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Options Available to an Exporter of Services Regarding Service Tax Paid on Input Services

Its very often that exempted service are considered as any service on which service tax not payable by the assessee. But the term exempted service is explained in each rule itself. Export Services are not exempted service if those are provided and all the conditions laid down under Rule 6A of the Service Tax Rules, 1994....

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Intermediary Services – Legal Overview under Service Tax

Intermediary means a broker, an agent or any other person, by whatever name called, who arranges or facilitates a provision of a service (hereinafter called the main service) or a supply of goods between 2 or more persons but does not include a person who provides the main service...

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Import of services under Service Tax Act 1994

™In terms of section 66B, a service is taxable only when, inter alia, it is provided (or agreed to be provided) in the taxable territory‖. Thus, the taxability of a service will be determined based on the place of its provision. For determining the taxability of a service, therefore, one needs to ask the following questions sequential...

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Service Tax Refund/ Rebate to Exporter of Services– Analysis and Insight

Rule 6A of Service Tax Rules, 1994 is the governing rule to determine whether a particular service is export or not. Rule 6A stipulates six conditions, all the six conditions to be fulfilled cumulatively for service provided or agreed to be provided shall be treated as an export of service –...

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Issue of Service Tax and Excise Bills with Digital Signature & Maintenance of Records in Electronic Format

CA Sujeet Kumar With the advent of Digital India, as and when our PM talks about to make a digital India, the pace of technology has been grown up and everywhere Govt. has emphasized on each and every thing in India should be done with technology or should be kept with the help of technology. […]...

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Check List for passing on upfront service tax exemption to SEZ Unit/Developer/Co-Developer

Effective from 01.07.2013 in terms of service tax notification no 12/2013-ST, All SEZ Unit/ Developers/ Co-developers have to provide Form A2 authorisation from service tax authority for availing the upfront service tax exemption otherwise first pay service tax and claim refund of it from the Govt....

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Place of Provisioning of Services Rules, 2012 (POPS Rules, 2012)

Applicable from 01.07.2012, Section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994 provides that service tax shall be leviable on the value of service provided or agreed to be provided by one person to another within taxable territory. Thus, only services rendered in taxable territory is taxable. Hence, it is essential to determine the place where the serv...

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Applicability of Service Tax on Air Ticket

Taxable service… means any service provided or to be provided to any passenger, by an aircraft operator, in relation to scheduled or non-scheduled air transport of such passenger embarking in India for domestic or international journey [Section 65(105)(zzzo)]....

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