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Posted On:  11 months ago


Regarding amendment in Notification no. 131/2016-Customs (N.T.) dated 31.10.2016 relating to AIR of duty drawback

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 75 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), sub-section (2) of section 37 of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), and section 93A and sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), read with rules 3 and 4 of the Customs, Central Excise Duties and Service Tax Drawback Rules, 1995, the Central Government hereby makes the following amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 131/2016 – Customs (N.T.), dated the 31st October, 2016, published vide number

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


ST exemption on transportation of goods by a vessel & business facilitator service to bank

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


CBEC rationalizes abatement for tour operator services

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 26/2012- Service Tax, dated the 20thJune, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Person liable to pay service tax on transportation of goods by a vessel

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 68 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 30/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 472 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Got Cashback from wallet or credit card transaction? You may be liable to pay Tax

The Demonetization has lead us to the cashless society where we are bound to use credit cards and wallets more often. Every bank, financial institution and wallet companies do provide cash back on various transactions to incentivize customers and attract more customers. Online shopping websites like Flipkart, Snap deal, Amazon, etc and some stores like Big Bazar, Dmart, etc are offering cashback on use of certain credit cards or mobile wallets to pay for the goods. Travel websites like Goibibo, Make my trip, expedia, etc are offering cashbacks on booking tickets, hotels or holidays by using credit cards or mobile wallets. Online taxi aggregators Ola and Uber are offering cashbacks on taxi rides. Online food delivery order booking websites Zomato, are offering cashbacks on orders. You can get cashbacks even on payment of your utility bills by using certain credit cards or mobile wallets link Paytm, Freecharge, etc . The amount of cash back if we calculate from all the sources can be more than few thousands in a year. So, are such cashbacks taxable?

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  11 months ago


New design of PAN card w.ef. 1st January 2017

All TEN-FCs & PAN Centres are hereby informed that the Income Tax Department (ETD) has prescribed certain changes in the existing design of the PAN Card. Accordingly, with effect from January 1, 2017, PAN cards are being printed as per the new design specifications approved by ITD.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


GST- Most of the issues been resolved: FM

On demonetization, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley says that difficult decisions initially pass through difficult phases as historic decisions have temporary pain attached to them. Stressing the implementation of GST, FM says that most of the issues have been resolved; few critical issues are left which will be resolved in the next few weeks.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Companies to furnish Statement of Financial Transactions to Income Tax Department`

As per Rule 114E of the Income Tax Rules 1962, for and from 2016-­17, all companies have to be furnish SFT in respect of certain specified transactions as tabulated below

article author CS Perila Sheth

Posted On:  11 months ago


Launch of Post Assessment – Revision u/s 263/264 Proceedings module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA)

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for passing revision order is now available in the Revision module of ITBA. 2. The Revision u/s 263/264 Proceedings module of the ITBA can be accessed by entering the following URL in the browser: https://itba.incometax.gov.in The path for Revision module is: ITBA Portal -> Login -> Modules -> Revision

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Launch of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA) – TPO Proceedings Module

This is in reference to the subject mentioned above. The functionality for TPO Proceedings (Process flow from recording the reference particulars and initiation of TPO Proceedings to passing of TPO order) is now available in the TPO Proceedings Module of Income Tax Business Application (ITBA).

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Filing of the VAT Audit Report in Form 704 for year 2015-16

Section 61(1) of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 provides that all eligible dealers shall submit the Audit Report in Form- 704. As provided under rule 17A (1) of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005, this form is to be uploaded electronically. Rule 66 of the said Rules mandates that such Audit Report in Form e-704 shall be submitted within nine months and fifteen days of the end of the year to which such report relates. Accordingly the prescribed date for filing of Form e-704

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Reg. effective rate of excise duty of 12.5% on Motor Vehicles

Seeks to further amend Notification No. 12/2012-Central Excise dated 17.03.2012 to prescribe an effective rate of excise duty of 12.5% on Motor Vehicles falling under heading 8702 90 21, 8702 90 22, 8702 90 28 and 8702 90 29 of the First Schedule of the Central Exicse Tariff Act, 1985.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Direct Tax Collections up to December, 2016 show Growth of 12.01 %

The figures for Direct Tax collections up to December, 2016 show that revenue net of refunds is Rs. 5.53 lakh crore which is 12.01% more than the net collections for the corresponding period last year. This collection is 65.3% of the total Budget Estimates of Direct Taxes for Financial Year 20 16-17.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Forms related to various regulations of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988

Forms related to various regulations of the Chartered Accountants Regulations, 1988 Documents to be submitted in case of delay in submission of following Forms

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Posted On:  11 months ago


How to file Online RTI (Right To Information) application in India

After the implementation of the RTI Act 2005, a large number of RTI applications have been received by the public authorities.  The RTI applications were sent through post or in person by the citizens. This became on e of the challenging task for the public authorities to manage and monitor such bulk amount of RTI applications.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  11 months ago


Origin of lawyer’s dress code in India

A black coat & white coat dressing always brings to our mind the professionals aspiring law. This dressing makes a lawyer or an advocate distinct from the others. But then why Black & White only in this world full of colours is something that can come to our mind. The black coat and white coat dressing derives its origin from the 17th century.  It runs back to the time when Queen Mary II passed away due to smallpox in 1694. Her widower the bisexual King William III ordered all the judges and lawyers to wear black gowns as a token of public mourning.

article author Dharmesh Jain

Posted On:  11 months ago


Working Group to implement Article 1 of Trade Facilitation Agreement

The undersigned has been directed to inform that Board has constituted a Working Group for effective implementation of Article 1 of ‘Trade Facilitation Agreement, The nominated members and Terms of reference for the Working Group are as hereunder

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  11 months ago


Customs Rate of exchange of foreign currency WEF 06.01.2017

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.  147/2016-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 15th December, 2016, 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,

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Posted On:  11 months ago


Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Rules, 2016

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 55 of the Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 (28 of 2005), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Special Economic Zones Rules, 2006, namely

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Posted On:  11 months ago


Scheduled bank approved for EPF Contribution and to Receive Cheques

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 5 read with sub-section (1) of section 7 of the Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (19 of 1952), the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme further to amend the Employees’ Provident Funds Scheme, 1952, namely

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