Negative List Modified:39 Services Exempt Now !

Service Tax authorities have notified 34 major services which shall be out of service tax provisions vide the Notification no Notification No.12/2012-Service Tax dt...

Exporters To Satisfy 9 + Conditions for Service Tax Exemption !

The government has issued notification  42/2012 - ST, DATED 29-6-2012 by which service provided by a commission agent located outside India and engaged under...

Retreading of Tyres liable to service tax

Retreading of tyres is covered under the ambit of the service 'Management Maintenance & Repair Service' and is liable to payment of service tax....

Is Service Tax on Society Formation Correct?

The demand of service tax  for society or association  formation by builder  is very confusing for many buyers .The reason for such confusion is...

CBEC Cancel Its Instruction on Service Tax !

CBEC has withdrawn its own instruction F No. 275/7/2010-CX-8A, dated 30-6-2010, wherein the Board had communicated its view that services tax on a taxable...

Delhi High Court : Service Tax on Renting of Property Valid !

Service tax on rent of immovable property now get seal of approval from Delhi High Court. Hundreds of lawyers including Sri Harish Salve and...

Service tax return compulsorily to be filed electronically from 01/10/2011 !

Rule 7 of Service Tax Rules 1994 prescribe for rules regarding filing of return for every six months. It has a proviso which makes...

TRU Circular: Identification of Service is Crucial for Point of Taxation

Tax Research Unit of CNEC has issued Circular No. 144/13/2011-ST dated: July 18, 2011 to clarify the confusion regarding point of taxation rule.Trade Associatiosn...

Satisfy 3 criteria for services to be considered as exclusively used by SEZ Unit/Developer:...

Tax Research Units of CBEC has vide its circular No.142/11/2011 – ST dt 18.05.2011 has clarified , among many other points related to services...

List of amendments to service tax laws effective from 1st may 2011

Amendments in service tax laws  which have become effective  FROM 1-May-2011 (AFTER ENACTMENT OF FINANCE BILL 2011) are summarized below a) Service tax...
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