Category Archives: Service Tax

Advisory to State Govts on levy of service charge by hotels: Govt.

The Department of Consumer Affairs has issued advisory to the State Governments to sensitize the companies, hotels and restaurants in the states regarding the  provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 1986 on unfair trade practices and also to advise the … Continue reading

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Union Budget 2017 highlights: Govt.

Indian government presented the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament here today. This is the first of its kind which included the Railway Budget. This year’s Union Budget also does not have Plan and Non-plan classifications and has been advanced by a … Continue reading

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Service Tax Rule 5A(2) declared ultra vires: DHC

The Delhi High Court recently declared Rule 5A(2) of the Service Tax Rules, 1994 ultra vires the Finance Act 1994 and struck it down in part. Rule 5A(2), as amended in terms of Notification No. 23/2014-Service Tax, provided for on … Continue reading

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FAQs on Goods and Services Tax (GST): Govt.

Indian Government has provided answers to the various frequently asked questions relating to GST http://goo.gl/gImsMO

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Tax demand on Flipkart quashed: KerHC

In an important tax ruling, the Kerala High Court quashed the demand raised by a State tax authority against e-commerce company Flipkart and termed it as ‘arbitrary’. Kerala Sales tax authority issued notice to Flipkart that the company is liable … Continue reading

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Service tax on e-tickets by railways may affect consumers: CCI

Competition Commission of India recently ruled that Indian Railways is not abusing its dominant position by imposing certain conditions during sale of e-tickets but was of the view that charging of service charge for the use of e-ticking may affect … Continue reading

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Cinema owners should provide free drinking water to movie viewers: NCDRC

National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission recently hit at the unethical practice of cinema hall owners wherein neither did they allow taking of water bottles inside the cinema nor did they provide free clean and cold drinking water to the movie … Continue reading

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