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Direct and Indirect tax updates for 16st March to 31st March 2017

Excise Duty - CBDT has vide notification No. 21/2017 released ITR forms for Assessment Year 2017-18 / Financial Year 2016-17. The number of ITR Forms have been reduced from the existing nine to seven forms. The existing ITR Forms ITR-2, ITR-2A and ITR-3 have been rationalized and a single ITR-2 has been notified in place of these three forms. Consequen...

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Direct and Indirect tax updates for 1st March to 15th March 2017

Excise Duty - Application for allotment of Permanent Account Number(PAN) will be filed in SPICe (INC-32) form using Digital Signature of the applicant as specified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs. After generation of Corporate Identity Number (CIN). MCA will forward data in form 49A to prescribed Income Tax Authority through digital signature. ...

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Rule 5A(2) of Service Tax Rules Re-introduced Via Notification No. 23/2014-ST after being held ultra-vires By High Court of Delhi

Excise Duty - It is pertinent to note that very recently , the Honourable High Court of Delhi in the case of Travelite (India) vs. UOI & Ors, while quashing Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules and the CBEC Instructions prescribing the manner of an audit and the records that can be called for by the authorities, held that ...

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CAs/ CMAs can conduct Service tax audits

Excise Duty - Vide Notification No. 23/2014- ST dated- 05.12.2014, CBEC has amended rule 5A(2) and the pronouncement of Allahabad High Court has been followed principally & CAs/CMAs have been made empowered to conduct service tax audits....

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Procedure for Surrender and Cancellation of Service Tax Registration

Excise Duty - 1. Provisions of sub-rules (7) and (8) of the Rule 4 of the Service Tax Rules, 1994, provides for surrender of  Registration certificate in the case of an assessee who ceases to provide the taxable for which he is registered. The Superintendent of Central Excise after ensuring that the assessee has paid all the Service […]...

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CBEC to promote Additional Commissioner/DC – Delay due to ACRs

Excise Duty - However, the whole process of DPC is getting delayed due to deficiency of ACR folders of officers. In this regard, attention is drawn to DOP&T's OM No,,21011/02/2009-Estt. dated 16.02.2099 which emphasizes on timely completion and maintenance of ACRs within the prescribed time period. The OM also elaborates procedure for appending the No ...

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Service Tax on 'RICE' storage, cargo handling, transport Charge and on construction of warehouses for rice storage

Excise Duty - Finance Minister has clarified that Rice is not an agricultural produce, Central Warehousing Corporation (CWC) has clarified to its offices that now Service Tax is payable. The CWC is so careful that it has clarified that even in cases of construction of warehouses for storage of Agricultural produce where it is not known as to […]...

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Modifications in ST 1 & ST 2 & New Accounting Codes for existing & New registrants

Excise Duty - Existing registrants: Those assessees, who had registered with the department after 01.07.2012 under the 'Other than in the Negative List' (OTNL) category should amend the taxable service details now and opt for relevant description/s from the list of 120 services. After approval by the departmental officer, a new Registration Certificate...

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Documents Required for service Tax Audit

Excise Duty - Require Document for Audit 1. Annexure I Questionnaire. 2. Annexure II List of addtional documents. 3. Annexure III FDSS. 4. Annexure IV Reconciliation. 5. Annexure V Cenvat Account Rule 9...

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Govt removes situation of No Service Tax from 1.7.2012

Excise Duty - Upto 30.06.2012, the charging Section for the purpose of Service tax is Section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 according to which service tax is levied at the rate of 12% on all taxable services. With effect from 01.07.0212, Section 66 will no longer be in force and a new charging section 66B will take its place. Section 68 stipulates that ...

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Appeal at a higher fora after Department has lost in two previous stages

F. No. 390/Misc/69/2017-JC - (09/11/2017) - TPRU has suggested that the Department should not contest a case further if the issue has been lost in two previous stages of appeals. This suggestion was considered in detail by the Board at the meeting dated 18.09.2017....

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Reassignment of cases pending as on 30-6-2017 with Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals)

Circular 208/6/ 2017-Service Tax - (17/10/2017) - One such measure relates to the reduction of pendency at the level of Commissioner (Appeals) by redistributing the cases pending as on 30-6-2017 at this level. The intention is to redistribute the appeals pending as on 30-6-2017 in the jurisdiction of a Zone (with the Commissioners of Central Excise...

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Committees to advise authority for writing off of Indirect Tax arrears-reg.

