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Integrated Central Excise and Service Tax Audit Manual 2015

As you are aware, the existing Central Excise Audit Manual and Service Tax Audit Manual were last updated in 2008 and 2011 respectively. Over the years the Central Excise and Service Tax statutes have undergone many changes and there have been regular feedback from field formation on the shortcomings in the existing audit manuals. ...

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Rule 5(2) Ultra Vires; Service Tax Dept /CAG cannot Audit: HC

Mega Cabs Pvt. Ltd. Vs Union Of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Delhi HC declares Rule 5A(2) as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014- Service Tax dated 5th December 2014 of the Central Government, to the extent that it authorises the officers of the Service Tax Department, the audit party deputed by a Commissioner or the CAG to seek production of the documents mentioned therein on demand is ul...

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Who is liable for Krishi Kalyan Cess on Services provided upto 31.05.2016

KKC IS APPLICABLE ON SERVICE PROVIDER AND NOT ON SERVICE RECIPIENT FOR THE SERVICES PROVIDED UPTO 31.05.2016 KKC (Krishi Kalyan Cess) is applicable on all services w.e.f. 01.06.2016. After introduction of KKC now effective rate of Service Tax will be 15% on all the services.  The purpose of KKC is financing and promoting initiative to [&...

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Service Tax Rates as applicable from 1st June 2016

In this article we have compiled Generic Service Tax Rate Applicable on all Taxable Services, Service Tax on Non Taxable Services , Wholly Exempted Services, Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Abated services, Effective Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Valuation , Rate of services where alternate rate is provided...

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Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) w.e.f 01-06-2016

As we all know that the Finance Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley had proposed a new cess i.e. Krishi Kalyan Cess @ 0.50% in budget 2016 on all taxable services for the purposes of financing and promoting initiatives to improve agriculture or for any other purpose relating thereto....

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Impact of Krishi Kalyan Cess on Point of taxation and FAQs

As the effective rate of tax on services is to be increased from 14.5% (14% Service Tax + 0.5% SBC + 0.5% KKC) to 15% (14% Service Tax + 0.5% SBC + 0.5% KKC) w.e.f June 1, 2016 the applicable rates in different scenarios in case of existing taxable services are as under:...

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Exhaustive analysis of Krishi Kalyan Cess as FAQs

Hence, after levy of Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC), Service tax rate will increase from 14.5% to 15%, effective from June 1, 2016. In this regard, there are many queries, which require clarification. We have summarized these queries through Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) enumerated below. ...

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Get ready for shower of changes in Tax laws from 1st June 2016!

Arjuna, June month is the month of monsoon. Everyone would be keeping an eye towards rainfall from 7th June onwards. Now the government has made shower of various changes in tax laws this year. Only God knows that when rain will come and how much, but all these changes in tax laws will be effective from 1st June. So it is important that ...

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No Krishi Kalyan Cess On Debtors as on 13th May’ 2016

The enabling provisions for KRISHI KALYAN CESS (KKC) are contained in Chapter – VI of Finance Act’ 2016. As per the provisions, KKC shall be applicable at 0.5% on all taxable services and the proceeds of KKC would be exclusively used for financing initiatives relating to improvement of agriculture and welfare of farmers. The Cess [&he...

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Enactment of Finance Bill, 2016 – reg.

F. No. B-1/19/2016 -TRU (31/05/2016)

Certain amendments made in the Union Budget 2016-17 have come into force from the date when the Finance Bill, 2016 received the assent of the President of India. As a result, these amendments have come into effect from 14.5.2016. Some of these include notification Nos. 13/2016 – ST, 14/2016 – ST and certain entries in notification Nos...

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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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