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SC's notice in SLP against CENVAT disallowance to cement manufacturer on outward GTA
April 15 2019
SC issues notice to Revenue in SLP preferred by assessee, a cement manufacturer against order of HC disallowing CENVAT credit on (a) GTA service from factory to customers, railway siding to godown and...View more
CBIC extends exemption from IGST & Compensation Cess under Advance authorization/EPCG scheme
March 27 2019
CBIC extends exemption from IGST and Compensation Cess upto March 31, 2020 in respect of goods imported against AA/EPCG authorizations : CBIC Notification Click below to read / download copy of Notif...View more

Goa Govt. grants last and final opportunity to apply & obtain Declaration Forms
March 27 2019
Govt. of Goa extends last date for filing application for Declaration Forms in respect of earlier tax periods upto April 30, 2019; Specifies the procedure for availing this last and final opportunity ...View more
Gujarat HC admits challenge to provisional duty refund denial on limitation ground
March 25 2019
Gujarat HC issues notice in writ challenging CESTAT’s order denying refund of provisional duty on ground of limitation contained u/s 27 of Customs Act, 1962; Refund application was preferred by ...View more

DGFT extends exemption under Advance authorization, EPCG & EOU scheme
March 21 2019
Govt. extends exemption from Integrated Tax (IGST) & Compensation Cess under Advance Authorization [Para 4.14 of FTP 2015-20], EPCG Scheme [Para 5.01(a) of FTP 2015-20] and EOU Scheme [Para 6.01 (...View more
Maharashtra Govt. explains amended provisions pertaining to TDS under MVAT post GST
March 18 2019
Maharashtra Govt. issues clarification w.r.t. applicability of TDS as per amended Section 31 of MVAT Act post GST introduction w.e.f. July 1, 2017; States that no employer (including Govt. Department)...View more

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CESTAT : Underwriting Commission paid to foreign lead manager not taxable under ‘Banking Service’
April 18 2019
CESTAT holds that ‘underwriting commission' paid by assessee to foreign Lead managers on issuance of Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCB) is not taxable under “Banking and other Finan...View more
CESTAT : Allows SAD refund despite wrong mention of truck No. in VAT receipt
April 16 2019
CESTAT allows refund of 4% SAD in terms of Notification No. 102/2007 - Customs despite fact that Truck No. mentioned in VAT receipt did not tally with Truck No. mentioned on invoice; Observes that, al...View more

CESTAT : Extends exemption towards goods value for tyre retreading activity, relies upon SC ratio
April 17 2019
CESTAT extends benefit under Notification No. 12/2003, grants exemption towards value of goods and material sold in respect of tyre re-trading activity taxable under ‘management, maintenance or ...View more
HC : Disposes writ, allows Department to conduct service tax audit under GST regime
April 18 2019
HC disposes assessee’s writ, allows Department to conduct service tax audit under Finance Act, 1994 subsequent to introduction of GST; Remarks, prima-facie reading of Sections 173 and 174 of CGS...View more

CESTAT : Citing assessee's bonafide, quashes demand w.r.t. erroneously availed Cess Credit on EOU purchases
April 17 2019
CESTAT sets aside demand under Rule 14 of CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 (CCR) in respect of CENVAT credit on Education Cess & Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Cess (Cesses) availed on inputs p...View more