No Service Tax on Octroi Collection in discharge of Sovereign Privilege

Traffic Manager Vs Commissioner of Service Tax (CESTAT Mumbai)

The issue under consideration is whether the service tax is applicable to the collection of Octroi for entry of goods in the discharge of sovereign privilege?...

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Benefit of Basic Custom Duty exemption on import of ‘GoPro HERO5 Black’ Action Camera Allowed

Creative Peripherals & Distribution Ltd Vs Commissioner of Customs (CESTAT Mumbai)

whether assessing officer is correct in rejecting the benefit of Basic Customs Duty exemption claimed by the appellant on the import of ‘GoPro HERO5 Black’ Action Camera?...

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No Service Tax on Commission or Agency Fee remitted to entities for handling Vessels outside India

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Service Tax (CESTAT Mumbai)

The issue under consideration is whether the commission or agency fee remitted to entities for handling vessels outside India are exempt from service tax as per Section 78 of Finance Act, 1994? ...

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Service by NSDL to depository participants liable to Service Tax

National Securities Depository Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Service Tax (CESTAT Mumbai)

Services provided by NSDL to depository participants are aptly of 'provision and transfer of information and data processing', classifiable under (vii) of Banking and Financial Services as defined under Section 65(12) of Finance Act, 1994;...

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Broadcasting Agencies not liable to pay service tax on Additional Consideration Received as Surrogates under BAS

Commissioner of Service Tax Vs One Entertainment Network Pvt. Ltd. (CESTAT Mumbai)

The respondents are, or have been, 'surrogate' providers of `broadcasting' service in India, taxable under section 65(105)(zk) of Finance Act, 1994 since 2001 (and, more especially, with retrospective effect of the amendment incorporated in 2002), in the hands of `broadcasting agency' as defined in section 65(16) of Finance Act, 1994....

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No service tax on sale of banking software to bank

InfrasoftTech India Ltd Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

Sale of banking software to a bank was 'commercial exploitation' merely because the bank deployed the software in its normal business activities was not correct in the absence of facts that establish otherwise or of any evidence that such was the transaction between assessee and the customers, therefore, demanding service tax on the same ...

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Event Management & short term accommodation Service falls under inclusive definition of input service

DBOI Global Services P Ltd Vs C.C.G.ST. (CESTAT Mumbai)

The issue under consideration is that whether Event Management Service, short term accommodation, storage and packing, Management, Maintenance & Repair, Business Auxiliary Service and Business Support Services these are considered as Input Service or not?...

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Cenvat credit on Tour Operator Service used for pick-up & drop of employees

Taj Sats Air Catering Ltd. Vs CCGST (CESTAT Mumbai)

The issue involved in the matter is whether the Cenvat credit of service tax paid on 'Tour Operator Service' used for pick-up and drop of employees of the Appellant to and fro Andheri and Kurla to their office premises is admissible as ‘input service’ under Rule 2(l) of Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004....

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CESTAT on Classification of articles of paper and printing industry

Nagpur Business Forms Pvt. Ltd. Vs Commissioner of Central Excise (CESTAT Mumbai)

Appellants are engaged in the manufacture of various Computer Stationeries, LIC Forms, Bank Statement Forms as per the requirement of LIC, Banks & Govt department as per the requirements of LIC, Bank and Government department, falling under chapter sub heading 482040 of Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 and paying duty accordingly....

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Goods Transport Agency Services not eligible for Cenvat Credit

Hindustan Copper Ltd. Vs C.C.E.& S.T. (CESTAT Mumbai)

The issues involved in this Appeal is whether GTA service is entitle as an input service in terms of Rule 2(l) of Cenvat Credit Rules, 2004 even after 1.4.2008 on FOR sales i.e. delivery upto the factory gate of the customers, which, according to Revenue, was beyond the place of removal?...

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