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The waves in the Taxability of ocean freight

Service Tax - From July 2012, Service Tax shall be levied on all services other than those enumerated in the negative list U/s. 66D of Finance Act 1994 or those provided in the Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012. Thus after an act fulfills the conditions of the definition of the term service, it shall be verified if the service falls under the Neg...

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Service Tax Exemptions for Educational Institutions from 1st April 2017

Service Tax - Services provided by an educational institution (as defined) to its students, faculty and staff are exempt under clause (a) of Notification Number ST-25/2012 dated 20/06/2012....

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Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions Curtailed

Service Tax - According to present clause 9(b) of exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20-06-2012, exemption is provided from the levy of Service Tax in relation to services provided to an educational institution, by way of:...

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Withdrawal of Service Tax Exemption for Educational Institutions

Service Tax - Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax has been issued by Government so as to withdraw exemptions granted earlier to few specific Services provided to an Education Institutions....

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Partial withdrawal of Service Tax exemption provided to Educational Institutions

Service Tax - Now the education institution other than institution providing pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent will have to pay service tax on all the services received. ...

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No proposal to levy 5% service tax on healthcare services

Service Tax - Central Government has clarified that there is NO proposal in the Union Budget 2017-18 to levy 5% Service Tax on Healthcare Services, as reported in certain Social Media circles....

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CAG Report on wrong Availment of Service Tax Exemptions

Service Tax - Availment of Exemptions Under section 93 of Finance Act, 1994, the Government is empowered to exempt generally or subject to such conditions as may be specified in the notification, taxable service of any specified description from the whole or any part of the service tax leviable thereon. During the course of this performance audit we [&...

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Railway Minister demands extension for waiver of service tax on railway freight

Service Tax - Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has sought an extension for the waiver on service tax on railway freight. Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had earlier given a tax holiday to the Railways till December 31. Banerjee now wants the tax relief extended ...

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Labour Ministry requests to keep ESI, EPF schemes out of service tax ambit

Service Tax - The Labour and Employment Ministry has requested the Finance Ministry to keep Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) and Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) schemes out of the ambit of service tax as they are social security schemes. “If the provisions of ser...

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No service tax on payments received before 01.07.2010 for which services was delivered on or after 1st July

Service Tax - Post the finance ministry's move to include eight new services such as domestic air travel and health under the ambit of service tax from 1 July, the revenue department has clarified that payments made before that date for services yet to be delivered would be exempted from the tax....

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Haj Mansarovar Pilgrimage ST Exemption for 01.07.12 to 19.08.14

Notification No. 25/2016-Service Tax - (17/05/2016) - Service Tax on Services provided by the specified organisations in respect of a religious pilgrimage facilitated by the Ministry of External Affairs of the Government of India, under bilateral arrangement not required to be paid for the period commencing on and from the 1st day of July, 2012 and en...

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Regarding Service Tax exemption for Janata Personal Accident Policy

Circular No. 133 /2/2011 – ST - (18/01/2011) - Circular No. 133 /2/2011 – ST A clarification has been sought as to the scope and meaning of the description namely ‘Janata Personal Accident Policy (JPAP)’ appearing in the Notification No. 3/1994-ST dated 30.06.1994....

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Service tax exemption to manufacturers of parts of cycles or sewing machines

Notification No. 42/2009-Service Tax - (12/11/2009) - Notification No. 42/2009-Service Tax Govt. exempts the taxable service specified in sub-clause (zzb) of clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act, provided by a person (hereinafter called the 'service provider'), to any other person (hereinafter called the 'service receiver'), in relation to on...

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Service Tax Exemption for Services provided to GTA

Notification No.1/2009 – Service Tax - (05/01/2009) - Notification No.1/2009 – Service Tax Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the taxable services specified in sub-clauses (j), (k), (zr), (zza), (zzb), (zzzf), (zzzq) and (zzzzj) of clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act,...

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The waves in the Taxability of ocean freight

From July 2012, Service Tax shall be levied on all services other than those enumerated in the negative list U/s. 66D of Finance Act 1994 or those provided in the Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012. Thus after an act fulfills the conditions of the definition of the term service, it shall be verified if the service falls under the Neg...

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Service Tax Exemptions for Educational Institutions from 1st April 2017

Services provided by an educational institution (as defined) to its students, faculty and staff are exempt under clause (a) of Notification Number ST-25/2012 dated 20/06/2012....

Read More

Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions Curtailed

According to present clause 9(b) of exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20-06-2012, exemption is provided from the levy of Service Tax in relation to services provided to an educational institution, by way of:...

Read More
Posted Under: Service Tax |

Withdrawal of Service Tax Exemption for Educational Institutions

Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax has been issued by Government so as to withdraw exemptions granted earlier to few specific Services provided to an Education Institutions....

Read More

Partial withdrawal of Service Tax exemption provided to Educational Institutions

Now the education institution other than institution providing pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent will have to pay service tax on all the services received. ...

Read More
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Changes in Service Tax on Inbound Cargo Services

Recently Government of India has withdrawn the exemption granted to transportation of goods through vessel upto custom station of clearance in India (Inbound Cargo transportation or Import Cargo services)...

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No proposal to levy 5% service tax on healthcare services

Central Government has clarified that there is NO proposal in the Union Budget 2017-18 to levy 5% Service Tax on Healthcare Services, as reported in certain Social Media circles....

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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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Service Tax on Online Information & Database access or retrieval service

This article focuses on the recent amendments regarding Service Tax on Online Information and Database access or retrieval service. Any service can come under the net of charging section Sec 66-B only if it satisfies the conditions given in the section....

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Service Tax Exemption to United Nations Offices in India

United Nations has six Principal Organs i.e. General Assembly, Security Council, Economic & Social Council, Secretariat, International Court of Justice and Trusteeship Council. Further, these Organs are being represented by the various Funds and Programmes/Departments and Offices/Subsidiaries/Functional and Regional Commissions and Other ...

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