

Supreme Court has upheld the cancellation of the Tier-I and Tier-II examinations held in 2009 for recruitment to the post of Head Clerk [(Grade II (DA.....

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Delhi HC Orders ISPs to Hand Over Mailer Details to Tatas(17.02.2017)

Delhi High Court has asked three Internet Service Providers (ISP) from whose IP addresses e-mails containing defamatory and threatening content were s.....

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Supreme Court: UPSC Cannot Reject Candidates on Trivial Grounds(20.02.2017)

Supreme Court has said Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) cannot reject a candidate for misspelling or entering a wrong date of birth on job appli.....

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CIVIL - SC Strikes Down Rule 5A of Bihar Civil Service(Judicial Branch)(Recruitment) Rules(21.02.2019)

Supreme Court has struck down Rule 5A of Bihar Civil Service(Judicial Branch)(Recruitment) Rules 1995, as per which only 10% of the candidates who app.....

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CESTAT: Licence of Customs Broker Cannot be Revoked Without Cross-Examination(23.12.2020)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) held that the license of Customs Broker cannot be revoked without granting an opportunity .....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Amendment to Composition Scheme Under CGST Act(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has amended Section 10(2) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 to provide that a registered person seeking to pay the tax.....

Tags : Finance Act, 2020, Central Goods and Services Act, 2017, Composition Scheme

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Time Limit for ITC Availment on Debit Note Amended(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has amended Section 16 (4) of the Central Goods and Service Act, 2017, omitting the words “invoice relating to such” and hence the t.....

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Gujarat High Court: Elucidate Steps Taken to Ensure Emergency Medical Services to Fishermen(04.05.2017)

Gujarat High Court has directed Centre and State to elucidate on steps being taken to provide emergency medical services to fishermen on and off the s.....

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Haryana Assembly Clears Haryana Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill(05.05.2017)

Haryana Assembly has passed Haryana Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2017 paving way for roll out of GST from July 1.

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SC Interprets Service Rules on Promotion, Says 'Total Experience Count Means Total Period Served'(08.05.2017)

SC, while interpreting a service rule which required five years' regular service in respective regions to be qualified for promotion, has held that it.....

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Allahabad High Court Says 'No' to Advocates Above 45 years For Higher Judicial Service Exams(10.05.2017)

Allahabad High Court has refused to allow an Advocate who was above 45 years of age on the date specified in recruitment advertisement from appearing .....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment process of .....

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Supreme Court Upholds Patna High Court's Order on Recruitment of SIs(08.04.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld a recent judgment of Patna High Court allowing Bihar Police Sub-ordinate Service Commission to go ahead with recruitment proc.....

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Allahabad HC Dismisses Plea Challenging Upper Age Limit For UP Higher Judicial Services(22.02.2021)

Allahabad High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the age criteria stipulated in an advertisement calling for applications to the Uttar Prades.....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Voluntarily Registered Persons Can Opt for Cancellation(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has amended Section 29(1) of the Central Goods and Service Act, 2017 to provide that even a registered person who has obtained the r.....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Extension on Period for Filing of Revocation Application(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has amended Section 30(1) of the Central Goods and Service Act, 2017 to provide that on sufficient cause, the Additional/Joint Commi.....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Extension of Government Power Related to Tax Invoice(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has amended Section 31(2) of the Central Goods and Service Act, 2017 to grant the power to the Government to specify, with respect t.....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Provisions Related to TDS Certificate Omitted(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has omitted the provisions related to the procedural part contained in Section 51 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 de.....

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Penalty for Beneficiaries of Fake Invoicing Introduced(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has introduced new sub-section (1A) in Section 122 wherein it has been proposed that a person who retains the benefit of certain tra.....

Tags : Finance Act, 2020, Central Goods and Services Act, 2017, Penalty, Fake Invoicing

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#GST: Central Goods & Services Rules-2017 Notified, Will Be Effective From Tomorrow(21.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in exercise of powers conferred by section 164 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has notified Cen.....

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#GST Rollout: Six Sections of IGST Act Notified, Effective From Today(22.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that six sections (1, 2, 3, 14, 20, 22) of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act shall come into force from tod.....

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#GST Rollout: Eighteen Sections of CGST Act Notified, Effective from Today(22.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that eighteen sections (1-5, 10, 23-30, 139, 146, 164) of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act shall come into fo.....

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#GST Rollout: Central Goods & Services Rules-2017 Notified, Effective From Today(22.06.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) in exercise of powers conferred by section 164 of Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has notified Cen.....

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#GST Rollout: Seven Sections of UTGST Act Notified, Effective From Today(22.06.2017)

Central Government has notified that seven sections of Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 17, 21, 22) shall come into .....

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#GST Rollout: Central Government Declares 1st July as ‘GST Day’(23.06.2017)

Union finance ministry has said that GST Day will be celebrated across all field offices of Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) on July 01, in .....

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Karnataka HC: Compulsory Service Not Applicable to PG Medical Students Admitted Before 2018-19(06.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that provisions of Karnataka Compulsory Service Training by Candidates Completed Medical Courses Act, 2012 will not.....

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Allahabad High Court Says 'Levy of Service Tax on Rented Property is Constitutional'(05.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has upheld constitutional validity of provisions of Finance Act, 1994 imposing Service Tax on rented immovable property.

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Allahabad High Court Says Levy of Service Tax on Rented Property is Constitutional'(08.06.2017)

Allahabad High Court has upheld constitutional validity of provisions of Finance Act, 1994 imposing Service Tax on rented immovable property.

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Madras HC Directs on Amending Judicial Service Rules for Physically Challenged Candidates(05.02.2021)

Madras High Court has directed its Registry to take a decision within three months on the issue of amending the judicial service rules for providing a.....

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SC: Judgment Which Excluded Persons with Over 50% Impairment from Judicial Service No Longer Binding(12.02.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that its decision in V Surendra Mohan v. State of Tamil Nadu would not be a binding precedent, after the coming into force .....

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Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise) Renamed(12.02.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs issued the notification which seeks to rename the Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise).

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Order Confirming Demand of Service Under ‘Works Contract’(15.02.2021)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the order confirming demand of service tax under “works contract” even if .....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Validity of Karnataka Civil Services Act(15.02.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State government on a petition questioning the Karnataka Civil Services (Procedure for selection of cand.....

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Authority for Advance Ruling: No Service Tax on Payments to Expats Working in Local Arms of MNCs(21.12.2015)

Authority for Advance Ruling has said that payments to expats working in India for local arms of multinationals by the foreign parent won't attract se.....

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CBEC Asks Field Officers to Take GST Disputes to Supreme Court(19.09.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has instructed its field officers to prepare to move the Supreme Court on all disputes where levy of Goods .....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing Form GST TRAN-1 to 31st October(20.09.2017)

Central Government has extended period for submitting the declaration in FORM GST TRAN-1 till 31st October, 2017.

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GST: Government Exempts Skimmed Milk Powder or Concentrated Milk(26.09.2017)

Central Government has exempted skimmed milk powder or concentrated milk from the ambit of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea Questioning Legality of Compulsory Service for Medical Students(13.04.2021)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the State, Centre, and the National Medical Commission on a petition filed by a group of medical students qu.....

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GSTN Enables Option to Upload e-KYC Documents on GST Portal(13.04.2021)

Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) has enabled the option to authenticate the Aadhaar Card or upload e-KYC documents on GST Portal of Partner/ Promo.....

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Madras High Court Orders Non-Disturbance of Services of Temporary Conservancy Workers(19.04.2021)

Madras High Court has ordered that the services of 1,457 conservancy workers, engaged on non-permanent basis under National Urban Livelihoods Mission .....

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CBEC Asks Exporters to Register their Bank Accounts with Customs for IGST Refunds(08.08.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has asked exporters to register their Bank Accounts with Customs for Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGS.....

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#GST: Govt Extends Time limit for Furnishing Returns(09.08.2017)

Government has extended date of filing returns under CGST Act, 2017. For July & August, FORM GSTR-1 can be filed between 01-05 Sep, 2017 and 16-20 Sep.....

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#GST: West Bengal Unanimously Passes State GST Bill(10.08.2017)

West Bengal Assembly has unanimously passed State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill.

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Delhi HC Directs Accused to Do Community Service at Gurudwara Bangala Sahib(15.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed a young accused of 21 years to do one month community service at Gurudwara Bangala Sahib while quashing the First Inform.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Nayara Energy Entitled to Cenvat Credit(18.03.2021)

Customs, Excise, Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that Nayara Energy is entitled to Cenvat Credit in respect of all the se.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Frees M/S Shree Rolling Mill from Charge of Clandestine Removal(22.03.2021)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has freed M/S Shree Rolling Mill from charge of clandestine removal, stating that charge .....

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Govt. Notifies Due Dates for Filing GST Returns (Aggregate Turnover More Than Rs. 1.5 Crore)(02.01.2018)

Last dates for filing GST returns for persons having aggregate turnover of more than 1.5 crore rupees shall file monthly return in form GSTR-1 for the.....

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GST: Manufacturers & Other Suppliers Needs to Pay One Percent Tax Under Composition Scheme(03.01.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that manufacturers and other suppliers are required to pay one percent of the turnover in Stat.....

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Apex Court Upholds States’ Policies on Compulsory Service of Doctors in Rural Areas(21.08.2019)

Apex Court has ruled that doctors across the country are bound by the compulsory bonds executed by them at the time of their admissions in post-gradua.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Finished Goods Not Liable for Confiscation in Absence of Any Finding(05.07.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the finished goods are not liable for confiscation in absence of an.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Allows Refund of Cenvat Credit as Transition Merely an Error(05.07.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has allowed the refund of cenvat credit as the transition of refund amount mer.....

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Karnataka High Court Allows Service of Notice by Email to BBMP, BESCOM, KIADB(05.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed that in all the appeals/petitions/applications filed in the High Court, where the Bengaluru Electricity Supply Compa.....

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GST: Govt Notifies Extension of Due Date for filing FORM GST TRAN – 1(30.10.2017)

Central Government has notified that due date for filing FORM GST TRAN – 1 (with revision facility) extended to 30th November 2017 under Central Goods.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-2 and GSTR-3(31.10.2017)

Central Government has extended due date for filing GSTR-2 and GSTR-3 for the month July to November 30th and 11th December respectively.

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Govt: No GST on Services Supplied to Nepal Against Payment in Indian Currency(31.10.2017)

Central Government has notified exemption to services supplied to Nepal where payments are made in Indian currency to the Indian service providers und.....

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CBEC: Cut Pieces of Fabrics Attracts 5% GST(01.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has said that 5% GST is applicable on Cut pieces of Fabrics under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime .

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CESTAT, Delhi: Importer Cannot be Held Liable for Non-Generation of Bills of Entry Numbers(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the importer cannot be held liable for the non-generation of Bills of.....

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CESTAT: Service Provider Not Liable to Pay Service Tax on Commission Paid to Overseas Agent(17.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the service provider engaged Textile Processing is not liable to pa.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing Refund Application by Notified Agencies(30.03.2018)

Central Government has extended the due date for filing of the application for the refund under section 55 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR 6 by Input Service Distributors(30.03.2018)

Central Government has extended the last date for filing GSTR 6 by Input Service Distributors for the months of July 2017 to April 2018 until the 31st.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for Filing GSTR-1(30.03.2018)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has extended the time limit for filing of GSTR-1 for both entities who have turnover up to 1.5 crores and m.....

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Govt Extends Due Date for filing TRAN-2(30.03.2018)

Central Government has extended the due date for filing of TRAN-2 which can now be filed till 30th June 2018.

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Tax-free Gratuity Ceiling Raised to Rs 20 Lakh(30.03.2018)

Government has notified doubling of the limit of tax-free gratuity to Rs 20 lakh in private sector.

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Temporary Vehicle No. Allowable for Generating E-Way Bill: GSTN(02.04.2018)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has clarified that the taxpayers can use the temporary vehicle number for generating E-way Bill.

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Supreme Court Stays Allahabad High Court’s Ban on DJ Services(25.11.2019)

Supreme Court has stayed the blanket ban imposed by the Allahabad High Court on disk jockeys (DJs) performance at marriages and birthday parties in Ut.....

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Supreme Court Upholds High Court Decision to Quash Manipur Public Service Commission Exam, 2016(25.11.2019)

Supreme Court has upheld the decision of the Manipur High Court to quash Manipur Public Service Commission 2016 (Main) Exam with directions to conduct.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: SEZ Act to Have Overriding Effect Over Service Tax Laws(08.09.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Hyderabad has ruled that Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Act, 2005 has an overriding effect o.....

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Govt. Notifies GST Rate of 2.5% on Scientific & Technical Equipments Supplied to Certain Institutions(16.11.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified Concessional Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate of 2.5% on Scientific and Technical Equipments .....

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GST on Supply of Raw Cotton by Agriculturist will be Paid by Recipient Under Reverse Charge: CBEC(16.11.2017)

Central board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has notified that Goods and Services Tax (GST) on supply of Raw Cotton by agriculturist will be liable to b.....

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Central Government Extends Due Date for filing GST TRAN-1 Till 27th December(17.11.2017)

Central Government has notified that the due date for filing FORM GST TRAN – 1 (with revision facility) extended to 27th December from 30th November 2.....

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Govt: GST is Not Payable on Advances Received for Supply of Goods(17.11.2017)

Central Government has exempted all taxpayers from payment of tax on advances received in case of supply of goods under the Central Goods and Services.....

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Suppliers Using E-Commerce Platform Having Turnover Below 20 lakhs Exempted From GST Registration(17.11.2017)

Central Government has notified that the threshold limit of turnover of Rs. 20 lakhs is also applicable to suppliers using e-commerce platform under t.....

