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Service tax on long term lease of Immovable property inconsistent with other laws

Service Tax : Service tax payable on long term lease of Immovable property under Renting of Immovable Property – not in sync with Service tax ...

May 31, 2015 28243 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax on Rent-A-Cab Service – A Guide

Service Tax : 1. Definition and Scope of Rent-A-Cab Service 1.1 What is Rent- A-Cab Service? Rent-A-Cab Service means renting of any motor vehic...

March 21, 2014 533883 Views 78 comments Print

Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property – Section 66E(A)

Service Tax : Renting has been defined w.e.f. 1.7.2012 in section 65B(41) as allowing, permitting or granting access, entry, occupation, usage o...

November 28, 2012 34383 Views 1 comment Print

Adjustment of Excess Service Tax paid In Case Of Non-Deduction of Property Tax from Rental Income

Service Tax : For those assesses who are liable to pay service tax on their income from renting on immovable property, the Central Government v...

November 22, 2012 7805 Views 3 comments Print

Pay your Service Tax Dues before 27th of November

Service Tax : Renting of Immovable Property is one such tax under the net of Service Tax law. The levy was under controversy since years and eve...

November 21, 2012 2733 Views 0 comment Print


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SC asks retailers to pay 50% of outstanding service tax

SEBI, Service Tax : Supreme Court on 14.10.2011 modified it’s earlier stay order of 28.9.2011 in the SLP filed by petitioners Retailers Associat...

October 18, 2011 2143 Views 0 comment Print

Renting of Immovable Property – HC extends Stay

Service Tax : Bombay High Court has extended the Stay until 30th September 2011, in the famous renting case – Retailers Association of India a...

September 8, 2011 1773 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay HC upholds Service Tax on Renting of Immovable property

Service Tax : Bombay High Court, while disposing a batch of writ petitions filed by The Retailers' Association of India along with the Confedera...

August 6, 2011 6077 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax on Renting of Commercial Immovable Property – Delhi High Court on 26.04.2011

Service Tax : When the Court assembled today, Ms. Sonia Sharma, representing UOI, rose to inform the Court that Mr. A.S. Chandiok, ASG, was indi...

April 27, 2011 10513 Views 0 comment Print

SC stays Delhi High Court order on recovering service tax on renting of immovable property for commercial use

Service Tax : The Supreme Court has stayed an order of the Delhi High Court, which stopped the Centre from recovering service tax on renting of ...

January 14, 2011 2200 Views 0 comment Print


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Service Tax on Renting- Retrospective amendment are within power of Parliament

Service Tax : In view of various decision of Supreme Court it cannot be accepted that Union of India has no authority or power to levy service t...

March 23, 2012 2057 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi HC – Service Tax on Renting of Property Valid ; Endorses views of HCs of P&H, Orissa,Gauhati, Bombay, Gujarat

Service Tax : Delhi High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Service Tax on renting of immovable property with retrospective effect ...

September 24, 2011 2125 Views 0 comment Print

Service tax on Renting – Delhi HC Reserves the Judgement – Copy of Rejoinder submitted

Service Tax : Delhi HC Reserves the Judgement in the case related to applicability of of service tax on renting of immovable Property on 20.05....

May 24, 2011 3051 Views 0 comment Print

Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property- SC Requests HC to dispose pending writ petitions expeditiously

Service Tax : Supreme Court: Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property – Requests High Court to hear and dispose of all writ petitions pend...

February 10, 2011 2583 Views 0 comment Print

Renting of Immovable Property-There shall be no recovery of service tax from the service provider in respect of renting of immovable property alone

Service Tax : In this writ petition there is a challenge to section 65(105)(zzzz) of the Finance Act, 1994 inasmuch as it purports to levy servi...

January 23, 2011 1981 Views 0 comment Print


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Instruction regarding judgement of Delhi HC in respect of Service Tax on Renting of immovable property

Service Tax : Kind attention is invited to the recent judgement of the Honourable High Court of Delhi in the matter of Home Solutions Retail Ind...

