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HC to hear petitions challenging Input Tax Credit refund unavailability against exempt supplies
September 14 2017
Delhi HC issues notice to Revenue in writ petitions filed by two petitioners seeking refund of CGST & IGST paid on input costs for providing educational services and supply of books respectively, ...View more
FM Jaitley constitutes Group of Ministers for IT challenges & Committee on Exports
September 13 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley constitutes a Group of Ministers and a Committee on Exports in pursuance of decision taken during 21st GST Council meeting; Group of Ministers constituted under convenors...View more

Notification prescribing hike in Compensation Cess on motor vehicles w.e.f September 11
September 12 2017
Central Govt. notifies hike in Compensation Cess on motor vehicles w.e.f. September 11; As per the said Notification, motor vehicles with both spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston e...View more
Notifications extending filing of Forms GSTR-1, GSTR-2, GSTR-3 & GSTR-6
September 12 2017
CBEC notifies extension of deadlines for filing of Forms GSTR-1, GSTR-2, GSTR-3 and GSTR-6 Click below to read / download copies of Notification Nos. 30 & 31 - Central Tax dated September 11, 201...View more

SC grants leave; To determine credit refund of services received at unregistered premises
September 11 2017
SC grants leave to Revenue to challenge Allahabad HC ruling that allowed refund of CENVAT credit in respect of services used at unregistered premises of assessee; Following Division Bench decision in ...View more
Exporter gets interim relief; HC allows Advance Authorisation imports sans IGST payment
September 11 2017
Delhi HC grants interim relief to petitioner who had challenged curtailment of duty exemption benefits under Advance Authorization scheme of Foreign Trade Policy, post implementation of GST; HC allows...View more

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CESTAT : Airline's Indian branch not 'recipient' of OIDAR services from overseas CRS / GDS operators
September 20 2017
CESTAT sets aside adjudication order holding Indian branch of Airlines liable to service tax u/s 66A of Finance Act in respect of consideration paid by foreign headquarters to Computer Reservation Sys...View more
CESTAT : Grants refund; Sister unit clearances not 'sale'; CAS-4 valuation always deemed provisional
September 15 2017
CESTAT sets aside order of Commissioner (Appeals) confirming denial of excess duty refund in respect of goods cleared provisionally to sister concern under Rule 8 of Central Excise Valuation Rules; Re...View more

SC : Exercise of revisional power under repealed enactment unsustainable; General Clauses Act inapplicable 
September 18 2017
SC dismisses Revenue appeals, holds that exercise of revisional power u/s 40 of Haryana General Sales Tax Act after its repeal on April 1 2003 vide Haryana VAT Act, is unsustainable; Rejects Revenue c...View more
CESTAT : CENVAT credit availment towards manufacturing cannot debar exemption for factory space renting
September 19 2017
CESTAT extends service tax exemption to manufacturer under Notification No. 6/2005-ST in respect of renting of open space within factory, finding no violation of any conditions stipulated therein with...View more

SC : Subsequent omission of procedural 'credit availment' Rule cannot absolve duty evasion charge 
September 21 2017
SC sets aside HC order, holds that subsequent omission of a procedural Rule for availing MODVAT credit cannot in any manner affect charge relating to duty evasion against assessee; Notes that HC had a...View more