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GST: Government Extends Due Date for Filing ITC-04 Till December 31(17.11.2017)

Central Government has extended the due date for submission of details in FORM GST-ITC-04 under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act till 31st Decem.....

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HP HC Underlines the Need for Access to Internet Services in Covid-19 Pandemic(02.06.2021)

Himachal Pradesh High Court has observed that the need of the hour is to provide adequate bandwidth, network attached storage and routers etc. to faci.....

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Gauhati High Court Launches Online Tool ‘Online Court Proceeding Services’(03.06.2021)

Gauhati High Court has launched an online tool 'Online Court Proceeding Services' for virtual hearings that provides extensive functionality to manage.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Levy of Penalty on Proprietor and Firm Would Amount to Double Jeopardy(08.06.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the levy of penalty on the sole proprietor of a firm along with the c.....

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CESTAT, Chandigarh: Benefit of Cenvat Cannot be Denied Due to Faulty Investigation(08.06.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chandigarh has held that the benefit of Cenvat credit cannot be denied to the taxpayer on.....

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Jharkhand HC Quashes Merit List of 6th Combined Civil Service Examination 2016(08.06.2021)

Jharkhand High Court has quashed the merit list of the 6th Combined Civil service Examination, 2016 which was conducted by the State Public Service Co.....

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AAR, Karnataka: TDS Applicable on Services Purchased as Innovative Ideas to Minimize Cost(11.06.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that the Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) is applicable on all services purchased on account of inn.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Cenvat Credit Not Allowable on Capital Goods on Which Depreciation Availed(14.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the Cenvat credit is not allowable on the capital goods for which th.....

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AAR, Rajasthan: GST Not Applicable to Labour Contract Services for Construction of Flats Under PMAY(30.01.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Rajasthan has held that Goods and Services Tax (GST) does not apply to labour contract services for the constructio.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Service Tax on Charging License Fee for Quick Heal Antivirus Software(31.01.2020)

Customs Excise Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the Quick Heal Antivirus software is deemed goods but whether the tran.....

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Gauhati HC Directs Centre to Decide on Representations Seeking Time Extension for Filing GSTR Forms(05.02.2020)

Gauhati High Court has directed the Union of India to decide within a week the representations filed by All India Federation of Tax Practitioners and .....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: ‘Casino Vessels’ Classifiable as ‘Passenger Ship’ and Not ‘Pleasure Boats’(05.02.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that ‘casino vessels’ could not be classified as ‘pleasure boats’. The Co.....

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Bombay HC: Services Rendered By Doctors in Lieu of Fees Fall Under Consumer Protection Act, 2019(08.11.2021)

Bombay High Court has held that services performed by healthcare service providers in lieu of fees/charges would fall within the purview of the Consum.....

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Madras High Court Warns Greater Chennai Corporation Over Waterlogging Issue(10.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai, while directing the Goods and services tax (GST) refund to Service Provider rul.....

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AAR Kerala : Distributors Liable to Pay GST on Additional Discount Reimbursed(17.01.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Kerala has ruled that the distributors are liable to pay Goods and Service Tax and are also eligible to avail Input Tax .....

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SC: Vehicle Manufacturer Cannot Be Held Liable for Deficiency in Service by Dealer(16.11.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that a vehicle manufacturer cannot be held liable for any deficiency in service by the dealer or the authorized centre in r.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on PIL Seeking Unlimited Attempts to Appear Civil Services Examination(16.11.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a Public Interest Litigation seeking unlimited number of attempts to appear in Civil Services Examination for al.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Service Tax Leviable on Goods Component of Composite Works Contract(19.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that no service tax is leviable on goods component of composite works c.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Service Tax Leviable on Goods Component of Composite Works Contract

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SC: Out-Door Catering Services Used for Personal Use Excluded from Input Service(22.11.2021)

Supreme Court has affirmed that such a service is excluded from input service as per CENVAT Credit Rules 2004 post-April 1, 2011, upholding the ruling.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad Directs Revenue to Re-Consider Refund Claim of IOCL(23.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has given relief to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) directing the Revenue.....

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Sale of Study Materials by Coaching Centres Would Not Attract Service Tax: CESTAT(16.08.2018)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Allahabad bench has observed that sale of study materials by a registered coaching centre.....

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Delhi High Court: What Steps Have Been Taken to Fill Vacancies in Fire Dept?(17.08.2018)

Delhi High Court has sought a response from the city government on whether it had done anything to fill over 45% vacancies in the Delhi Fire Service (.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Builder Cannot be Liable to Pay Service Tax for Construction of Residential Flats(31.01.2022)

Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the builder cannot be liable to pay service tax for the con.....

Tags : Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Service Tax for Construction of Residential Flats

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CESTAT, Delhi: Amount of Service Tax Paid by Mistake to be Treated as Deposit and to be Refunded(31.01.2022)

Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the amount of service tax paid by mistake shall be treated as.....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: Impact of Pandemic on Exports and Imports of Goods and Services(31.01.2022)

Exports of both goods and services have been exceptionally strong so far in 2021-22, but imports also recovered strongly with recovery in domestic dem.....

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#Economic Survey 2021-2022: Overview of Agriculture and Service Sector in View of Pandemic(31.01.2022)

Economic Survey has highlighted that that in 2021-2022, Agriculture sector was least hit by pandemic, sector to grow by 3.9% and services sector hit t.....

Tags : Economic Survey, Overview of Agriculture and Service Sector

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CESTAT, Mumbai Directs Redetermination of Quantum of Service Tax on Rent of Marriage Hall, Etc(06.01.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has directed the redetermination of quantum of service tax leviable on rents of ma.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Service Tax on Rent of Marriage Hall, Etc

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax Payable on Job of Manufacturing Plastic Jars, Containers(03.01.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that no service tax is payable on the job of manufacturing Plastic Jar.....

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AAR: GST Not Payable On Recoveries Made From Employees(07.01.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has stated that GST is not payable on recoveries made from employees towards providing canteen facility.....

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SC: Failure of Builder to Obtain Occupancy Certificate is Deficiency in Service(12.01.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that the failure of a builder to obtain occupation certificate is a deficiency in service under Consumer Protection Act 198.....

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Karnataka HC Issues Notice on Plea by Doctors Challenging One Year Compulsory Rural Service(14.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has issued notice to the Union and State government and other respondents on a petition filed by one Dr. Keerthi Kurnool and 169 .....

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Madras HC Dismisses PIL for Using Services of Jail Inmates to Control COVID-19 Pandemic(07.05.2020)

Madras High Court has dismissed a Public Interest Litigation seeking to avail the services of persons lodged in prisons across the country for dealing.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Services of Jail Inmates

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Delhi HC Gives Relief to Professor Whose Services were Terminated for Taking Maternity Break(08.05.2020)

Delhi High Court has quashed the termination letter of an ad-hoc Professor whose contract was not renewed by the College as she had taken a maternity .....

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SC Refuses to Pass Orders for 4G Restoration in Jammu and Kashmir(11.05.2020)

Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to constitute a "Special Committee" to examine the issues raised by the Petitioners, refraining from passi.....

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SC Sets up Panel to Look into 4G Option for Jammu & Kashmir(12.05.2020)

Supreme Court has ordered immediate setting up of a High-powered committee led by the home secretary to examine the feasibility of providing 4G servic.....

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Govt. Reduces GST to 5% on Domestic Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Services in Aviation Industry(16.03.2022)

Ministry of Civil Aviation has notified the reduction in Goods and Service Tax (GST) from 18% to 5% on Domestic Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul Serv.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Flight Testing Services Cannot be Taxed as Fees for Technical Services(16.03.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that flight testing services provided to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited cannot be taxed as fees for .....

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Supreme Court Stays Karnataka HC Order on Revising KPSC’s 2006 Selection List(15.12.2016)

Supreme Court has stayed Karnataka High Court order “unsettling” appointment of administrative officers pertaining to 1998, 1999 and 2004 batches made.....

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Uttarakhand High Court Criticises State’s Arrangement to Employ Ex-Servicemen(15.11.2018)

Uttarakhand High Court has criticised state over recruitment of ex-servicemen and their dependants and also others through Uttarakhand Purvsanik Kalya.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Ex-Servicemen, Uttarakhand Purvsanik Kalyan Limited

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Delhi High Court Upholds Powers of DGCEI on Investigating Service Tax Matters(19.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has upheld the powers of the Director General, Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence ( DGCEI ) regarding the investigati.....

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SC: Hospitals Which Provide Free Services to All Patients Would Fall Under Consumer Protection Act(04.08.2020)

Supreme Court has observed that it is only where a hospital provides medical services free of charge across the board to all patients that it would st.....

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Delhi HC Directs Action Against Unregistered Online Health Service Aggregators(07.08.2020)

Delhi High Court has asked the Delhi Government to take action against unregistered online health services aggregators, if any, collecting samples of .....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Gold was Freely Importable by Normal Importer Prior to DGFT Notification(07.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore, has ruled that gold was freely importable by the normal importer prior to the .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Gold, DGFT Notification

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Gujarat HC Grants Relief To Lawyers Against Demand Notices Issued By CGST Department(08.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court while granting relief to lawyers observed that no coercive action should be taken against them in relation to notices issued to the.....

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Government Waives Service Tax on Card Transactions of up to Rs 2000(08.12.2016)

Government has exempted card payments up to Rs 2,000 from Service Tax in its efforts to make cashless economy a reality.

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Financial Service Providers Outside Purview of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code: NCLAT(24.10.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that financial service providers such as non-banking financial companies are outside the purview of t.....

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Financial Service Providers Outside Purview of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code: NCLAT(24.10.2018)

National Company Law Appellate Tribunal has held that financial service providers such as non-banking financial companies are outside the purview of t.....

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Gujarat HC: Supply of Services Outside India by "Intermediaries" Not Export(04.08.2020)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that supply of services outside India by "intermediaries" in India is not an export, thereby continuing their liability o.....

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Gujarat High Court: Past Service of Daily Wagers to Qualify for Pension(05.04.2022)

Gujarat High Court has observed that past services of the daily wagers where they have completed 240 days of continuous service under Section 25B of t.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, daily-wagers, past services, 240 days of continuous service, Section 25B of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, pension

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Delhi HC: Income Earned From Service Charges by NGO From its Donor Is Charitable in Nature(05.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the Income earned from charging Service Charges by Non Governmental Organization from its donor is Charitable in Na.....

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Uttarakhand HC Dismisses Plea Challenging UKSSSC LT Assistant Teacher Recruitment Process 2020(06.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a plea that challenges the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission LT Grade Teacher (Arts) Recruitme.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission LT Grade Teacher (Arts) Recruitment process 2020.

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RBI Permits 100% FDI in Regulated Financial Services(21.10.2016)

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has permitted 100 % foreign direct investment in 'Other Financial Services' carried out by NBFCs, a move which will help a.....

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Karnataka HC Stays Criminal Proceedings against Public Service Commission’s Member(25.10.2016)

Karnataka High Court has stayed criminal proceedings initiated against Mangala Sridhar, who was suspended as member of Karnataka Public Service Commis.....

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SC Allows Those Aspirants Whose Applications Reached Late, to Participate in Judicial Services Exam(21.09.2018)

Supreme Court has permitted aspirants for judicial officer posts to appear for the main examination for appointment to the post of Additional District.....

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Kerala High Court Launches Paperless Certified Copy Service(27.05.2020)

Kerala High Court has launched its digitized "paperless certified copy service" to provide online certified copies of orders and judgments to advocate.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Acceptance to Pay Duty Exempt from Liability of Confiscation and Redemption Fine(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that voluntarily acceptance and willingness to pay the duty at the enhanced rate.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, voluntarily acceptance, enhanced rate, confiscation, redemption, exempt from liability

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Service by Foreign Service Provider is not Telecommunication Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that service by Foreign Service Provider is not Telecommunication Service and.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Foreign Service Provider, Telecommunication, service tax

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CESTAT, Delhi: Spent Acid is not Exempted Good(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi, has quashed a demand, observing that since Spent Acid is not an exempted good, hence, the p.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Spent Acid, Rule 6(3) of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Executive Appointed is not Manpower Recruitment or Supply Agency Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that appointment of an executive by foreign/holding company is not Manpower R.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Executive Appointed is not Manpower Recruitment or Supply Agency Service(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that appointment of an executive by foreign/holding company is not Manpower R.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore Holds Service, Being Export of Service, Cannot be Chargeable to Service Tax(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that service recipient has not physically made accessible any goods to the se.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Demand Sustainable on Shortage and Statements of Persons(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that no demand is sustainable simply on shortage and statements of persons,.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Demand Sustainable on Shortage and Statements of Persons(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that no demand is sustainable simply on shortage and statements of persons,.....

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Kerala High Court Refuses Relief for ‘Glitches’ in E-Way Bill(23.08.2018)

Kerala High Court has refused to provide relief to a trader whose goods were detained by tax authorities due to incomplete e-Way bill.

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Government Extends GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 for Flood Affected Areas(27.08.2018)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has extended the due dates for filing FORM GSTR-3B for the months of July, 2018 and August, 2018 fo.....

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Supreme Court: Suspension Must Necessarily Be For A Short Duration(27.08.2018)

Supreme Court, while reiterating that suspension must necessarily be for a short duration, has upheld a Madras High Court judgment that had quashed th.....

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Supreme Court Seeks J&K’s Reply on 4G Net(22.04.2020)

Supreme Court has asked the Centre and the Union Territories to explain why 4G services have not been resumed in the Valley to aid health and educatio.....

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Madhya Pradesh HC Grants Bail on Condition to Provide Volunteer Services(22.04.2020)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has released an Indore-resident, apprehended for lockdown violation, on bail provided that he renders "voluntary services" f.....

