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4 November 2016
Indian Ministry of Finance has revised the All Industry Rates (AIR) of Drawback, payable to the exporters by the Revenue department to neutralize various duties suffered by the former in respect of goods exported. The revised rates given in the new schedule, which also makes certain changes in tariff items description, will come into...
19 August 2016
Allahabad High Court has held that Section 4-BB of the Uttar Pradesh Trade Tax Act, 1948 (UPTT Act), which provides for set-off of tax, did not make any distinction between sales made to exempted units and taxable sales, i.e. set-off is not restricted to only those sales upon which tax was levied or collected.
The Court in this appea...
29 July 2016
In line with the spirit of upcoming GST law, Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT) has reiterated that Cenvat credit is not to be denied on technical ground. It has also been held that lack of vehicle number on the invoice is not relevant.
Cenvat credit on invoices issued by non-registered inpu...
28 July 2016
Supreme Court has held that uniform pricing cannot be a ground to hold that the assessee was charging sales tax on the sale price of goods manufactured in the exempt unit. The assessee was engaged in manufacture of blended packet tea in its factory at Dharwad in Karnataka, wherein it was granted sales tax exemption for five years from t...
28 July 2016
The assessee had deposited a sum as service tax with department on audit objection raised. Subsequently, show cause notice was issued demanding payment of service tax along with interest which included the amount deposited at audit objection stage. Demand was later dropped and assessee sought refund of amount deposited by him. Issue for consi...
15 June 2016
The taxable event for levy of Goods and Services Tax (GST) is ‘supply’ and hence Section 3 of the Model GST Act, released by the Finance Ministry yesterday (14th June 2016), covers the meaning and scope of ‘supply’.
The specific inclusions under the term ‘supply’ are as under: ...
15 June, 2016
Model Goods & Services Tax Act has been released by the Indian Finance Ministry on 14th of June. The Model Law amongst other details also provides mechanism for taking Input Tax Credit (ITC) in respect of defined inputs, capital goods and input services. The terms inputs and input services have been defined in a wide manner to cover g...
15 June 2016
The Model Goods & Services Tax (GST) Act as prepared by the Empowered Committee has been released by the Indian Ministry of Finance on 14th of June.
The Constitutional (One Hundred and Twenty-Second) Amendment Bill, 2014, to empower the Indian government to levy such tax, which will subsume presently levied Centr...
19 May 2016
To qualify as ‘gross amount charged’ there must be a payment and it must be in the nature of a consideration for a service. The Tribunal in the case of Reliance Infratel Ltd v. Commissioner has held that amount for ‘lease equalisation levy’ which had been entered in the books of accounts of the assesse...
17 May 2016
As per Procotol signed on 10-5-2016, India and Mauritius have agreed to certain amendments in the ‘Agreement for avoidance of double taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with Mauritius’ (DTAC) between the two countries. The DTAC originally signed on 24-8-1982 had been subject to much debate and India was trying to re-negotiate...
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