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Cenvat Credit eligible on CA Service for preparation of review petition before anti-dumping authorities

M/s. Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise & Service Tax (CESTAT Mumbai)

M/s. Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise & Service Tax (CESTAT Mumbai) In this case, the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission issued notices to the assessee for levying anti-dumping duty on the goods exported by it. For the purpose of effective participation before the anti-dumping authorit...

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Service tax not applicable on sale of statistical data

Ms Society of Indian Automobile Vs CST (CESTAT Delhi)

Ms Society of Indian Automobile Vs CST (CESTAT Delhi) So far as demand of service tax on sale of statistical data (statistical service subscription) is concerned we find that the appellant provide various kind of data pertaining to automobile industry after collecting the same from various sources. This data is available to members as wel...

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No Service tax on making truck tanks fit to be filled with LPG for further transportation by HPCL

M/s. Hindustan Petrochemical Corporation Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (Appeals) (CESTAT Bangalore)

It is to be understood that the appellants are not basically an agency involved with the testing and certification. In fact, it is abundantly clear that they are performing certain activities which make the truck tanks fit to be filled with LPG for further transportation. ...

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Input Credit on Motor Repair Services cannot be denied to Insurance Company merely for bill in Vehicle Owner Name

M/s. United India Insurance Co. Ltd. Vs CCE & ST (CESTAT Chennai)

The present appeal challenges the OIO No. 104/2011 dated 31.03.2011. The appellant is providing services of „General Insurance business. The dispute covers the period 2004-05 to 2007-08. During the disputed period, the appellants availed Cenvat credit of the service tax paid on repairs and maintenance of the vehicles by the „Authori...

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Logic of Illegality- Case Analysis: Commissioner of Service Tax v. Bhayana Builders

The question before the Court was whether the value of goods and materials supplied free of cost by the service recipient was to be included in the computation of gross amount charged for the valuation of taxable service?...

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No Service Tax on Commercial Construction Service by an Individual prior to 01.05.2006

Shri Bakthiyar Ahmed Vs CCE & ST (CESTAT Chennai)

The present appeal challenges the Order-in-Appeal No.8/2010 dated 24.02.2010. The demand covered the period 2004-05 to 2006-07. The appellant was engaged in providing Construction Service and Commercial or Industrial Construction service...

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Renting of Immovable Property: Service tax not Leviable on One-Time Non-Refundable Deposit

Kagal Nagar Parishad Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

Kagal Nagar Parishad Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai) Revenue sought to tax the one time premium deposit, which is not refundable under the head of renting of immovable property service considering the same as rent. We find that there is a separate charge for the rent, which alone is taxable, the onetime premium […...

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Service Tax not leviable on Taxes/Toll collected-on behalf of Government

Mateshwari Indrani Contractors Pvt Ltd Vs C.C.E. & S.T. (CESTAT Delhi)

The present appeal challenges the Order-in-Original No. 63/2013- 14 dated 02/09/2013 and covers the period of dispute April, 2007 to March, 2012. The appellant is engaged as a contractor on behalf of the Government Departments to collect sales tax, royalty and toll tax. The appellant participated in the bids floated by National Highways A...

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Benefit of VCES 2013 cannot be denied for mere Technical Defects

Neyyattinkara Municipality Vs Deputy Commissioner of central excise & service Tax (Kerala High Court)

Declaration made by the petitioner under the Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, 2013 has been rejected in terms of the order impugned in the writ petition on the ground that they have not submitted the amended declaration in accordance with the procedure prescribed in Circular No. 170/5/2013-ST dated 8.8.2013. As per the said circ...

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Service Tax cannot be levied on chit transactions between 2012 and 2015

All Kerala Association of chit funds Vs Union of India (Kerala High Court)

The issue raised in all these Appeals/Writ Petitions are with respect to the liability of chit transactions, to service tax as arising from the Finance Act, 1994. The issue arises during three periods, in so far as the amendments made to the Finance Act, 1994...

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Latest Service Tax News India

Service tax in India is the tax which is collected by the government from service providers for providing services. The person liable to pay service tax could be a service provider or the recipient of service or any person responsible for providing services. Generally, the service tax is required to be paid on all the services except for those provided in the negative list. All the service providers together with the union and state government providers and private sector service providers too are liable for paying service tax. Services Tax Act and Service Tax Rules together with the Finance Act, 2016 has provided an increase in service tax from 12.36% to 14%. This revised service tax rate would comprise of Education Cess and Secondary and Higher Education Cess.

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