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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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

Service Tax - 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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Provisions in Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 regarding reversal of credit

Circular No. 213/3/2019 -Service Tax - (05/07/2019) - Is reversal under rule 6(3) of the Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 additionally required for all the services specified in notification 26/2012-Service Tax dated 20-6-2012?...

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Revised procedure to pay Excise and Service Tax Arrears online

Circular No. 1070/3/2019 CX - (24/06/2019) - Implementation of CBIC (ICEGATE) E-payment portal from 1st July, 2019– Revised procedure for making e-payment of Central Excise and Service Tax arrears under the new CBIC-GST Integrated portal https://cbic-gst.gov.in Circular No. 1070/3/2019 CX F. No. 267/58/2019/CX-8 Government of India Mi...

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Tax on road or bridge access service during 08.11.2016 to 01.12.2016

Circular No. 212/2/2019-Service Tax - (21/05/2019) - The service that is provided by toll operators is that of access to a road or bridge. toll charges being merely a consideration for that service. On MoRTH/ NHAI's instructions, for the period 8-11-2016 to 1-12-2016 this service of access to a road/bridge was continued to be provided without collecti...

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CBIC identifies mismatch of Rs. 12 Lakh Crores in Service Tax & ITR

D. 0. F. No. IV (20/3/2015-Systems Pt.1 - (29/03/2019) - There is a considerable gap between the turnover on account of services as per the ITR/TDS data and the value of services declared in the corresponding Service Tax returns (above threshold of Rs. 1o lakhs). For FY 2015-16 alone, the mismatch is to the tune of of approx. Rs. 12 Lakh Crores. ...

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No service tax on training under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

Notification No. 1/2019-Service Tax [G.S.R. 179(E)] - (06/03/2019) - Central Government hereby directs that service tax  on the services provided by training providers (project implementation agencies) under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY) under the Ministry of Rural Development by way of offering skill or vocational training courses certi...

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Provisions in Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 regarding reversal of credit

Circular No. 213/3/2019 -Service Tax (05/07/2019)

Is reversal under rule 6(3) of the Cenvat Credit Rules 2004 additionally required for all the services specified in notification 26/2012-Service Tax dated 20-6-2012?...

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Revised procedure to pay Excise and Service Tax Arrears online

Circular No. 1070/3/2019 CX (24/06/2019)

Implementation of CBIC (ICEGATE) E-payment portal from 1st July, 2019– Revised procedure for making e-payment of Central Excise and Service Tax arrears under the new CBIC-GST Integrated portal https://cbic-gst.gov.in Circular No. 1070/3/2019 CX F. No. 267/58/2019/CX-8 Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue ...

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Tax on road or bridge access service during 08.11.2016 to 01.12.2016

Circular No. 212/2/2019-Service Tax (21/05/2019)

The service that is provided by toll operators is that of access to a road or bridge. toll charges being merely a consideration for that service. On MoRTH/ NHAI's instructions, for the period 8-11-2016 to 1-12-2016 this service of access to a road/bridge was continued to be provided without collection of consideration from the actual user...

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CBIC identifies mismatch of Rs. 12 Lakh Crores in Service Tax & ITR

D. 0. F. No. IV (20/3/2015-Systems Pt.1 (29/03/2019)

There is a considerable gap between the turnover on account of services as per the ITR/TDS data and the value of services declared in the corresponding Service Tax returns (above threshold of Rs. 1o lakhs). For FY 2015-16 alone, the mismatch is to the tune of of approx. Rs. 12 Lakh Crores. ...

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No service tax on training under Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana

Notification No. 1/2019-Service Tax [G.S.R. 179(E)] (06/03/2019)

Central Government hereby directs that service tax  on the services provided by training providers (project implementation agencies) under the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushalya Yojana (DDUGKY) under the Ministry of Rural Development by way of offering skill or vocational training courses certified by the National Council for Vocatio...

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Applicability of Service Tax on ADB and IFC – reg

Circular No. 211/1/2019-Service Tax (15/01/2019)

Kind reference is invited to Circular No 83/02/2019-GST dated 01.01.2019 clarifying that that the services provided by IFC and ADB are exempt from GST in terms of provisions of IFC Act, 1958 and ADB Act. The exemption will be available only to the services provided by ADB and IFC and not to any entity appointed by or working on behalf of ...

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Tax on services by way of granting of right of way by local authorities

Notification No. 1/2018-Service Tax [G.S.R. 1156 (E)] (30/11/2018)

Exempting payment of Service Tax on services by way of granting of right of way by local authorities for period commencing from the 1st of July,2012 and ending with 30th of June,2017 vide Notification No. 1/2018-Service Tax Dated; 30th November, 2018...

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CBIC to withdraw low tax effect pending appeal cases before 30.09.2018

F.NO.390/Misc/116/2017-JC (01/10/2018)

With regard to the position of filing and withdrawal of cases falling below monetary limits, Chairman (CBIC) has directed that the entire exercise should be positively completed by 30.09.2018...

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CBIC increases appeal filing limit – Cestat 20L, HC 50L, SC 1Cr

F.No.390/Misc./116/2017-JC (11/07/2018)

CBIC increases appeal filing limit Substantially and new limit for filing appeal with various Appellate Forum is as follows :- CESTAT Rs. 20,00,000/‑, High Courts Rs. 50,00,000/‑ and Supreme Court Rs. 1,00,00,000/-. F.No.390/Misc./116/2017-JC Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (Judi...

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10% deposit for 2nd Appeal filing includes 7.5% Deposit made during 1st Appeal

F. No. 01/05/Circular/CESTAT/2015-CR (05/07/2018)

on'ble High Court further directed that the appellants while preferring second appeal before the Tribunal are required to deposit 10% of the amount of duty/penalty as confirmed by the Appellate Authority inclusive of 7.5% pre-deposit made for the first appeal and that 10% would not be in addition to and over and above 7.5% of pre-deposit ...

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