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Copy of Notification waiving service tax on card transactions upto Rs. 2000/-
December 09 2016
Finance Ministry amends Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST to remove services by an acquiring bank to any person in relation to settlement of an amount upto Rs. 2000/- in a single card transac...View more
No service tax on credit & debit card transactions upto Rs. 2000/-
December 08 2016
Central Govt. to waive service tax on debit and credit card transactions upto Rs. 2000/- in a bid to promote digital transactions amid cash crunch following demonetisation; Govt. decides to "exempt se...View more

HC grants interim stay against service tax on State Govt. liquor license fees
December 08 2016
The matter is being heard by Division Bench of Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice A. Shankar Narayan. The matter was argued by Senior Counsel Prakash Reddy with Mr. Sujit Ghosh, who were as...View more
Rajasthan extends amnesty to dealers upto February 15th, where demand < Rs. 25 Cr upto July 31, 2016
December 08 2016
Rajasthan Govt. notifies amnesty scheme upto February 15, 2017 for VAT / sales tax dealers or persons against whom total outstanding demand created upto July 31, 2016 is less than Rs. 25 Cr; Provides ...View more

No Consensus on GST drafts, cross empowerment; Next Council meeting on Dec 11 - 12
December 04 2016
No consensus among States & Centre on draft GST Bills as fifth GST Council meeting concludes today; FM Arun Jaitley states that Council has received few suggestions from State Finance Ministers on...View more
GST Council discusses draft Bills, but no consensus on 'dual control' yet
December 03 2016
No consensus during GST Council meeting today on dual control of service tax assessees; Kerala FM Thomas Isaac states “Lot of time was spent on discussion of draft laws and without discussion of...View more

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Copy of Notification waiving service tax on card transactions upto Rs. 2000/-
December 09 2016
Finance Ministry amends Mega Exemption Notification No. 25/2012-ST to remove services by an acquiring bank to any person in relation to settlement of an amount upto Rs. 2000/- in a single card transac...View more
HC grants interim stay against service tax on State Govt. liquor license fees
December 08 2016
The matter is being heard by Division Bench of Chief Justice Ramesh Ranganathan and Justice A. Shankar Narayan. The matter was argued by Senior Counsel Prakash Reddy with Mr. Sujit Ghosh, who were as...View more

AAR : Pest control involves transfer of property in pesticides, taxable as 'works contract'
December 06 2016
AAR holds that pest control involves transfer of property in pesticide formulations (chemicals) and hence, liable to tax as ‘works contract’ under MVAT Act; The term “goods” as...View more
AAR : Warehoused goods cleared to license-holders taxable, not "sale in course of import"
December 07 2016
AAR holds that sale of imported goods to license-holders from a customs bonded warehouse located in Maharashtra does not constitute ‘sale in the course of import’ u/s 5(2) of CST Act,...View more

CESTAT : Police force deployment for banks / organisations a sovereign function, non-taxable as 'Security Services'
December 07 2016
No service tax applicable on fees collected by Police Dept. from banks & other organisations towards deployment of additional force for maintenance of public peace & security; CESTAT holds tha...View more