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Maharashtra Profession Tax One Time Payment of Tax Scheme

Goods and Services Tax - Maharashtra Profession tax OTPT Scheme-Summary and Practical Guide The Government Of Maharashtra vide Notification No. PFT.1218/C.R.52/Taxation-3 makes available an optional scheme for the payment of profession tax, in advance, for an enrolled person, under the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 19...

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An opportunity to put rest to age old Pre-GST Litigation

Goods and Services Tax - An opportunity to put rest to age old Pre-GST Litigation Recently, the Maharashtra Government introduced an Amnesty Scheme to settle all open tax disputes pertaining to pre-GST era.  This was introduced by passing an ordinance, namely, Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fee Ordinance, 2019. The intention ...

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Highlights of Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears Scheme (Amnesty)

Goods and Services Tax - Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fees Ordinance 2019 The Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has been made applicable in the State with effect from the 1st July 2017. Prior to the implementation of GST in the State various tax laws were in force, some of the tax laws […]...

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Highlights of MVAT and other disputed taxes settlement Ordinance

Goods and Services Tax - Krishna, the Maharashtra Government has introduced various schemes in the Budget to settle old disputes. Considering the same, the government has introduced an ordinance to solve disputes between Maharashtra government and taxpayers. What is this ordinance?...

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Form e-704 MVAT Audit Report for FY 2017-18: Queries & Solutions

Goods and Services Tax - In PART – 1 of Audit Report, Form Date and To Date are not entered as complete financial year, i.e. from data should be 01.04.2017 and To date should be 31.03.2018. Dealers who are migrated to GST wef 01.07.2017, has to download the latest template ( after clearing cache, cookies and history) and can enter the applicable VAT period ( vi...

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Govt. Dept. still deducting TDS under MVAT Act in GST Era: ICAI

Goods and Services Tax - it has been observed that some of the Govt Departments like PWD & other Municipal Corporations and Local Self Govt bodies continue to deduct TDS as per the provisions of Section 31 of Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002....

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Budget 2018 Speech by Maharashtra FM Sudhir Mungantiwar

Goods and Services Tax - In my last budget speech, I had mentioned about the Jal and Bhoomipoojan for Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial in Arabian Sea near Mumbai at the hands of Honble Prime Minister of India. Now, the tender for this memorial has been finalized and work order has been issued. I am happy to mention that this project will be completed in thirty...

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MVAT Audit Acknowledgement submission date extended to 26.02.2018

Goods and Services Tax - Due to public holidays on 24th and 25th February 2018, last date for submission of physical copy of acknowledgment of Form e-704 is extended by one day i.e. up to 26.02.2018. Source- https://mahagst.gov.in/en/due-public-holidays-24th-and-25th-february-2018-last-date-submission-physical-copy-acknowledgment...

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Two websites for VAT / GST Dealers in Maharashtra wef 26.12.2017

Goods and Services Tax - MGSTD Portals Starting from 26/12/2017 MGSTD will have two portals, www.mahavat.gov.in for old e-Services and www.mahagst.gov.in for all New Automation / SAP e-Services. www.mahavat.gov.in 1. Prior period return filing, prior period e-CST declarations and audit VAT Audit Report (e-704) for F.Y.2016-17 and earlier periods along with CDA sh...

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MVAT: Ease of doing Business Initiative by Dept. of Sales Tax

Goods and Services Tax - Registration process and payment of Fee for registration is end to end online for all the Acts administered by the Department (MVAT Act, CST Act, Entry Tax Act, Profession Tax Act, Luxury Tax Act and Sugarcane Purchase Tax Act....

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Classification of Hybrid Amplifier for MVAT: Under Accessory of Cable T.V. or general electronic item?

The Commissioner of Sales Tax Vs M/s Khush Bhakht Electronic Engineers Pvt.Ltd. (Bombay High Court) - The Commissioner of Sales Tax Vs M/s Khush Bhakht Electronic Engineers Pvt.Ltd. (Bombay High Court) Whether on the facts and circumstances of the case and on a true and correct interpretation of schedule entries C-II-124 and C-II-126, appended to the Bombay Sales Tax Act 1959, the Tribunal was legal...

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3% Tax Rate benefit under MVAT Act cannot be given prior to 14.10.2017

Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. Vs The State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) - Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. Vs The State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) The only question that we have to consider is whether this concessional rate of duty could be availed of by the petitioner from 24.08.2017 to 13.10.2017. The intervening period where the taxable pe...

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MVAT: No Input Tax Credit on Goods not Resold within 6 Month period

Axis Mutual Fund Vs The State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) - During the course of assessment, the assessing authority has alleged that the petitioner is not eligible to claim any input tax credit as the goods purchased by the petitioner on which input tax credit is claimed are not resold within a period of six months from the date of purchase. Such allegation...

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Port Trust is a dealer liable to sales tax under Bombay Sales Tax Act 1954: HC

The Board of Trustees of the Port of Bombay Vs. The State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) - judgment of the Supreme Court in Cochin Port Trust holds the field. We are accordingly of the view that the Port Trust falls within the definition of dealer and is liable to sales tax under the Bombay Sales Tax Act 1954....

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Bombay HC on inclusion of insurance and carrying charges in ‘Sale Price’

The Commissioner of Sales Tax Vs. M/s. Ravi Trading Company (Bombay High Court) - A division bench of the Bombay High Court, on Monday, held that insurance charges and carrying charges do not form part of the sale price under section 2(29) of the Bombay Sales Tax Act, 1959. A bench comprising Justices R.K Deshpande and Manish Pitale was hearing a departmental appeal against the o...

