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Limit on Interest deduction- Section 94B wef 01.04.2017

As per the newly inserted section 94B through Finance Act 2017, there shall be a limit on the amount of interest deduction in certain specified cases. Provisions have been explained in this tax alert....

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Marketing Expense sharing would not Amount to BAS Services

SMV Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

The definition of business auxiliary service may not cover the transaction in this case, as the main appellant is not promoting or marketing of services provided by PFL as there is no service which has been provided by PFL in the case in hand....

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Tax Exemption on ‘Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana’ Services

Notification No. 17/2017-Service Tax (04/05/2017)

Seeks to amend notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20.06.2012 so as to exempt life insurance services under 'Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana'....

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No Service Tax on Service provided by Club to its Members

M/s DLF Recreational Foundation Ltd. Vs CST, New Delhi (CESTAT Delhi)

There are no operative legislative provisions of the Act legitimising the levy and collection of service tax from the appellants, for providing Club or association service, in so far as these relate to any services provided to members of these appellants....

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Training & Coaching services to Students by Trust liable to Service Tax

Chanakya Mandal Vs Union of India (Bombay High Court)

A educational coaching is covered by the expression coaching centre as defined in section 65(26) and (27). That it is not on commercial basis or predominantly for profit is the only argument canvassed throughout....

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The waves in the Taxability of ocean freight

From July 2012, Service Tax shall be levied on all services other than those enumerated in the negative list U/s. 66D of Finance Act 1994 or those provided in the Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012. Thus after an act fulfills the conditions of the definition of the term service, it shall be verified if the service falls under the Neg...

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Service Tax Return filing due date extended to 30th April 2017

Order No. 1/2017-Service Tax (25/04/2017)

CBEC hereby extends the date of submission of the Form ST-3 for the period from 1St October 2016 to 31st March 2017, from 25th April, 2017 to 30th April. 2017....

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Shifting of office premises of various formation of Service Tax, Delhi Zone

Trade Notice No. 01/2016-17 (24/03/2017)

Consequent upon hiring of new space for the office premises of Service Tax, Delhi Zone i.e. (i) Commissioner of Service Tax, Delhi-I,(ii) Commissioner of Service Tax, Delhi-II, (iii) Commissioner of Service Tax, Delhi-Ill, (iv) Commissioner of Service Tax, Audit-I,...

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No Penalty for non payment of service Tax if no willful suppression of facts to evade tax

Mahadev Logistics, Vs Customs and Central Excise Settlement Commission (Chhattisgarh High Court)

Court is of the considered opinion that there is no willful suppression of facts to evade tax on the part of the petitioner and it was bona fide on the part of the petitioner, it was not deliberate and in absence of finding relating to mensrea recorded by the Settlement Commission, the penalty imposed upon the petitioner under Section 78 ...

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Government cannot direct assessing officer to take a particular view: HC

M/s. All India Association of Authorized Money Changers & Money Transfer Agents Vs The Union of India & Ors. (Bombay High Court)

HC held that The Central Government cannot direct the assessing officer to take a particular view of the matter as that would be a direct interference with his powers as an assessing officer. He has to exercise the powers in accordance with law. ...

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Latest Service Tax News India

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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