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Can Delhi HC decision block migration of KKC?

Custom Duty - Can Delhi High Court decision in the case of 'Cellular operators association of India Vs. UOI' block migration of KKC? Revenue authorities are issuing show cause notice to the registered taxable persons who had migrated accumulated credit of Krishi Kalayan Cess (herein after referred as KKC) from erstwhile tax regime to new tax regime vid...

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PIL challenging vires of AAR & AAAR under GST filed before Rajasthan High Court

Custom Duty - PIL filed before Rajasthan High court challenging GST Act provision of constitution of Authority for Advance Ruling and Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling admitted...

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No tax liability still TDS mandatory?

Custom Duty - Academy of Medical Sciences Vs. CIT (Kerala High Court) Background Chapter XVII-B of the Income Tax Act, 1961 deals with deduction and collection of tax at source [with-holding tax].  This chapter is sub survient to section 4 i.e. charging section of the Act. Section 40(a)(ia) deals with dis-allowance of a portion of expenditure[ which i...

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Summary of Delhi HC decision on Constitutional Validity of ICDS

Custom Duty - The High Court held that the power to enact a validation law is an essential legislative power that can be exercised, in the context of the Act, only by the Parliament and not by the executive. If done so it would be ultra vires the Act and Article 141 read with Article 144 and 265 of the Constitution. Thus, in context of the amendment t...

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Export Vis A Vis Place of Provision

Custom Duty - A. THE LOCUS STANDI OF PLACE OF PROVISION The fiscal laws are intra territorial legislation, take for any taxation law, be it income tax or value added taxes, they sought to tax the “subject” only within the landmass of India. Contrarily Civil and Criminal legislations such as FEMA, extends to exterior jurisdictions as well, majorly t...

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Enable Replacing Authorised Digital Signature of Deceased Director in GSTN Portal: Petition file in HC

Custom Duty - M/s SRKM Steel Pvt. Ltd. Vs The State of Assam (Gauhati High Court) A petition has been filedon the ground of technical glitch in the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) wherein the petitioner, M/s SRKM Steel Pvt. Ltd, was unable to replace Authorised Digital Signature of the Deceased Director with the Digital Signature of […]...

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Petition filed in Bombay HC for alleged Tampering of TRAN-1 Status

Custom Duty - It is alleged by petitioner that despite the Petitioner having filed the TRAN-1 form on 24.11.2017 and the status after filing being FILED on GSTN Portal, the status of the form online was tampered on the GST portal from FILED to SUBMITTED at the end of GSTN which is an unauthorized, illegal, malafide and criminal act by a Private Limited...

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Guidelines for accreditation of media personnel reporting: Delhi HC invite suggestions

Custom Duty - The Delhi High Court has constituted a committee under the Chairpersonship of Justice (Retd.) Ruma Pal on the subject 'Media reporting in courts —balancing free press, fair trial and integrity of judicial proceedings.'...

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Bombay HC bans mobile, cameras etc. inside Court Halls

Custom Duty - All the parties/litigants and public at large are hereby informed that they shall not take mobile phones, cameras or audio/video recording devices and shall not record anything using them inside the Court Halls....

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HC bans adjournments for non-availability of papers or Counsel

Custom Duty - Bombay High court in a notice informed that No adjournments will be granted on the ground that papers or counsel duly instructed are not available....

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Madras HC on Invocation of Section 111(m) of Customs Act

M/s. Priyanka Enterprises Vs The Joint Commissioner of Customs (Madras High Court) - High Court held that Section 111(m) of Customs Act can only be invoked if goods do not correspond in respect of value or any other particular with the Entry made under the Act...

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Unless a cause of action arises to petitioner, questions raised cannot be determined

M/s Global Agency Vs General Manger & Ors (Karnataka High Court) - M/s Global Agency Vs General Manger & Ors (Karnataka High Court)  Unless a cause of action arises to the petitioner-assessee by an impugned action notice or order by the Respondents-Department, the academic questions raised by the petitioner-assessee cannot be determined under Article 226 of th...

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While deciding stay application Tribunal can only consider prima facie case of merits: HC

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Vs Commissioner of Central Service (Bombay High Court) - Bombay High Court held in the case of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Vs Commissioner of Central Service that While deciding an application for stay of demand, the Appellate Tribunal can only consider the prima facie case of merits. It cannot give a final finding on the merits and dec...

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Adjudication proceedings on goods detained should be completed expeditiously: HC

Reliance Industries Limited vs. State of Uttar Pradesh (Allahabad High Court) - The adjudication proceedings on the goods detained / seized should be completed expeditiously as the law itself provides for release of goods on fulfilment of prescribed condition....

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Deferred tax can neither be taxed U/s. 41(1) nor U/s. 28(4) of Income Tax

CIT Vs. M/S Mcdowell & Co Ltd Now Known As United Spirits Ltd (Karnataka High Court) - CIT Vs. M/S Mcdowell & Co Ltd Now Known As United Spirits Ltd (Karnataka High Court) In the instant case, as per the scheme he was allowed to retain the sales tax as determined by the competent authority and pay the same 15 years thereafter. The tax collected was deemed to have been paid and, [&...

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Lawyers & Litigants-In-Person to get info of Defects in Cases via Email

No. 460/IT/DHC - (04/08/2017) - Henceforth the lawyers and litigants-in-person shall also be provided with the details of defects of their filed cases via e-mail in addition to the SMS alert already being received about the defects....

