GST on Ocean Freight held unconstitutional! – Another retrospective amendment in making?

by | Feb 19, 2020 | Articles

NITYA Tax Associates is proud to present their recent write-ups in the ‘Article’ series on trending GST issues. A gist of the next article (Article 32) in the series is as under:

Article 32 – “GST on Ocean Freight held unconstitutional! – Another retrospective amendment in making?”

Retrospective amendments often force the taxpayers to bow down to will of the authorities and pay taxes, otherwise unconstitutional. With India whole-heartedly inviting global companies to set up operations in India, retrospective amendments give a big blow to an investor’s confidence. The issue is quite relevant in GST regime wherein the High Courts are flooded with writ petitions challenging various statutory provisions, thanks to loosely drafted law and multifarious interpretational issues.

Through this article, our Managing Partner, Mr. Puneet Bansal and Senior Associates, Ms. Aasmee Mangla and Mr. Sourabh have delved recent celebrated decision of Gujarat High Court in the case of Mohit Minerals Private Limited v. UOI.

Please click to read our article titled GST on Ocean Freight held unconstitutional! – Another retrospective amendment in making? on the issue.

Article 32 – “GST on Ocean Freight held unconstitutional! – Another retrospective amendment in making”

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