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Maharashtra Govt. explains amendment to appeal, interest & recovery provisions of MVAT Act
April 22 2017
Maharashtra Govt. explains amendments to MVAT Act, Sugarcane Purchase Tax Act, Profession Tax Act and Entry Tax Rules; As regards amendments to MVAT Act, explains that appellate authority in first app...View more
Delhi HC issues notice in petition challenging service-tax on State Govt.'s liquor license fees
April 21 2017
Delhi HC issues notice to Revenue in writ petition and stay application filed by assessee challenging recovery of service tax on license fee paid to State Government for manufacture, sale and distribu...View more

OECD Global Forum focuses on "first implementation package" for VAT collection on e-commerce
April 20 2017
Fourth meeting of OECD Global Forum on VAT took place on April 12-14, 2017, focusing on policy and operational challenges faced by tax authorities in digital globalization era, and efficient and effec...View more
Draft Rules on 'Account & Records', 'Advance Ruling' and 'Appeals & Revision' released for public comments
April 20 2017
Central Govt. releases draft GST Rules on Accounts & Records, Advance Ruling and Appeals & Revision; Invites public comments by April 27 ...View more

Dhruva Advisors recruits Pratik Shah to drive Dubai foray, eyes big VAT market
April 17 2017
For countries like Dubai, It could well be called their 'GST' moment. As India races against time to implement arguable its  biggest tax reform since Independence, the Gulf countries are  no...View more
Finmin shifts liability upon 'importer' towards "transportation by vessel" services from non-taxable territory
April 14 2017
Central Govt. shifts the liability to pay service tax on ‘importer’ defined u/s 2(26) of Customs Act in respect of services provided or agreed to be provided by a person located in non-tax...View more

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Draft Rules on 'Account & Records', 'Advance Ruling' and 'Appeals & Revision' released for public comments
April 20 2017
Central Govt. releases draft GST Rules on Accounts & Records, Advance Ruling and Appeals & Revision; Invites public comments by April 27 ...View more
Dhruva Advisors recruits Pratik Shah to drive Dubai foray, eyes big VAT market
April 17 2017
For countries like Dubai, It could well be called their 'GST' moment. As India races against time to implement arguable its  biggest tax reform since Independence, the Gulf countries are  no...View more

HC : Food supplied by restaurant to workers at subsidized rates constitutes 'sale', not 'service' 
April 21 2017
HC holds that food supplied by restaurant to employees at subsidized rate, would not qualify as ‘service’; Notes that to come within the purview of definition of ‘service’, cer...View more
SC : Dismisses SLP against HC; Affirms constitutional validity of 'mandatory pre-deposit' for appeals 
April 19 2017
SC dismisses SLP against Jharkhand HC order which upheld constitutional validity of amendment to Section 35F of Central Excise Act w.e.f August 6, 2014 mandating pre-deposit for preferring appeal; HC ...View more

OECD Global Forum focuses on "first implementation package" for VAT collection on e-commerce
April 20 2017
Fourth meeting of OECD Global Forum on VAT took place on April 12-14, 2017, focusing on policy and operational challenges faced by tax authorities in digital globalization era, and efficient and effec...View more