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Finance Bill 2017 – Service Tax Proposals

Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley has tabled the Finance Bill, 2017 in Lok Sabha today. As the Government is determined to introduce Goods and Services Tax (GST), the biggest ever indirect tax reform of Independent India, the Finance Bill,2017 amendments with respect to Service Tax is kept at minimum....

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Budget 2017- Exhaustive Analysis of Changes in Service Tax

F. No.334/7/2017-TRU (01/02/2017)

Clauses 120 to 128 of the Bill cover the amendments made to,- • Chapters V and VA of the Finance Act, 1994;• the Service Tax (Determination of Value) Rules, 2006; Other changes are being given effect to by inserting new entries, and amending/omitting existing entries in notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20.6.2012 and by amending the ...

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Union Budget 2017-18: Key expectations and highlights

Amidst expectation of this Budget to be the last Budget for present Indirect tax regime and July 1, 2017 marking GST advent, gist of the key anticipations which could be addressed are as follows: ...

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Service Tax on OIDAR services to be paid on or before 06.03.2017

Notification No. 6/2017-Service Tax (30/01/2017)

In case of online information and database access or retrieval services provided or agreed to be provided by any person located in a non-taxable territory and received by non-assessee online recipient, the service tax payable for the month of December, 2016 and January, 2017, shall be paid to the credit of the Central Government by the 6t...

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Notification No. 5/2017-Service Tax Dated: 30th January, 2017

Notification No. 5/2017-Service Tax (30/01/2017)

In the Notification No. 25/2012 - Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, in the opening paragraph, in entry 34, in the proviso, for the word, brackets, and letter clause (a), the words, brackets and letters clause (a) or clause (b) shall be substituted....

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Service Tax –Monitoring of Non-Filers / Stop-Filers

F.No. IV/26/24/2016-Systems (S) (27/01/2017)

There are several methods for identifying Non-filers and Stop-filers of ST-3 Returns. Directorate General of Systems has taken steps to send bulk mails to Non-filers and Stop-filers of ST-3 Returns, so that they actively participate in the filing. ...

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Service Tax amendments on Hotel Aggregators

The Hotel aggregators such as OYO Rooms, Make my trip etc. who arranges stay for us are cruelty come under the ambit of service tax. These aggregators are liable to pay service tax on the entire accommodation. The service tax law defines the aggregator as a person who owns and manages an application...

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Analysis of Recent Service Tax Notification No. 03/2017-ST and 04/2017-ST

CBEC have issued notification No. 03/2017-ST and 04/2017-ST on 12th January, 2017. We have analysed changes/ amendments made through said notifications in this alert....

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Service tax liability on liquor license fee paid to state governments

One of recent trends has been enquiries and letters by service tax department to all restaurants/bars/wine shops demanding payment of service tax on liquor license fee paid to state government. ...

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Analysis of Recent Pre-Budget Amendment in Service Tax

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) on 12th of January 2017 proposed several amendments in the Service Tax Law, the details of which are as follows:...

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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.

At Taxguru, we provide all the latest service tax notifications and service tax circulars. We bring you all the recent developments and updates to the Service Tax Act and the Service Tax Rules. From a change in the service tax rates to any change in the format service tax challan or any other service tax notification, we provide a comprehensive and detailed approach to service tax in India. You can view and download all the service tax circulars free of cost. We keep on updating our portal regularly so that we keep you posted on all the recent service tax notifications and updates.

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