"08 March 2017" Archive

Extension of Due date to activate account on GST Portal for Maharashtra VAT Dealers

Trade Circular No. 7T of 2017 (08/03/2017)

Many communications have been received from the trade for the extension of dates, as some of them have faced difficulties while obtaining Provisional Ids or activating their accounts on GST Portal. So, as per the communication received from GSTN, and as per request from the Trade, the date for disabling Provisional Ids is now extended upt...

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Amendment in Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions WEF 01.04.2017

Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax (08/03/2017)

Provided that nothing contained in clause (b) of this entry shall apply to an educational institution other than an institution providing services by way of pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent...

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Under RTI PIO not supposed to create info that is not part of record

Mr. Subrata Guha Ray Vs. CPIO (Central Information Commission)

Commission observed that under the provisions of the RTI Act, 2005, only such information as is available and existing and held by the public authority or is under control of the public authority can be provided. The PIO is not supposed to create information that is not a part of the record. He is also not required to interpret informatio...

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Exclusion of comparables based on Turnover and size filter is valid

M/s. Logitech Engineering & Design India P. Ltd, (erstwhile M/s. Lifesize Communication P. Ltd) Vs. Deputy Commissioner of Income-tax (ITAT Bengaluru)

Bombay High Court decision upheld the DRP order in excluding 6 companies, from the list of comparables chosen by the TPO, on the basis of turnover and size. Following it , we uphold the DRP order in excluding the above 6 companies, from the list of comparables chosen by the TPO, on the basis of turnover and size. ...

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Last date of Digital Life Certificate submission extended to 31.03.2017

Last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra extended upto 31st March 2017. EPF & MP Act, 1952 made applicable to all staff employed in ECHS on contractual basis. A single page composite claim form in death cases replaces Form 20, form 5-IF and Form 10-D...

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A person other than member or creditor can also challenge Company Name striking off

Rishima SA Investments LLC Vs Registrar of Companies, West Bengal & Ors. (Calcutta High Court)

Is a person, not being a member or a creditor or the company itself, entitled to challenge the striking off of the name of the company under Section 560 of the Companies Act, 1956? Does the petitioner have the locus standi to file and maintain the present writ petition?...

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Section 254(2) cannot be applied to seek review of ITAT order

Ganjikunta Kishore Babu (HUF) Vs ITO (ITAT Hyderabad)

By section 254(4) of the IT Act, an order which has been passed by the Tribunal reaches finality the moment the same is passed: it cannot be touched thereafter. By section 254(2) of the act, the Tribunal, however, has been authorized to rectify mistakes in its orders, which are apparent on the face of the records. ...

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CBI Arrests Superintendent of Central Excise in an alleged bribery case

CBI has arrested a Superintendent of Central Excise, Anti-Evasion, Hyderabad-II Commissionerate, Kendriya Shulk Bhavan, Basheerbagh, Hyderabad and a private person in an alleged bribery of Rs. four lakh....

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DVAT 3rd quarter of 2016-17 Online Return Filing due date extended to 17/03/2017

Circular No. 26 of 2016-17 (08/03/2017)

Delhi Value Added Tax Rules, 2005, I, H. Rajesh Prasad, Commissioner, Value Added Tax, do hereby extend the last date of filing of online/hard copy of third quarter return for the year 2016-17, in Form DVAT-16 ,DVAT-17 and DVAT-48 along with required annexure/enclosures to 17.03.2017....

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Secondary market liquidity needed to attract retail investor into corporate bond space: SEBI official

Infusing some amount of secondary market liquidity can help attract retail investors to enter the corporate bonds’ space, a top Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) official said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today....

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