Service Tax News

Govt withdraws Service tax exemption for educational institute

Posted in Service Tax on 09 March 2017
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II,SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]GOVERNMENT OF INDIAMINISTRY OF FINANCE(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)NOTIFIC..

No charges on use of cards at petrol stations

Posted in Service Tax on 10 January 2017
No additional levy on use of cards at petrol stations says Petroleum Minister MoS (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said neither the ..

CBEC initiates process of migration of existing Central excise and Service tax assessee

Posted in Service Tax on 10 January 2017
To ensure implementation of GST by 1st April, 2017, Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) has initiated the process of migration of its existing Central Exci..

Payment of service charge in restaurant is voluntary

Posted in Service Tax on 02 January 2017
Restaurants billing service charges in addition to taxes is optional: Department of Consumer Affairs Consumer has discretion to pay service charge or not: Depar..

Govt waives service tax for payment made below Rs 2000 by card

Posted in Service Tax on 09 December 2016
Government waives service tax charged while making payments through credit card, debit card, charge card or any other payment card; waiver limited to payments u..

Service Tax Return Form ST3 has been amended

Posted in Service Tax on 28 September 2016
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]Government of IndiaMinistry of FinanceDepartment of RevenueCentral ..

Notification issued to exempt the legal services provided by senior advocates

Posted in Service Tax on 07 June 2016
Seeks to amend notification No. 25/2012 - Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, so as to exempt the legal services provided by senior advocates to a business ..

ST3 returns filing due date extended to 29th April

Posted in Service Tax on 25 April 2016
The Central Government has extended the date of filing of ST-3 returns to 29.04.2016 from 25.04.2016 owing to certain difficulties being faced by the taxpayers ..

Applicability of service tax on services provided by Govt

Posted in Service Tax on 15 April 2016
Clarifications regarding Services Provided by Government or Local Authority; Any Service Provided by the Government or a Local Authority to a Business Entity ha..

New service tax return form notified

Posted in Service Tax on 09 March 2016
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II,SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]Government of IndiaMinistry of FinanceDepartment of RevenueCentral B..