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Weekly Roundup – India GST News & Updates you need to know

Certain large businesses may be exempt from e-invoicing, the GSTN freezes a nine point plan to curb revenue leaks and companies might start receiving notices as the Government begins a GST returns aud...Continued

GST Annual filing waived off for MSMEs: A Critical Analysis of The Possible Impact

The GST Council, in its 37th meeting, announced relaxation in filing of annual returns for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises [whose aggregate turnover in a Financial Year (‘FY’) does not exceed INR ...Continued

Changes in GST norms for Clubs after Supreme Court’s ‘landmark’ Calcutta Club ruling

Recently, a larger bench of the Supreme Court in the case of Calcutta Club Ltd. [Civil Appeal No. 4184/2009] and Ranchi Club Ltd. [Civil Appeal No. 7497/2012] decided that one of the most litigious is...Continued

CBIC issues Standard Operating Procedure for Non-Filers of GST Returns

GST law provides for mandatory filing of returns either on a monthly or quarterly basis by registered taxpayers. As such, an Input Service Distributor will be required to file monthly returns showing ...Continued

GST gets a facelift, E-Invoicing mandatory from April 1st, 2020

During the last few months there were several media reports relating to the electronic invoice (‘e-invoice’) in the GST law. The e-invoice system will first be rolled out, on a voluntary basis, from J...Continued

Can AAR orders be challenged before the High Court?

The Supreme Court upholds the Writ* Petition against orders passed by the Appellate Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR)....Continued

Key Highlights from the 38th GST Council Meeting

From an extension of GSTR 9 & 9c deadlines to a proposed restriction on e-way bills, here are the key highlights under the 38th GST Council Meeting held on December 18th 2019. ...Continued

Inspection, Search & Seizure of Goods under GST

Seizure of goods is a more stringent provision under the Goods and Service Tax (‘GST’) law. A seizure operation must be authorised by an officer at the level of Joint Commissioner or a Superior Office...Continued

GST Circular Update: Reverse charge mechanism on renting of motor vehicle

Recently, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (‘CBIC’) has issued Notification and Circular, with the intention of eliminating the anomaly created after introduction of applicability of re...Continued

Supreme Court ruling on Deemed Sale and Sales Tax on Time Charter arrangement

In a recent ruling, the Supreme Court of India ruled that the agreement to Transfer of Right to use the Vessel would amount to a ‘Deemed Sale. This article outlines everything you must know about deem...Continued