"26 April 2019" Archive

The GST Saga – A Story of Extraordinary National Ambition

Chanakya’s words summarize the whole GST process – ‘even if something is very difficult to be achieved, one can obtain it with penance and hard work’. If we take into consideration the 29 states, the 7 Union Territories, the 7 taxes of the Centre and the 8 taxes of the states, and several different taxes […]...

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CBIC increases basic customs duty (BCD) on wheat from present 30% to 40%

Notification No. 13/2019-Customs (26/04/2019)

Seeks to further amend notification No. 50/2017- Customs dated 30.06.2017 so as to increase basic customs duty (BCD) on wheat from present 30% to 40% GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) Notification No. 13/2019-Customs New Delhi, the 26th April, 2019 G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sect...

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Extension of due date to 15th June, 2019 for filing E-Form ACTIVE

Extension of due date to 15th June, 2019 for filing E-Form ACTIVE (Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification) by any company incorporated on or before the 31.12.17 The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has issued Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2019 and Companies (Registration offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rule...

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Frequently Asked Questions On e-Form Active

Q.1. What is E-form ACTIVE? ACTIVE stands for Active Company Tagging Identities and Verification. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has introduced the same for address validation of Active companies. Q.2. What is the applicability of the form? The form is applicable to every company incorporated on or before the 31st December, 2017. Such ...

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Income Tax Department continues search action in J&K Region

Income Tax Department conducted search and seizure operations at 5 locations in the Kashmir Valley on 25.04.2019. The searches were carried out against a group which is a monopolistic wholesale distributor of pharmaceuticals in the Kashmir Valley....

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Changes in ITR Forms for A.Y 2019-20

The Income-tax Department has notified ITR Forms for A.Y 2019-20. The forms introduced seek more details as compared to previous years. Below is a list of changes brought in ITR Forms in simplified form including additional details required under each category of taxpayer. Also Read- CBDT notifies ITR for A.Y. 2019-20 / F.Y. 2018-19 and [...

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TDS Rate Chart for AY 2020-21 / FY 2019-20

The term ‘TDS’ refers to ‘Tax Deduction at source’. It is a mechanism wherein a person responsible to pay a sum of specified nature shall deduct an amount towards TDS and pay it to the credit of Central Government. Various TDS rates on various incomes have been prescribed under the Income-tax Act. This write up […]...

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GST payable on Back Office Support Services and are not Exports

In re Vservglobal Pvt. Ltd. (GST AAAR Maharastra)

In re Vservglobal Pvt. Ltd. (GST AAAR Maharastra) The Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling upheld  the ruling given by the Advance Ruling Authority by observing  that the services being offered by Appellant is a package of services, which is nothing but a composite supply, of which the principal supply is that of intermediary services...

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Rule 138E to be applicable from 21st June, 2019

As per Rule 138E, if an assesse, who is a composition dealer has not filed GST returns for two consecutive tax periods, e-way bill can-not be generated for making supply to him. In case of assesses other than composition dealers, if they do not file their GST returns for a consecutive period of two months, e-way bill can-not be generated ...

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GST on royalty paid in respect of mining lease

In re NMDC Limited (GST AAR Chhattisgarh)

The royalty paid by M/s NMDC in respect of mining lease is classifiable under sub heading 997337 ; 'Licensing services for the right to use minerals including its exploration and evaluation' (covered under entry no. 17 of Notification No. 11/2017 (Rate), dated 28.06.2017, attracting GST at the same rate as applicable for the supply of lik...

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