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Direct and Indirect tax updates for 1st March to 15th March 2017

Service Tax - Application for allotment of Permanent Account Number(PAN) will be filed in SPICe (INC-32) form using Digital Signature of the applicant as specified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. After generation of Corporate Identity Number (CIN). MCA will forward data in form 49A to prescribed Income Tax Authority through digital signature. ...

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Rule 5A(2) of Service Tax Rules Re-introduced Via Notification No. 23/2014-ST after being held ultra-vires By High Court of Delhi

Service Tax - It is pertinent to note that very recently , the Honourable High Court of Delhi in the case of Travelite (India) vs. UOI & Ors, while quashing Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules and the CBEC Instructions prescribing the manner of an audit and the records that can be called for by the authorities, held that ...

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CAs/ CMAs can conduct Service tax audits

Service Tax - Vide Notification No. 23/2014- ST dated- 05.12.2014, CBEC has amended rule 5A(2) and the pronouncement of Allahabad High Court has been followed principally & CAs/CMAs have been made empowered to conduct service tax audits....

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Procedure for Surrender and Cancellation of Service Tax Registration

Service Tax - 1. Provisions of sub-rules (7) and (8) of the Rule 4 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, provides for surrender of  Registration certificate in the case of an assessee who ceases to provide the taxable for which he is registered. The Superintendent of Central Excise after ensuring that the assessee has paid all the Service […]...

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No Services tax on serving of food in canteen by Factory

Service Tax - Services provided in relation to serving of food or beverages by a canteen having the facility of air-conditioning or central air-heating at any time during the year maintained in a factory covered under the Factories Act, 1948 will be exempt from levy of service tax....

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CBEC to promote Additional Commissioner/DC – Delay due to ACRs

Service Tax - However, the whole process of DPC is getting delayed due to deficiency of ACR folders of officers. In this regard, attention is drawn to DOP&T's OM No,,21011/02/2009-Estt. dated 16.02.2099 which emphasizes on timely completion and maintenance of ACRs within the prescribed time period. The OM also elaborates procedure for appending the No ...

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Service Tax on 'RICE' storage, cargo handling, transport Charge and on construction of warehouses for rice storage

Service Tax - Finance Minister has clarified that Rice is not an agricultural produce, Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) has clarified to its offices that now Service Tax is payable. The CWC is so careful that it has clarified that even in cases of construction of warehouses for storage of Agricultural produce where it is not known as to […]...

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Modifications in ST 1 & ST 2 & New Accounting Codes for existing & New registrants

Service Tax - Existing registrants: Those assessees, who had registered with the department after 01.07.2012 under the 'Other than in the Negative List' (OTNL) category should amend the taxable service details now and opt for relevant description/s from the list of 120 services. After approval by the departmental officer, a new Registration Certificate...

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Documents Required for service Tax Audit

Service Tax - Require Document for Audit 1. Annexure I Questionnaire. 2. Annexure II List of addtional documents. 3. Annexure III FDSS. 4. Annexure IV Reconciliation. 5. Annexure V Cenvat Account Rule 9...

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Govt removes situation of No Service Tax from 1.7.2012

Service Tax - Upto 30.06.2012, the charging Section for the purpose of Service tax is Section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 according to which service tax is levied at the rate of 12% on all taxable services. With effect from 01.07.0212, Section 66 will no longer be in force and a new charging section 66B will take its place. Section 68 stipulates that ...

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Extending Banking Hours and e-payment deadline for Tax Payment

Circular No 205/3/2017-Service Tax - (27/03/2017) - It has been decided that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open up to 8,00 pm on March 30. 2017 and up to 6.00 p.m. on March 31, 2017. ALL electronic transactions would, however, continue till midnight of March 31, 2017,...

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Notification No. 11/2017-Service Tax, Dated: 23.03.2017

Notification No. 11/2017-Service Tax - (23/03/2017) - Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby invests in the officers specified in column (1) of the Table below, the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified in column (2) of the said Table...

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Amendment in Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions WEF 01.04.2017

Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax - (08/03/2017) - Provided that nothing contained in clause (b) of this entry shall apply to an educational institution other than an institution providing services by way of pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent...

