Posted On:  7 days ago


Exempt Services under GST in India from May 2017

Services by Government or a local authority excluding the following services— (i) services by the Department of Posts by way of speed post, express parcel post, life insurance, and agency services provided to a person other than Government;

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 days ago


Services under reverse charge as per GST in India

ABCThe fitments of rates of services were discussed on 19 May 2017 during the 14th GST Council meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. The Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. The list of services that will be under reverse charge as approved by the GST

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 days ago


GST rates for services in India as on May 2017

The fitments of rates of services were discussed on 19 May 2017 during the 14th GST Council meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. The Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% as listed below. The information is being uploaded immediately after the GST Council’s decision and it will be subject to further vetting during which the list may undergo some changes.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Frontend Business Process on GST Portal

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) is a not-for-profit, non-government company promoted jointly by the Central and State Governments, which will provide shared IT infrastructure and services to both central and state governments including tax payers and other stakeholders. The Frontend services of Registration, Returns, Payments, etc. to all taxpayers will be provided by GSTN. It will be the interface between the government and the taxpayers.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


Overview of IGST under Goods and Service Tax

A supply of goods and/or services in the course of inter-State trade or commerce means any supply where the location of the supplier and the place of supply are in different States, two different union territory or in a state and union territory Further import of goods and services, supplies to SEZ units or developer, or any supply that is not an intra state supply. (Section 7 of the IGST Act).

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Inspection, Search, Seizure and Arrest under GST

As per law dictionary and as noted in different judicial pronouncements, the term ‘search’, in simple language, denotes an action of a government machinery to go, look through or examine carefully a place, area, person, object etc. in order to find something concealed or for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime. The search of a person or vehicle or premises etc. can only be done under proper and valid authority of law

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Overview of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

It is a destination based tax on consumption of goods and services. It is proposed to be levied at all stages right from manufacture up to final consumption with credit of taxes paid at previous stages available as setoff. In a nutshell, only value addition will be taxed and burden of tax is to be borne by the final consumer

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQS on Meaning and Scope of Supply under GST

The taxable event under GST shall be the supply of goods or services or both made for consideration in the course or furtherance of business. The taxable events under the existing indirect tax laws such as manufacture, sale, or provision of services shall stand subsumed in the taxable event known as ‘supply:

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


CARO 2016 Applicability and its clauses

This Order may be called the Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2016. It shall apply to every company including a foreign company as defined in the Companies Act, 2013 except:– A banking company as defined in the Banking Regulation Act, 1949. An insurance company as defined under the Insurance Act,1938. A company licensed to operate under section 8 of the Companies Act.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 months ago


Rate of exchange of conversion of foreign currency WEF 17.03.2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Excise and Customs No. 14/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 2nd March, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency or vice versa, shall, with effect

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


No service-tax on museum entry fee during 01.07.2012 to 31.03.2015

Central Government vide Notification No. 09/2017-Service Tax, Dated: February 28, 2017 directs that the service tax payable on the services by way of admission to a museum under Section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994 for the period commencing on and from the 1st day of July, 2012 and ending with the 31st day of March, 2015, shall not be required to be paid.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Rate of exchange of conversion of foreign currency WEF 03.03.2017

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in supersession of the notification of the Central Board of Excise and Customs No.12/2017-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 16th February, 2017, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Board of Excise and Customs hereby determines that the rate of exchange of conversion of each of the foreign currencies specified in column (2) of each of Schedule I and Schedule II annexed hereto, into Indian currency or vice versa

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Migration to GST of existing Central Excise I Service Tax Assessees

Please refer to my DO letter IV(33) 16/2016-Systems dt. 27th Jan, 2017 on the above subject regarding setting up GST Migration Seva Kendras for smooth transition of existing taxpayers to GST.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Exemption from drawal of samples for the purpose of grant of drawback to the AEO certificate holders

I am directed to invite your attention to Circular No. 34/95-Cus dated 06.04.1995 prescribing the monetary limits and frequency of drawal of sample for purposes of grant of drawback and Circular No. 57/1997-Cus dated 31.10.1997 read with Circular No. 25/2005- Cus exempting certain exporters having in house testing facilities and where the samples have earlier been drawn by Central Excise authorities, from drawal of samples for purposes of grant of drawback.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 months ago


Export & re-import of cut & polished diamonds at zero duty

S.O. (E): In exercise of powers conferred by Section 5 of FT (D&R) Act, 1992, read with paragraph 1.02 of the Foreign Trade Policy, 2015-2020, as amended from time to time, the Central Government hereby makes following amendments in para 4.44 of Chapter 4 of Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Passing of order under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962

It has been brought to the notice of the Board that in several cases, goods arc being held-up/seized by the field formations only under panchnama and separate orders for seizure of goods are not being passed. The Hon’ble Delhi High Court, in a recent order, has held that a panchnama is a statement by panchas (witnesses) and cannot be taken to be an order passed by the proper officer under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India-Japan

circumstances in which there is clear evidence that increased imports of an originating good have caused or are threatening to cause serious injury to the domestic industry and where delay in imposition of provisional bilateral safeguard measure would cause damage to the domestic industry which would be difficult to repair; (b) “Director General” means the Director General (Safeguard) appointed by the Central Government under sub-rule (1) of rule 3 of the Customs Tariff (Identification and Assessment of Safeguard Duty) Rules, 1997;

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Classification of articles of paper and printing industry

Representations have been received from trade associations that consequent upon insertion of Chapter note 14 (w.e.f 28.05.2012) to the Chapter 48 of Central  Excise Tariff Act, 1985 disputes have cropped up in respect of classification of  certain articles of paper and printing industry. Also, reports received from field formations suggest that there is divergent practice of assessment of these goods.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Reduction of Government litigation – providing monetary limits for filing appeals by the Department before CESTAT

In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 35R of the Central Excise Act,1944 made applicable to Service Tax vide Section 83 of the Finance Act,1994 and Section 131BA of the Customs Act,1962 and in partial modification of earlier instruction issued from F.No. 390/Misc./163/2010- JC dated 17.12.2015, Central Board of Excise & Customs fixes the monetary limit below which appeal shall not be filed in the High Court as Rs.20,00,000

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Levy of anti-dumping duty, imposed on Saccharine originating in or exported from China

Whereas, the designated authority vide notification 15/23/2016- DGAD, dated the 10th January, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, Section 1, dated the 10th January, 2017, has initiated review, in terms of sub-section (5) of section 9A of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975) (hereinafter referred to as the Customs Tariff Act), and in pursuance of

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