Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) would submit a representation to Tamil Nadu Government to make VAT Auditing compulsory in the State. By compulsory auditing of VAT, as in Maharashtra, the Government would have lot of advantages, including identifying the revenue leakage, said Mr G Ramaswamy, General Council member....
At present, the tax, which is levied on inter state sale of goods, is at 2%. It was scheduled to be reduced by another 1%, starting April 1, 2009. At the time, the rate cut was postponed on account of the general elections and the Election Commission’s code of conduct. Recently, the empowered committee of state finance ministers wrote t...
Trade Circular No. 18 T of 2009 -
As the banks shall not be accepting returns or the corresponding tax payments from such dealers and as they shall not be able to get themselves registered for e-services, their physical returns shall be accepted by the Sales Tax Department....
Trade Circular No. 16 T of 2009 -
In April 2009, dealers with six monthly tax liability are also being covered under the scope of e returns for the period ending 31st March 2009. Thus, in the month of April 2009, all the VAT dealers in Maharashtra would be uploading e returns. Perhaps, this could be first time in the history of Indian taxation, that such a large number of...
Trade Circular No. 15T of 2009 -
Trade Cir. 15 T of 2009 In Trade Circular No 16T of 2008, a relaxation had been granted that in view of the difficulties likely to be faced by the dealers in the initial stages, the dealers were allowed to upload the e returns within 10 days from the due date for the filing of respective return. This concession was applicable only fo...
Trade Circular No. 17 T of 2009 -
In order to file electronic returns, the dealers are required to enroll themselves for the e services offered by the Department. It is noticed that some of the dealers have approached sales tax department with their difficulties regarding e enrollment or e filing of returns. The difficulties encountered by these dealers have been given du...
Trade Circular No. 14 T of 2009 -
The State Government vide Government Resolution referred to at Serial No.2 above, delegated powers of grant of Administrative Relief in respect of Acts administered by Sales tax Department mentioned therein, to the Commissioner of Sales Tax with powers to re-delegate further to subordinate authorities....
The new foreign trade policy, which is being prepared by the commerce ministry, will be aligned with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) only after implementation of this indirect tax mechanism. The new policy is likely to be announced by the next government at the Centre by mid-2009, while the GST is likely to be […]...
Trade Circular No. 13 T of 2009 -
You are aware that by the Government notification cited at reference (1) above, the rate of tax on Timber [under Entry 108(2) of schedule ‘C’ appended to the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002] for the period 1st April 2008 to 31st March 2009 was reduced to 4 per cent. Thus, with effect from 1st April 2009 the rate of tax on Timber...
Trade Circular No 12 T of 2009 -
This circular cannot be made use of for legal interpretation of provisions of law. If any member of the trade has any doubt, he may refer the matter to this office for clarification....