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SC: Non Joining Duty Vacancy Can't be Filled from Expired PSC Rank List(27.04.2020)

Supreme Court has held that Public Service Commission cannot advise any candidate to a Non-Joining Duty vacancy from an expired rank list, if such vac.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: DRI Officials Have No Power Under Customs Act in Absence of CG Notification(02.03.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has ruled that show cause notice under the Customs Act, 1962 can be issued only by the offic.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Extended Period of Limitation Not Invoked When No Suppression(16.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that the extended period of limitation was not invoked as there was n.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Activity of Installing and Maintaining Fixed Facility for Supplying Oxygen(17.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that service tax is not applicable on the activity of installing and ma.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Activity of Installing and Maintaining Fixed Facility for Supplying Oxygen(17.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that service tax is not applicable on the activity of installing and ma.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Installing and Maintaining Fixed Facility for Supplying Oxygen

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CESTAT, Delhi: Extended Period of Limitation Cannot be Invoked by Excise Department(21.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Delhi has held that the extended period of limitation cannot be invoked by the excise depa.....

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SC: Date from Which Regularization of Services Has to be Granted is Prerogative of Employer(21.03.2022)

Supreme Court has observed that the date from which regularization of services has to be granted is a prerogative of the employer and that no parity c.....

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Madras HC: GST Department Can Continue Service of Physical Copy of Notice Through Registered Post(21.03.2022)

Madras High Court has held that the Goods and Service Tax (GST) department can continue service of the physical copy of the notice through registered .....

Tags : Madras High Court, Service of Physical Copy of Notice

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Bombay HC Asks Service Tax Department to Expedite Sale Mallya's Airbus(17.10.2016)

Bombay High Court has directed Service Tax Department to complete process of re-auction and sale of businessman Vijay Mallya’s private aircraft by Dec.....

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Madras High Court Flays Government for Delay in Framing Library Service Rules(17.09.2018)

Madras High Court has slammed the Tamil Nadu government for 17-year delay in framing ad hoc rules after it took a policy decision to rationalize the s.....

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Bombay HC Rejects PIL Seeking Inclusion of Services by Lawyers as Essential Services(17.07.2020)

Bombay High Court has rejected the Petition filed by an advocate seeking declaration of services rendered by lawyers as essential service and thus exe.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Directs to Restore Customs Broker Licence(22.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no document to support the allegation and directs to reinstate the custo.....

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ITAT, Delhi: No TDS Since Routine Business Support Services Can’t be Treated as Fee for Technical Ser(25.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has has held that routine business support services are not taxable as fees for technical services (FTS) s.....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Exported Goods Cannot Be Confiscated Under Section 113 of Customs Act(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has ruled that Section 113 of the Customs Act, 1962 only provides for confiscation of go.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: Professional Services Regarding Mining Operations Attract 18% GST(06.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR ), Maharashtra has observed that professional, technical, and business services with regard to mining operations attr.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra, professional, technical, business services, 18% GST, mining operations

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CESTAT, Bangalore Quashes Demand of Service Tax for Promotion of IPL Team(06.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has held that the promotional activities by Anil Kumblein, former Indian skipper to carr.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, promotional activities, Anil Kumblein, advertising, Business Auxilliary Services, no service tax

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AAR, Kerala: GST Is Payable on Fair Trade Premium(06.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Kerala has observed that Goods and Services Tax is payable on fair trade premium, forming part of the consideration.....

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Delhi HC: Collection of Service Charges from Donors Cannot Be Ground to Deny Tax Exemption(07.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that the collection of service charges by India HIV AIDS Alliance from the donors cannot be treated as a reason to deny .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, service charges, India HIV AIDS Alliance, section 11, Income Tax Act, 1961, section 12

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Madras High Court Quashes Order Detaining Consignment and Vehicle(07.04.2022)

Madras High Court has quashed detaining order of consignment and vehicle holding that there was only technical breach without intention to evade Goods.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Consignment Note Sufficient to Prove Transportation for CHA(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has observed that a consignment note is enough to prove transportation for cust.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Delay in Filing Appeal Due to Drafting and Calculation Error can be Condoned(29.03.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi, has stated that the delay of two days in filing due to delay in drafting the appeal and ca.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delay, Condoned, Calculation Error

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CESTAT, Chennai: Employer Ineligible for Cenvat Credit on Canteen Services(30.03.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has observed that the employer is not eligible for the cenvat credit on the canteen service.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cenvat Credit, Input Service Credit

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AAR, Odisha: Sending of Raw Materials for Manufacture of Industrial Gas Not Job Work(30.03.2022)

Authority for Advance Rulings, Odisha has concluded that IOCL’s sending of raw materials for the manufacture of industrial gas does not qualify job wo.....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, Industrial gas, Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017.

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Calcutta HC Directs Former WBSSC Advisor To Disclose His Assets in SSC Group-D Recruitment Scam(30.03.2022)

Calcutta High Court has affirmed a Single Judge's order directing S.P. Sinha, former West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) advisor to provide d.....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, S.P. Sinha, Bengal School Service Commission, appointment, Higher Secondary, West Bengal Board of Secondary Education

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AAR, Maharashtra: Design and Development of Patterns is a Supply of Service(31.03.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling ( AAR ), Maharashtra has reiterated that the activity of design and development of patterns used for manufacturing of cams.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, manufacturing camshafts, supply of service

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ITAT, Mumbai: Income From Cloud Hosting Services not Taxable Under ‘Royalty’(27.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has ruled that, Income from Cloud Hosting Services not Taxable under the head ‘Royalty’ within the meanin.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Refund is Available on Swachh Bharat Cess Used for Export of Services(28.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the Swachh Bharat Cess paid on input services has to be available as .....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: No Service Tax on Rent Received from Bullock Carts with Tyres & Without Driver(28.02.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal ( CESTAT ), Mumbai has held that tyre Bullock Carts without bullocks and driver, provided by the App.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Rent Received from Bullock Carts with Tyres & Without Driver

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Sahara India TV Network Can Utilize Cenvat Credit for Payment of Service Tax(28.02.2020)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Mumbai has ruled that Sahara India TV Network is entitled to utilize Cenvat credit for payme.....

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Gauhati HC Allows to Intervene PILs Challenging Telecom Services Rules, 2017(23.02.2022)

Gauhati High Court has allowed an Interlocutory Application filed by the Internet Freedom Foundation, seeking permission to be impleaded as an interve.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax on Toll Collection on Behalf of NHAI(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has observed that an independent contractor is not liable to pay service tax while .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, independent contractor, National Highways Authority of India, toll collection

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Malafide Intention on Claiming Cenvat Credit on Rent a Cab Service(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has confirmed a demand in relation to availment of cenvat credit of service tax paid on rent.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, service tax, rent-a-cab service, malafide intention

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Central Excise Duty on Manufacture of CO2 Gas During Manufacture of Beer(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that central excise duty cannot be levied during the manufacture of beer on the.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, central excise duty, manufacture of beer, carbon dioxide gas, alcoholic liquors, consumption, State subject

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Lehman Brothers Securities Eligible for Service Tax Refund Claim(08.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, is entitled for the refund claim of Serv.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai, Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, Service Tax, legal consultancy services, Reverse Charge Mechanism, winding up

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MP HC: State Services Exam Rule Barring Meritorious Reserved Category Candidates Discriminatory(08.04.2022)

Madhya Pradesh High Court has struck down Rule 4(3)(d)(III) of Madhya Pradesh State Services Examination Rules, 2015 that barred meritorious candidate.....

Tags : Madhya Pradesh High Court, Rule 4(3)(d)(III) of Madhya Pradesh State Services Examination Rules, 2015, meritorious candidates, reserved categories

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AAAR: Printing Of Pamphlet/Leaflet Attracts 18% GST(08.03.2022)

Daman Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR) while upholding the ruling of the Authority of Advance Ruling held that printing of pamphlet/leafle.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Service Tax Not Applicable on Take-Away Food(09.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has ruled that service tax is not payable on packed food sold as take away and .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Take-Away Food

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CESTAT, Chennai: Input Service No Longer Includes Services for Personal Use or for Employee(11.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has ruled that the definition of input service as it stood prior to April 1, 2011.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Directs to Refund Service Tax Collected from Customers for Advertisement Services(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) Delhi has directed Prasar Bharati to refund the Service Tax collected from customers for a.....

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CESTAT Directs Central Excise Dept. to Reconsider Refund of Cenvat Credit to Tata Consumer Products(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has directed the Central Excise Department to reconsider the refund of cenvat c.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Refund of Cenvat Credit , Tata Consumer Products

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Amount on Alleged Wrongly Availed Cenvat Credit Liable to be Refunded(02.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the amount on alleged wrongly availed Cenvat Credit deposited at .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cenvat Credit

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: Supply of Pure Services by Rendering Consulting Services Exempt from GST(03.03.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Tamil Nadu has ruled that supply of pure services by rendering Consulting Services for Programme Management and acc.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, : Supply of Pure Services

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Kerala HC: Medical Services Fall Within Ambit of Consumer Protection Act, 2019(04.03.2022)

Kerala High Court has ruled that medical services fall within the purview of the term service defined under Section 2(42) of the Consumer Protection A.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Medical Services

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Orissa HC: Can't Deny Condonation of Short-Fall in Pensionable Service of Discharged Serviceman(07.03.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that Regulation 125(a) of the Pension Regulations for the Army, 1961 cannot be employed to deny condonation of short-fall u.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Short-Fall in Pensionable Service

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Gujarat HC: ITC Received from Input Service Distributor Lying Unutilized Liable to be Refunded(07.03.2022)

Gujarat High Court has held that Input Tax Credit received from input service distributor lying unutilized in electronic credit ledger is liable to be.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, ITC from Input Service Distributor

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Delhi High Court Defers Delhi Higher Judicial Services Exam 2022 in Interim Relief on Minimum Age(07.03.2022)

Delhi High Court has deferred the Delhi Higher Judicial Services Exam (DHJS), which was scheduled for 20th March by four weeks, granting interim relie.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Delhi Higher Judicial Services Exam 2022

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CESTAT, Ahmadabad: Cenvat Credit Can’t be Denied for Warranty Services Provided Free of Cost(01.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmadabad has reiterated that the cenvat credit can’t be denied on warranty services during the war.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, warranty services

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Process of Segregation of Waste is Manufacture Activity(01.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal Ahmedabad has observed that the process of segregation of waste amounts to manufacturing activity, .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, process of segregation, concessional Notification

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SC Gives Government to Review Plea of Civil Services Aspirants for Appearing in Main Exam(01.04.2022)

Supreme Court has provided two weeks time to the Central government to reconsider afresh the demand made by the civil services aspirants who were unab.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Central government, COVID-19, civil services aspirants

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Bombay HC: High Court Office to Accept Appeals by Advocates Appointed by Legal Aid or Court(01.04.2022)

Bombay High Court has observed that the High Court Office must accept appeals filed by advocates appointed by the Legal Aid Service Authority or the C.....

Tags : Bombay High Court, High Court, Legal Aid Service Authority, Acceptance of Appeals

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ITAT, Delhi: Payment to Microsoft for Software Purchase Does Not Amount to Royalty(04.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the assesee, HP Services (Singapore) cannot be taxed for royalty as per the Indo-Singapore Doub.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, HP Services, Indo-Singapore, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, Microsoft company

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Andhra Pradesh HC: Notice Issue for Hearing is a Statutory Requirement under GST(04.04.2022)

Andhra Pradesh High Court has held that issuing notice for hearing is a statutory requirement under Section 75(4) of Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 b.....

Tags : Andhra Pradesh High Court, Notice for Hearing, Section 75(4) Of Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017

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CESTAT, Chennai: No Prohibition on Selling of Goods by Importer to Another(15.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai bench has held that there is no prohibition on the selling of goods by the importer to anoth.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Selling of Goods by Importer to Another

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Delhi HC Grants Bail to Person Accused Of Fraudulently Claiming ITC(18.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has allowed bail to the person accused of fraudulently claiming an input tax credit under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 20.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, input tax credit

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AAR, West Bengal: No GST on Service Provided to State Government for Collection and Disposal of Bio-M(18.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has ruled that service provided to the State Government for the collection and disposal of bio-medical waste.....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, State Government, bio-medical waste, Goods and Services Tax

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AAR, West Bengal: No GST on Service for Collection and Disposal of Bio-Medical Waste(18.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has ruled that service provided to the State Government for the collection and disposal of bio-medical waste.....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, State Government, bio-medical waste, Goods and Services Tax

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ITAT, Bangalore: Service Tax Collected But Not Remitted Can be Disallowed u/s 43B of Income Tax Act(18.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that the amount of service tax collected under section 43B of the Income Tax Act, 1961 but not remi.....

