"20 March 2017" Archive

5 steps taken by EPFO for speedy settlement of claims

The Employees’ Provident Funds Organization (EPFO) has taken various steps for speedy settlement of claims which inter alia include: 1. Composite Claim Form (Aadhaar) and Composite Claim Form (Non-Aadhaar) has been introduced by replacing the erstwhile Claim Forms No. 19, 10C and 31, with a view to simplify the submission of claims by t...

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Branches of SBBJ, SBH, SBM, SBP & SBT to operate as SBI branches

All branches of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Travancore (SBT) will function as branches of State Bank of India from April 1, 2017....

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CBI arrests post office officials in illegal currency exchange case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Director, Postal Services and Senior Superintendent of Posts, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) in an on-going investigation of a case....

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Loose papers not giving full details are dumb documents with no evidentiary value

Nishant Construction Pvt. Ltd vs. ACIT (ITAT Ahmedabad)

It was held that impounded loose sheet can at the most be termed as dumb document which did not contain full details about the dates, and its contents were not corroborated by any material and could not relied upon and made the basis of addition....

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CBDT warns officials on airing of views on official matters via Press

No. B-12020/02/2017-Ad.IX (20/03/2017)

It has been observed that some Government servants have been unauthorisedly communicating with the Press either in their own name or in pseudonymous names. Instructions have been issued from time to time restraining all Government servants from communicating with the Press unauthorisedly but it is observed that the provisions of the Condu...

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CENVAT credit on deposits insurance – Banks v/s Departments

Banks are registered under service tax in the category of Banking and Financial Services. They collect and pay service tax on its various incomes such as commissions, bank charges, documentation charges, processing fees etc. levied on its customers....

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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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Not considering married daughter for Compassionate appointment is violative of Constitution

Smt. Sarojni Bhoi Vs State of Chhattisgarh, (Chhattisgarh High Court)

HC held that Policy of Compassionate appointment excluding married daughter for consideration is a retrograde policy of Welfare State and violative of Article 16(2) of the Constitution. ...

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PML Act, 2002 Provisions cannot be invoked Retrospectively

M/s Obulapuram Mining Company Pvt Ltd Vs Joint Director (Karnataka High Court)

By consent of the learned advocates appearing for the parties, all these writ petitions are taken up for hearing together, as similar questions of law are involved in these writ petitions, in order to avoid a conflicting judicial opinion. We are also informed that facts are, almost, identical....

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Union Cabinet approves four GST Bills

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approves the four Goods and Services Tax (GST) related bills today The GST law will be the biggest reform in the area of Indirect Taxes in the history of independent India The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved […]...

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