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Government cannot direct assessing officer to take a particular view: HC

M/s. All India Association of Authorized Money Changers & Money Transfer Agents Vs The Union of India & Ors. (Bombay High Court)

HC held that The Central Government cannot direct the assessing officer to take a particular view of the matter as that would be a direct interference with his powers as an assessing officer. He has to exercise the powers in accordance with law. ...

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EPF Organization Activities are not liable to Service Tax

M/s Employee Provident Fund Organization Vs CST (CESTAT Delhi)

These two appeals are against impugned orders, both dated 01/07/2010, passed by Commissioner of Service Tax, New Delhi. The appellant is an institution created by an Act of Parliament – The Employee’s Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provision Act, 1952 (EPMF & MP Act)....

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Erection / Installation work supervision by Consulting Engineer is taxable service

Super Sales Agencies Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise Coimbatore (CESTAT Chennai)

Appellant was supervisor to provide technical assistance for the purpose of erection and installation. Therefore Revenue is correct in its approach to bring the service provided by the appellant as Consulting Engineer, providing consultancy for the said service....

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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 on Import / Export of goods by a vessel

Notification No. 15/2017-Service Tax (13/04/2017)

Seeks to amend notification No. 30/2012-ST dated 20.06.2012 so as to specify the importer as defined under clause (26) of section 2 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) of goods as the person liable for paying service tax in case of services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in […]...

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Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. 14/2017-Service Tax (13/04/2017)

Insertion of Rule 8B in Point of Taxation Rules, 2011 for Determination of point of taxation in case of services provided by a person located in non-taxable territory to a person in non-taxable territory....

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Service Tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2017

Notification No. 13/2017-Service Tax (13/04/2017)

Seeks to amend Service Tax Rules, 1994 so as to,(i) Specify the importer as defined under clause (26) of section 2 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962) of goods as the person liable for paying service tax in case of services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in non-taxable […]...

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Service Tax (Settlement of Cases) Amendment Rules, 2017

Notification No. 13/2017-Service Tax (12/04/2017)

CBEC notifies form and rules for application for settlement of a case of Any Person under sub-section (5) of section 32E of Excise Act, made applicable to service tax vide section 83 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994)...

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e-filing ST-3 / STC Return Utility for October 2017 to March 2017 available

Utilities for e-filing Service Tax Returns (ST-3 & ST3C) for the period October, 2016-March, 2017 are now available in both offline and online version. The last date of filing the ST-3/ST3C return for the said period is 25th April, 2017. To avoid congestion and inconvenience in the last minute, all assesses are requested to file [&hel...

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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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