Posted On:  17 hrs ago


Works Contract in GST

Simply put, a works contract is essentially a contract of service which may also involve supply of goods in the execution of the contract. It is basically a composite supply of both services and goods, with the service element being dominant in the contract between parties. In a general sense, a contract of works, may relate to both immovable and immovable property.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  23 hrs ago


Tax Invoice and other such instruments in GST

Generally speaking, an invoice is a commercial instrument issued by a seller to a buyer. It identifies both the trading parties and lists, describes, and quantifies the items sold, shows the date of shipment and mode of transport, prices and discounts, if any, and delivery and payment terms

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


Government Cautions People Against Risks in Investing in Virtual ‘Currencies’; Says VCs are like Ponzi Schemes

“There has been a phenomenal increase in recent times in the price of Virtual ‘Currencies’ (VCs) including Bitcoin, in India and globally. The VCs don’t have any intrinsic value and are not backed by any kind of assets. The price of Bitcoin and other VCs therefore is entirely a matter of mere speculation resulting in spurt and volatility in their prices. There is a real and heightened risk of investment bubble of the type seen in ponzi schemes which can result in sudden and prolonged crash exposing investors, especially retail consumers losing their hard-earned money. Consumers need to be alert and extremely cautious as to avoid getting trapped in such Ponzi schemes. VCs are stored in digital/electronic format, making them vulnerable to hacking, loss of password, malware attack etc. which may also result in permanent loss of money. As transactions of VCs are encrypted they are also likely being used to carry out illegal/subversive activities, such as, terror-funding, smuggling, drug trafficking and other money-laundering Acts.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


Change in Interest rates on small Savings Scheme from January 2018

This article will give you information about the latest amendments in interest rates of various small savings scheme applicable from 1 January 2018. The following are the various types of small savings scheme

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


No shop & establishment license required for less than 10 employees from 2018 in Maharashtra

The new amendment effective from 20th December 2017 has been proved to be a boon and relief to many employers and small and medium size establishments. The state government has amended by issuance of notification the Maharashtra Shop and Establishment (Regulation of Employment and Service Condition) Act 2017.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month ago


How to File GSTR 1 returns Monthly and Quarterly before due date 31 December

Functionality to file Monthly and Quarterly returns has been provided in GST portal, for those tax payers whose value of clearance is less than or more than 1.5 Crore in current or previous financial year

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month ago


How profit from Bitcoin will be taxed in India?

Bitcoin is the buzzing word on social media and all want to become rich by investing in the crypto currency. Many Indian despite RBI warning has invested in to Bitcoin few months back and have made handsome gains. The question now remains is the gains on sale of Bitcoin is taxable under Income Tax Act? If yes then it shall be taxed as business Income or Capital Gains or something else ? Any gain on Bitcoin is taxable as any gain on account of Bitcoin exchange is certainly (100%) taxable because the definition of income u/s 2(24) under Income Tax Act is inclusive, which mean every kind of income unless clearly exempt .

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month ago


New stepwise online process to register partnership firm in Maharashtra

Recently the process of partnership has been changed and made online from November 2017. Partnership registration has been a lengthy and tedious process all through this years. But to simplify this process the Registrar of Firms has made the process online although physical submission of documents is required to be done thereafter at respective office depending upon place/ area.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


CLSS: Under The Realty Radar

Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) aims at giving an impetus to the middle-income group in order to realise its home-buying dream

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Lodging of tax arrear claims and impleading as a party before NCLTs

Recently, a case has come to the notice wherein the Hyderabad Bench of NCLT has passed an order under section 30(6) and 31 of IBC-2016 allowing various reliefs under the Income Tax Act without even making the Department a party to the dispute. The steps to contest the same are being initiated separately.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


UTGST Rate on Works Contract Services provided to Govt. for non commercial purpose

A residential complex predominantly meant for self-use or the use of their employees or other persons specified in paragraph 3 of the Schedule III of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


IGST Rate on Works Contract Services provided to Govt. for non commercial purpose

Services provided to the Central Government, State Government, Union Territory, a local authority or a governmental authority by way of construction, erection, commissioning, installation, completion, fitting out, repair, maintenance, renovation, or alteration

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


CBEC reduces CGST rate on specified supplies of Works Contract Services

CBEC Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-CT(R) to reduce CGST rate on specified supplies of Works Contract Services vide Notification No. 24/2017-Central Tax (Rate) dated : 21st September, 2017

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


Constitution of National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

The Rules on anti-profiteering are contained in Chapter-XV (Rule 122 to Rule 137) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (Rules). As per Rule 122 of the Rules, the National Anti-profiteering Authority (NM) shall, apart from a Chairman, consist of four Technical Members who are or have been Commissioners of State Tax or Central Tax or have held an equivalent post under the existing law, to be nominated by the GST Council.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


No additional burden on Home buyers under GST

The CBEC and States have received several complaints that in view of the works contract service tax rate under GST at 12% in respect of under construction flats, complex etc, the people who have booked flats and made part payment are being asked to make entire payment before 1st July 2017 or to face higher tax incidence for payment made after 1st July 2017. This is against the GST law. as explained below.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


GST FAQ on Government Services

These include services provided by government or a local authority or governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a municipality under Article 243W of the Constitution and services by a governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a Panchayat under article 243G of the Constitut

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


GST on Charitable and Religious Trusts

The provisions relating to taxation of activities of charitable institutions and religious trusts have been borrowed and carried over from the erstwhile service tax provisions. All services provided by such entities are not exempt. In fact, there are many services that are provided by such entities which would be within the ambit of GST.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 months ago


Credit Information Companies (Amendment) Regulations, 2017

No. BBR.CID. No. 786/20.16.050/2017-18.—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 37 of the Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005 (Act 30 of 2005), the Reserve Bank of India hereby makes the following regulations, to amend the Credit Information Companies Regulations, 2006.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  4 months ago


MVAT: Certificate for purchase of Natural Gas at a notified concessional rate

Natural Gas is covered under entry 15 of Schedule B of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002. The tax rate applicable is 13.5%. A new entry 16 has been added with effect from 24th August 2017 to the said Schedule for the purpose of sale of natural gas at a concessional rate of 3% by virtue of the above referred notification.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  5 months ago


GST FAQ on TEXTILE

Raw jute has been kept at NILL rate of GST i.e. there would be no tax on jute .therefore, as per section 23(1)(a)of the CGST Act ,2017 the supplier dealing only in raw jute are not required to register. Jute mile s are not required to pay tax under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) as mentioned under section 9(4)of the CGST Act,2017

article author CA Chirag Chauhan