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Notification No. 37/2016-Service Tax Dated 18.08.2016

Notification No. 37/2016-Service Tax (18/08/2016)

Giving the powers of Chief Commissioner to Principal Commissioner who have been given the additional charge vide office orders No. 79/2016 dated 14.07.2016 and 86/2016 dated 26.07.2016 MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) (CENTRAL BOARD OF EXCISE AND CUSTOMS) NOTIFICATION No. 37/2016-Service Tax New Delhi, the 18th August, 2016 G.S...

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Service tax on hiring of goods without transfer of right to use goods

Circular No.198/08/2016-Service Tax (17/08/2016)

In terms of sub-clause (d) of clause (29 A) of Article 366 of the Constitution of India, 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 is deemed to be a sale of those goods by the person making the transfer, delivery or supply a...

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Analysis of Service tax on Freight Forwarder on Transportation of Goods from India to Overseas

In a welcome move, a much awaited guidance, the CBSE issued Circular No 197/7/2016-Service tax dated August 12, 2016, to clarify doubts about Service Tax Liability of Freight Forwarders collecting "Freight, for shipments moving from Indian Port to any place outside India...

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Service Tax on alcoholic liquor manufacture on job work basis for human consumption valid: HC

Carlsberg India Private Limited Vs. Union Of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Service Tax on manufacture of alcoholic liquor for human consumption on job work basis with effect from 1st June 2015 is Constitutionally Valid: Delhi High Court. Issue Under Consideration These are three petitions filed under Article 226 of the Constitution of India challenging the constitutional validity of Section 66B of the Finance Ac...

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Service Tax on Short Term Hotel Accommodation Unconstitutional: HC

Federation Of Hotels And Restaurants Association Of India And Ors. Vs. Union of India And Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Issue Before Court The challenge in this petition under Article 226 of the Constitution of India is to the constitutional validity of Section 65 (105) (zzzzv) of the Finance Act 1994 (FA) whereby the provision to any person by a restaurant, by having the facility of air-conditioning in any part of its establishment serving food […]...

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Service tax on freight forwarders on transportation of goods from India

Circular No. 197/7/2016-Service Tax (12/08/2016)

The freight forwarders may deal with the exporters as an agent of an airline/carrier/ocean liner, as one who merely acts as a sort of booking agent with no responsibility for the actual transportation. It must be noted that in such cases the freight forwarder bears no liability with respect to transportation and any legal proceedings will...

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Direct / Indirect Tax Collections up to July, 2016

Indirect Tax Collections up to July, 2016 indicate net revenue collections of Rs.2,71,719 crore as compared to Rs.209217 crore in the corresponding period last year and thereby registering an increase of 29.9% over the corresponding period; 34.9% of the Budget Estimates of indirect taxes for FY 2016-17 achieved till July 2016. ...

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Principle of unjust enrichment in case of refund- Draft Circular

F. No. 137/29/2016-Service Tax (08/08/2016)

Attention is invited to the provisions contained in Section 11B of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (CEA) which provides for grant of refund of duty of excise and interest, if any, paid on such duty. Further the incidence of duty or interest is deemed to be passed on to the buyer of goods by the person paying it in terms of Section 12B of the...

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Procedure for Online Registration of Service Tax

Service tax is the tax imposed by the government on the service providers on certain transactions and it is borne by the consumers. It was introduced in the Finance Act of 1994, it is an indirect tax levied on the services. Any service provider or organization that provides the taxable service over nine lakh must register the service tax ...

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Service Tax Excess payment can be adjusted in Subsequent months

M/s. Schwing Stetter (India) Pvt Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise, LTU (CESTAT Chennai)

Appellant is the centrally registered taxpayer and the error committed could not be detected immediately and it took almost a month to recognise the excess payment made in the month of May, 2011 and hence it was adjusted against the tax liabilities for the month of July, 2011...

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Service tax in India is the tax which is collected by the government from service providers for providing services. The person liable to pay service tax could be a service provider or the recipient of service or any person responsible for providing services. Generally, the service tax is required to be paid on all the services except for those provided in the negative list. All the service providers together with the union and state government providers and private sector service providers too are liable for paying service tax. Services Tax Act and Service Tax Rules together with the Finance Act, 2016 has provided an increase in service tax from 12.36% to 14%. This revised service tax rate would comprise of Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess.

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