"20 March 2020" Archive

Time barring assessment under Maharashtra VAT Act- Internal Instructions

Internal Circular No. 4A of 2020. (20/03/2020)

In order to follow the government directives pertaining to attendance and to also ensure that no assessment is barred by limitation, all the officers are instructed to pass the assessment orders on the SAP system and where it is not possible to pass assessment orders on system, in such cases the assessment orders may be passed manually ou...

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No GST exemption if person administering Ayurveda treatment are not ‘authorised medical practitioners’

In re OPTM Health Care Private Limited (GST AAR West Bengal)

The Applicant claims that it administers certain plant-based medications for the treatment of osteoarthritis and disorders of similar nature. The medicaments are not supplied standalone, but ancillary to the supply of health care service. lt is a composite supply of health care service called 'phytotherapy'. Applicant further submits that...

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GST on power supply & distribution network installed for Metro Rail

In re ABB lndia Ltd (GST AAR West Bangal)

In re ABB lndia Ltd (GST AAR West Bangal) SCADA, in the context of the Applicant’s supply to RVNL, is the system that controls and monitors the electrical network of the metro, enabling the operator to issue suitable commands to be followed in the operation of the metro. Using the SCADA interface, the operator sends […]...

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SBI Sanctions Ad-Hoc Limits to existing borrowers to Tide over Covid-19 Impact

Circular No. CCO/CPPD-ADV/192/2019-20 (20/03/2020)

With a view to provide some degree of relief to the borrowers whose operations are impacted by Covid 19, it is decided by the Bank to make available additional credit facilities to the eligible existing borrowers by way of ad-hoc facilities i.e COVID 19 EMERGENCY CREDIT LINE (CECL) to tide over the current crisis situation. CECL will be i...

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All You Need To Know About Independent Directors Databank and MCA Exam

On 22nd October 2019 Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) issued the Companies (Creation and Maintenance of databank of Independent Directors) Rules, 2019 regarding the creation and maintenance of databank of independent directors. These rules came into force on 1rst December 2019. Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs has been given th...

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GST on Milling Services supplied to State Government for PDS Supply

A recent development in the services supplied by the millers to the State Government has been unearthed wherein the qualification of food grain crushing services for PDS supply covered under Sl. No. 3 or 3A under Notification No. 12/2017- Central Tax (Rate) dated 28.06.2017, as amended from time to time has been put to question ever since...

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SC stays HC orders staying Coercive Recovery of taxes etc during Corona Virus crisis

Union of India Vs P.D. Sunny & Ors. (Supreme Court)

Union of India Vs P.D. Sunny & Ors. (Supreme Court of India) The Registry is directed to accept these special leave petitions against the judgment and order(s) passed by the High Court of Judicature at Kerala, Ernakulam Bench in Writ Petition (Civil) No.8231/2020 and of the High Court of Judicature at Allahabad, Allahabad Bench in [&h...

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ITAT Mumbai to hear urgent matters through video conferencing via skype or WhatsApp

F.No.22-Ad(AT)/2019-20 (20/03/2020)

It has been decided that henceforth, and till further orders, the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, Mumbai benches, will hear only extremely urgent matters, such as, for example, stay petitions in deserving cases, preferably through web-based video conferencing call such as skype or WhatsApp video group call...

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Draft CSR Policy Amendment Rules 2020-: Noteworthy points

Draft Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules, 2020 In order to operationalize the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019, the Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Amendment Rules , 2020 has been drafted for carrying out amendments in the Companies (CSR Policy) Rules, 2014. Definitions amended/ newly inse...

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Revenue not entitled to attach properties of Private Trust to recover dues of trustees

Rajesh T. Shah Vs Tax Recovery Officer (Bombay High Court)

Revenue is not entitled to attach the properties belonging to a Private Trust to recover dues of the trustees, who was a director of a company which had allegedly defaulted in paying its tax dues....

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