Update on 35th GST Council Meeting

Update on 35th GST Council Meeting

The 35th GST Council convened on June 21, 2019 was the first meeting after formation of the new government. The following are the key takeaways from this meeting: A. Extension of due dates of various returns 1. The due date of filing annual return and reconciliation...
Professional tax in India June 20, 2019

Professional tax in India June 20, 2019

Professional tax is a direct tax levied by the State Governments in India. A salary earning person or a professional such as chartered accountant, lawyer, doctor etc. is required to pay such tax. Each State has its own mechanism for levy and collection of professional...
Recent developments on New GST Return System

Recent developments on New GST Return System

This is to apprise you on recent developments in respect of ‘new GST return system’ (‘new return system’), which has been on cards for quite some time. The basic design of this new return system was approved by GST Council in its 27th meeting and the key features and...
Refund of Swachh Bharat Cess to exporter of services

Refund of Swachh Bharat Cess to exporter of services

This is to apprise you about a recent judgement of Mumbai CESTAT in case of State Street Syntel Services Private Limited v. CCE 2019-TIOL-1468-CESTAT-MUM. The Tribunal was dealing with the issue of eligibility of refund of Swachh Bharat Cess (‘SBC’) incurred on input...