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CBEC compiles orders which attained finality, directs Revenue to decide similar pending cases
February 16 2018
CBEC issues clarification to the Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners of Central Tax & Central Excise in respect of orders of SC, HCs and CESTAT accepted by ...View more
Assessees seek refund from "quarter-end", but Revenue insists on "realisation date" before CESTAT LB
February 07 2018
CESTAT Larger Bench presides over 90 appeals to determine question of “relevant date” for purpose of computing 1 year limitation for refund of unutilized CENVAT credit under Rule 5 of CENV...View more

Additional excise-duty exemption, basic excise-duty reduction inapplicable to motor-spirit manufactured before Feb 1
February 05 2018
Govt. notifies that exemption from Additional Duty of Excise (Road Cess) on petrol & high-speed diesel (HSD) oil and reduction in basic excise duty (by Rs. 2) on unbranded / branded petrol / HSD o...View more
Indirect Tax proposals in Finance Bill, 2018
February 02 2018
Finance Bill 2018 inter alia proposes amendment to Customs Act to inter alia expand the scope thereof to any offence or contravention committed outside India by any person, amends the definition of &l...View more

10% Social Welfare Surcharge, & Road and Infrastructure Cess on imports; Education Cesses abolished
February 01 2018
Finance Bill introduces a 10% Social Welfare Surcharge on import of goods specified in First Schedule to Customs Tariff Act, to fulfill Govt.’s commitment to provide and finance education, healt...View more
Copy of Finance Bill, 2018 & Memorandum
February 01 2018
Copy of Finance Bill, 2018...View more

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CBEC compiles orders which attained finality, directs Revenue to decide similar pending cases
February 16 2018
CBEC issues clarification to the Principal Chief Commissioners/ Chief Commissioners/ Principal Commissioners of Central Tax & Central Excise in respect of orders of SC, HCs and CESTAT accepted by ...View more
CESTAT : Explanation deeming associated enterprise 'book adjustment' as consideration applicable prospectively w.e.f. May 10, 2008
February 15 2018
CESTAT holds that amount shown as outstanding from the subsidiary in books of account as on May 16, 2008, not leviable with service tax in view of the amendment to Section 67 of Finance Act, 1994...View more

HC : Pipes manufactured using steel plates for use in pipeline laying contract, constitutes 'sale'
February 13 2018
HC upholds Tribunal, manufacture and supply of steel pipes for use in execution of lump-sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for supply and l...View more
CESTAT : Imparting foreign language training constitutes 'vocational training', service tax inapplicable to such institute
February 14 2018
CESTAT holds that foreign language training institute imparting training and coaching in English, Spanish, French, and German is not liable to service tax under the category of 'commercial training an...View more

CESTAT : Money-transfer in India for foreign recipient, constitutes 'export', service-tax erroneously paid refundable
February 16 2018
CESTAT upholds refund to assessee, a company incorporated outside India, of service tax erroneously collected by Department of Posts (DoP) in respect of provision of 'money transfer services'; Notes t...View more