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AAR, Telangana: Liquidated Damages and Penalties Due to Breach of Contract Exigible to GST(19.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Telangana has observed that the liquidated damages and penalties received by the applicant due to breach of conditions of.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, liquidated, Central Goods and Services Tax, State goods and Services Tax Acts, exigible

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ITAT, Mumbai: Payment for Transponder Services Not Amount to Royalty(08.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the payment for transponder services would not amount to royalty under the provisions of Incom.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, transponder services, royalty, Income Tax, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreements

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CESTAT, Delhi: Place of Removal is Premises of Buyer to Avail Cenvat Credit on Outward Transport(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the place of removal for availing cenvat credit on outward transport is the.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, Rule 2(l) of the Cenvat Rules, 2004

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Lehman Brothers Securities Eligible for Refund of Service Tax(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd is entitled for the refund claim of Ser.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Lehman Brothers Securities Pvt Ltd, Service Tax, legal consultancy, Reverse Charge Mechanism

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ITAT, Mumbai: Payment for Transponder Services Does Not Amount to Royalty(11.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that the payment for transponder services would not amount to royalty under the provisions of Incom.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, transponder services, royalty, Income Tax Law, Double Taxation, Avoidance Agreements

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Courier Services Used for Export of Goods(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is allowable for courier services on the amount of input .....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, input tax, courier services

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit on Services within Factory Premises allowable(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit in respect of garden maintenance service under the Cenvat.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, Cenvat Credit Rules, garden maintenance

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Can’t be Levied for Total Receipt Under Threshold Limit of 10 Lakh(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that service tax can’t be levied for total receipt falling below the threshold li.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Exemption of Central Excise Duty for Module Mounting Structures(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no immunity of central excise duty for module mounting structures used i.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, central excise duty, module mounting structures

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CESTAT, New Delhi Sets Aside Order Denying Cenvat Credit to Buyer(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that the allegation against supplier was proved not true and set aside the or.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit

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CESTAT, Delhi: Service Tax Not Payable on Liquidated Damages(26.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that service tax is not to be paid on liquidated damages recovered on the failu.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Dispute Relating to Rebate Amount Subjudice Before Appellate Forum(27.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that dispute relating to amount of rebate subjudice before the appellate foru.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, subjudice, rebate amount

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Delhi HC: Child Bearing Age of Officers Not to be Irretrievably Prejudiced by Non-Grant of Relief(28.04.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that child-bearing age for the young couple should not be irretrievably prejudiced by the non-grant of a relieving order.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, child-bearing age, All India Service officers

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Rajasthan HC Dismisses Widow's Plea Seeking Horizontal Reservation in ST Category(28.04.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has dismissed a widow's challenge to the legality of the category-wise merit list prepared after preliminary examinations for rec.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, widow's, preliminary examinations, category-wise merit list, Civil Judge, Judicial Magistrate, Rajasthan Judicial Services

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ITAT, Delhi: Royalty Cannot be Endorsed to Providing Customized Research Advisory Services(19.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal; Delhi has observed that customized research advisory services are not taxable under the head Royalty under the relevant.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Royalty, Income Tax Act, 1961, customized research advisory services

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AAR, Telangana: ITC Can Be Availed on IGST Paid Both on Imports Intra & Inter-State Sales Authority(20.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that the Court for the reason of an application under Section 29A of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 woul.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, 2017, Input Tax Credit

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Madras HC: Signing of Statement Admitting Tax Liability Not Lead to Self-Assessment(20.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that the signing of a statement by the taxpayer admitting tax liability under the stress of investigation and making payme.....

Tags : Madras High Court, section 74 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 1961, taxpayer, tax liability

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CESTAT, Mumbai Holds 4G Mobile Towers that are Movable in Nature and Eligible for CENVAT Credit(20.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the 4G mobile towers are movable in nature and entitled for CENVAT credit.

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, 4G mobile towers, CENVAT credit

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AAR, Telangana: ITC Can be Claimed on IGST Paid Both on Imports Intra & Inter-State Sales, Rules(20.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Telangana has observed that Integrated Goods and Services tax paid on imports is eligible to be availed as an Input Tax C.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Integrated Goods and Services Tax, Input Tax Credit

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Dept Bound to Accept Description of Goods on CA Certificate(21.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the customs department is bound to accept the description of goods on the ba.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chartered Accountant, special additional duty, customs department

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CESTAT, Chennai : Royalty Need Not be Included in Transaction Value if Not Paid to Foreign Supplier(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that royalty need not be incorporated in transaction value if not paid to a foreig.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: No Denial of Cenvat Credit Merely on Procedural Irregularity(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has observed that no denial of cenvat credit simply on procedural irregularity.

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Refund Can’t be Rejected for Non-Submission of Invoices by Original Authority(29.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that refund can’t be rejected for non-submission of invoices before original aut.....

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AAR, Gujarat: Apple And Malt Cola Fizzy Attracts 28% GST And 12% GST Compensation Cess(29.04.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that 28% Goods and Services Tax and 12% GST Compensation Cess are due on Apple and Malt Cola Fizzy.

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, 28% Goods and Services Tax, 12% GST, Compensation Cess, Apple, Malt Cola Fizzy

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ITAT, Delhi: Subscription Fee Towards Cloud Services Not Taxable as Royalty(29.04.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has held that the subscription fee received towards Cloud Services is not taxable as royalty.

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cloud Services, subscription fee, royalty

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AAR, Gujarat: GST ITC Admissible on Bus Hired for Employees Transportation(02.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that the Goods and Services Tax Input Tax Credit is permissible on buses hired for transportation of.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, Input Tax Credit, 13 passengers

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Madras HC: Asian Paints to Furnish Bank Guarantee for GST Department to Release Detained Goods(02.05.2022)

Madras High Court has directed the Goods and Services Tax department to discharge the detained goods on furnishing of the bank guarantee by Asian Pain.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Goods and Services Tax, bank guarantee, Asian Paints

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Non-filing of Declaration Can’t be Reason to Refuse Reversal of Credit(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that mere non filing of declaration can’t be a reason to deny the proportion.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Non-filing of Declaration Can’t be Reason to Refuse Reversal of Credit(11.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that mere non filing of declaration can’t be a reason to deny the proportion.....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004, Reversal of Credit

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Allahabad HC: Section 6 of GST Act is Enacted to Avoid Possibility of Conflicting Orders(11.04.2022)

Allahabad High Court has observed that section 6 of Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 is enacted to avoid possibility of orders of conflict and holds n.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, section 6 of Goods and Services Tax Act 2017, jurisdiction

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Madras HC: Removal from Service for Alleged Past Misconduct Unsustainable(11.04.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that a past misconduct of the employee can’t be a reason for imposing a major penalty such as removal from service under I.....

Tags : Madras High Court, misconduct, removal, service, Indian Maritime University Teaching and Non-Teaching Employees (Terms and Conditions of Services) Rules)

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AAAR, Maharashtra: No GST Payable on Sewage Treatment Plant(12.04.2022)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has observed that sewage treatment plants are exempted from the Goods and Service tax.

Tags : Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, sewage treatment plants, goods and service tax

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AAR, West Bengal: Services for Collection and Disposal of Bio Medical Waste Iis Exempt From GST(12.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has held that services provided for collection and disposal of bio-medical waste to the State Government is .....

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AAR, West Bengal: Services for Collection and Disposal of Bio Medical Waste Iis Exempt From GST(12.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, West Bengal has held that services provided for collection and disposal of bio-medical waste to the State Government is .....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Service Not Made Available Physically, Can’t be Chargeable to Service Tax(12.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that recipient of the service has not physically made available to the servic.....

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AAAR, Maharashtra: No GST & TDS on Renting of Immovable Property to Social Justice Department(13.04.2022)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has observed that the renting of immovable property to the social justice department is exempt from.....

Tags : Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling, immovable property, social justice, Goods and Services Tax, Tax Deducted at Source

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Uttarakhand HC Upholds Amendment to Recruitment Rules During Selection Process(13.04.2022)

Uttarakhand High Court has dismissed a petition challenging the decision of the Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission to permit non B.E.....

Tags : Uttarakhand High Court, Uttarakhand Subordinate Service Selection Commission, B.Ed, Assistant Teacher L.T. Grade

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Manufacturer is Eligible to Avail Cenvat Credit on Sales(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has observed that since the sale and manufacture are inter connected, the cenvat credit i.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, sales commission

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Service Tax Cannot be Levied Based on Income Declared Under IDS(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that service tax cannot be levied merely because the income declared under.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, Income Declaration Scheme, 2016

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AAR, Karnataka: Pre-developed Computer Software Can be Treated as Goods and Attracts 5% GST(02.05.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Karnataka has ruled that pre-developed and pre-designed Computer Software can be treated as goods and attracts 5% Goods .....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, Computer Software, Goods

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AAR, Gujarat: No GST Leviable on Amount Representing Employees Portion of Canteen Charges(03.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has ruled that no Goods and Services Tax is leviable in the hands of the employer on an amount in lieu of the emp.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, canteen charges

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AAR, Karnataka: Computer Software Supplied to Public Funded Research Institutions Attracts 5% GST(03.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Karnataka has ruled that 5% Goods and Services Tax is payable on computer software supplied to public-funded research ins.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, 5% Goods and Services Tax, computer software

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ITAT, Ahmedabad: Additions Cannot be Made to Assessee's Income on Basis of Document(03.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal , Ahmedabad has held that additions cannot be made to assessee's taxable income on the basis of documents that are decla.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Confiscation Order Can’t be Invoked Without Corroborating Evidence(03.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that an order of confiscation under section 111(m) of customs Act 1962, along with .....

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ITAT, Bangalore: TDS Not Applicable to Commission for Professional Service by Non Resident(04.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that Tax Deduction at Source is not applicable to commission for professional service by Nonresiden.....

Tags : Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Tax Deduction at Source, professional service

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SC Upholds Constitutional Validity of Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017(04.10.2018)

Supreme Court has upheld the Constitutional validity of Goods And Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017, as well as the Goods and Services T.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Goods and Services Tax (Compensation To States) Act, 2017

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Reliance Industries Entitled to Avail CENVAT Credit for Employees Opting for VSS(13.05.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that Reliance Industries is entitled to avail CENVAT credit on the service tax .....

Tags : Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, CENVAT credit, service tax, Voluntary Separation Scheme

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CESTAT: Refund Can’t be Treated as Time Barred as Claim Made Before Wrong Forum(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai has ruled that the claim of refund made before a wrong forum cannot be rejected by treatin.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai, section 11B, Central Excise Act, 1944, wrong forum

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Furniture Used in Guesthouse(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit can be allowed on the furnitures used in guest .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Compensation Received For Coal Blocks Cancellation, Not Liable to Pay Service Tax(16.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has held that compensation received under a statute for cancellation of coal blocks/mines .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Supreme Court, Service Tax, coal blocks

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CESTAT, Kolkata: Service Tax Not Exigible on Compensation Received for Cancellation of Coal Blocks(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has ruled that the compensation received under a statute for cancellation of coal blocks/m.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Supreme Court, coal blocks, Service Tax

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Supreme Court Questions Feasibility of All India Judicial Services(31.01.2017)

Supreme Court has questioned feasibility of All India Judicial Services, saying how could power of High Courts to appoint Judicial Officers in trial c.....

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Supreme Court: Officer's 'Annual Confidential Report' Forms Part of His 'Service Record'(03.02.2017)

Supreme Court has held that Annual Confidential Report (ACR) of an officer forms a part of his ‘service record’ and that the same could not be ignored.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Annual Confidential Report, service record

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Rendering Medical Service for Furtherance of Religion Not Illegal: Delhi HC(11.01.2019)

Delhi High Court has quashed an order issued by Consulate General of India (CGI), Houston, that cancelled a Doctor's Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) C.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Rendering Medical Service for Furtherance of Religion

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AAR: Support Services to Overseas Shipping lines/ Charterers Attracts 18% GST(03.06.2022)

Tamil Nadu Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that support services to overseas shipping lines/ charterers attract 18% GST.

Tags : AAR, Support Services, Shipping

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AAR: Supply of Works Contract Services to Nagar Nigam Attracts 12% GST(06.06.2022)

Gujarat Authority of Advance Ruling has ruled that 12% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on the supply of work contract services to Nagar Nigam.

Tags : Gujarat Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, Nagar Nigam

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AAR: Sale of Car by Company After Using it for Business Purpose Attracts 18% GST(06.06.2022)

Gujarat Authority of Advance Ruling has ruled that 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on the sale of a car by a company after using it for bu.....

Tags : Gujarat Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, Sale

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ITAT: Payment Made by Mobile Service Provider for Roaming Can’t be Considered as Technical Service(06.06.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), New Delhi, has held that payment made by a one mobile service provider to another for roaming cannot be consider.....

Tags : ITAT, Income-Tax Act, 1961. Roaming, Technical Service

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Gujarat HC Directs Govt to Release Policy for People Not Wearing Masks to Offer Community Service(02.12.2020)

Gujarat High Court has directed the Gujarat government to come out with a policy or order, directing that all those caught not wearing face cover/mask.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Community Service

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SC Stays Gujarat HC Order Directing Persons Not Wearing Masks to Do Community Service(03.12.2020)

Supreme Court has stayed the Gujarat High Court order which had directed the State of Gujarat to come up with a policy or order that would direct for .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Community Service

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Allahabad High Court Suggests Community Service for Mask Violators(04.12.2020)

Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh Government to consider the feasibility of having community service by such persons who violate the.....

Tags : Allahabad High Court, Community Service for Mask Violators

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Madras HC: Leave Travel Concession for Traveling Abroad Not a Statutory Right(14.07.2022)

Madras High Court has held that concessions or facilities extended by way of Administrative Instructions beyond the scope of the rules cannot be const.....

Tags : Madras High Court, Leave Travel Concession, Service Right

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Delhi HC: Duty of LSA to Ensure Opportunities to Secure Justice Are Not Denied to Any Individual(14.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that it is the duty of Legal Services Authorities (LSA) to ensure that opportunities to secure justice are not denied to any.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Legal Service Authority, Justice

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ITAT: Subscription to Cloud Services Not ‘Royalty’ as Per Indo-US Treaty(15.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi bench has held that the subscription to cloud base service cannot be treated as royalty as per the India U.....

