"15 May 2017" Archive

No VAT under Telangana VAT Act, 2005 on transfer of a business as a whole

M/s. Paradise Food Court Vs. State of Telangana (Andhra Pradesh High Court)

 A careful look at the reason for Rule 36 being inserted, which cannot be correlated to anyone of the matters enumerated in Clauses (a) to (r) of sub-section (2) of Section 78, will show that in the entire Telangana VAT Act, 2005, the only place where a transfer of business as a whole is spoken […]...

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DVAT return filing due date for 4th quarter extended to May 30, 2017

Circular No. 5 of 2017-18 (15/05/2017)

Extension of last date of filing of fourth quarter return for the year 2016-17, in Form DVAT-16 ,DVAT-17 and DVAT-48 to 30.05.2017....

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ICICI Bank slashes home loan rates by upto 30 basis points

ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, today announced reduction of interest rates by upto 30 basis points for home loans upto Rs 30 lakh in its bid to boost affordable housing in the country. With this reduction, salaried borrowers can avail home loans at among the lowest rates in the industry. Salaried...

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Service of Notice by E-Mail or Whats apps

I do not see what more can be done for the purposes of this motion. It cannot be that our rules and procedure are either so ancient or so rigid (or both) that without some antiquated formal service mode through a bailiff or even by beat of drum or pattaki, a party cannot be said to have been ‘properly’ served....

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GST: Assay of Chargeability

The power of charging tax in a statute is created by charging section. So, before charging tax on any transaction it must fall within the ambit of taxable event, also the person liable to pay tax must get covered within the ambit of charging section....

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GST Council Meeting and Major Decisions – Timeline

September 15, 2016- Constitution of the GST Council The President of India constituted the “GST Council” vide F. No. 31011/09/2015-SO (ST) dated 15th September, 2016. GST Council can hold meetings and take decisions on various major issues such as Model law, rate of taxes, exemptions etc. September 16, 2016-Enactment of GST Amendme...

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Fixed Assets are fully depreciated, but we still use them! What shall we do? [IndAS-16]

Do you work in the production company? And did you find out that some of your production assets are still in operation but they were fully depreciated? In this case, the original estimate of machinery’s useful life proved to be incorrect. The problem is that as these machines are used beyond their useful life, they are fully deprecia...

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All about Refunds under GST

Refunds under indirect tax laws may arise due to many reasons, be it excess tax deposited by mistake, export of goods or services, refund under any decree of court, some wrong calculations done by the dealer or otherwise. At present all the registered dealers under existing tax structure find it very hard while claiming refund from the va...

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HC allows Refund of Service Tax paid on Clearing & Forwarding Services for the period 16.10.1998 to 01.09.1999

Ambuja Cements Ltd Vs. Commissioner, Service Tax Commissioner Ate, (Delhi High Court)

Appellant/Assessee is inter alia engaged in the manufacture of clinker and cement falling under Chapter heading 25 of the CE Tariff Act, 1985. Between 16th July, 1997 and 30th September, 1999, the Appellant received 'Clearing and Forwarding Agent Service' from various services providers. ...

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MAT impact on financials under IND AS

1. Background With companies having net worth exceeding INR 500 crores required to converge their financials with the Indian Accounting Standards (IND AS) for financial years beginning on or after 1 April, 2016, the Minimum Alternate Tax (MAT) implications for section 115JB of the Income Tax Act, 1961 (ITA) were a big mystery. The Finance...

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