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Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Vs Joint Director (GST Intelligence) (Madras High Court) The University is renting the property to other institutions and collecting rent from them. Therefore, the second respondent was justified in raising demand for the said service. However, there is no justification in levying penalty. The assessee is not a private entity. The respondents […]

Web Developers Web developers at a desk with computers going over programming WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – April 13, 2021 – ( Companies within the web and software development industry are constantly researching and developing new ways to improve technology. Many of the programming, coding, and software design activities already done by these companies can […]

The Hon’ble Bombay High Court in Sanjiv Madhusudan Shah v. Assistant Commissioner of Central and Service Tax and ors. [Writ Petition (L) No. 646 of 2021 dated January 12, 2021] has stayed a demand notice issued, seeking to levy service tax upon an Advocate. Facts:- Sanjiv Madhusudan Shah (“the Petitioner”), who is an Advocate by […]

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The New York State Department of Taxation Finance on Wednesday reminded taxpayers that they can receive the refunds they’re owed up to two weeks sooner by e-filing their return and choosing direct deposit. The Department says e-filing is safer, faster, and more efficient than sending returns through the mail. And, best […]

1. Recently (mainly December 2020) spate of show-cause notices (SCN) have been issued seeking to demand the service tax on the differential amounts as determined based on the values reported in the service tax returns (nil if not filed) and the values reported in Form 26AS filed under the Income Tax Act reflecting the TDS […]

The Hon’ble CESTAT, New Delhi in M/s. South Eastern Coalfields Ltd. v. Commissioner of Central Excise and Service Tax [Service Tax Appeal No. 50567 of 2019, decided on December 22, 2020] set aside the order holding that the amount received towards penalty, earnest money deposit forfeiture and liquidated damages would be tantamount to a consideration, […]

 RALEIGH – The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission is asking taxpayers to help conserve the state’s most vulnerable wildlife populations by donating all or a portion of their tax refund directly to the Nongame and Endangered Wildlife Fund. The Fund supports research, conservation and management of nongame animals and endangered wildlife species. The Wildlife Commission depends […]