Tags : ITAT, Cloud Services, Royalty

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CESTAT: Stability Studies, Technical Testing & Analysis of New Drugs Not Subject to Service Tax(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that the stability studies, technical testing and analysis of new drugs are no.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, stability studies, technical testing, Scientific and Technical Consultant Service, Technical Testing and Analysis Service, service tax

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit Allowable on Steel Items Used in Creation of Sponge Iron Kiln and Power Plant(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Kolkata has applied the "user-test" by providing cenvat credit on steel goods used in the construc.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, user-test, cenvat credit, sponge iron kiln, power plant

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CESTAT: Exemption of Excise Duty For Galvanized Solar Structures As Part of Solar Power Generation(17.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has ruled that galvanised solar structure is a part of solar power generation facility and.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, galvanized, solar power, excise

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CESTAT: No Excise Duty on Goods Manufactured on Job Work Basis(18.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has ruled that no excise duty on goods manufactured on job work basis from old and used go.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, excise duty, job work, supplier

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CESTAT: Galvanised Solar Structure to Set Up Solar Power Plants Exempted From Excise Duty(18.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that galvanised solar structures manufactured and cleared for the initial setting .....

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Calcutta HC: GST Dept Cannot Seize Vehicle for Want of Second E-Way Bill(18.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court has ruled that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) department shall not seize the vehicle in the absence of second e-way bill since t.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Anti-Dumping Duty Paid After Validity of Notification is Refundable(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the Anti-dumping duty paid after the expiry of the period mentioned in the co.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, notification, importer, anti-dumping duty

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Voluntarily Acceptance of Higher Value Exempts Importer From Confiscation Liability(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has reiterated that voluntarily acceptance of a higher value and willing to pay the customs d.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, customs duty, Customs Act, 1962, enhanced rate, redemption fine

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit in Outward Transportation for Services From Place of Removal to Customers Place(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is available in case of outward transportation for the s.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, outward transportation

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CESTAT: Cenvat Credit Available in Outward Transportation From Place of Removal to Customers Place(05.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that cenvat credit is available in case of outward transportation for the s.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, cenvat credit, outward transportation

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AAR, West Bengal: Dismantling of Existing Sleeper and Installing New Ones Attracts 12% GST(06.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, West Bengal has held that the dismantling of existing sleeper fixings and/or installation of H-Bean Steel sleepers for ra.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, sleeper fixings, H-Bean Steel sleepers, Goods and Services Tax

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: 12% GST on Solar Pump Controller for Solar Submersible Pump Application(06.05.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Tamil Nadu has observed that 12% Goods and Services Tax Applicable on Solar Pump Controller for Solar Submersible Pump A.....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, 12%, Solar Pump Controller

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Supreme Court Refuses to Stay Madras HC Decision Quashing Appointment of 11 TNPSC Members(10.01.2017)

Supreme Court, while asking what will be fate of a State where a Public Service Commission of Class 10-pass persons interview Class 1 officer-candidat.....

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SEZ Rules Amended to Make Legal, Accountancy Services From Foreign Entities Possible in SEZs(16.01.2017)

Govt has amended Special Economic Zones Rules to removes exclusion of Legal Services & Accounting from ambit of ‘services’, thereby waving a way to ma.....

Tags : Special Economic Zones Rules, Legal Services, Accounting

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Service Tax Applicable on 60% of Total Amount Billed by Tour Operators From Jan 22(16.01.2017)

Government has changed service tax applicable on tour operators, thereby making it compulsory for tour operators to pay a service tax on 60 per cent o.....

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CESTAT: CSR is Not ‘Input Service’(13.06.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), has upheld the order disallowing credit towards the service tax paid on services used for.....

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ITAT: Service Tax is Not Payable Until Consideration is Received(15.06.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Chennai Bench has held that service tax is not payable until consideration was received.

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CBDT Exempts TDS on Lease Rentals Paid to Air Craft Leasing Units Located in IFSC(20.06.2022)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has provided relaxation from TDS under section 194I of the Income Tax Act, 1961 in respect of lease rentals paid .....

Tags : Central Board of Direct Taxes, TDS, International Financial Services Center

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Govt Relaxes Norms Dealing with CSR, Directors Appointment, Audits for Ease of Doing Biz At GIFT City(20.01.2017)

Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued two notifications, giving thereby more relaxations aimed at more 'ease of doing business' for companies.....

Tags : Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Gift Citybased International Finance Service Centre

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Supreme Court Seeks Status Report on Vacancies in Police Services(24.01.2017)

Supreme Court has directed Home Secretaries of all states to file affidavits giving details of vacancies in police services at all levels.

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Karnataka HC: Benefit or Service to Citizen Cannot be Denied for Not Downloading Aarogya Setu App(20.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has clarified that in absence of any legislation, neither the State government, Central government nor its agencies and instrumen.....

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Karnataka HC Directs AG in Appeal Challenging 1-Year Mandatory Service for PG Doctors(23.10.2020)

Karnataka High Court has directed the Advocate General to appear and address the Court on an appeal challenging the compulsory one year urban service .....

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CESTAT: Blending, Bottling, and Packaging of IMFL not subject to Service Tax(08.08.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata Bench has held that blending, bottling, and packaging of Indian-made foreign liq.....

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CESTAT: Service Relating to Modernization, Renovation Are Input Services(08.08.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata bench has held that services relating to modernization, and renovation are input.....

Tags : CESTAT, Cenvat Credit, Input Services

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AAAR upholds Order confirming GST Levy on Brand Fee and Reimbursement Expenses(12.12.2018)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR) while upholding the order of AAR held that brand owner is liable to pay 18 percent Goods and Services Tax.....

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SC: Extra Attempt for UPSC Civil Services Exam Under Consideration by Appropriate Authority(27.10.2020)

Supreme Court has disposed of the plea on behalf of 24 UPSC aspirants seeking an extra attempt in the civil service examination in the year 2021 in li.....

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Delhi High Court Upholds Power to Conduct Service Tax Audit(04.11.2020)

Delhi High Court held that Section 174(2) (e) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 specifically empowers the authorities to institute any i.....

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CESTAT: Extended Period of Limitation Can be Invoked Only on Willful Suppression to Evade ST(27.06.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Allahabad Bench has held that an extended period of limitation can be invoked only on wil.....

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Madras HC: Officers of DGGI are Central Excise Officers(04.07.2022)

Madras High Court has held that officers of Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) are Central Excise Officers for the purpose of Rule 3 of th.....

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ITAT: Depreciation Not Allowable for Expenditure Availed on Professional or Legal Services(04.07.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore Bench has held that depreciation is not allowable for expenditure availed on professional or legal ser.....

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CESTAT: Central Excise Duty Not Payable on Intermediate Products(19.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that central Excise Duty is not payable on intermediate products, used captiv.....

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CESTAT: Customer Care Service is Classifiable U/S 65 (11) Finance Act(19.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has observed that Common Area Maintenance (CAM) Charges included in rent were allowable as a deduction.

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CESTAT: Penalty Under Central Excise Act is Not Sustainable by Third Party Evidence(19.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the demand of duty and penalty under the Central Excise Act, 1944 is not sustai.....

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Supreme Court: Central government and States have simultaneous powers to legislate on GST(19.05.2022)

Supreme Court has ruled that the Central government and States have simultaneous powers to legislate on Goods and Service Tax (GST). The Court stated .....

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Allahabad HC Nullifies Dismissal Order Passed Against Police Constable(20.05.2022)

Allahabad High Court quashed an order passed against an Uttar Pradesh Police Constable removing him from service allegedly because he entered into an .....

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Karnataka High Court: 18% GST payable on 'pattadar pass book cum title deed'(20.05.2022)

Karnataka High Court, while upholding the ruling of the Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that 18% GST is payable on 'pattadar pass book cum .....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Goods and Services Tax, Title Deed

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Calcutta High Court Directs State Govt to Pay Dearness Allowance to It’s Employees Within 3 Months(20.05.2022)

Calcutta High Court while upholding the order of the West Bengal Administrative Tribunal has directed the State government to release the Dearness All.....

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No ‘Break In Service’ as One of Punishments: Supreme Court(03.11.2018)

Supreme Court has dismissed plea of an employer who wanted to add ‘break in service’ as a ground for punishment.

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Rajasthan CDF for Collection of Service Charges from Milk Unions(24.05.2022)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi Bench has held that no service tax is payable on the service charges collected by the .....

Tags : CESTAT, Service Tax, Rajasthan Cooperative Dairy Federation

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CESTAT: No Service Tax Leviable on Toll Collection(27.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that amount collected by a toll collector during toll-collection activity will no.....

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Orissa HC: Employees’ Date of Birth Cannot be Changed at the Fag End of their Service(30.05.2022)

Orissa High Court has held that requests of employees to change their date of birth cannot be accepted when they apply for the same at the end of thei.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Date of Birth, Service

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CGST: Refund of Duty Deposit Paid on or After Amendment of 2014 Can Invoke Section 35FF(30.05.2022)

Central Goods and Services Tax Authority, Panipat observed that refund of duty deposit paid on or after the amendment of 2014 can invoke Section 35FF .....

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AAR: No GST on Transfer of Going Concern Service(31.05.2022)

West Bengal Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that transfer of going concern service is a supply and attracts NIL rate of GST.

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Kerala HC: State can Decide Incentives for In-Service Candidates(01.06.2022)

Kerala High Court while dismissing appeals challenging the incentives to in-service candidates in NEET-PG, has held that it was a policy decision of t.....

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: PSA Medical Oxygen Generation Plant Attracts 18% GST(06.05.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Tamil Nadu has ruled that Pressure Swing Adsorption (PSA) Medical Oxygen Generation Plant attracts 18% Goods and Service.....

Tags : Authority for Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, Pressure Swing Adsorption, Medical Oxygen Generation

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Gujarat HC Allows GST Refund to Service Recipient Who Borne Tax Burden(09.05.2022)

Gujarat High Court has ruled that, as per Section 54 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 a claim of refund may be made directly by the rec.....

Tags : Gujarat High Court, Section 54, Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, tax

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AAR, Maharashtra: Composite Supply of Hospital Construction Works for Govt Entity Attracts 18% GST(09.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has ruled that 18% Goods and Services Tax is payable on the composite supply of hospital construction works f.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: Composite Supply of Hospital Construction Works for Govt Entity Attracts 18% GST(09.05.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Maharashtra has ruled that 18% Goods and Services Tax is payable on the composite supply of hospital construction works f.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, 18%, Goods and Services Tax, composite supply

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CESTAT Allows to Pay Service Tax for Construction of Residential Complex(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate, Bangalore has allowed to Pay Service Tax under Composition scheme of Works Contract (Composition Scheme for P.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate, Service Tax, Composition scheme of Works Contract (Composition Scheme for Payment of Service Tax) Rules, Residential Complex

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CESTAT: Foreign Origin Gold Bar With Unexplained Source Liable for Absolute Confiscation(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chennai while remanding the matter back, has held that the gold bar with a foreign marking, the so.....

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Gujarat High Court Says No to ‘Experience Norm’ For Judicial Services(17.03.2017)

Gujarat High Court has set aside a provision of State Judicial Service Rules which requires five years experience for candidates working with legal de.....

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SC Stays TDSAT Order Which Set Aside DoT Demand for License Fee from Internet Service Providers(06.01.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed the order of the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) which directed the Union of India to refund the amoun.....

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SC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging UP Service for Pension and Validation Ordinance, 2020(07.01.2021)

Supreme Court has issued notice on a plea to examine the challenge to the validity of the Uttar Pradesh Qualifying Service for Pension and Validation .....

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CESTAT Allows Cenvat Credit To Satyam Computer for Service Tax Paid on Medical Insurance Premium(14.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has granted a cenvat credit to Satyam Computer for service tax paid on insurance premium.....

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AAR, Gujarat: Combined Wire Rope Not Integral Part of Fishing Vessel; Attracts 18% GST(14.10.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that combined wire rope is not a part of a fishing vessel but it is used to tie the fishing net with.....

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CESTAT: Activity Of Printing Advertisement Content On PVC Material Amount to "Manufacturing"(14.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has ruled that no service tax is payable on the activity of printing advertisement conte.....

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Madras HC Directs Release of Vehicle as Department Fails to Pass Detention Order(14.10.2022)

Madras High Court has ordered the release of the vehicle as the department has failed to pass the detention order within the period as provided under .....

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CESTAT, Hyderabad: Liquidated Damages Does Not Attract Service Tax(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Hyderabad has held that receipt of liquidated damages by the service provider for breach of condit.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: CHA Has No Reason to Doubt Any Malpractice of Export of Prohibited Goods(10.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the Custom House Agent had no reason to doubt any malpractice and attempted e.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Custom House Agent, malpractice, prohibited goods, abetment

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CESTAT, Mumbai Allows Refund of CENVAT Credits on Service Tax Paid on Import of Services(11.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has allowed the refund of CENVAT credits against payment of Service Tax paid during the Goo.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, CENVAT credits, Service Tax, Goods and Service Tax, Reverse Charge Mechanism

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CESTAT Waives Detention and Demurrage Charges for Goods Confiscated by Customs(12.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that a remission of detention and demurrage costs was appropriate because the goo.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Value of Excisable Goods Sold at Depot Will be Determined Using Sale Price From Depot(12.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that the value of excisable items sold at depot shall be established based on the s.....

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Supreme Court Extends Stay on Ritu Maheshwari's Non-Bailable Warrant(12.05.2022)

Supreme Court has extended the stay on the non-bailable warrant issued by the Allahabad High Court against Noida Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Ind.....

Tags : Supreme Court , non-bailable warrant, Ritu Maheshwari, Chief Executive Officer, Indian Administrative Service, Noida

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AAR: Contract for Removal of Legacy Waste Dumped Through Bio-Mining is Pure Service(18.07.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Chennai has held that the contract for the removal of legacy waste dumped through the bio-mining process is “Pure .....

Tags : AAR, Pure Service, Bio-mining

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SC: Personnel Not Entitled to Disability Pension if Injury is Not Attributable to Military Service(19.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a military personnel is not eligible for disability pension if there is not even a causal connection between the Military .....

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Delhi HC Stays Ban on Levy of Service Charge by Restaurants on Food Bills(20.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has stayed Central Consumer Protection Authority’s (CCPA) guidelines that prohibited hotels and restaurants from levying service char.....

