The Bar Association of Guwahati has filed a Writ Petition in the Guwahati High Court to challenge the levy of service-tax on “Legal Consultancy Services”. The High Court has on 29th April 2011 said the matter requires in-depth scrutiny and directed that service-tax would not be recovered till the next date of hearing being 25th May 2011.

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0 responses to “Guwahati High Court stays notification levying service tax on lawyers”

  1. Arvind says:

    Very sad, so far the Advocates fraternity was claiming that it does not provide any services in participating court proceedings !! Now it also claim that in providing legal consultancy also it does not provide any services. If so, what are they charging the clients for ?

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