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No service-tax on museum entry fee during 01.07.2012 to 31.03.2015

Notification No.09 /2017-Service Tax - (28/02/2017) - Central Government hereby directs that the service tax payable on the services by way of admission to a museum under section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994 shall not be required to be paid for the period commencing on and from the 1St day of July, 2012 and ending with the 31St day of March, 2015...

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Reg. Service Tax Exemption-Common Effluent Treatment Plant Operators

Notification No. 08/2017-Service Tax - (20/02/2017) - Central Government is satisfied that in the period from 01.07.2012 to 31.03.2015 1 according to a practice that was generally prevalent, there was non levy of service tax, on the services by the operators of Common Effluent Treatment Plant by way of treatment of effluent and this service was liable...

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Extending Banking Hours and e-payment deadline for Tax Payment

Circular No 205/3/2017-Service Tax (27/03/2017)

It has been decided that all agency banks shall keep the counters of their designated branches conducting government business open up to 8,00 pm on March 30. 2017 and up to 6.00 p.m. on March 31, 2017. ALL electronic transactions would, however, continue till midnight of March 31, 2017,...

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Notification No. 11/2017-Service Tax, Dated: 23.03.2017

Notification No. 11/2017-Service Tax (23/03/2017)

Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby invests in the officers specified in column (1) of the Table below, the powers of the Central Excise Officer of the rank specified in column (2) of the said Table...

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Direct and Indirect tax updates for 1st March to 15th March 2017

Application for allotment of Permanent Account Number(PAN) will be filed in SPICe (INC-32) form using Digital Signature of the applicant as specified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. After generation of Corporate Identity Number (CIN). MCA will forward data in form 49A to prescribed Income Tax Authority through digital signature. ...

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Amendment in Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions WEF 01.04.2017

Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax (08/03/2017)

Provided that nothing contained in clause (b) of this entry shall apply to an educational institution other than an institution providing services by way of pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent...

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No service-tax on museum entry fee during 01.07.2012 to 31.03.2015

Notification No.09 /2017-Service Tax (28/02/2017)

Central Government hereby directs that the service tax payable on the services by way of admission to a museum under section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994 shall not be required to be paid for the period commencing on and from the 1St day of July, 2012 and ending with the 31St day of March, 2015...

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Reg. Service Tax Exemption-Common Effluent Treatment Plant Operators

Notification No. 08/2017-Service Tax (20/02/2017)

Central Government is satisfied that in the period from 01.07.2012 to 31.03.2015 1 according to a practice that was generally prevalent, there was non levy of service tax, on the services by the operators of Common Effluent Treatment Plant by way of treatment of effluent and this service was liable to service tax , in the said period , w...

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Service tax on services by way of transportation of goods by a vessel

Circular No. 204/2/2017-Service Tax (16/02/2017)

Thus, with respect to goods imported into a customs station in India intended for transhipment to any country outside India, the destination of goods is not a place in taxable territory in India but a country other than India if the same is mentioned in the import manifest or the import report as the case may be and the goods are transhi...

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Corrigendum to Service Tax Notification No. 48/2016 dated 09.11.2016

G.S.R. 125(E) (13/02/2017)

At page 26, in line 3, for Currency in which value of taxable service charged read Currency in which value of taxable service charged and the exchange rate of currency taken in Rs...

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Periodical review under FR 56 (j) and Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972

F. NO.A-60011/38/2015-Ad.IIB (03/02/2017)

Please refer to Board's letter of even number dated 08.03.2016 and subsequent reminders dated 25.04.2016, 23.05.2016, 30.05.2016, 21.06.2016, 25.07.2016, 04.08.2016, 12.08.2016, 23.08.2016, 30.08.2016, 08.09.2016, 23.09.2016, 30.09.2016, 14.10.2016, 21.10.2016, 07.11.2016, 11.11.2016, 28.11.2016, 06.12.2016 and 02.01.2017 (copy enclosed) ...

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Mentioning of Minor Head Code for accounting of Refund

Circular No. 203/1/2017-Service Tax (02/02/2017)

LoP sent by many Commissionerates are not having such Minor head of account. In the absence of the minor/service wise head concerned, it is not possible to exactly identify the appropriate head of Account under which the service wise refunds are to be accounted for eventually leading to erroneous accounting....

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