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Detection of Service Tax Evasion of Rs. 300 Crore by Sub- Contractors of L&T & Others

Service Tax Evasion Case Booked by Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (DGCEI) Against  M/S Shiv Vani Oil and Gas Exploration Services Ltd. and Sub- Contractors of L&T; Total Evasion of Service Tax Estimated at More than Rs. 300 Crore On the basis of aspecific information, officers of the Directorate General of Central...

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Service Tax – No unwarranted harassment or Arrest – Praveen Mahajan

Highlighting the issue of arrest, Mr Bose said that government doesn’t intend to use such provisions indiscriminately. The effort is to ensure that those getting away by must pay their share of taxes and these provisions must be seen in that context....

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Service Tax Return – ST-3 for July-September, 2012 available

Service Tax Return (ST 3) for the period 1st July-30th September, 2012 is now available in a modified format for e-filing in ACES. Only offline version is available and there is no online version. The utility needs to be downloaded afresh from ‘DOWNLOADS’ section of ACES website, www.aces.gov.in or after logging in, under the ...

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Book on New Law of Service Tax in India, March 2013

About the Book New Law of Service Tax in India, March 2013 Dr. Sanjiv Agarwal, FCA, FCS In the Finance Bill, 2013, not much of changes have been proposed. The revised budget estimates for the financial year 2012-13 is Rs. 1,32,697 crore (Rs. 1,24,000 crore BE). However, for the 2013-14 fiscal, Service Tax revenue has […]...

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Service Tax Return ST 3 July 12 to Sept 12 due date extended

CBEC extends the date of e-filing of the new Service Tax Return (ST-3) for the period from 1st July 2012 to 30th September 2012, from 25th March, 2013 to 15th April, 2013. ...

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ST 3 in Revised Excel Format for trial data entry (July 12 to Sep 12)

CA M B Abhyankar We are attaching herewith revised format of ST-3 in Excel Format for Trial Data Entry before the E-Version of same gets released on ACES website. Revised format applies for the period from July 2012 to September 2012 and for the Periods subsequent to that. Please note this format is only for […]...

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Budget 2013-14 Two more services included in negative list for Service tax

Two more services have been included in the negative list for service tax. These are: Vocational courses offered by institutes affiliated to the State Council of Vocational Training; and, testing activities in relation to agriculture and agricultural produce....

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No Change in the Normal Rates of Excise Duty and Service Tax

No Change in the Normal Rates of Excise Duty and Service Tax Peak Rate of basic Customs Duty for Non-Agricultural Products also Untouched There is no change in the peak rate of basic customs duty of 10% for non-agricultural products. Presenting the Union Budget in Lok Sabha today, the Finance Minister announced that there will […]...

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Excel GAR-7 Service Tax Payment Challan (Revised) with database facility

This excel base GAR-7 Challan for payment of service tax is latest Based on circular no 165/16/2012 ( restoring Specific Accounting Codes). It has facility of building and saving assessee database to avoid repetitive work. It has built in check for Wrong Assessee Code Structure. Totally menu driven and help section....

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Assocham advocates expansion of Services under negative list

Over 200-representatives of trade industry representatives have opposed shifting from to negative list of the 2012 regime of the service tax which, if carried out, will only create hassles, paperwork and additional burden to the tax payers, revealed at the ASSOCHAM National Conference on Service Tax here today....

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