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Options Available to an Exporter of Services Regarding Service Tax Paid on Input Services

Its very often that exempted service are considered as any service on which service tax not payable by the assessee. But the term exempted service is explained in each rule itself. Export Services are not exempted service if those are provided and all the conditions laid down under Rule 6A of the Service Tax Rules, 1994....

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CBEC issues two Service Tax notification with same number

We found two Notification on CBEC website of Same Number i.e. Notification No. Notification No. 13/2017-Service Tax. Both are dated differently and are related to different subject. While one is dated as 12th April, 2017 and other one is dated 13th April, 2017. ...

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Service Tax Exemptions for Educational Institutions from 1st April 2017

Services provided by an educational institution (as defined) to its students, faculty and staff are exempt under clause (a) of Notification Number ST-25/2012 dated 20/06/2012....

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Service Tax Exemption to Educational Institutions Curtailed

According to present clause 9(b) of exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST dated 20-06-2012, exemption is provided from the levy of Service Tax in relation to services provided to an educational institution, by way of:...

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Withdrawal of Service Tax Exemption for Educational Institutions

Notification No. 10/2017-Service Tax has been issued by Government so as to withdraw exemptions granted earlier to few specific Services provided to an Education Institutions....

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Partial withdrawal of Service Tax exemption provided to Educational Institutions

Now the education institution other than institution providing pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent will have to pay service tax on all the services received. ...

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Changes in Service Tax on Inbound Cargo Services

Recently Government of India has withdrawn the exemption granted to transportation of goods through vessel upto custom station of clearance in India (Inbound Cargo transportation or Import Cargo services)...

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Budget 2017-Important Changes in Service Tax

The application fee for seeking advance ruling is to be increased from rupees two thousand five hundred(Rs 2500/-) to rupees ten thousand(Rs.10,000/-) on the lines of the Income Tax Act.( Section 96C(3) of the Finance Act, 1994)...

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Construction Industry be Careful: Budget overrides Delhi HC Judgment- Suresh Kumar Bansal

Amid of all this steps an amendment has also been made under service tax laws relating to valuation of Construction Service. The real estate sector currently comes under the ambit of service tax, when it receives sum from its buyers during the construction period ...

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Union Budget 2017- Highlights of Service Tax Proposals

A new section 96HA proposed to be inserted so as to provide for transferring the pending applications before the Authority for Advance Rulings (Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax) to the Authority constituted under section 245-O of the Income-tax Act from the stage at which such proceedings stood as on the date on which the Finance B...

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