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"07 September 2017" Archive - Page 3

Constitutional Validity of GST Compensation Cess- HC Admits Plea

Mohit Minerals Pvt. Ltd. Vs Union Of India & Anr. (Delhi High Court)

The challenge in this petition is to the constitutional validity of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 ('Act'). The context in which the challenge is laid is that the Petitioner is a trader of imported and Indian coal having its operation in various parts of the country. Prior to the impugned Act, under the Fina...

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Service details of Employees cannot be Furnished under RTI: SC

Canara Bank Rep. by its Deputy Gen. Manager Vs. C.S. Shyam & Anr. (Supreme Court of India)

Firstly, the information sought by respondent No.1 of individual employees working in the Bank was personal in nature; secondly, it was exempted from being disclosed under Section 8(j) of the Act and lastly, neither respondent No. 1 disclosed any public interest much less larger public interest involved in seeking such information of the ...

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50 FAQs on GST Levy, Reverse Charge, Registration, Transition etc.

Levy Q 1. What is the taxable treatment of the services provided by a Service Provider in respect of such services which are covered under notification 25/2012-Mega Exemption Notification for Government, railways and other Departments? Such Services are exempt from Service Tax, hence who will bear the GST tax element of 18%, the Service P...

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Utility to Upload details of large number of Statutory Forms under TRAN-1 Form

Log in using your user 1D and password. Navigate to TRAN-1 ( Services -) Returns -> Transition Forms. 3) Navigate to tile 5(a), 5(b), 5(c)- Amount of tax credit carried forward. Table 5 will appear only if YES is selected for returns filed under earlier laws (Ex VAT) ...

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Hundreds of LLPs may be vanishing soon

After issuing of show cause notices[1] (SCNs) for striking of names of more than 3 lakh non-operating companies, the Registrar has now taken the same action for LLPs. It seems that government has decided to heavily come down on existence of non-operative Limited Liability Partnerships (‘LLPs’) or say fake firms which are causing signi...

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How to Identify Profitable Contra Investments using Proven Contrarian Investment Strategy?

We are all familiar with the nuances and subtleties of rowing against the tide or sailing against the wind. Undertaking to do things which are in contrast to the usual is reflected in the above quotations. In the world of investments, when someone chooses to go against the prevailing market by buying assets which are not doing well and s...

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Comparative Analysis of Amendments in SS-2

To facilitate ease of doing business, a minimum time period is provided for preserving proof of sending by the company. The queries of stakeholders regarding period of maintenance of such records now get solved by this amendment as the discretion is given to the Board of Directors to decide the period of retention of such records, in any ...

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Comparative Analysis of Amendments in SS-1

It was intended to apply the provisions of SS-1 to the committees constituted by the Board under the Act and not to various other committees constituted under the other laws/Regulations. The amendment in the definition is made accordingly, to reflect the intention....

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Summary of major changes in Revised Secretarial Standard 1

We all are aware that the Secretarial Standards (SS) has been introduced by The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) w.e.f. 1st July, 2015 and the same got its authentication under section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 (‘Act’). Time and again, there were modifications, alterations and amendments in the Companies Act, ...

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No Absolute Exemption to CBI From RTI Act: Delhi HC

CPIO CBI Vs. CJ Karira (Delhi High Court)

The Delhi High Court has directed the CBI to consider the application of an RTI activist seeking information about corruption within the central investigating body and action taken into allegations made by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal of shady probe into the coalgate scam pursuant to a news report....

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