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Interior decorator services under service tax

 Interior decorator services under service tax “Interior Decorator” means any person engaged, whether directly or indirectly, in the business of providing by way of advice, consultancy, and technical assistance or in any other manner, services related to planning, design or beautification of spaces, whether man-made or otherwise and include a landscape designer. “Taxable Service” means… Read More »

Service tax on actors / TV Artist

Service tax on actors / TV Artist All Bollywood actors and those performing in television serials will be charged 12% service tax from July 1, 2012 on their earnings from acting assignments and endorsements. This will be in addition to their income tax obligations. However Performing artists in folk or classical art forms of music,… Read More »

Service tax on RBI

Service tax on RBI Taxable services provided or to be provided by RBI – as per Notification No. 22/2006-Service Tax under sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 any services which are provided or to be provided by RBI to any person is exempt from the levy of service tax i.e. covered… Read More »

Circular on life insurance policy under service tax

Circular on life insurance policy under service tax Circular No.166/1/2013 -ST F.No 354/190/2012- TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs Tax Research Unit ***** Room No 153, North Block, New Delhi Dated 1st January, 2013 To Chief Commissioner of Customs and Central Excise (All); Chief Commissioner of Central… Read More »

Latest circular regarding transportation of goods by rail

Latest circular regarding transportation of goods by rail Circular No.167/2 /2013 – ST F.No.B-1/2/2010 -TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Tax Research Unit 153, North Block, New Delhi, 1st January, 2013 To Chief Commissioners of Central Excise and Customs (All), Director General (Service Tax), Director General(Systems),… Read More »

Latest circular on pandal or shamiyana service provider

Latest circular on pandal or shamiyana service provider   Circular No.  168/3 /2013 – ST F. No. 356/2/2013-TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs Tax Research Unit ***** North Block,  New Delhi, 15th April, 2013 To,   Chief Commissioners of Central Excise and Customs (All), Director General (Service… Read More »

Latest circular for arrest and bail in relation to offences punishable under the service tax

Latest circular for arrest and bail in relation to offences punishable under the service tax Circular 171/6/2013-Service Tax F.No. 137/47/2013-Service Tax Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise & Customs Service Tax Wing *** New Delhi, the 17th September, 2013 To, All Chief Commissioners of Central Excise All Chief… Read More »

Latest circular regarding education service under service tax

Latest circular regarding education service under service tax   Circular No.172/7/2013 – ST F. No.B1/14/2013-TRU Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise& Customs Tax Research Unit 146-F, North Block New Delhi, 19th September, 2013 To Chief Commissioners of Central Excise and Service Tax (All), Director General (Service Tax), Director General… Read More »

Stock Broking Services under service tax

Stock Broking Services under service tax “Stock-broker” means a person, who has either made an application for registration or is registered as a stock broker, in accordance with the rules and regulations made under the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992. “Taxable service” means any service provided or to be provided to any… Read More »