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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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No Krishi Kalyan Cess On Debtors as on 13th May’ 2016

The enabling provisions for KRISHI KALYAN CESS (KKC) are contained in Chapter – VI of Finance Act’ 2016. As per the provisions, KKC shall be applicable at 0.5% on all taxable services and the proceeds of KKC would be exclusively used for financing initiatives relating to improvement of agriculture and welfare of farmers. The Cess [&he...

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Service Tax – Krishi Kalyan Cess – New levy wef 01st June, 2016

Relevant Rules to understand the implication of new levy: i. Rule 4 of Point of Taxation Rules, 2011 (POTR, 2011) – Change in Effective Tax Rate, ii. Rule 5 of POTR, 2011 – Service Taxed for the first time iii. Notification No. 10/2016-ST dated 01st March, 2016 (insertion of explanation in Rule 5)...

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Changes vide Service Tax Notifications at the time of Budget 2016

In this article, we have herein below summarized the amendments made by notifications in service tax law. Cenvat credit on Input Services has now been allowed for the services of transportation of goods by Rail (Other than transport of goods in containers by rail by any person other than Indian Railways). (There is an abatement of 70% for...

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