Advocate Santosh Kumar

Provision of Services and Krishi Kalyan Cess

Service Tax - Krishi Kalyan Cess (herein after referred to as KKC) is a cess on taxable services, at the rate of 0.5% of the value of such taxable services. The cess is in addition to any cess or service tax leviable on such taxable services under Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 or under any other law for the time being in force. ...

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Tax on Services Provided By Government Under Negative List

Service Tax - Wef 1st April 2016 any services, other than services covered under clauses (i) to (iii) of Section 66D provided by Government or local authority to business entities will be taxable and Service Receiver (Business Entities) are liable to pay service tax under reverse charge mechanism,except the services that are specifically exempted....

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Single Abatement Rate for Complex Construction Services wef 01.04.2016

Service Tax - Vide Notification No. 8/2016-ST dated 1st March, 2016 the percentage of abatement with regard to the value for calculation of amount of service tax on all type of construction of a complex, building, civil structure etc. have been fixed @ 70% wef 1st April, 2016....

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Rationalization of Abatement Regarding Construction w.e.f. 1st March, 2013

Service Tax - Homes and flats with a carpet area of 2,000 sq.ft. or more or of a value of Rs. 1 crore or more are high-end constructions where the component of ‘service’ is greater. Hence, I propose to reduce the rate of abatement for this class of buildings from 75 percent to 70 percent. Existing exemptions from service tax for low cost housing ...

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E-version of Service tax Return to be available by 1st week of March, 13

Service Tax - The revised Form ST-3 is expected to be available on ACES by the first week of March. However in the event of any delay, the last date will be suitably extended and adequate time given so that no inconvenience is caused to the assessees. ...

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Delhi HC Judgment on Construction of Complex Service- A Review

Suresh Kumar Bansal Vs Union of India &Ors (Delhi High Court) - Thus, while the legislative competence of the Parliament to tax the element of service involved cannot be disputed but the levy itself would fail, if it does not provide for a mechanism to ascertain the value of the services componentwhich is the subject of the levy.[Para 37]...

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Pay Service Tax with interest on Renting of Immovable Property by 27.11.2012 to avoid penalty

If you have put your immovable property on rent for use in furtherance of business or commerce and annual rent amount, alone or with the amount of other taxable services, exceeds Rs. 10 lacs and further, you have any service tax amount related to such renting due since 1st June, 2007, you have an op...

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Delhi HC Judgment on Construction of Complex Service- A Review

Suresh Kumar Bansal Vs Union of India &Ors (Delhi High Court)

Thus, while the legislative competence of the Parliament to tax the element of service involved cannot be disputed but the levy itself would fail, if it does not provide for a mechanism to ascertain the value of the services componentwhich is the subject of the levy.[Para 37]...

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Provision of Services and Krishi Kalyan Cess

Krishi Kalyan Cess (herein after referred to as KKC) is a cess on taxable services, at the rate of 0.5% of the value of such taxable services. The cess is in addition to any cess or service tax leviable on such taxable services under Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 or under any other law for the time being in force. ...

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Tax on Services Provided By Government Under Negative List

Wef 1st April 2016 any services, other than services covered under clauses (i) to (iii) of Section 66D provided by Government or local authority to business entities will be taxable and Service Receiver (Business Entities) are liable to pay service tax under reverse charge mechanism,except the services that are specifically exempted....

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Single Abatement Rate for Complex Construction Services wef 01.04.2016

Vide Notification No. 8/2016-ST dated 1st March, 2016 the percentage of abatement with regard to the value for calculation of amount of service tax on all type of construction of a complex, building, civil structure etc. have been fixed @ 70% wef 1st April, 2016....

Read More

Rationalization of Abatement Regarding Construction w.e.f. 1st March, 2013

Homes and flats with a carpet area of 2,000 sq.ft. or more or of a value of Rs. 1 crore or more are high-end constructions where the component of ‘service’ is greater. Hence, I propose to reduce the rate of abatement for this class of buildings from 75 percent to 70 percent. Existing exemptions from service tax for low cost housing ...

Read More
Posted Under: Service Tax |

E-version of Service tax Return to be available by 1st week of March, 13

The revised Form ST-3 is expected to be available on ACES by the first week of March. However in the event of any delay, the last date will be suitably extended and adequate time given so that no inconvenience is caused to the assessees. ...

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Service tax provisions in case of Raising of Lumpsum Rent & ST Bill

We are a practicing CA firm. We are operating from one rented premises, which belongs to Wife of one of the partner? The Partner’s wife recently raised the bill for rent of 9 months i.e. from 1st April 2012 to 31st December 2012 as one bill on 31.12.2012. No Payment towards the rent been made till 31st December 2012. Now the firm wants ...

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Adjustment of Excess Service Tax paid In Case Of Non-Deduction of Property Tax from Rental Income

For those assesses who are liable to pay service tax on their income from renting on immovable property, the Central Government vide Notification No. 29/2012-ST, dated 20th June, 2012 and w.e.f. 1st day of July, 2012 has exempted the taxable service of renting of an immovable property, from so much of the service tax leviable thereon un...

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Pay Service Tax with interest on Renting of Immovable Property by 27.11.2012 to avoid penalty

If you have put your immovable property on rent for use in furtherance of business or commerce and annual rent amount, alone or with the amount of other taxable services, exceeds Rs. 10 lacs and further, you have any service tax amount related to such renting due since 1st June, 2007, you have an opportunity to pay such due with interest ...

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Exclusion of ‘Input Service’ Under Definition of ‘Input Service’ under Rule 2(l) (C) of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004

With the ultimate aim of maximising service tax revenue collection, the government tried to minimise the opportunity of taking CENVAT Credit and for this noble cause, definition of ‘Input Service’ in CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 (all rules mentioned herebelow refers to rules of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004) was amended vide Notification No....

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