November 11, 2009 1215 Views 0 comment Print


RENTING – Supreme Court Stays High Court Order – 14.10.2011 Next Date

October 2, 2011 3282 Views 0 comment Print

The Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed Bombay High Court decision that upheld service tax on the commercial rentals.Bombay High Court had earlier extended the stay upto 30.9.2011 after it upheld the provisions with retrospective effect from 01.06.2007.

Delhi HC – Service Tax on Renting of Property Valid ; Endorses views of HCs of P&H, Orissa,Gauhati, Bombay, Gujarat

September 24, 2011 2125 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi High Court has upheld the constitutional validity of Service Tax on renting of immovable property with retrospective effect While upholding the levy of Service Tax on Renting, their Lordship has left open the question of imposition of penalty for period prior to 2010 to be examined by the Govt. in view of the fact […]

Renting of Immovable Property – HC extends Stay

September 8, 2011 1773 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay High Court has extended the Stay until 30th September 2011, in the famous renting case – Retailers Association of India and others v Union of India .

Bombay HC upholds Service Tax on Renting of Immovable property

August 6, 2011 6077 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay High Court, while disposing a batch of writ petitions filed by The Retailers’ Association of India along with the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Association of India and Multiplex Association of India, upheld the constitutional validity of levy of service tax on renting of immovable property with its retrospective amendment. However, the operation of the order has been stayed for four weeks to enable the petitioners to move the Supreme Court.

Service tax on Renting – Delhi HC Reserves the Judgement – Copy of Rejoinder submitted

May 24, 2011 3051 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi HC Reserves the Judgement in the case related to applicability of of service tax on renting of immovable Property on 20.05.2011 after hearing the submission of by way of rejoinder from Sr. Counsels Mr. Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Mr. S. Ganesh and Mr. PK Sahu, Advocate (a fromer IRS officer). To ascertain whether renting of immovable property is taxable service or not, the test should not be whether there is value addition or not. The concept of value added tax is different for different tax laws.

Service Tax on Renting of Commercial Immovable Property – Delhi High Court on 26.04.2011

April 27, 2011 10513 Views 0 comment Print

When the Court assembled today, Ms. Sonia Sharma, representing UOI, rose to inform the Court that Mr. A.S. Chandiok, ASG, was indisposed (food poisoning). The matter thereupon was adjourned to 9th May. It was however, made clear by CJ Mr. Dipak Misra that no more adjournments would be granted. In case, any one else is unable to cause appearance, the case must still be argued by nominee. It was assured by Mr. Mukesh Anand, Sr. Counsel.

Renting & Service Tax- Hassled Tenants & Landlords

March 21, 2011 5345 Views 0 comment Print

ASG Mr. Vivek Tankha’s letter to FM, circulated under Letter F.No.276/282/2010-CX.8A by CBEC, has confused many a landlord who are pressing the tenants to pay up the Service Tax on renting. Excerpts : 3.The Ld. ASG has opined …He has advised that applications may be moved before all the High Courts in India for vacation of interim direction issued in favour of the petitioners.

RENTING & Service Tax- Larger Bench to Hear Matter on 22.02.2011 in Delhi HC

February 17, 2011 1166 Views 0 comment Print

Earlier, it was informed to the Hon’bel High Court was informed that the SLP filed in the earlier writ petition of Home Solution as well as the subsequent one was admitted and the Hon’ble Supreme Court has granted stay against the order passed

Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property- SC Requests HC to dispose pending writ petitions expeditiously

February 10, 2011 2583 Views 0 comment Print

Supreme Court: Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property – Requests High Court to hear and dispose of all writ petitions pending before it as expeditiously as possible since same are listed for final hearing on 15-2-2011

Renting of Immovable Property-There shall be no recovery of service tax from the service provider in respect of renting of immovable property alone

January 23, 2011 1981 Views 0 comment Print

In this writ petition there is a challenge to section 65(105)(zzzz) of the Finance Act, 1994 inasmuch as it purports to levy service tax on the renting of immovable property to be used for commercial / business purposes. This provision has been recently amended by the Finance Act, 2010 with retrospective effect from 1-6-2007.