IDTDRS 2016 articles

Brief Note on Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016

Declaration made shall be acknowledged by the Designated Authority e. Assistant Commissioner specified by the jurisdictional Commissioner and the declarant shall be asked to pay the amounts due from him i.e. duty demanded...

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Probably Last Chance in Near Future to Disclose Untaxed Income

The Central Government has given another tremendous opportunities in the recently launched its two schemes w.e.f. 01.06.2016 under Income Tax Regime. One is The Income Declaration Scheme, 2016 & another is in respect of reducing tax litigations under the Direct Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016. ...

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Analysis of Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 (IDRS)

Any person whose appeal is pending before Commissioner (Appeals) can opt for this scheme except the following cases, when: (a) the impugned order is in respect of search and seizure proceeding; or (b) prosecution for any offence punishable under the Act has been instituted before the 1st day of June, 2016; or...

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Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016: Overview

162. Litigation is a scourge for a tax friendly regime and creates an environment of distrust in addition to increasing the compliance cost of the tax payers and administrative cost for the Government. There are about 3 lakh tax cases pending with the 1st Appellate Authority with disputed amount being 5.5 lakh crores. In order to reduce t...

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Significant changes in Service Tax effective from June 1, 2016

Presently, Section 66D(o)(i) of the Finance Act covers service of transportation of passengers, with or without accompanied belongings, by a stage carriage, which is proposed to be deleted w.e.f June 1, 2016.Corresponding to this deletion, new Entry [No. 23(bb)] has been inserted in the Mega Exemption Notification to exempt services by a ...

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Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016: Doubt on success

Under Indirect Taxes, the scheme namely, the Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 (the IDT DRS Scheme, 2016), introduced in the Union Budget, 2016 as the Governments positive intent to reduce litigation in Indirect Taxation, embraces an important question on its success quotient, considering its not-so-lucrative provisions....

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Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016

Clauses 209 to 215 of the Finance Bill, 2016  seeks to insert new Chapter XI to provide for the Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016. The said Scheme provides for settlement of the disputes pending before the Commissioner (Appeal) as on the 1st March, 2016, on payment of tax dues along with interest and twenty-five […]...

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Is the Scheme of Dispute Resolution for Service Tax, useful?

Our Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitely had provided for a scheme in name of The Indirect Tax Dispute Resolution Scheme, 2016 in the Finance Bill, 2016, presented before the house of people on 29/02/2016, for bringing down the disputes/litigation pending before Commissioner (Appeals). ...

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