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SEZ developer can claim ST refund on Input services by CA, CS etc

AMRL Hitech City Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise & ST (CESTAT Chennai)

The Appellant is registered as Multi Product Special Economic Zone (MPSEZ) as a developer of AMRL Hi-Tech City. The Appellant claimed the refund of credit paid on various input services under Rule 5 of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 (“CC Rules”) read with Notification No. 12/2013-ST dated July 01, 2013....

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Service Tax on Construction Services provided to IIT

Shapoorji Paloonji & Company (P) Ltd. Vs. Commissioner, Customs & Central Excise & Service Tax (Patna High Court)

Whether an authority established under an Act of Parliament/ State Legislature is a Governmental authority, for claiming exemption under the Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST dated June 20, 2012, without having 90% or more equity/control in it by the Government?...

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Entire Cenvat credit cannot be disallowed for part wrong availment

SIFY Technologies Limited Vs Commissioner of Service Tax, LTU Chennai (CESTAT Chennai)

It is held that merely because assessee has not reverse credit attributable to provision of exempted services would not disentitle it to claim credit which is otherwise available in respect of input services used in provision of taxable services....

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CBEC ask Commissioners to Identify cases for write-off of arrears

F.No. 296/65/2016-CX-9 (23/03/2016)

I am directed to invite your attention to the provisions contained in Schedule VII of DFPR which empowers the authorities mentioned therein, i.e. the Chief Commissioner and the Commissioner to write-off of irrecoverable amounts of Indirect Taxes upto Rs. 15 Lakh and Rs. 10 Lakh respectively....

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Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016: Doubt on success

Under Indirect Taxes, the scheme namely, the Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 (the IDT DRS Scheme, 2016), introduced in the Union Budget, 2016 as the Governments positive intent to reduce litigation in Indirect Taxation, embraces an important question on its success quotient, considering its not-so-lucrative provisions....

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Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016

Clauses 209 to 215 of the Finance Bill, 2016  seeks to insert new Chapter XI to provide for the Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016. The said Scheme provides for settlement of the disputes pending before the Commissioner (Appeal) as on the 1st March, 2016, on payment of tax dues along with interest and twenty-five […]...

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CBEC report on case pending adjudication & in Call Books

F.No. 296/29/2016-CX.9 (22/03/2016)

(i) 19496 cases pending adjudication beyond one year, as on 1st January, 2016, in Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax, whereas adjudication should not be perang for more than 1 year. (ii) 58991 cases are pending in Call Book, in Customs, Central Excise & Service Tax....

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Service Tax Assessees To File Annual Return

Service tax assessees will be required to file Annual Return in addition to the half yearly returns presently filed by them. This has been done by amending Rule 7 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 which will be applicable with effect from 01.04.2016. This article is an attempt to analyse the probable consequences of the amendment....

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Domain name service along with other services is bundled service

M/s GoDaddy India Web Services Pvt. Ltd. (Authority for Advance Ruling) (Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax)

Marketing and promotion services: Applicant proposes to engage in promotion and marketing of GoDaddy US services in India. This would essentially include increasing the awareness of services provided by GoDaddy US and establishment of the brand GoDaddy in India....

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Payment support Service to GoDaddy, US is export of service: AAR

M/s Universal Services India Pvt. Ltd. In re (Authority for Advance Ruling) (Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax)

It is observed that in this case, provider of service i.e. the applicant, is located in India, which is the taxable territory; recipient i.e. GoDaddy US is located in USA; the service to be provided by the applicant i.e. business support services is not specified under Section 66 D i.e. Negative List Services;...

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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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