"12 December 2010" Archive

Penalty Provisions under Service Tax Law

Non payment or delayed payment of service tax- A mandatory penalty, not less than Rs.200/- for every day during which such failure continues or @2% of such tax per month, whichever is higher, shall be imposed by the adjudicating authority. However, t...

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Service Tax Exemption and Related Provisions in brief

Taxable services provided by the small scale service provider were exempted from whole of service tax leviable there-on upto the aggregate taxable value Rs.4 lakhs in any financial year of vide Notification No.06/2005-ST dated 01.03.2005 (effective f...

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FAQ related to Service Tax Refund

Can any adjustment of tax liability be made by an assessee on his own, in cases when Service Tax has been paid in excess? i. Yes. Where an assessee has paid Service Tax to the credit of the Government in respect of a taxable service, which is not s...

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Service Tax Provisions Related to Filing of Half Yearly Returns and Records to be Maintained by Assessee

What are the Returns a service tax assessee has to file? ST-3 Return – For all the registered assessee, including Input Service Distributors, (Ref. Section 70 of Finance Act,1994 and Rule 7 of Service Tax Rules, 1994 read with Notfn.No. 14/2007-ST ...

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When clients (recipient of service) do not pay service tax amount, what should be done?

Is the Service Tax payable by the assessee even in cases where his clients [recipient of service] do not pay for the service(s) rendered or when the client pays only a part of the bill raised in this regard? Service Tax is required to be paid at t...

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All about Payment of Service Tax

Form G.A.R.7 (previously known as TR6 Challan) should be used to make service tax payments. Payment of service tax may be made at the specified branches of the designated banks. The details of such Banks and branches may be obtained from the nearest ...

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Brief on Service Tax and Service Tax Registration

Service tax is, as the name suggests, a tax on Services. It is a tax levied on the transaction of certain services specified by the Central Government under the Finance Act, 1994. It is an indirect tax (akin to Excise Duty or Sales Tax) which means ...

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Department of Revenue issues draft Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme for stakeholders engaged in international t

In a significant development, Department of Revenue has issued draft Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme for stakeholders engaged in international trade. Views/ comments of trade and industry are sought on the AEO Scheme by 15 December 2010 ...

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I-T department expects to collect Rs 2500-cr in Vodafone case

Mumbai Income Tax authorities expect to collect Rs 2,500 crore on accounts of the ongoing Vodafone case. The collection would help the department achieve its tax collection target for this fiscal, a department press release said here today. Mumbai zone has been given a target of over Rs 1,50,000 crore for FY 11....

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Unique Electronic Clearing System -Department of Excise & Taxation, Punjab

The Excise and Taxation Department introduced a Unique Electronic Clearing System at the Information Collection Centres (ICC) to facilitate smooth flow of traffic, reduce the waiting time of transport¬ers / taxpayers, and to minimize their inter¬face...

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