Circular No. 1059/8/2017 -CX - (03/10/2017) - Vide the aforesaid Circular, Board had decided to constitute three - member Committees of Chief Commissioners and Commissioners, which will examine the proposals for write - off of irrecoverable arrears and recommend deserving cases to the authority competent to order such write - off in terms of th...

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CBEC instruction on Time limit prescribed for Review of Orders

F.No.390/Review/49/2017-JC - (29/09/2017) - Extension of time for Review by Review Committees of Chief Commissioners or Commissioners of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax under Section 129D (3) of the Customs Act, 1962 and Section 35E (3) of the Central Excise Act, 1944 and Section 86 (3) of the Finance Act, 1994regd....

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Transitional issues related to service tax payment after 30th June 2017

Circular 207/5/2017- Service Tax - (28/09/2017) - It has been clarified that in cases where service was received before 1-7-2017 and payment for the value of the service was also made before 1-7-2017, but the service tax was paid by 5th/6thJuly 2017, details of credit should be indicated in Part I of Form ST-3 by filing a revised return. ...

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Appeal at a higher fora after Department has lost in two previous stages

F. No. 390/Misc/69/2017-JC (09/11/2017)

TPRU has suggested that the Department should not contest a case further if the issue has been lost in two previous stages of appeals. This suggestion was considered in detail by the Board at the meeting dated 18.09.2017....

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Reassignment of cases pending as on 30-6-2017 with Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals)

Circular 208/6/ 2017-Service Tax (17/10/2017)

One such measure relates to the reduction of pendency at the level of Commissioner (Appeals) by redistributing the cases pending as on 30-6-2017 at this level. The intention is to redistribute the appeals pending as on 30-6-2017 in the jurisdiction of a Zone (with the Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax (Appeals)),...

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Committees to advise authority for writing off of Indirect Tax arrears-reg.

Circular No. 1059/8/2017 -CX (03/10/2017)

Vide the aforesaid Circular, Board had decided to constitute three - member Committees of Chief Commissioners and Commissioners, which will examine the proposals for write - off of irrecoverable arrears and recommend deserving cases to the authority competent to order such write - off in terms of the Boards Circular dated 21.9.1990....

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CBEC instruction on Time limit prescribed for Review of Orders

F.No.390/Review/49/2017-JC (29/09/2017)

Extension of time for Review by Review Committees of Chief Commissioners or Commissioners of Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax under Section 129D (3) of the Customs Act, 1962 and Section 35E (3) of the Central Excise Act, 1944 and Section 86 (3) of the Finance Act, 1994regd....

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Transitional issues related to service tax payment after 30th June 2017

Circular 207/5/2017- Service Tax (28/09/2017)

It has been clarified that in cases where service was received before 1-7-2017 and payment for the value of the service was also made before 1-7-2017, but the service tax was paid by 5th/6thJuly 2017, details of credit should be indicated in Part I of Form ST-3 by filing a revised return. ...

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Regarding Appeals pending involving revenue more than Rs.10 crore

D.O.No.1080/24/DLA/Tech/Meeting-Litigation/17 (Part) (25/08/2017)

A meeting on Litigation Management in CBEC was held on 01.08.2017 under the chairmanship of Revenue Secretary. The Revenue Secretary has directed that the appeals pending involving revenue more than Rs. 10 crore should be an area of special attention....

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DO Letter from Member regarding the withdrawal of appeals as per revised monetary limits and on the basis of Hon’ble Supreme Court.

D.O No. 390/Misc/163/2016-JC Vol.II (27/07/2017)

It may be recalled that the Board is pursuing the withdrawal of appeals as per the revised monetary limits and on the basis of Hon'ble Supreme Courts decision on the identical matters in the High Courts & CESTAT....

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Office Order-04/2017: Constitution of Review Committees of Commissioners of Central Excise & Service Tax

Office Order-04/2017-CX & ST (13/07/2017)

OFFICE ORDER-04/2017-CX & ST- Constitution of Review Committees of the Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax...

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Office Order-03/2017: Review Committees of Commissioners of Central Excise & Service Tax

Office Order-03/2017-Cus (13/07/2017)

OFFICE ORDER-03/2017-CX & ST- Constitution of Review Committees of the Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax dated: 13/07/2017...

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Office Order- 02/2017: CBEC constitutes Review Committees of Chief Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax

Office Order- 02/2017-CE& ST (13/07/2017)

In exercise of powers conferred by sub-section (1B) of section 35B of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944) and sub-section (1A) of section 86 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), read with Notification No. 13/2017-Central Excise (NT) dated 09.06.2017 and Notification No. 17/2017-Central Excise (NT) dated 19.06.2017,the Central Board...

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