GST Final Draft To Retain Clause On Services Sector ?

The goods and services tax (GST) council is likely to retain a clause in the law that will require service providers to register in every state where they operate, despite recent representations from various Union ministries and telcos, banks, and insurance firms for a single registration system in chartered accountants firm. At present, service providers … Continue reading GST Final Draft To Retain Clause On Services Sector ?

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Input tax Credit on ATF: Aviation Ministry Suggest Ways to Compensate Airlines

GST regime for the time being, airlines will not be able utilise credit on taxes paid on ATF – a key input which comprises over 40 per cent Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said his ministry has suggested various alternatives to the finance ministry to help compensate airlines that cannot take tax consultancy firms in … Continue reading Input tax Credit on ATF: Aviation Ministry Suggest Ways to Compensate Airlines

Threshold Limit on ESI Increases To Rs. 21,000

As per notification issued by Ministry of Labour and Employment dt. 22nd December, 2016, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 95 of the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948, the Central Government, after consultation with the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Employees’ State Insurance (Central) Rules, … Continue reading Threshold Limit on ESI Increases To Rs. 21,000

Two More Advance Pricing Agreements Signed by the CBDT

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has closed the year 2016 by entering into two more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs) today. The APA Scheme was introduced in the Income-tax Act in 2012 and the “Rollback” provisions were introduced in 2014. The scheme endeavours to provide certainty to taxpayers in the domain of transfer … Continue reading Two More Advance Pricing Agreements Signed by the CBDT

Ordinance Likely To Amend Payment Of Wages Act.

A mid currency crunch, the government is mulling over bringing in an ordinance to amend the payment of wages Act for allowing business and industrial establishments to pay salaries through Cheques or by electronic modes. “The government may bring an ordinance to amend Payment of Wage Act, 1936, to nudge employers of certain industries to … Continue reading Ordinance Likely To Amend Payment Of Wages Act.