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Swachh Bharat Cess – Not So Swachh

The thrust of Modi Government towards clean India has made the government to impose Swachh Bharat Cess. With the objective of financing and promoting Swachh Bharat initiatives, enabling provisions were made in the Finance Bill’ 2015 to empower the Central Government to impose a Swachh Bharat Cess on all or any of the taxable services [&...

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Service Tax on yoga classes carried by charitable institutions for consideration

Good news for Baba Ramdev…!!! Will yoga classes carried by charitable institutions for consideration be chargeable to service tax? Charitable trusts organise yoga camps or other fitness camps and they generally are not free for participants, as trusts charge some amount from the participants in the name of accommodation or participation...

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Treatment Of Education Cess For Service Providers

In this respect the issue which arise is that Whether the cenvat credit of education cess which is available on 31st May’ 2015 and cannot be fully used for the payment of service tax liability of May’ 2015, can be used for the payment of Service Tax?...

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DEVIL ARRIVES – Amendment in Cenvat Credit Rules’ 2004

1. Rule 4(1) of Cenvat Credit Rules’ 2004 amended with major impact (applicable e.f. 1st Sept’ 2014) This rule specifies condition for taking cenvat credit on Inputs. New proviso has been added in this rule which states as follows –...

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Cenvat Credit on GTA Service- A dilemma solved

Goods Transport Agency (GTA) service is a misconception since its inception. The light of mess ignites more with its coverage under reverse charge mechanism. As per the provisions applicable for GTA Service, This service is covered under Reverse Charge Mechanism; therefore, the service tax liability is to be paid by the service recipient ...

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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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Are You under scanner of Excise & Service Tax Department?

A new section 15A has been inserted in the Central Excise Act, 1944 w.e.f. the date of the applicability of the Finance Bill’ 2014. Further, this section has also been made applicable for Service Tax Law by virtue of Section 83 of Finance Act’ 1994. This is known as Information Return. A new concept of […]...

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Analysis of Service Tax Amendments & a Snapshot for Industry

This budget has made a clear marking that we as a law maker are supreme and No If, No But - Only Government). This time the government has come like a ROCKSTAR and conveyed a message of 'Sadda Haq Etthe Rakh'. Various Retrospective amendments has been done, some beneficial and some against, and major developments has been made under serv...

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