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Bombay HC: No IGST on Roaming International Long-Distance Services to Foreign TCOs(21.07.2022)

Bombay High Court has held that roaming services and international long-distance services provided by Vodafone Idea to the Foreign Telecom Operators (.....

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Company for Payment of Rent if Premise Not Used for Commercial Purpose(22.07.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi Bench has held that the service tax cannot be levied on the Company for the payment.....

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SC: Junior Resident Doctors in ESIC-Hospitals Cannot Claim 50% In-Service Quota for PG Courses(25.07.2022)

Supreme Court has held that Junior Resident Doctors serving in Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) run hospitals as part of their bond period .....

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Delhi HC: Definition of Public Authority Under RTI Act Has No Application in Service Dispute(25.07.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that the definition of 'public authority' as contained under Section 2(h) of Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 has no app.....

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Bombay HC Directs Service Tax Department to Revalue Mallya’s Plane(21.12.2016)

Bombay High Court has asked Service Tax Department, which has to recover dues of Rs 532 crore from business tycoon Vijay Mallya, to revalue his luxury.....

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Kerala HC: Provide Adequate Protection to Passengers of Online Cab Services(21.12.2016)

Kerala HC has ordered that passengers of online cab services should be provided adequate protection.

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Delhi HC: Government Should have Minimum Interference in Regulating App Based Cab Services(22.12.2016)

Delhi High Court has said that any policy to regulate app-based cab aggregators like Ola and Uber should have minimum interference by Government and m.....

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DGCEI Officers have Jurisdiction Over All Service Tax Assessees in Country: Delhi HC(23.11.2018)

Delhi High Court has ruled that the Central Excise Officers of Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) have jurisdiction all over I.....

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Construction of Houses for Slum People Under Govt Schemes not Subject to Service Tax: CESTAT(26.11.2018)

Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that the construction services provided to construct houses for slum people under a.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: CENVAT Credit of Service Tax Can be Availed by Banks for ‘Output Services’(04.11.2020)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the CENVAT credit of service tax paid for insurance service recei.....

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SC: Service Tax on Composite Work Contracts Not Leviable Prior to 2007 Amendment to Finance Act 1994(03.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that service tax could not be levied on composite works contracts prior to the introduction of the Finance Act, 2007, which by .....

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Karnataka High Court Says 'No' to Appointment of Deceased's Stepchild(28.04.2017)

Karnataka High Court has ruled that stepchild of a deceased public servant is not eligible for appointment under Karnataka Civil Services (Compassiona.....

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SERVICE TAX - Supplying Electricity to Occupants of Commercial Complex is subject to Service Tax: Calcutta HC(28.03.2019)

Calcutta HC has held that the transaction of obtaining high-tension electric and supplying it to occupants after converting it to low-tension supply a.....

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Mere Empanelment Does Not Create Any Indefeasible Right to Appointment: SC(02.04.2019)

Supreme Court has reiterated that mere existence of vacancies or empanelment does not create any indefeasible right to appointment.

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Karnataka HC Strikes Down Guideline Excluding Married Daughters from Ex-Servicemen Scheme(04.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has struck down a guideline by Department of Sainik Welfare and Resettlement, by which married daughters under the age of 25 year.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Guidelines, Ex-Servicemen, Married Daughter

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Karnataka HC: Change Term 'Ex-Servicemen' to a Gender-Neutral Nomenclature(05.01.2023)

Karnataka High Court has suggested the Union and the State Government to change the nomenclature used to refer to retired defence personnel; and use t.....

Tags : Karnataka High Court, Ex-servicemen, Ex-service Personnel, Gender Neutral Nomenclature

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SC: Transferred Judges Don’t Go With Labels(09.01.2023)

Supreme Court while giving clarifications regarding how vacancies in High Courts must be categorized when a judge is transferred from another High Cou.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Consider on Grant of Permits for Motorcycle Taxi Service(11.05.2021)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to in two months time consider and decide on the representation made for grant of permits for r.....

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Allahabad High Court Stays FIR Against CMO Running Covid Vaccination Service(14.05.2021)

Allahabad High Court has stayed a First Information Report lodged against a Chief Medical Officer, who is running vaccination services, at the instanc.....

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Odisha Paves Way For July 1 GST Rollout, Passes State GST Bill(22.05.2017)

Odisha State Legislative assembly has unanimously passed State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) Bill, 2017 and VAT Bill, 2017.

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No leniency to TNUSRB in Fake Expert Opinion Case : Madras HC(23.04.2019)

Madras High Court has held that no leniency or misplaced sympathy shall be shown to the persons manning the TN Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (T.....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Interest of Only Refundable Duty Admissible under Section 11BB(20.04.2021)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that the interest of only refundable duty is admissible under Section .....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Cenvat Credit Admissible for Input Service Used in Storage Facilities(07.04.2021)

Customs, Excises, and Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the Cenvat Credit is admissible for input service used in storag.....

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GSTN Issues Advisory on Auto-population of E-Invoice Details Into GSTR-1(07.04.2021)

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN has issued Advisory on Auto-population of E-Invoice details into GSTR-1. The notified taxpayers have been advised.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax Network, Auto-population of E-Invoice Details

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Orissa HC: Lawyers Exempted from Paying GST/Service Tax, Demand Notices Not to be Issued(09.04.2021)

Orissa High Court has directed the Commissioner, Goods and Services Tax to issue clear instructions to all the officers in the GST Commission rates in.....

Tags : Orissa High Court, Exemption from Paying GST/Service Tax

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Madras HC: GST Dept. To Consider Reply to SCN Sent by Assessee through post and Not Portal(17.10.2022)

Madras High Court has ruled that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Department should consider a reply to a show cause notice even if it is sent by the .....

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SCN Without Any Reasons: Delhi HC Quashes Order Cancelling GST Registration(19.10.2022)

Delhi High Court has quashed the order cancelling the Goods & Services Tax (GST) registration as the Range Inspector has physically verified the premi.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Goods & Services Tax, Inspector, verification

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CESTAT: Charges Of Clandestine Removal Cannot Be Confirmed On The Basis Of Private Records(19.10.2022)

Ahmedabad Bench of Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that charges of clandestine removal cannot be confirmed on the.....

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CESTAT: Service Tax Demand Can't Be Sustained On Ocean Freight Under RCM(21.10.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that the service tax demand is not sustainable as the appellant has purchased f.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, freight

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AAR: Operation And Maintenance Of Municipal Wet Waste Processing Facility Attracts 18% GST(21.10.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, West Bengal has observed that the 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on the operation and maintenance of municip.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Goods and Services Tax, maintenance

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AAR: 5% GST Payable On GTA Services Availed For Transporting Cotton Seed(21.10.2022)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Punjab has held that the 5% GST is chargeable on goods transport agency services availed by the applicant for transportin.....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, input tax credit, goods and services

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#GST: Govt Notifies Date & Conditions for E-Filing of Form to Avail Transitional ITC(21.08.2017)

Central Government has notified the conditions for furnishing return in FORM GSTR-3B electronically through common portal for the month of July, 2017,.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax

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Delhi High Court: Books ‘Sulekh Sarita Parts I to V’ are Exempted from Goods and Services Tax(06.06.2019)

Delhi High Court has noted that the books ‘Sulekh Sarita Parts I to V’ are ‘Printed Books’ classifiable under ‘HSN 4901’ and not ‘Exercise Books’ unde.....

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Telangana HC Directs Telangana State Public Service Commission Officers to Appear in Contempt Case(15.06.2021)

Telangana High Court has directed Telangana State Public Service Commission Chairman B. Janardhan Reddy, who earlier worked as School Education Princi.....

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SEBI Bars Shri Research Services and Proprietor from Market for Two Years(18.06.2021)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has barred Shri Research Services and its proprietor Gourav Kumar Gour from the securities markets for at least.....

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CBIC: 5% GST Applicable on Composite Supply of Service of Milling Wheat Into Flour(18.06.2021)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has clarified that 5% Goods and Services Tax is applicable on the composite supply of service by wa.....

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Delhi HC Temporarily Amends Service of Notices, Summons, Daks Through Email, Fax, Whatsapp(19.04.2021)

Delhi High Court has temporarily amended physical mode regarding service of notice, summons and daks by permitting the same to be effected through ema.....

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AAR, Telangana: 18% GST Payable On The Forest Permit Fee(23.01.2023)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Telangana has observed that 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) is payable on the forest permit fee.

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All. HC Stays Rs.1,081 Crores GST Demand Against Paytm(23.01.2023)

Allahabad High Court has stayed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) demand of Rs. 1,081 crores against Paytm.

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CESTAT: No Case Made Out By Customs For Confiscation Of Goods Meant For Export(23.01.2023)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has observed that a “No Objection Certificate” (NOC) is not required from the Drug .....

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CESTAT: Payments Made Through Cenvat Account Liable To Be Re-Credited If Excise Duty Paid In Cash(23.01.2023)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal has ruled that once the duty has been paid in cash, earlier payments made through the Cenvat Accou.....

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AAR: GST Not Payable On Reimbursement Of Tree Cut Compensation Paid To Farmers By Pure Agent(23.01.2023)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has observed that a pure agent is not liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) on reimbursement of com.....

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AAAR: Administering Of COVID-19 Vaccine By Hospitals Attracts 5% GST(25.01.2023)

Andhra Pradesh Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR) has observed that hospitals must pay 5% Goods and Service Tax (GST) when administering th.....

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Rajasthan HC Put Stay Result of Rajasthan Administrative Service Pre-2013(01.02.2016)

Rajasthan High Court has stayed result of Rajasthan Administrative Service (RAS) prelim exam-2013 and summoned Chairman of Rajasthan Public Service Co.....

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CBEC Releases Format for Filing Anti-Profiteering Application(07.12.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs has released the format for filing of Anti-Profiteering application under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) law.

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SC Sets Aside Allahabad High Court's Blanket Ban on DJ Services in Uttar Pradesh(16.07.2021)

Supreme Court has set aside the 2019 order of the Allahabad High Court imposing a blanket ban on the use of DJ services in the state of Uttar Pradesh......

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SC Permits 5 Civil Service Aspirants to Attend UPSC Interview(16.07.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed five civil service candidates who cleared the UPSC civil service main examinations held this year, but were disqualified for.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: Manufacturer Entitled to Avail Cenvat Credit on Port Charges(22.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that the manufacturer is entitled to avail cenvat credit on port charges.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Deletes Custom Duties, Penalties on Retail Packing of Diapers and Sanitary Napkins(22.06.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has provided relief to the Godrej Hygiene Products Ltd, by deleting the Customs d.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Custom Duties, Penalties on Retail Packing of Diapers and Sanitary Napkins

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Karnataka HC Passes Interim Direction Restraining Compelling Doctors for Compulsory Rural Service(01.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has passed an interim direction to the state restraining it from compelling these doctors from registering online for the Compuls.....

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President Clears GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Act, 2017(22.01.2018)

President of India has given assent to the GST (Compensation to States) Amendment Act.

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Government Extends Last Date for Filing FORM GSTR-3B(22.01.2018)

Central Government has extended the last date for filing return in FORM GSTR-3B for the month of December, 2017 by two days to 22nd January, 2018.

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SEBI Levies Fine on Karvy Financial Service Ltd. for Delay in Announcing Acquiring of Shares(30.07.2021)

Securities and Exchange Board of India has levied a fine of Rs 10 lakh on Karvy Financial Services Ltd for delay in making public announcement to acqu.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: LLPs Not Liable to Pay Service Tax Under Reverse Charge Mechanism(03.08.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has held that a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), being not a “Body Corporate” u.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Directs Department to Allow Refund of Excise Duty Paid by Ray-Ban India(06.07.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has directed the central excise department to allow refund of excise duty paid by t.....

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Delhi HC Seeks Response on Joining Two Youngsters for Month’s Community Service(08.07.2021)

Delhi High Court has sought response of the Medical Superintendent, RML Hospital on joining of two youngsters who were directed to do a month's commun.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Applicable on Transporter of Firewood(18.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax is applicable on transporter of firewood as carting .....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to Hospital to Seek a Status Report on Community Service of 2 Youngsters(19.08.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital seeking a status report on joining of two youngsters who were directed to do a mo.....

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GST: No E-Way Bill for Intra-State Supplies in Rajasthan(01.02.2018)

State Government of Rajasthan has notified that no E-Way Bill is required for intra-State supply of goods in the State.

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GST: Assam Notifies Effective Dates for Rollout of E-Way Bill(01.02.2018)

State Government of Assam has notified that traders should carry E-Way Bill for Inter-State purchase from Feb. 1, 2018. However, for intra-State suppl.....

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GST: Chattisgarh Exempts E-Way Bill for Intra-State Supplies till 1st March(01.02.2018)

State Government of Chattisgarh has said that E-Way Bill will not required for intra-State supplies in the State till 1st march 2018.

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GST: Govt Notifies Postponement of E-Way Bill(05.02.2018)

Government has notified the postponement of E-Way Bill under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. However, the next rollout date has not been pres.....

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GST: Uttarkhand Defers E-Way Bill for 10 Days(05.02.2018)

Uttarakhand Government has notified that E-Way Bill is not necessary for next 10 days in respect of the movement of any goods within the State.

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Adoption Fees Received From Adoptive Parents by Trust Exempted From GST: AAR Maharashtra(01.11.2019)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has ruled that, Goods and Services Tax (GST) is exempted on Adoption Fees received from Adoptive parent.....

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AAR, Karnataka: 18% GST Applicable on Manpower Services to City Corporation(10.08.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that 18% Goods and Services Tax is payable on Manpower services like Data Entry Operator, to Ci.....

