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Indirect tax assessments will not be reopened for mere increase in Sales

F. No. 137/155/2012-Service Tax(Part-I) (09/12/2016)

An apprehension has been raised that increased turnover on account of use of digital means of payment may lead to demands for earlier period. It is hereby clarified that in indirect taxes, past assessments will not be reopened for this reason alone....

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Upto Rs. 2000 Payment no Service tax on Debit/ Credit card merchant discount

Notification No. 52/2016-Service Tax (08/12/2016)

Government waives service tax charged while making payments through credit card, debit card, charge card or any other payment card; waiver limited to payments up to Rs. 2,000 in a single transaction ...

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Recent Judgements on Arrest Under Service Tax

Delhi High Court come down heavily on Revenue against high handedness in arresting tax payers or their employees without proper adjudication ...

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Amendments in provisions related to ‘Online information & database access or retrieval services’

The online information and database access or retrieval services were exempted under Reverse charge as per Place of provision rules i.e the services provided from outside India and received in India were non-taxable (Exempt) under service tax....

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Service Tax Registration for B2C OIDAR Services & related Law

Online information and database access or retrieval (OIDAR) services provided online electronically from outside the taxable territory and received in India by Government, local authority, governmental authority or an individual for purposes other than business/profession, is taxable from 1st December 2016. OIDAR-Notifications and Circula...

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CBEC excludes online information services from definition of telecommunication services

Notification No. 51/2016-Service Tax (30/11/2016)

Seeks to amend Place of Provision of Services Rules, 2012 so as to exclude 'online information and database access or retrieval services' from the definition of 'telecommunication services'....

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Jurisdiction for online services from non-taxable territory

Notification No. 50/2016-Service Tax (22/11/2016)

Exclusive jurisdiction to LTU-Bangalore with respect to online information and database access or retrieval services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in non-taxable territory and received by a ‘non-assesse online recipient’....

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Online services – Foreign Businesses under Service Tax Net

With effect from December 1, 2016 the taxability of Online Information and Database Access or Retrieval (‘OIDAR’) services shall undergo a complete change. ...

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Withdrawal of Service tax exemption on cross border online services

Article explains Withdrawal of Service tax exemption on cross border B2C online information & database access or retrieval services w.e.f. December 1 2016...

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Tax on Online Services provided in India by foreign service provider

To provide a level playing field to Indian service providers, the exemption given to service providers located in foreign territory but providing taxable online information and database access or retrieval [OIDAR] services including electronic services in India, is being withdrawn with effect from 1st December, 2016.  With a view to prov...

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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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