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P&H HC directs subordinate courts to record Aadhaar No. of Parties

No. 1588 1588/Spl. C.B.2 - (17/07/2017) - Directions be issued to all the District And Sessions Judges In the States of Punjab, Haryana and U.T. Chandigarh for directing the officials concerned to start capturing/ entering the Aadhar Number of the parties while entering the cases in CIS 2.0. The members of the Bar may be requested to provid...

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Don’t rely merely on Head Notes / Placitum of Law Journals: HC

MEMO No. 649/2017 - (27/04/2017) - During the assessment of judgments of Judicial Officers, it is noticed that many Judicial Officers have reproduced the Head Note/Placitum from the relevant Journals relating to High Court/ Supreme Court judgments. Needless to mention that the Head Note is a creation of the Edition Board. ...

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Commercial rights in the nature of intangible assets eligible for depreciation

I.T.A. No. 496/Delhi/2014 - (15/04/2015) - A reading of the agreement between STL and the assessee clarifies that a specific amount, i.e., Rs.9 Crores was paid by the assessee to the transferor who owned commercial rights towards the network and the facilities. The consideration was a specific value but for which the network would not have b...

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EPF & MP Act, 1952 applicable to 'rusk' manufacturing industries

LC-4/5/13/judgement/pt.11227 - (07/08/2014) - The petitioner establishment contended that since manufacturing of 'rusk' is not mentioned in Schedule 1 to the Act, therefore the EPF & MP Act, 1952 is not applicable to them....

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Madras HC on Invocation of Section 111(m) of Customs Act

M/s. Priyanka Enterprises Vs The Joint Commissioner of Customs (Madras High Court)

High Court held that Section 111(m) of Customs Act can only be invoked if goods do not correspond in respect of value or any other particular with the Entry made under the Act...

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Unless a cause of action arises to petitioner, questions raised cannot be determined

M/s Global Agency Vs General Manger & Ors (Karnataka High Court)

M/s Global Agency Vs General Manger & Ors (Karnataka High Court)  Unless a cause of action arises to the petitioner-assessee by an impugned action notice or order by the Respondents-Department, the academic questions raised by the petitioner-assessee cannot be determined under Article 226 of the Constitution of India. The writ petiti...

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While deciding stay application Tribunal can only consider prima facie case of merits: HC

Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Vs Commissioner of Central Service (Bombay High Court)

Bombay High Court held in the case of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation Vs Commissioner of Central Service that While deciding an application for stay of demand, the Appellate Tribunal can only consider the prima facie case of merits. It cannot give a final finding on the merits and decide the appeal itself...

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Adjudication proceedings on goods detained should be completed expeditiously: HC

Reliance Industries Limited vs. State of Uttar Pradesh (Allahabad High Court)

The adjudication proceedings on the goods detained / seized should be completed expeditiously as the law itself provides for release of goods on fulfilment of prescribed condition....

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Deferred tax can neither be taxed U/s. 41(1) nor U/s. 28(4) of Income Tax

CIT Vs. M/S Mcdowell & Co Ltd Now Known As United Spirits Ltd (Karnataka High Court)

CIT Vs. M/S Mcdowell & Co Ltd Now Known As United Spirits Ltd (Karnataka High Court) In the instant case, as per the scheme he was allowed to retain the sales tax as determined by the competent authority and pay the same 15 years thereafter. The tax collected was deemed to have been paid and, […]...

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RBI, ED and CBI looked upon as ‘guardians of citizens’ rights’ : Bombay HC

New Delhi Television Limited Vs RBI (Bombay High Court)

We are concerned in this petition with the actions of the RBI and the Enforcement Directorate, both of whom refer to the criminal proceedings launched by the CBI. Those in-charge of their affairs and those in power giving them directions ought to realise that nothing would be achieved if foundations and base of these institutions is shak...

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Can Delhi HC decision block migration of KKC?

Can Delhi High Court decision in the case of 'Cellular operators association of India Vs. UOI' block migration of KKC? Revenue authorities are issuing show cause notice to the registered taxable persons who had migrated accumulated credit of Krishi Kalayan Cess (herein after referred as KKC) from erstwhile tax regime to new tax regime vid...

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Personal information like T.A. bill cannot be directed to be given under RTI Act, 2005

Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education Vs Public Information Officer (Chhattisgarh High Court)

Personal information like T.A. bill etc. cannot be directed to be given under the Right to Information Act, 2005 in view of Section 8(1)(j) of the said Act....

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S. 260A: Time limit to file appeal to HC begins from date of receipt of order by officer entitled to file appeal

DIT (IT) Vs. Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd (Uttarakhand High Court)

This appeal is filed against a common order of the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal (hereinafter referred to as the Tribunal) relating to Assessment Years 1997-98 onwards, for a period of eight years, till 2004-05. On the filing of the Appeal, an objection was raised by the respondent/ assessee, represented by Mr. P.R. Mullick, Advocate, th...

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Director cannot be disqualified for failure of company to effect statutory compliances

Vikas Goel & ANR Vs Union of India & ANR (Delhi High Court)

Petitioners had ceased to be the Directors of the Company, as stated by them, on 8thApril, 2011 and that they could not have been penalized for the failure of the company to effect statutory compliances....

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