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Updated List of Exempt Services under Service Tax

In this Article we have prepared a List of Services which are exempt from Service Tax as on date from Service Tax after considering Principal Service Tax Notification 25/2012-Service Tax and subsequent Notifications issued by CBEC from time to time....

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Service Tax Exemption on renting of precincts of a religious place-Reg.

Notification No. 40/2016-Service Tax (06/09/2016)

Vide notification No. 40/2016-Service Tax , Exemption on renting of precincts of a religious place meant for general public is been restricted to only charitable or religious trust U/s. 12AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961 or a trust or an institution registered U/s. 10(23C)(v) of Income-tax Act or a body or an authority covered under section...

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All about ST Exemption on renting of precincts of a religious place

Circular No. 200/10/2016-Service Tax (06/09/2016)

The notification 25/2012 exempts services by way of renting of precincts of a religious place meant for general public. 'Religious Place' has been defined in the notification to mean a place which is primarily meant for conduct of prayers or worship pertaining to a religion, meditation or spirituality. ...

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Farewell to Cadila verdict on allowability of input credit on Commission

High Court of Gujarat ruled that service tax paid on the commission of the commission agent is not an input service and as such credit of tax paid cannot be availed. The judgment was received by the revenue with much gusto. The demands for credit reversal were raised PAN India on the basis of this judgment and conveniently contrary judgme...

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ST Exemption to telecom service provider or use of radio frequency spectrum-Reg.

Notification No. 39/2016-Service Tax (02/09/2016)

CBEC exempt services provided by Government or a local authority by way of allowing a business entity to operate as a telecom service provider or use radio frequency spectrum during the period prior to 1st April, 2016 on payment of license fee or spectrum user charges, as the case may be....

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Assessee cannot be forced to pay entire disputed amount during pendency of assessment

Prosper Build Home Pvt. Ltd. V/s. Union Of India (Allahabad High Court)

The facts leading to the filing of the writ petition is that the petitioner provides labour in the construction of buildings to various builders under a works contract. It is alleged that under the agreement the petitioner is liable to pay service tax w.e.f. 01.07.2012....

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Service Tax on passenger transportation in a Regional Connectivity Scheme airport

Notification No. 38/2016-Service Tax (30/08/2016)

Seeks to amend Notification No. 26/2012- Service Tax dated 20.06.2012, by inserting of entry 5A for transportation of passengers embarking from or terminating in a Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) airports, with abatement of 90%,for a period of one year from the date of commencement of operations of the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS...

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Service Tax on Construction Industry – A compilation

Under the new regime of service tax i.e after 01.07.2012 service tax on construction service is explained u/s 66 E(b) i.e. declared service of the Finance Act,1994. The constitutional validity was also upheld under old regime in case of Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry v. Union of India...

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No Service Tax on tube well construction for Government

Circular No. 199/09/2016-Service Tax (22/08/2016)

The phrase water supply is a general phrase. Basically it will involve providing users, access to a source of water. The source may be natural or artificial like tanks, wells, tube wells etc. Providing users access to such a source will involve construction of the source (if artificial) and the transmission of water to the user. It will i...

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CAG criticises Service Tax VCES, 2013

The Performance Audit of CAG revealed deficiencies in the design and enabling provisions of the Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, 2013 (VCES), non-compliance to provisions prescribed in various stages and inadequacies in tax administration ...

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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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