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  • May
  • 14

8 News services under the service tax net from 8th May 2010

The Union finance minister had introduced the Finance Bill, 2010 in the Lok Sabha on February 26, 2010 and proposed to tax 8 new services. On May 8, 2010, the President gave her consent to the Finance Bill and thus the Finance Act, 1994 (14 of 2010) has come into effect from that date. SERVICE TAX IS BEING IMPOSED ON THE FOLLOWING SPECIFIED SERVICES:

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  • Mar
  • 20

Tax rate applicable for A.Y. 2011-12 on Income, Dividend, Wealth, MAT, STT, Capital Gain and Presumptive Income

(a) In the case of a resident woman below the age of 65 years, the basic exemption limit is INR 190,000. (b) In the case of a resident individual of the age of 65 years or above, the basic exemption limit is INR 240,000 (c) Surcharge is not applicable (d) Education cess is applicable @ 3 percent on income-tax

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  • Mar
  • 09

Service Tax: Budget Highlights 2010

Addition or reduction of exemptions in various services. Renting Service – Retrospective amendment to supersede decision of Delhi High Court in case of Home Solutions Retail India Ltd. Now activity of ‘Renting’ made taxable. Construction Service – receiving any amount from prospective buyer before completion certificate would be considered as service.

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  • Feb
  • 28

P. Chidambaram welcomed the General Budget for 2010-11

The Union Home Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram has welcomed the General Budget for 2010-11 presented in Parliament on friday. In a statement issued here today, he described the budget as a very balanced effort . Following is the text of the statement.

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  • Feb
  • 28

The 3 big things in Union Budget 2010-11, according to the PM

On the question of fiscal consolidation, the much-awaited roll-back of the stimulus measures was announced in the Budget. There were expectations that this roll-back would be either calibrated or selective. But we saw an across-the-board increase in central excise duty from 8 to 10 per cent and there are obvious fears in certain quarters that prices will go up. Do you see this stoking inflation?

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  • Feb
  • 28

Budget 2010-11: Made life Saral for salaried taxpayer

In the next financial year, the salaried will not only have more money to spend but also can look forward to easy tax filings. One of the income tax reforms that the finance minister announced on Friday was the introduction of Saral II form, which will only have two pages. The Income Tax Department is now ready to notify Saral-II form for individual salaried taxpayers for the coming assessment year. This form will enable individuals to enter relevant details in a simple format in only two pages,” Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said during his Budget speech.

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  • Feb
  • 28

Amendment in CST Act by finance Bill 2010

Provide that for making an order under that sub section the assessing officer shall, in addition to satisfying himself about the truthfulness of particulars furnished by a dealer , shall also satisfy himself that no interstate sale have been effected and also to provide that the deeming provision as contained therein to the effect that the movement of goods have not occasioned as a result of sale SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE provisions of sub-section (3) and

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  • Feb
  • 27

Summary of Important Income tax provisions: Union Budget 2010-11

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee took the first step towards implementation of the Direct Taxes Code (DTC) on Friday. While retaining the basic exemption limits for all income levels (as in the DTC), he increased the other slabs. For instance, while the basic exemption limit for individuals has been retained at Rs 1.6 lakh, the 10 per cent rate will now be applicable for the Rs 1.6 lakh-Rs 5 lakh bracket. Earlier, the 10 per cent rate was applicable for income of Rs 1.6-Rs 3 lakh. The hike in the slab means that the taxpayer is going to save Rs 20,600 for incomes up to Rs 5 lakh.

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  • Feb
  • 27

Union Budget 2010-11: Grasim superseded, High Court got the power to condone delay in filing of appeal

The question whether courts have the power to condone delay in filing of appeals under section 260A of the Income-tax Act arose because of careless drafting. While all other provisions of the Act provide that the authority therein can condone a delay in filing an application/appeal, the draftsman forgot to add a similar provision in s. 260A. This bit of careless drafting lead to a spate of litigation.

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  • Feb
  • 27

ICWAI welcomes the union Budget 2010 proposals

The Budget 2010-11 has been presented at the turbulent time when the inflation is rising and economic growth has to grow overcoming the economic slow down. Every one had great expectations from the Finance Minister. The common man is worried about inflation, salaried class expecting a big tax relief, industry is worried about withdrawal of stimulus package and increase service tax rate.

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