27 June 2022


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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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News

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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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.....

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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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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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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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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, 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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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.....

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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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, 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 .....

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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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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, 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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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, 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.....

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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: 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 .....

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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.....

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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, 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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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 .....

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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 .....

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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 .....

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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, .....

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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.....

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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: 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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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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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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, 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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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.....

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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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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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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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.

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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.....

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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 .....

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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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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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#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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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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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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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.....

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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.

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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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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.....

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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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.....

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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.....

Tags : Customs, Excise, and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, Goods Transport Agency Services, Service Tax

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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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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, 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 .....

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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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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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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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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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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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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.....

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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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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, 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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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 .....

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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.....

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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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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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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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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 .....

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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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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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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 .....

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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.....

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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 .....

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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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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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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.....

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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 .....

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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.....

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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.....

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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.....

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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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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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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.....

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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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