19 August 2019


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Judgments

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.....

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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.....

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Notifications & Circulars

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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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News

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.

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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 .....

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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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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 .....

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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).

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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#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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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