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No Service Tax on Under Construction Flats if price includes land value

Suresh Kumar Bansal Vs UOI (Delhi High Court)

Reliance in this connection can be placed on the decision of Hon’ble Delhi High Court in case of Suresh Kumar Bansal vs UOI [W.P.(C) 2235/2011] wherein levy of Service Tax on the value of flats sold during construction stage has been held unconstitutional, if such value includes the value of Land....

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Extent of Tax payable by business entity on services provided by senior advocates

Notification No. 34/2016-Service Tax (06/06/2016)

Seeks to amend notification No. 30/2012-Service Tax dated 20th June, 2012, so as to prescribe extent of payment of service tax by a business entity as a recipient of services provided by senior advocates....

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Business entity liable to service tax on services provided by senior advocates

Notification No. 33/2016-Service Tax (06/06/2016)

In relation to service provided or agreed to be provided by a senior advocate by way of representational services before any court, tribunal or authority, directly or indirectly, to any business entity located in the taxable territory, including where contract for provision of such service has been entered through another advocate or a fi...

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CBEC notifies Tax Exemption on legal services provided by senior advocates

Notification No. 32/2016-Service Tax (06/06/2016)

CBEC exempted services provided by a senior advocate by way of legal services to- (i) any person other than a business entity; or (ii) a business entity with a turnover up to rupees ten lakh in the preceding financial year ...

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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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Reg. Furnishing of AIR by State Electricity Agencies

F. No. 221/01/2016-CX.6 (06/06/2016)

As per Rule 3 of said Rules, a State Electricity Board or an electricity distribution or transmission licensee under the Electricity Act 2003, or any other entity entrusted with such functions by the Central Government or State Government, who is duly authorised by such State Electricity Board or an electricity distribution or transmis...

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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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Service Tax Department Cannot Conduct Audits of Assessees: HC

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

declares Rule 5A(2) as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014- Service Tax dated 5th December 2014 of the Central Government, 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...

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Integrated Central Excise and Service Tax Audit Manual 2015

As you are aware, the existing Central Excise Audit Manual and Service Tax Audit Manual were last updated in 2008 and 2011 respectively. Over the years the Central Excise and Service Tax statutes have undergone many changes and there have been regular feedback from field formation on the shortcomings in the existing audit manuals. ...

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Rule 5(2) Ultra Vires; Service Tax Dept /CAG cannot Audit: HC

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

Delhi HC declares Rule 5A(2) as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014- Service Tax dated 5th December 2014 of the Central Government, 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 is ul...

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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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