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Service Tax on Services to or from Amalgamating Companies after appointed date

M/s Usha International Ltd. Vs CST, New Delhi (CESTAT Delhi)

It was held that In case of amalgamation of companies appointed date as per Amalgamation Scheme is required to be taken as the date of amalgamation and not the date on which entire formalities were completed and the service provided by assessee from the appointed date to Amalgamating Company is to be considered as provided to self, in w...

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Mere non-payment of duty is not equivalent to wilful misstatement

Quality Council of India Vs CC, New Delhi (CESTAT Delhi)

It was held that mere non-payment of duties is not equivalent to collusion or wilful misstatement or suppression of facts, otherwise there would be no situation for which ordinary limitation period would apply....

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Reg. Stay on Service Tax on services provided by Senior Advocates

F.No.276/91/2016-CX.8A (08/04/2016)

Delhi High Court stay order in W.P. 2892/2016 filed by Mr. Kavin Gulati and W.P. 2891/2016 filed by M/s Delhi High Court Bar Association; Gujarat High Court Stay Order dated 20.03.2016 in SCA No. 4296/2016; Calcutta High Stay Order in W.P. No. 291/2016- Filing of Transfer Petition in Supreme Court and seeking vacation of stay against vari...

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All about Service Tax Returns

Section 70(1) of the Finance Act, 1994 (‘Act’ for short) provides that every person liable to pay service tax shall himself assess the tax due on the services provided by him. Besides, this section requires the assessee to furnish return to the Superintendent of Central Excise in the prescribed form and at such frequency. If the ret...

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Changes in Service Tax by Finance Bill 2016

Prevailing Service Tax Rate: @14% Cenvat Available. Swachchh Bharat Cess: @ 0.5% [w.e.f. 15/11/2015]- Cenvat Not Available. Krishi Kalyan Cess: @ 0.5% [w.e.f. 01/06/2016] New Levy- Cenvat Available...

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Single Abatement Rate for Complex Construction Services wef 01.04.2016

Vide Notification No. 8/2016-ST dated 1st March, 2016 the percentage of abatement with regard to the value for calculation of amount of service tax on all type of construction of a complex, building, civil structure etc. have been fixed @ 70% wef 1st April, 2016....

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Due Date compliance Chart for the Financial year 2016-17

Attached Due Date compliance Chart contains due date for the Financial Year 2016-17 in respect of the following :- TDS/ TCS Payment and Return Advance Income Tax Income Tax Return ROC Annual Return Excise Payment Excise Return ER-1, ER-4 & ER-8 Service Tax Payment IND/ Partnership Service Tax Payment (Others) Service Tax Return ESI Pa...

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Levy of Service Tax on Senior Advocates

In 2009 the Union Budget introduced service tax for advocates & legal services on receipts basis with effect from 01/09/2009 to 31/03/2012.Govt impose service tax on services provided or to be provided to any business entity, in relation to advice, consultancy or assistance in any branch of law excluding appearance before any court, tribu...

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Gujarat HC Stays Service Tax on Senior Advocates

Percy Cawas Kavina Vs UOI (Gujarat HIgh Court)

Honble Gujarat High Court has vide its order dated 30th March, 2016 in the case of Percy Cawas Kavina vs. UOI in Special Civil Application No. 4926 of 2016 directed an ad-interim stay of Notification No. 18/2016-ST Dated 01/03/2016and Notification No. 9/2016–ST Dated-01/03/2016 with respect to the levy of service-tax on senior advocat...

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Delhi HC too stays Service Tax on Senior Advocates

Delhi High Court Bar Association And Anr. Vs Union Of India And Ors. (Delhi High Court)

Delhi High Court has directed by its order to Union of India that till the next date the operation of the execution of para 1(a) (i) (b) of Notification No.9/2016-ST, para 1(a) (iii) and (b) (iii) of Notification No.18/2016-ST and para 2 (1) (a) of Notification No.19/2016-ST be and is hereby stayed and the Respondents are directed to con...

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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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