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CBEC to redistribute cases in jurisdictions to reduce pendency with Commissioner (Appeals)
October 18 2017
CBEC decides to reassign cases pending as on June 30, 2017 at Commissioner (Appeals) level, among all other jurisdictional officers of the rank of Commissioner (including Principal Additional Director...View more
After Madras HC, Karnataka HC admits Steamer agents' challenge to service tax on import freight
October 16 2017
Karnataka HC admits writ petition of Steamer Agents’ Association challenging Notification Nos. 1, 2 & 3 of 2017-ST dated January 12, 2017 and Circular No. 206/4/2017-ST dated April 13, 2017 ...View more

Customs Valuation Rules amendments consequent to SC's Wipro ruling, explains CBEC
October 12 2017
Govt. explains amendments to Customs Valuation (Determination of Value of Imported Goods) Rules, 2007 vide Notification No. 91/2017-Cus, states that need had arisen in light of SC ruling in Wipro Ltd....View more
Orissa HC admits challenge to Circular invalidating dealers' CST registration & barring inter-state 'Form C' purchases
October 11 2017
Orrisa HC admits writ petition challenging validity of Circular dated August 17, 2017 which invalidated registration certificates of all dealers engaged in sale of goods other than petroleum products ...View more

Bombay HC grants interim relief; Directs Form-C issuance for petroleum products under GST
October 04 2017
Bombay HC grants interim relief to Vedanta Ltd, directs Dept. not to discontinue issuance of Form C in respect of petroleum products procured under GST regime; Writ petition has been filed before Goa ...View more
CBEC : Avail credit of service-tax paid in July in revised Form ST-3, then TRAN-1
September 29 2017
CBEC issues clarification on certain transitional issues arising w.r.t. payment of service tax after June 30; Clarifies that in cases where service was received and payment thereof was made before Jul...View more

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CBEC to redistribute cases in jurisdictions to reduce pendency with Commissioner (Appeals)
October 18 2017
CBEC decides to reassign cases pending as on June 30, 2017 at Commissioner (Appeals) level, among all other jurisdictional officers of the rank of Commissioner (including Principal Additional Director...View more
HC : Joint Commissioner lacks jurisdiction to issue notice / revise assessment, quashes proceedings initiated thereto 
October 13 2017
HC sets aside re-assessment proceedings initiated by Joint Commissioner (JC) u/s 64 of Tamil Nadu VAT Act, 2006 (TNVAT); Accepts assessee’s contention that u/s 64(4), Commissioner alone can orde...View more

CESTAT : 'Letter of Permission' to EOU constitutes valid authorization for restricted goods ‘import’
October 12 2017
CESTAT sets aside absolute confiscation of “Refrigerant Gas R-22”, holding that import thereof by EOU-assessee was permitted under Letter of Permission issued by Development Commissioner; ...View more
After Madras HC, Karnataka HC admits Steamer agents' challenge to service tax on import freight
October 16 2017
Karnataka HC admits writ petition of Steamer Agents’ Association challenging Notification Nos. 1, 2 & 3 of 2017-ST dated January 12, 2017 and Circular No. 206/4/2017-ST dated April 13, 2017 ...View more

HC : Exercises writ jurisdiction; Quashes assessment including seller's discount in purchaser's taxable turnover 
October 12 2017
HC sets aside assessment order to the extent discount obtained from sellers was included in cement dealer’s taxable turnover, finding same contrary to definition of “turnover” u/s 2(...View more