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

AI tools to curb tax evasion; the third highest collection of GST since 2017 and a lottery scheme for GST customers - these updates and more on #GSTThisWeek...Continued

The power of GST authorities to arrest the taxpayer

The GST law provides the circumstances and instances under which a person can be arrested but no guidelines have been provided in relation to the procedural aspect for arresting a person....Continued

Madras High Court allows transition of accumulated credit of cesses into GST

Recently, in a landmark judgement, the Madras High Court has allowed transition of accumulated credit of Cesses into GST regime....Continued

Taxability of Joint Development Agreement under GST

Recently, the Authority for Advance Ruling (‘AAR’), Karnataka, in the case of Maarq Spaces Pvt. Ltd. (order no. KAR ADRG/199/2019) has said that the activities envisaged under the JDA between a develo...Continued

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

An increase in return filings this month and a possible merger of two GST tax slabs; Here are some quick updates around #GSTThisWeek...Continued

Simplification of Annual Return GSTR – 9, 9C and extension of filing date

In a welcome move, although bit late, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (‘CBIC’) has relaxed many of the challenges faced by the taxpayers while filing the annual return and reconciliati...Continued

Has GST helped improve India’s Ease of Doing Business Rank?

From 142nd in 2014 to 77th position last year and now to 63rd position as of October 2019 (as per World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ 2020 report), India has come a long way....Continued

E-invoicing under Goods and Services Tax - An Overview

In a bid to curb issues that seem to make the filing of returns a cumbersome task, the Goods and Services Tax Network, announced the introduction of some radical changes including a New GST return fil...Continued

GST on Director’s Remuneration – A Critical Analysis

Recently, the Government has started questioning top companies and banks on their practice of passing on some of the common costs like salaries of chief executives to their branch offices. This means ...Continued

GST News & Updates - Fully electronic processing of refunds

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs has recently issued a Circular to clarify fully electronic refund process through Form GST RFD-01....Continued