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Tax evasion worth Rs 150 cr by raided tobacco companies

A day after raids were conducted at the premises of eight tobacco manufacturing companies here, the Commercial Tax Department has pegged tax evasion by them to the tune of Rs 150 crore besides an unaudited turnover of Rs 900 crore....

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Court should provide its own grounds and reasons for rejecting claim/prayer of a party

Recording of reasons: Despite heavy quantum of cases in Courts, it would neither be permissible nor possible to state as a principle of law, that while exercising power of judicial review on administrative action and more particularly judgment of courts in appeal before the higher Court, providing of reasons can never be dispensed with T...

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Purchase Tax under Punjab Vat Act 2005

Normally VAT is leviable on the sales of goods by a dealer but in certain circumstances and on certain goods tax is also levied on the purchases made under Punjab VAT Act 2005. Chapter III of Punjab VAT Act 2005 deals with the purchase tax. The provisions relating to purchase tax under PVAT Act are discussed as follows....

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Notification for PT Amendment Rules

No.PFT-1011/CR11/Taxation-3 (31/01/2011)

Whereas the .Government of Maharashtra is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action further to amend the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Rules, 1975 and to dispense with the, condition of previous publication thereof under the proviso to sub-section (3) of ...

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First implement GST at central level- Sinha to Govt

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Finance Chairman Yashwant Sinha wants the government to first introduce goods and services tax (GST) at the central level and set example for states to implement the indirect tax reform. ``I am firmly of the view that the Government of India should introduce GST first at the central level. At the centra...

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Giving Shuttering on hire to builders for use in construction is deemed sales- Rent Received therefrom is liable to VAT

The word Sale has been defined under section 2(zf) of Punjab VAT Act 2005 as including the transfer of the right to use any goods for any purpose (whether or not for a specified period) for cash, deferred payment or other valuable consideration. ...

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Some Important recent orders u/s 85 of PVAT Act 2005

Section 85 of the PVAT Act empowers the Commissioner under the Act to determine any disputed question as may arise otherwise than in proceedings before a Court or before the commencement of assessment of a person under section 29. Here some recent important orders of Commissioner u/s 85 of PVAT Act are being shared here:...

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Chemical treatment of effluent water amounts to sale of goods in execution of works contract

We would think that the moment the assessee pours the chemicals into the effluent, he will cease to be the owner and at that point of time the awarder must be deemed to have taken delivery of the same. In our view the fact that upon it being poured into the effluent, it loses its identity and that it is consumed will not detract from the ...

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Market bets on GST rollout, clarity in DTC in the budget

Market experts are pitching for clarity in tax on long-term gains under the proposed DTC, a clear timeline for rolling out Goods and Services Tax among other key measures in the upcoming 2011-12 budget.Stock markets in February so far have plummeted by over 11 per cent on concerns over high inflation, rising interest rate and, low morale ...

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DTH service is also subject to Entertainment duty in addition to service tax-P&H High Court

Punjab and Haryana High Court in a recent case namely Tata Sky Limited v State of Punjab and another has held that levy of entertainment duty on providing entertainment by broadcasting signals on TV sets is intravires of the powers of the State Legislature. The Petitions of TATA Sky Limited challenging the levy of entertainment duty unde...

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Goods and Services Tax India

The Goods and Services Tax or better known as GST is a Value added Tax and is a comprehensive indirect tax which is levied on the manufacture, consumption, and sale of goods and services. The Goods and Services Tax in India would replace all the indirect taxes which are levied today on goods and services by the Central and the State governments. GST is intended to be comprehensive for most of the goods and services. Goods and Services Tax is a single indirect tax for the entire nation, which would make India a unified market. It is proposed to be a single tax on supply of goods and services, from a manufacturer to the end consumer. The credit of all the input taxes which are paid at each and every stage would be allowed in the following stages of value addition that makes GST basically a tax on value addition only at every stage. The end consumer would have to bear only the Goods and Service Tax which is charged by the final dealer within the supply chain, together with all the set-off benefits availed at previous stages.

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