CESTAT about to get SIX New Technical Members - Ashok Kumar Arya + P M Saleem + K M Ravichandran + C J Mathew + Raju + R K Singla Services Sector logs over 10% growth in last fiscal; Financial, professional & real estate services record 11.5% growth (See 'Breaking News') G S Reddy appointed as Scientific Advisor to Defence Minister for two years LexisNexis India acquires Universal Law Publishing Titles Delhi HC declines to stay levy of service tax on jobwork for alcohol production Tariff value of gold and silver reduced but hiked for RBD Palmolein (See 'NT 49' in What's New) CBEC looking for deputationists in Board (See 'Deputation Posts' in Pitara) FM favours powers to consumers to file class action suits FM to inaugurate New Bank Note Paper Mill at Hoshangabad tomorrow; With one more JV at Mysore Govt to save forex worth Rs 1500 Cr annually With 7.5% growth in Q4 Indian economy ends last fiscal with 7.3% growth rate Pradeep Kumar Sinha, IAS (UP:77) appointed as next Cabinet Secretary Dr S Christopher appointed as Secretary & Development-cum-Director General, DRDO Media always wins, says Big B PM reviews preparations for International Yoga Day Import of Rolls Royce Ghost - If Govt in its wisdom introduces a scheme under FTDR Act, benefit of such legislation is to be made available by Customs - MoC is responsible for FTP and has final say: CESTAT (See 'Breaking News') Service Tax - Audit of the Audit (See 'DDT' Column) ST - Coaching - curriculum imparts skills to students in accounting, which enables them to get employment - Factual matrix recorded by Commissioner(A) not contested by Revenue hence are to be held as correct - Benefit of notification 24/2004 available: CESTAT (See 'Breaking News') New Service tax rate of 14% -Issues galore! (See 'ST se GST tak) Income tax - Whether any sum transferred to reserve fund is to be treated as business expenditure either under Ss 28 or 37 - NO: HC (See 'Breaking News') Service Tax - No Scrutiny of Assessment + ITAT Imposes Costs on CA (See 'DDT') Cus - CESTAT dismissing appeal for not complying with order of Pre-deposit of 50% - Sec 35F amendment cannot be restricted only for appeals filed after 06.08.2014 - Appellant directed to deposit 10% of duty confirmed: HC (See 'Breaking News') FEMA - Foreign Exchange Facility (See 'DDT') I-T - Whether where reassessment is pending then at this stage writ can be entertained and allowed merely on presumption that it would result into any adverse order: HC (See '2015-TIOL-1362') Neemuch CBN arrests four persons with opium CBI nabs Chief Manager of Madras Fertiliser Ltd accepting bribe M M Tiwari, IRS, goes to Department of Revenue for 5 years (See 'Deputation Posts') CBEC goes for Fresh Charge Allocation inculding Zonal Charge (See 'Service News in Pitara') J Pavitran Kumar, IRS appointed as Director (Finance) in Singareni Collieries If UPA left behind legacy of retro tax who stops Mr Jaitley from repealing it, says Chidambaram SC to hear Centre's petition on Delhi ACB acting against its officers
May 29, 2015 Service Tax - Audit of the Audit
May 28, 2015 No Fear of Vigilance - CBEC Tells Adjudicators
May 27, 2015 Service Tax Audit - Again in Delhi High Court - Notice Issued to UOI
May 26, 2015 Exemption for EOUs, STP - Amendments
May 25, 2015 Cigars, Cigarettes, Pan Masala, Gutkha… and Aerated Waters …'Ejusdem Generis'?
May 22, 2015 National Litigation Policy - CBEC Sermons
May 21, 2015 CAG says Customs and Central Excise Welfare Fund is not necessary - Huge Mess in CBEC fund spending
May 20, 2015 Service Tax at 14% from 1.6.2015. Education Cess Goes; Swachh Bharat Cess Does not come-yet
May 19, 2015 Education Cess - Where did the Money Go?
May 18, 2015 DGFT allots IEC on 7 th January 2992
May 15, 2015 Finance Bill 2015 Enacted - CBEC needs to do some homework
May 14, 2015 Jurispruden tiol - Recent SC Judgements
May 13, 2015 Fully exempted goods - CENVAT Credit on inputs - Supreme Court sets aside Tribunal order - Allows revenue's appeal
May 12, 2015 No Coercive Action on MAT Cases - CBDT
May 11, 2015 Audit could not raid DRI
May 08, 2015 What is manufacture? Supreme Court Explains - again
May 07, 2015 GST Bill passed in Lok Sabha - Who has the last laugh?
May 06, 2015 Dealer Registration NOT mandatory for transit sale - CBEC Clarifies
May 05, 2015 Dealer Registration mandatory for transit sale, says Chief Commissioner - Ease of Doing Business?
Finance Bill Passed in Lok Sabha - Service Tax Penal Provisions aligned with Central Excise
TIOL-DDT 2589, May 01, 2015
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