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All about Service Tax in Brief and Download Free E-Book updated up to 25.08.2011

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What is meant by Registration‖? Who should apply for registration under Service Tax law? In terms of Section 69 of the Finance Act,1994 (Chapter V) read with rule 4 of the Service Tax Rules,1994 – Every person who has provided a taxable service of value exceeding Rs. 9 lakhs, in the preceding financial year, is required to register with the Central Excise or Service Tax office having jurisdiction over the premises or office of such service provider.

Tax U/s. 195 not deductible on consideration for live broadcasting

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As the consideration for live broadcasting does not fall either u/s 9(1)(i) or u/s 9(1)(vi), in our considered opinion, such amount is not chargeable to tax under the provisions of this Act in the hands of non-resident. As such there is no question of deduction of tax at source. Asstt. DIT (Intl. Tax.) v. M/s.Neo Sports Broadcast Private Limited (ITAT mumbai) –

Notification No. 40/2011-Central Excise; Dated: 16.11.2011

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Notification No. 40 /2011-Central Excise, hereby rescinds the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 14/2007-Central Excise, dated the 1st March, 2007, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 143 (E), dated the 1st March, 2007, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such rescission.

Procedure for rectification when assessee filed ST3 return mistakenly for future period instead of current period

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Instances have been reported by some field formations to this Directorate-General that some assesses had indvertently filed ST3 Returns online in ACES for a future period. As a result, when they tried filling the returns for the same period, when it was due, the system did not accept it as the returns for that period were already in the database.

Regarding Mandatory E filing of ST3/ST3A Return by Every Assessee

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A service tax assessee can file return electronically by accessing ACES Web Portal The said website has hosted LMS (Learning Management System) on the home page. The broad features are given below:-

Service Tax – Procedure & documents required for Centralized registrations

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The existing procedure and documents required to be filed along with application for Centralized Registration has been reviewed. In order to simplify the procedure and to follow the uniform practice in all the Divisions, a new procedure has been devised. The salient features of the new procedure are given below:

Service Tax Department to send ST-2 Certificate by Post only unless specified otherwise in ST-1

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It has been brought to our notice that some of the Superintendents are asking for printout of ST-2 Registration Certificate from assessee for signature and affixing stamp. The procedure has been reviewed. All the officers in this Commissionerate have been directed to take printout of ST-2 Registration Certificate from their office and send duly signed and stamped certificate by post only. However, if any assessee is interested in receiving the certificate personally, they should give the option in the printout of ST-1 application, when the same is submitted to jurisdictional Superintendent for issuance of certificate.

Email Hacking is punishable under Information Technology Act, 2000

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Respondent No. 1 has violated Section 43 of IT Act, and made unauthorized access to Gmail accounts of her husband and her father-in law, and unauthorisedly downloaded/forwarded/printed their emails and chat sessions with others, thus committing Identity Theft by using the password belonging to others dishonestly, and violating the privacy of not only the Complainants, but also of others with whom these chat sessions were conducted.

Govt amends Export-Import Bank Act to increase credit to exporters and importers

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The government on Wednesday approved amendments to the Export-Import Bank Act to improve its ability to increase credit to exporters and importers and said it would now be tabled in parliament. The Export-Import Bank of India (Amendment) Bill, 2011 seeks to increase the authorised capital of the bank from Rs 2,000 crore to Rs 10,000 crore, said an official statement after the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) approved the amendments to the act.

Mandatory use of jute in packaging foodgrains and Sugar for the Jute Year 2011-12

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In pursuance of the Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the packaging of 90% of the production of foodgrains and 90% of the production of sugar in the jute packaging material for the Jute Year 2011-12 (July, 2011 to June, 2012), with the following exemptions: (i) Sugar packed for export but which could not be exported will be exempted from the operation of the Order on the basis of an assessment by and request of the Department of Food and Public Distribution. For such exemptions, separate guidelines will be prepared.

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