Budget 2014 articles

Rebate under Section 87A of Income Tax Act, 1961

A question which is coming in the mind of Taxpayers nowadays is do Rebate of income-tax under section 87A as available from FY 2013-14, also available for FY 2015-16 and subsequent years. One more question which comes to mind is amount of Rebate Available, i.e is it Rs. 2000/- or Rs. 5000/- for Financial Year 2015-16?...

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Double Benefit on Taxes on Housing Loan

The Income Tax Act provides deduction under section 80C against Principal Repayment and exemption under Section 24(b) on Interest payment of Housing Loan. Article explains tax benefit on Housing Loan taken and possession received in the same year and also when possession received in next year....

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Minor Change in Service Tax had Major Impacts on Clients

Through this article we would like to bring to the kind attention of all my professional friends about a small change made by Government at the time of announcement of Financial Budget (No. 2) 2014, which went unnoted by my friends and various companies, of which include listed companies as well....

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CENVAT Credit: Certificate by Indian Railways an eligible document

CA Sumit Grover Analysis of Notification No. 26/2014 – Central Excise (N.T.) Dated- 27th August, 2014 Service tax on transportation of goods was effectively levied w.e.f. 1st Oct’12(though levied from 1st July’12, but was deferred till 30th Sep’12). However, abatement of 70% was allowed vide N/N 26/2012-ST, hence effective rate of...

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Service Tax amendments applicable from 1st October, 2014

Hence, to broaden the tax base in Service tax, Sale of space or time for advertisements in broadcast media, namely radio or television, extended to cover such sales on other segments like online and mobile advertising, etc. Sale of space for advertisements in print media however would remain excluded from Service tax....

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Changes in Negative List & Service Tax Rules wef 01.10.2014

SERVICES PROVIDED BY RADIO TAXIS: Earlier, radio taxis were excluded from the purview of service tax by virtue of section 66D(o)(vi) of Finance Act,1994; However, in the Finance (No.2) Act, 2014, enacted on 6th August, 2014, the said section was amended & the radio taxis got deleted, resulting in levy of service tax thereupon. How...

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E-Flash on Amendment made by Finance Act (No. 2), 2014

Direct Taxes have remained unfazed with a recalibration of tax slabs and increase in deduction and allowing higher amounts of investments. Indirect Taxes side also has seen some important changes. Advance rulings have been made available for resident private limited companies. Basic rate of excise remains same with minor changes in rates ...

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Service Tax – Finance Act, 2014 makes Advertisements Costly

The Finance Bill, 2014 received assent from Hon’ble President on 6th of August 2014. The main impact of this budget leads to make the advertisements costly. As per Section 66D(g) selling of space for advertisements in print media is only falls under Negative List. The definition of “print media”as per Section 65B(39a) states as foll...

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Gist Of All Amendments In Indirect Tax Made By Budget 2014

GIST OF ALL AMENDMENTS IN INDIRECT TAX MADE BY BUDGET 2014 AMENDMENTS IN SERVICE TAX Amendment in Act       Finance Act’ 1994 (Applicable from the enactment of Finance Bill. Section 65B, 66D and 67A to be given effect from the date to be notified by CG) 1. Section 65B – Definition of Metered […]...

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Tour Operators: Cry Is Still On, Budget 2014 Partly Wiped Their Tears

The budget 2014 has arrived and the Hon’ble Finance minister has bought in several, if not many, changes in the service tax regime. In his endeavour to put the indirect tax laws in road to GST, he has avoided major changes but for small. However, these small changes have somewhat failed to meet the expectations of few sectors. ...

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