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No Service tax on sale of under construction flats if contract price includes land value

Suresh Kumar Bansal vs UOI (Delhi High Court)

Hon’ble High Court of Delhi held that no Service tax under Section 65(105)(zzzh) of the Finance Act to be levied on composite contract as there is no machinery provision for ascertaining the service element involved in the composite contract....

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Assessment of Service Tax Considering the Free Supply

The inclusion or exclusion of value of free supply particularly in the case of Industrial and commercial construction has been a bone of contention between the revenue and the assessee regarding assessment of Service Tax. The revenue always insists that the cost of free supply should be included for the purpose of assessment by taking sh...

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No Service Tax Audit by Service Tax Department or CAG

Mega Cabs Pvt. Ltd. Vs. Union Of India & Ors. (Delhi High Court)

The Hon’ble High Court, after detailed analyses: Declared Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules, as amended, to the extent that it authorises the officers of the Service Tax Department, the audit party deputed by a Commissioner or the CAG to seek production of the documents mentioned therein on demand, as ultra vires the Finance Act and, ...

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Provision of Services and Krishi Kalyan Cess

Krishi Kalyan Cess (herein after referred to as KKC) is a cess on taxable services, at the rate of 0.5% of the value of such taxable services. The cess is in addition to any cess or service tax leviable on such taxable services under Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 or under any other law for the time being in force. ...

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Who is liable for Krishi Kalyan Cess on Services provided upto 31.05.2016

KKC IS APPLICABLE ON SERVICE PROVIDER AND NOT ON SERVICE RECIPIENT FOR THE SERVICES PROVIDED UPTO 31.05.2016 KKC (Krishi Kalyan Cess) is applicable on all services w.e.f. 01.06.2016. After introduction of KKC now effective rate of Service Tax will be 15% on all the services.  The purpose of KKC is financing and promoting initiative to [&...

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Service Tax Rates as applicable from 1st June 2016

In this article we have compiled Generic Service Tax Rate Applicable on all Taxable Services, Service Tax on Non Taxable Services , Wholly Exempted Services, Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Abated services, Effective Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Valuation , Rate of services where alternate rate is provided...

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Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC) w.e.f 01-06-2016

As we all know that the Finance Minister of India, Mr. Arun Jaitley had proposed a new cess i.e. Krishi Kalyan Cess @ 0.50% in budget 2016 on all taxable services for the purposes of financing and promoting initiatives to improve agriculture or for any other purpose relating thereto....

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Impact of Krishi Kalyan Cess on Point of taxation and FAQs

As the effective rate of tax on services is to be increased from 14.5% (14% Service Tax + 0.5% SBC + 0.5% KKC) to 15% (14% Service Tax + 0.5% SBC + 0.5% KKC) w.e.f June 1, 2016 the applicable rates in different scenarios in case of existing taxable services are as under:...

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Exhaustive analysis of Krishi Kalyan Cess as FAQs

Hence, after levy of Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC), Service tax rate will increase from 14.5% to 15%, effective from June 1, 2016. In this regard, there are many queries, which require clarification. We have summarized these queries through Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) enumerated below. ...

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Get ready for shower of changes in Tax laws from 1st June 2016!

Arjuna, June month is the month of monsoon. Everyone would be keeping an eye towards rainfall from 7th June onwards. Now the government has made shower of various changes in tax laws this year. Only God knows that when rain will come and how much, but all these changes in tax laws will be effective from 1st June. So it is important that ...

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