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SC Allows Time to Resolve Issue of Permanent Commission to Women Short Service Commission Officers(18.10.2021)

Supreme Court has allowed time until 22nd October, 2021 to the Centre and the Indian Army to resolve the issue of grant of Permanent Commission to th.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Service Tax Payable on Services Provided by Government Company(18.10.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no Service Tax payable on services provided to Government Company fo.....

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ITAT, Mumbai Quashes Demand of 6% of Value of Exempted Service as Job Work(20.10.2021)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Mumbai has quashed the demand of 6% of value of exempted service as job work is incidental and ancillary to manu.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Banking Services are Related to Collection of Export Proceeds(05.03.2020)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, New Delhi has held that banking services are related to the collection of export proceeds and has a.....

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AAR, West Bengal: Supplies of Composite Printing Services to Recipient Located in India are Taxable(11.03.2020)

Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR), West Bengal has held that supplies of composite printing services to a recipient located in India are taxable and .....

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GST: CBIC Amends Anti-profiteering Rules(09.07.2018)

Central Board of Indirect taxes and Customs (CBIC)has amended provisions relating to anti-profiteering authority under Central Goods and Services Tax .....

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Input Tax Can’t be Denied Because Invoice Bears Handwritten Serial Number(30.03.2020)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad has held that the input tax credit cannot be denied merely on the ground that t.....

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AAR: GST Applicable on Supply of Waste Paper and Transportation Services Received from GTA(31.03.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that 5% of Goods and Service Tax (GST) is applicable to the supply of waste paper and transportation servic.....

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AAR, Karnataka: Supply of Intermediary Export Services Taxable under Forward Charge Mechanism(03.04.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Karnataka has ruled that the supply of intermediary export services is taxable under forward charge mechanism and n.....

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AAR, Telangana: ITC Can be Availed on GST Charged by Contractor Supplying Service of Works(14.12.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Telangana has ruled that input tax credit can be availed on goods and services tax (GST) charged by contractor supp.....

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IGST is Leviable When Art Works Sent to Gallery is Purchased by Buyer: CBEC(26.12.2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has said that when an art work sent to the gallery is purchased by a person, Integrated Goods and Services .....

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Karnataka HC Sets Deadline for Government to Set Up Civil Service Board(20.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has set a deadline of two months for the government to set up a Civil Service Board (CSB) for recommending transfer and posting o.....

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Karnataka High Court Refuses to Stay Compulsory Rural Service Condition(22.07.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that notification which called upon the fresh doctors to undergo compulsory rural service for a period of one year under.....

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IBBI Amends Guidelines on Technical Standards for Performance of Core Services(29.07.2021)

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has notified the Guidelines for Technical Standards for the Performance of Core Services and Other Ser.....

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Jharkhand Government Imposes Conditions on Provisional Refund of ITC to Zero Rated Suppliers(04.09.2017)

Jharkhand Government has notified that a zero rated supplier cannot be granted with provisional refund of input tax credit if he does not file returns.....

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Delhi High Court Allows Revaluation of Judicial Services Exam(03.10.2019)

Delhi High Court has ruled that options given in the answer keys to nine questions in the Delhi Judicial Services preliminary exam are “erroneous” and.....

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Madras HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Disproportionate Reservation For In-Service Doctors(01.11.2021)

Madras High Court has issued notice in a petition challenging the extent of reservation granted to in-service doctors under the prospectus for admissi.....

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Rajya Sabha Passes International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019(13.12.2019)

Rajya Sabha has passed the International Financial Services Centres Authority Bill, 2019 by a voice vote thereby paving the way for setting up a unifi.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Service Tax Commissioner Order Confirming Recovery of CENVAT Credit(26.08.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the Service Tax Commissioner’s Order confirming recovery of CENVAT cre.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Sanctions Refund of CVD and SAD Paid u/s 142 of GST(28.09.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has sanctioned refund of Countervailing Duty (CVD) and Special Additional Duty (SAD.....

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CESTAT, Chennai Allows Refund Claim by Hyundai Motor India(05.10.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has allowed a refund claim by Hyundai Motor India where the Tribunal quashed an .....

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Karnataka High Court: Limitation Period Not Applicable for Refund of Service Tax(06.10.2021)

Karnataka High Court has held that the limitation period is not applicable for refund of service tax wrongly paid on late payment charges (LPC).

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Delhi HC Issues Notice to IRCTC on Plea to Relax License Fee for Catering Services(16.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice to IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) on an appeal seeking relaxation in license fee granted t.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Essential Defence Services Act, 2021(17.09.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notices to the Centre and the Defence Ministry on a plea challenging vires of certain the Essential Defence Services Act 2.....

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SC: Change of Date of Birth in Service Records Cannot Be Claimed As of Right(22.09.2021)

Supreme Court has observed that change of date of birth in the service record cannot be claimed as of right, even if there is cogent evidence. The Cou.....

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Bombay HC Issues Notice on 'Unfortunate Condition' of Dogs Retired From Services(27.09.2021)

Bombay High Court has issued notice to the Central Government in two civil applications filed in the suo moto court proceedings initiated in the year .....

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Delhi HC Reserve Order on Plea Against 1 Crore Compensation to Ex-Armyman’s Kin(07.11.2016)

Delhi High Court has reserved AAP Government’s decision to award Rs. 1 Crore compensation and a job to next of kin of Ex-Serviceman Ram Kishan Grewal,.....

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Civil Services Institute Not Liable to Pay Tax on Fund Received from Government: ITAT(28.09.2018)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi bench has held that the Civil Services Institute, Dehradun is not liable to pay tax on the amount received from t.....

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SC: Consumer Case Not Maintainable Over Medical Services Given Free of Charge(10.12.2021)

Supreme Court has reiterated that service rendered by medical officers on behalf of a Hospital, free of cost, would not fall within the ambit of Secti.....

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AAAR, Karnataka: 18% GST Eligible on Services Provided by Airbus Group(23.11.2021)

Appellate Authority of Advance Ruling (AAAR), Karnataka has ruled that the 18% goods and services tax is eligible on services provided by Airbus Group.....

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CESTAT: Pre-Delivery and After Sale Service Charges Not included in Assessable Value of Vehicle(10.11.2021)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that the pre-delivery and after sale service charges cannot be included i.....

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CESTAT, Kolkata: No Service Tax Can be Levied on Compensation for Cancelation of Coal Blocks(11.11.2021)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata has ruled that no service tax can be levied on amounts received as compensation .....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Upholds Excise Duty Demand Against Cadbury(17.02.2020)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has held that ‘milk crumb’ is marketable and hence Cadbury is liable to pay excise du.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi: Importer Not Obliged to Pay Any Amount on Advertisement and Sale Promotion(18.02.2020)

Custom, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has held that the expenditure incurred on the activities of advertisement and s.....

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ITAT, Bangalore: Belated Payment of Service Tax Collected Can be Allowed on Actual Payment(18.02.2020)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Bangalore has held that belated paid service tax collected to Government exchequer can be allowed on actual paym.....

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Karnataka HC Directs State to Ensure Release of Amount to Karnataka State Legal Services Authority(25.01.2022)

Karnataka High Court has directed the State Government to ensure the release of Rs. 7 crore to the Karnataka State Legal Services Authority at the ear.....

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Central Board of Direct Taxes Issues Guidelines for TDS on E-Auction Services(26.11.2021)

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has issued the guidelines which states that no TDS (tax deducted at source) under section 194-O of the Income Tax.....

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Ministry of Commerce and Industries Revises User Charges for SEZ-Online Services(03.12.2021)

Ministry of Commerce and Industries has notified the revised user charges for SEZ-Online services will be as under and would be effective from Novembe.....

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Supreme Court Dismisses Plea Challenging 40% In-Service Quota Brought by West Bengal(03.12.2021)

Supreme Court has dismissed a writ petition filed by doctors who appeared in NEET PG 2021 challenging the notice dated October 8, 2021 issued by the D.....

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AAR, Telangana: ITC Can be Availed on GST Charged by Contractor Supplying Service of Works(14.12.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Telangana has ruled that input tax credit can be availed on goods and services tax (GST) charged by contractor supp.....

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AAR, Maharashtra: 12% GST Chargeable by Sub-Contractor to Main Contractor(15.12.2021)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Maharashtra has ruled that 12% goods and services tax (GST) shall be charged by the sub-contractor to the main cont.....

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Delhi HC Issues Notice on Uber's Plea Challenging Levy of GST on Auto Rickshaw Services(16.12.2021)

Delhi High Court has issued notice on a petition moved by Uber India challenging the two notifications levying goods and services tax (GST) on auto ri.....

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Allahabad High Court Upholds Termination of Government Teacher's Services(17.12.2021)

Allahabad High Court has upheld the order of the District Basic Education Officer terminating the services of a woman Government Teacher who was found.....

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GSTN Invites Interested and Qualified Companies for E-Invoice Registration Partner(29.12.2021)

Goods and Service Tax Networks (GSTN) has invited interested and qualified companies to become E-Invoice Registration Partner (IRP), the registrations.....

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ITAT, Mumbai Disallows Fees Paid for Investment Advisory Services on Lack of Documentary Evidence(08.02.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT) Mumbai has disallowed fees paid towards Investment Advisory Services as assessee only furnished debit note, and .....

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Calcutta HC: Service in Specialized Units Not Relevant for In-service Quota(11.02.2022)

Calcutta High Court had observed that service in Specialized Units would not amount to serving in remote and/or difficult areas for the purpose of qua.....

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CESTAT, Delhi Quashes Service Tax Demand on Notice Pay from Employees for Premature Resignation(14.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has quashed the service tax demand on notice pay recovered from employees for prema.....

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Delhi HC: Reinstatement Not Matter of Right Where Acquittal is Not Honourable(14.02.2022)

Delhi High has observed that reinstatement in public service cannot flow as a matter of right where the acquittal of such person is not an honourable .....

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Rajasthan HC Issues Notice in Plea Against Answer Key of Rajasthan Judicial Services(14.02.2022)

Rajasthan High Court has issued notice in another plea challenging the answer key of Civil Judge Cadre of Rajasthan Judicial Services (Preliminary Exa.....

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Delhi HC: Vendors Selling Essential Goods & Services Can't Be Equated to Regular Shops(02.02.2022)

Delhi High Court has observed that participation of vendors in weekly markets in selling or dealing with essential goods and services is no ground to .....

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Allahabad HC Issues Notice on Plea Challenging Termination of Services of Dr. Kafeel Khan(03.02.2022)

Allahabad High Court has issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Government on the plea filed by Dr. Kafeel Khan challenging the termination of his service.....

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GSTN Adds New Option of Search Tax Payer Details on GST Portal(04.02.2022)

Goods and Service Tax Networks (GSTN) has added the new Option of Search Tax Payer details in the GST Portal to allow search for Taxpayer details by e.....

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P&H HC: Employee Cannot Seek Protection Against Dispensation of Services(07.02.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that an employee cannot seek protection against the dispensation of services if he has attained the employment .....

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Kerala GST Department Extends Deadline of Flood Cess Annual Return(23.03.2022)

Kerala Goods and Services Tax Department has extended the deadline for filing the Kerala Flood Cess Annual Return till April 30, 2022.

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CESTAT: Deposits in Profit and Loss Account is Not Duty Under Excise Act(24.03.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal ( CESTAT ) has ruled that deposit in Profit & Loss Account is not duty and therefore, provisions o.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Software Maintenance Services Not Covered Under Business Auxiliary Services(24.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Bangalore has held that the software maintenance services shall not be covered within the.....

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CESTAT, Chennai: Redemption Fine Cannot be Imposed When Goods Allowed to be Re-exported(24.02.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai has held that the redemption fine cannot be imposed when the goods are allowed to.....

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CESTAT, Delhi: No Penalty on Importer on Ground of Error in Bill of Entry(04.04.2022)

Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has ruled that the penalty under the Customs Act, 1962 can’t be imposed on an importer for th.....

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AAR, Gujarat: RTC Attracts 18% GST for Enabling GTA for Door to Door Delivery of Parcels(05.04.2022)

Authority for Advance Ruling, Gujarat has observed that Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation for enabling goods transport authority for door to do.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai Allows CENVAT Credit Even When Goods Not Classified as Capital Goods(14.03.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Mumbai has allowed the CENVAT credit even when the goods were not classified as capital g.....

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CESTAT, Bangalore: Simple Aluminium Plates Classifiable Under 7606 1200 of Chapter Tariff Heading(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Bangalore has ruled that Simple Aluminium Plates are classifiable under 7606 1200 of Chapter Tariff .....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Chapter Tariff Heading, 7606 1200, Simple Aluminium Plates

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ITAT, Delhi: Amount from Indian Associate for Support Service is not Fees and not liable to Tax(02.05.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Delhi has observed that amount expected from Indian Associate for Support Service is not Fees for Included Services and.....

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Sports Boats Come Within Ambit of Inflatable Craft under Customs and Tariffs Act(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has ruled that sports boats come within the meaning of inflatable craft subsequent to headi.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Customs Tariff Act, 1975, sports boats

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Press Mud Made During Manufacture of Sugar Can’t be Exempted Products(02.05.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that the Bagasse/ Press mud made during the course of manufacture of sugar .....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Rule 6 of Central Excise Rule, 2004, sugar

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SC: Healthcare Services Covered Under Consumer Protection law(02.05.2022)

Supreme Court has said that doctors and healthcare services are not barred from the ambit of the Consumer Protection Act of 2019 and termed the concer.....

Tags : Supreme Court , healthcare services , Consumer Protection Act of 2019 , Public Interest Litigation

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Madras HC: Pre-Deposit Payment Made by Parent Company Amounts to Proper Compliance(22.04.2022)

Madras High Court has observed that the payment of pre deposit made by the parent company having a distinct service tax registration amounts to proper.....

