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VCES Scheme – Pendency of Audit as on 01.03.2013 – One more ground to deny relief

Service Tax : Recent Issue under Service Tax-Amnesty Scheme 2013- Whether it can be said that Audit was pending as on 01.03.13, if Audit Para wa...

May 31, 2014 2496 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax paid after March 1, 2013 but before enactment of VCES on May 10, 2013 – Should be considered as paid under VCES

Service Tax : Service Tax paid after March 1, 2013 but before enactment of VCES on May 10, 2013 – Should be considered as paid under VCES We a...

May 11, 2014 1520 Views 0 comment Print

40000 VCES Application till 29.12.2013, No extension likely

Service Tax : There has been an overwhelming response to the VCES . In the last four days, we have received over 16,000 applications involving R...

December 31, 2013 3690 Views 0 comment Print

Rejection Order under VCES is appealable and Recent clarifications issued pertaining to VCES

Service Tax : Whether the Order passed by Revenue under Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, 2013 (VCES) is appealable? The H...

December 13, 2013 2240 Views 0 comment Print

VCES – Gift for service tax payer

Service Tax : Service tax is a new emerging law and there has been lack of clarity on the applicability of the service tax, among the trade, de...

December 11, 2013 2036 Views 0 comment Print


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Request to announce Tax Amnesty Scheme under state laws & CST Act

Goods and Services Tax : Request to announce Tax Amnesty Scheme / one time settlement scheme for pending demand, disputes, appeals, litigations and recover...

May 16, 2022 7269 Views 0 comment Print

VCES Scheme Successful? Seems to be be

Service Tax : CA Sandeep Kanoi As per the Government Officials they have collected nearly 5500 Crores till 29.12.2013 under the Voluntary Compli...

January 7, 2014 3105 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax Offices Open on 28.12.2013 & 29.12.2013

Service Tax : December 27,2013 In terms of Section 107(1) of the Finance Act, 2013, the last date for filing declaration under Voluntary Complia...

December 28, 2013 1617 Views 0 comment Print

Handbook on Service Tax VCES, 2013

Service Tax : Further, the Committee, continuing with its efforts to update the members and also to partner the Government in its initiative, ha...

December 24, 2013 3415 Views 0 comment Print

ICAI Newsletter on Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encourage Scheme, 2013

Service Tax : As you are aware, the Government in this year has brought one time amnesty scheme in service tax, namely, Service Tax Voluntary C...

December 19, 2013 1888 Views 0 comment Print


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Sabka Vishwas Scheme Benefit can’t be rejected for mistake in Form SVLDRS-1

Service Tax : Issue under consideration is whether rejection of benefit under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 merely for ...

May 4, 2020 2601 Views 0 comment Print


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VCES – No Declaration for Period not covered by Scheme, Installment Payment Possible

Service Tax : In one instance, the Designated Authority has asked a declarant, who has “tax dues” only for a part of the period covered by t...

December 11, 2013 4299 Views 0 comment Print

Clarifications on Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme

Service Tax : The Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme (VCES) has come into effect upon enactment of the Finance Bill 2013 on t...

May 15, 2013 2395 Views 0 comment Print

Government Notifies Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme,2013

Service Tax : In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 114 of the Finance Act, 2013 (17 of 2013), the Ce...

May 13, 2013 4072 Views 0 comment Print


Latest Posts in service tax Amnesty Scheme

Request to announce Tax Amnesty Scheme under state laws & CST Act

May 16, 2022 7269 Views 0 comment Print

Request to announce Tax Amnesty Scheme / one time settlement scheme for pending demand, disputes, appeals, litigations and recovery under various state laws and CST Act.

Sabka Vishwas Scheme Benefit can’t be rejected for mistake in Form SVLDRS-1

May 4, 2020 2601 Views 0 comment Print

Issue under consideration is whether rejection of benefit under Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 merely for mistake in Form SVLDRS-1 is justified in law?

VCES Scheme – Pendency of Audit as on 01.03.2013 – One more ground to deny relief

May 31, 2014 2496 Views 0 comment Print

Recent Issue under Service Tax-Amnesty Scheme 2013- Whether it can be said that Audit was pending as on 01.03.13, if Audit Para was not determined and/ liability was also not quantified till 01.03.13

Service Tax paid after March 1, 2013 but before enactment of VCES on May 10, 2013 – Should be considered as paid under VCES

May 11, 2014 1520 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax paid after March 1, 2013 but before enactment of VCES on May 10, 2013 – Should be considered as paid under VCES We are sharing with you an important judgment of the Hon’ble Gujarat High Court in the case of Sadguru Construction Co. Vs. Union of India  on the following issue: Issue: Whether […]

VCES Scheme Successful? Seems to be be

January 7, 2014 3105 Views 0 comment Print

CA Sandeep Kanoi As per the Government Officials they have collected nearly 5500 Crores till 29.12.2013 under the Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme 2013 and it is  said by some official that final figure for VCES is in excess of Rs. 8000 Crore . As per CBEC Results Framework Document (RFD) for  2013-2014 the combined total […]

40000 VCES Application till 29.12.2013, No extension likely

December 31, 2013 3690 Views 0 comment Print

There has been an overwhelming response to the VCES . In the last four days, we have received over 16,000 applications involving Rs. 1500 crores of service tax dues. Upto 29-12-2013 we have received over 40,000 declarations involving over Rs 5500 crores.

Service Tax Offices Open on 28.12.2013 & 29.12.2013

December 28, 2013 1617 Views 0 comment Print

December 27,2013 In terms of Section 107(1) of the Finance Act, 2013, the last date for filing declaration under Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme is on or before 31.12.2013. In order to enable trade & industry to file declarations well in time before 31.12.2013, and also to avoid last minute rush, all the offices handling Service […]

Handbook on Service Tax VCES, 2013

December 24, 2013 3415 Views 0 comment Print

Further, the Committee, continuing with its efforts to update the members and also to partner the Government in its initiative, has come out with Handbook on Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encourage Scheme, 2013. The Handbook has been hosted on Indirect Taxes Committee page of ICAI website and can be downloaded from http://220.227.161.86/31675idtc-STVCES-2013.pdf.

ICAI Newsletter on Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encourage Scheme, 2013

December 19, 2013 1888 Views 0 comment Print

As you are aware, the Government in this year has brought one time amnesty scheme in service tax, namely, Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, (STVCES) 2013, which will enable many assessees to pay tax without interest and penalty. The Institute is always instrumental in facilitating the Government in policy making and implementation thereof with the help […]

Rejection Order under VCES is appealable and Recent clarifications issued pertaining to VCES

December 13, 2013 2240 Views 0 comment Print

Whether the Order passed by Revenue under Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme, 2013 (VCES) is appealable? The High Court has held that the Order passed under the Scheme is appealable. It was held that VCES is part and parcel of Finance Act, 1994 by virtue of amendment made by the Finance Bill, 2013