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

Taxpayers catch a break as the finance ministry extends the deadline to file returns. Check out all updates on GSTThisWeek....Continued

India Extends Tax Compliance Deadlines to Offset COVID-19 Impact

Realizing this concern as well as others around tax compliance, Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitaraman announced the implementation of various statutory and regulatory compliance relief measures to...Continued

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

The Government has kept busy this week with the 39th GST council meet, demands by the Aviation industry and plans to roll out the integration of e-way bill and FASTag....Continued

GST authorities to accept GSTR-9 and 9C returns without late fees

The Tax Bar Association approached the Rajasthan High Court [D.B. Civil Writ Petition No. 1805/2020] contending that the Forms GSTR-9 and 9C of various taxpayers, for Financial Year 2017-2018, could n...Continued

Interest on delayed GST payment whether payable on gross or net tax liability?

Traditionally, under the erstwhile Indirect Tax Laws viz. Service Tax, VAT, etc. interest is payable on the amount of tax due after adjustment of the Input Tax Credit (ITC), which remains unpaid by th...Continued

Provisions of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code override GST provisions

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016 (IBC) was introduced to promote the ease of doing business in India, to address the issue of liquidity in cases relating to insolvency/bankruptcy in India. ...Continued

IGST levied on ocean freight transportation held unconstitutional

In 2017, the Ministry of Finance had imposed service tax on a reverse charge basis on ocean freight incurred by an importer. This tax was payable even if the importer did not directly pay the ocean fr...Continued

Impact of Goods & Services Tax on Gifts and Free Samples

The GST law has introduced the concept of 'supply' as a taxable event and done away with the erstwhile taxable events of manufacture, sale, service. The taxability and availability of Input Tax Credit...Continued

AAR has jurisdiction to determine Place of Supply

In the past, in many taxpayer cases , the AAR has rejected the applications for Advance Ruling in case of export of services on the ground that the Authority does not have jurisdiction to decide the ‘...Continued

No Interest if IGST wrongly paid as CGST

GST is a new tax regime, and there have been various issues in charging/payment of tax, i.e., instead ...Continued