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P&H HC: Notice to Employer Not Mandatory Before Making Reference to Adjudicatory Mechanism(22.04.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that the employer cannot claim any hearing before making of the reference by the appropriate government under S.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Working Journalists And Other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of service) And Miscellaneous Provisions Act

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: No Service Tax on Electricity Charges Reimbursed to Service Provider(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that service tax cannot be levied on reimbursement of electricity charges .....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, service tax, electricity charges

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Enhancement of Value Cannot be Ground to Invoke Penal Provisions/Confiscation(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed enhancement of value cannot be a ground on voluntary statement to invoke penal p.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, voluntary statement, penal provisions

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CESTAT, Mumbai: Third Party Records Cannot Form Basis of Clandestine Removal(13.04.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai has observed that records of the third party cannot form the basis of clandestine removal, un.....

Tags : Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, clandestine removal, corroborated

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CESTAT, Ahmedabad: Allegation of Non-Re-Warehousing of Goods Prove by Substantial Evidence(14.04.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Ahmedabad has observed that allegation of non-re-warehousing of the goods prove by substantial evi.....

Tags : Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, non-re-warehousing, substantial

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CESTAT: No Service Tax on Ocean Freight Charges Under The Head ‘BAS’(04.07.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai Bench has held that no service tax applicable on ocean freight charges under the .....

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AAR: Support Services to Overseas Customers are Not Export Service(06.06.2022)

Tamil Nadu Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR) has held that support services to overseas customers are not export services since the taxable territory.....

Tags : AAR, Taxable Territory, Export Service

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Delhi HC: TDS Deduction on Payment of Interconnect User Charges Cannot be Categorised as FTS(08.06.2022)

Delhi High Court has held that TDS deduction on payment of interconnect user charges cannot be categorized as the fee for technical service (FTS).

Tags : Delhi High Court, TDS, Fee for Technical Service

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ITAT: Profits from Providing Technical Services to Other Airlines is Covered Under DTAA(08.06.2022)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi while upholding the decision of Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) has held that profits from providing .....

Tags : ITAT, Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement, Technical Services

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CESTAT: Service to Associate Co. Falls Under Export if Provider and Recipient Are Separate Persons(09.06.2022)

Customs, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad bench has held that service provided to associate company falls under category of.....

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CESTAT: Penalty Collected From Contractor Not Subject to Service Tax(10.06.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi bench has held that the penalty collected from a contractor, being ‘liquidated dama.....

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CESTAT: Credit Availed on Service Tax Paid on Deposit Insurance Service Eligible for CENVAT Credit(13.06.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Chennai bench has held that credit availed by the Indian Overseas Bank on the Service Tax.....

Tags : CESTAT, CENVAT Credit, Service Tax

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CESTAT Delhi: No Service Tax Payable on Service Charges Collected by Rajasthan CDF from Milk Unions(23.05.2022)

Custom, Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Delhi has ruled that no service tax is payable on the service charges collected by the Rajas.....

Tags : CESTAT, Service Tax, Milk Unions

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Calcutta HC Directs State Authorities to Start Bus Services for NEET-UG Aspirants(10.09.2020)

Calcutta High Court has asked the State authorities to make a sincere endeavour to start bus services for NEET-UG Aspirants from early morning on the .....

Tags : Calcutta High Court, Bus Service for NEET-UG Aspirants

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SC: Punishment of Dismissal from Service is Not Disproportionate to 'Corrupt' Employee(11.09.2020)

Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal of a Central Industrial Security Force officer dismissed from service for indulging in corruption, observing th.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Punishment of Dismissal from Service

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CCPA: Hotels/Restaurants Can't Add Service Charge Automatically or by Default in Bill(05.07.2022)

Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) has issued an order barring Hotels and restaurants from levying service charges automatically or by defau.....

Tags : Central Consumer Protection Authority, Service Charge, Default

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Kerala HC: Power to Amend Service Law Does Not Mean Power to Apply it Differently to Similar Persons(07.07.2022)

Kerala High Court has held that the power of the government to make or amend laws determining the service conditions of its employees cannot confer th.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Service Laws, Similarly Situated Persons

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Calcutta to State: Disburse Funds for Victim Compensation in 6 Weeks(23.06.2022)

Calcutta High Court while directing the State government to ensure disbursal of adequate funds within 6 weeks has reprimanded State Legal Services Aut.....

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Kerala HC: Any Hindrance to Medical Workers Qualify as Violence(23.06.2022)

Kerala High Court while denying anticipatory bail to a man accused of obstructing a doctor from performing official duty, held that under the Kerala H.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Healthcare Service Persons, Obstruction

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CESTAT: Service Tax Cannot be Imposed on Value of Material Supplied to Client(24.06.2022)

Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Ahmedabad Bench has held that service tax cannot be imposed on value of material supplie.....

Tags : CESTAT, Service Tax, Material Supplied

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SERVICE - Suspension is Not Punishment: Madras HC(13.03.2019)

Madras high court has made it clear that suspension from service cannot be construed as punishment, as it is only an interim arrangement to keep publi.....

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SERVICE - Suspension from Service is Not Punishment: Madras HC(13.03.2019)

Madras High Court has made it clear that suspension from service cannot be construed as punishment, as it is only an interim arrangement to keep publi.....

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SC Stays CESTAT Judgment Confirming Levy of Service Tax on Operation of Parking Facility(14.01.2021)

Supreme Court has stayed a judgment of the Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, which had confirmed levy of Service Tax under the head .....

Tags : Supreme Court, Service Tax on Operation of Parking Facility

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SC to State LSA: Use DLSA Model on Inclusion of Para-Legal Volunteers in Police Stations(02.09.2022)

Supreme Court has directed to circulate the Delhi State Legal Services Authority's (LSA) scheme regarding empanelment of Para Legal Volunteers in poli.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Paralegal Volunteers, Legal Services Authority

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# GST Changes Applicable From 01.01.2021: Schedule II, CGST Act, 2017 Only to Classify Supply(29.12.2020)

Finance Act, 2020 has made a retrospective amendment effective from 01.07.2017 to the effect that the aspect of presence/absence of consideration will.....

Tags : Finance Act, 2020, Central Goods and Services Act, 2017, Schedule II

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Kerala HC: Transportation of LPG Cylinders is a Public Utility Service(23.08.2022)

Kerala High Court while declaring the transportation of LPG Cylinders to be a 'public utility service' as defined in Section 2(n) of the Industrial Di.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Public Utility Service, Strike

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SC: Writ Petition Raising Service Disputes Not Maintainable Against Pvt. Educational Institution(25.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that a writ petition raising service disputes against private educational institutions are not maintainable, if they are not go.....

Tags : Supreme Court, Service, Private Educational Institutions

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SC: Service Tax Cannot be Levied on Sale of Software in CD Form as VAT is Already Charged(09.08.2022)

Supreme Court has held that the sale of software in CD/DVD form cannot be subject to service tax under the provisions of the Finance Act, 1994 as the .....

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CESTAT: Contract of Supply of Goods Not Classifiable Under Commercial or Industrial Construction(16.08.2022)

Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), Kolkata bench has held that the contract of supply of goods can’t be classifiable under ‘.....

Tags : CESTAT, Service Tax, Commercial Construction

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HP HC: Government Service Rules Must be Implemented in Uniform Manner Throughout The State(17.08.2022)

Himachal Pradesh High Court while observing the implementation of Himachal Pradesh Kanungo’s Service Rules, 1951 has held that service rules framed by.....

Tags : Himachal Pradesh High Court, Service Rules, Uniformity

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Rajasthan High Court Says 'No' to Placement Agencies For Government Services(12.04.2017)

Rajasthan High Court has banned hiring in Government services through placement agencies, while also restraining State Government from employing a per.....

Tags : Rajasthan High Court, Government Services , Placement Agencie

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Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 Gets President Nod(13.04.2017)

Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017 that aims to compensate States for loss of revenue due to implementation of GST has receive.....

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GST: President Gives Nod to Four GST Bills, One-Nation_One-Tax Regime Roll Out Likely From July 01(13.04.2017)

President Pranab Mukherjee has given his approval to four supporting legislations related to Goods and Services Tax (GST), paving way for roll out of .....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax

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Kerala HC Restrains Revenue from Recovering Amount Refunded as Levy of Service Tax(20.11.2020)

Kerala High Court has restrained the Revenue from recovering the amounts refunded since the levy of service tax on the payment in lieu of foreign agen.....

Tags : Kerala High Court, Amount Refunded as Levy of Service Tax

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Tripura HC: Presumption of Service of Notice Applicable on Service of Demand Notice u/s 138 NI Act(23.11.2020)

Tripura High Court has held that once a demand notice, issued under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 in case of dishonour of cheque is dispatched .....

Tags : Tripur High Court, Presumption of Service of Notice

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SC Asks NPCI on Grant of Licence to Whatsapp to Start App-Based UPI Payment Service(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has asked National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI) to file an affidavit explaining how WhatsApp was granted licence to start app-bas.....

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SC Seeks Response on Plea Seeking Declaration of 1975 Emergency as Unconstitutional(15.12.2020)

Supreme Court has sought response from the central government on a plea filed by a 94-year-old woman seeking to declare as “wholly unconstitutional” t.....

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AAR, Tamil Nadu: Waste Collection Services Not Exempt from GST(18.12.2020)

Authority of Advance Ruling (AAR), Tamil Nadu has ruled that the waste collection, segregation, treatment, transportation and disposal services under .....

Tags : Authority of Advance Ruling, Waste Collection Services

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CESTAT: Objection of Audit Cannot be Basis for Determining Duty Liability(18.12.2020)

Customs, Excise, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has held that objection of audit cannot be the basis for determining duty liability, in abs.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal, Objection of Audit

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#GST: Govt Notifies Central Goods and Services Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2017(31.07.2017)

Central Government has notified Central Goods and Services Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2017. As per the amended Rules, last date for migration of pe.....

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#GST: Andaman & Nicobar Govt Issues Regulations to Impose VAT on Goods Excluded from GST(31.07.2017)

Government of Andaman & Nicobar has issued regulations for imposing Value Added Tax (VAT) on goods not covered under the new Goods and Services Tax (G.....

Tags : Goods and Services Tax (GST), One-Nation_One-Tax

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ITAT Delhi: Order Procurement Services Rendered Abroad Not Taxable in India(03.07.2019)

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (ITAT), Delhi has held that the order procurement services rendered abroad are not taxable in India.The Tribunal noted t.....

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AAR Kerala:Labour Services Availed by Forest Department for Environment Protection Exempted from GST(04.07.2019)

Authority of Advance Ruling, Kerala has held that supply of providing labour services for setting up fire lines in forests, Labour services for planta.....

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Delhi HC to DSLSA: Provide Roadmap for Implementing Para-Legal Volunteers Scheme in Police Stations(30.01.2023)

Delhi High Court has directed Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) to provide a roadmap for implementing its scheme for engaging paralegal vol.....

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NCDRC: Landowner Jointly & Severally Liable Along With Developer for Deficiency in Service(29.12.2022)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has held that landowner is jointly and severally liable for any compensation along with the dev.....

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NCDRC to TATA Housing: Refund Entire Amount Paid for Flat Due to Deficiency in Service(30.12.2022)

National Consumer Dispute Redressal Commission (NCDRC) has directed TATA Housing Development Pvt. Ltd. to refund entire amount deposited by complainan.....

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#GST: Govt Notifies IGST Exemption to Goods & Services Imported to SEZ(10.07.2017)

Central Government has notified exemption to Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) on all goods and services imported from special economic Zones (.....

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J&K HC Seeks Government's Response in Plea Against Separate Prosecution Wing for J&K(25.02.2021)

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has issued notice to the Union Territory administration on a Public Interest Litigation challenging a Government Order fo.....

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SC: Seniority of Direct Recruits & Promotees has to be Determined as Per Service Rules(14.11.2022)

Supreme Court has held that seniority of direct recruits and promotees in a particular service has to be determined as per the service rules.

Tags : Supreme Court, Seniority, Service Rules

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P&H HC: Subcontracting for a Service is Not an Intermediary Service(15.11.2022)

Punjab and Haryana High Court while quashing a demand by the GST Department against Genpact India, has held that subcontracting for a service is not a.....

Tags : Punjab and Haryana High Court, Intermediary Service, GST

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Delhi HC: Electricity Can’t be Denied Without Cogent and Lawful Reason(16.11.2022)

Delhi High Court while observing that electricity is an essential service has held that a person cannot be deprived of it without a cogent and lawful .....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Electricity, Essential Service

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Madras HC Restraints TANGEDCO Employees from Going on Strike(10.01.2023)

Madras High Court while temporarily restraining employees of TANGEDCO from going on a strike on January 10 or on any future date has observed that sin.....

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CESTAT, New Delhi Quashes Countervailing Duty of 2.47% on Continuous Cast Copper Wire(10.03.2021)

Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT), New Delhi has quashed the countervailing duty (CVD) of 2.47% on Continuous Cast Copper Wi.....

Tags : Customs, Excises, Service Taxes Appellate Tribunal, Continuous Cast Copper Wire

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Delhi HC Directs Special Arrangements for Cancer Survivor in Delhi Higher Judicial Services Exam(15.03.2021)

Delhi High Court has directed for special arrangements to be made for a cancer survivor who moved the Court seeking deferral of the Delhi Higher Judic.....

Tags : Delhi High Court, Delhi Higher Judicial Services (Mains) Examination, 2019

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SC Dismisses Plea Seeking GST Exemption for Medicines to Cure Spinal Muscular Atrophy(06.12.2022)

Supreme Court has dismissed a plea seeking removal of levy of Goods and Services Tax on medicines to cure spinal muscular atrophy stating that it is a.....

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