Indirect Tax Updates

Introduction of Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by exporters

GST vide Circular No. 131/2020 dated 23rd January 2020 directs a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) to be followed by exporters to mitigate the risk of [...]

Composite supply of goods and services and regular supply are differentiated.

A finding as regards composite supply must take into account supplies as effected at a given point in time on 'as is where is' basis. In particular instances [...]

Standard Operating Procedure to be followed in case of non-filers of returns

GST vide Circular No. 129/48/2019 dated 24th December 2019 clarifies the issue and to ensure uniformity in the implementation of the provisions of the law [...]

Reverse charge mechanism (RCM) on renting motor vehicles

GST vide Circular No. 130/2019 dated 31st December, 2019 Clarifies RCM on renting of motor vehicles. GST applicability on renting of motor vehicles: [...]

Clubs cannot be treated as distinct from their members and there is no sale transaction between a club and its members. Hence, there can be no sales tax or service tax on supplies by club to its members

Vide decision of Supreme Court of India in State of West Bengal  vs. Calcutta club Limited. Facts of the case: The Assistant Commissioner of [...]

Prescribing the due date for filing return in FORM-GSTR-1 for the registered persons (aggregate turnover more than 1.5 crores) for months from October, 2019 to March,2020

GST Wide Notification  No. 46/2019 dated 09th OCtober, 2019 prescribes the due date for furnishing FORM-GSTR-1 (deails of outward supply of goods and/or [...]

Prescribing the due date for filing return in FORM-GSTR-1 for the registered persons (aggregate turnover upto 1.5 crores) for months from October, 2019 to March,2020

GST Wide Notification  No. 45/2019 dated 09th October, 2019 prescribes the due date for furnishing FORM-GSTR-1 (details of outward supply of goods and/or [...]

Prescribing the due date for filing return in FORM-GSTR-3B for the months from October 2019 to March 2020

GST wide Notification no. 44/2019 dated 09th October, 2019 prescribes the due date for furnishing FORM-GSTR-3B for the months from October, 2019 to March, [...]

Filing of Annual return is made optional for businesses having turnover less than Rs. 2 crores

GST wide notification No. 47/2019 dated 09th October 2019 on the recommendations of the council notifies that registered persons whose aggregate turnover in a [...]

Determination of location of State bench of tribunal is in domain of central government; role of state government is confined to determine place of area benches

-           Vide Decision of High court of Allahabad in Torque Pharmaceuticals (P.) Ltd. Vs Union of [...]

Rectification of mistakes/errors in GSTR-3B manually

-           Vide Decision of High court of Andhra Pradesh in Panduranga Stone Crushers Vs. Union of [...]

Section 103 of Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 coming into Force

GST Wide Notification No.39/2019 dated 31st August, 2019 appoints 1st September, 2019 as the date from which Section 103 of Finance Act (NO.2), 2019 will [...]

Waiving of to file FORM ITC-04 for Financial years 2017-18 & 2018-19

GST wide Notification no. 38/2019 dated 31st August, 2019 Waives to file FORM ITC-04 for period  from July,2017 to march,2019. Inputs, Semi finished [...]

Amendment for Para 6 in Guidelines for launching of Prosecution in relation to offences punishable under the Customs Act, 1962-reg

Customs vide circular No. 12/2019-Customs dated 24-05-2019 amends para 6 of Circular no. 27/2015 which consists launching Prosecution immediately on [...]