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Attendance of jurisdictional officer for hearing of Advance Ruling

NO: GST/ARA/Maharashtra State/2018-19/B-49 Internal circular ARA No. 01/2019 - (03/04/2019) - Written submissions made by the concerned Officer /jurisdictional officer shall be approved by the jurisdictional Commissioner of Central Tax in case of CGST and Joint Commissioner of State Tax in case of SGST....

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Profession Tax, MVAT & CST Registration through MAITRI Portal

Trade Circular No. 14T of 2019 - (31/03/2019) - Now Applicants can also apply for registration under PT Act or MVAT Act or CST Act or all on the MAITRI Portal. This is the step towards a Single Window System for all necessary registrations required for doing business in the State of Maharashtra....

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Refund of security deposit given during Voluntary MVAT Registration

Trade Circular No. 12 T of 2019 - (30/03/2019) - The dealer who applies for voluntary registration was required to make the payment of Rs. 25,000/- as a security deposit, at the time of application for registration. Refund of such security deposit is to be given as per rule 60A of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005....

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Professional Tax- Exemption from payment of late fee u/s. 6(3)

Trade Circular No. 11T of 2019 - (30/03/2019) - Revocation of Late fee exemption: If it is found that the employer has not fulfilled the conditions or has submitted false information to avail the benefit of exemption then, his exemption of late fee shall be revoked and action will be taken against him as per the provisions of law....

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Taxability of Fabric and Furnishing Cloth under MVAT Act

Trade Circular No. 13T of 2019 - (31/03/2019) - Clarification with regards to the taxability of the Fabric and Furnishing Cloth as covered under Entry 101(a) and 101(b) of the Schedule-C appended to the MVAT Act....

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Maharashtra Profession Tax One Time Payment of Tax Scheme

Maharashtra Profession tax OTPT Scheme-Summary and Practical Guide The Government Of Maharashtra vide Notification No. PFT.1218/C.R.52/Taxation-3 makes available an optional scheme for the payment of profession tax, in advance, for an enrolled person, under the Maharashtra State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 19...

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Attendance of jurisdictional officer for hearing of Advance Ruling

NO: GST/ARA/Maharashtra State/2018-19/B-49 Internal circular ARA No. 01/2019 (03/04/2019)

Written submissions made by the concerned Officer /jurisdictional officer shall be approved by the jurisdictional Commissioner of Central Tax in case of CGST and Joint Commissioner of State Tax in case of SGST....

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An opportunity to put rest to age old Pre-GST Litigation

An opportunity to put rest to age old Pre-GST Litigation Recently, the Maharashtra Government introduced an Amnesty Scheme to settle all open tax disputes pertaining to pre-GST era.  This was introduced by passing an ordinance, namely, Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fee Ordinance, 2019. The intention ...

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Profession Tax, MVAT & CST Registration through MAITRI Portal

Trade Circular No. 14T of 2019 (31/03/2019)

Now Applicants can also apply for registration under PT Act or MVAT Act or CST Act or all on the MAITRI Portal. This is the step towards a Single Window System for all necessary registrations required for doing business in the State of Maharashtra....

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Refund of security deposit given during Voluntary MVAT Registration

Trade Circular No. 12 T of 2019 (30/03/2019)

The dealer who applies for voluntary registration was required to make the payment of Rs. 25,000/- as a security deposit, at the time of application for registration. Refund of such security deposit is to be given as per rule 60A of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005....

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Professional Tax- Exemption from payment of late fee u/s. 6(3)

Trade Circular No. 11T of 2019 (30/03/2019)

Revocation of Late fee exemption: If it is found that the employer has not fulfilled the conditions or has submitted false information to avail the benefit of exemption then, his exemption of late fee shall be revoked and action will be taken against him as per the provisions of law....

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Taxability of Fabric and Furnishing Cloth under MVAT Act

Trade Circular No. 13T of 2019 (31/03/2019)

Clarification with regards to the taxability of the Fabric and Furnishing Cloth as covered under Entry 101(a) and 101(b) of the Schedule-C appended to the MVAT Act....

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Highlights of Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears Scheme (Amnesty)

Maharashtra Settlement of Arrears of Tax, Interest, Penalty or Late Fees Ordinance 2019 The Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has been made applicable in the State with effect from the 1st July 2017. Prior to the implementation of GST in the State various tax laws were in force, some of the tax laws […]...

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TDS under section 31 of MVAT Act after 1st July, 2017

Trade Circular No. 10T of 2019 (16/03/2019)

Certain queries have been received by this office seeking clarification with regards to applicability of TDS under MVAT Act after 1st July, 2017. The amended provisions are explained as follows:a) An employer should have deducted tax (TDS), in respect of a works contract, executed upto 30th June 2017, even if the amount is payable after 3...

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Notification under Maharashtra Right to Public Services Act, 2015

Notification No. MRPS/AMD/928/ADM-11 (15/03/2019)

COMMISSIONER OF STATE TAX, MAHARASHTRA STATE GST Bhavan, Mazgaon, Mumbai 400 010, dated the 15th March 2019 NOTIFICATION THE MAHARASHTRA RIGHT TO PUBLIC SERVICES ACT, 2015. No. MRPS/AMD/928/ADM-11.—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Maharashtra Right to Public Services Act, 2015 (Mah. XXXI of 2015...

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