Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

Restaurants billing service charges in addition to taxes is optional

Restaurants billing ‘ service charges ’ in addition to taxes is optional: Department of Consumer Affairs Consumer has discretion to pay ‘service charge’ or not: Department of Consumer Affairs A number of complaints from consumers have been received that hotels and restaurants are following the practice of charging ‘service charge’ in the range of 5-20%,… Read More »

Declaration form for NRIs on Arrival in India for depositing old Bank Note ( Specified Bank Notes)

Declaration form to be filled up by NRIs for depositing Specified Bank Notes (SBNs) on arrival-reg. Download Form for depositing SBNs in RBI for International Passengers SI. No Item Particulars 1 Name of the Passenger   2 Passport No.   3 Status whether Resident Indian or Non Resident Indian   4 Address in India   5… Read More »

Steps for Migration of Andhra Pradesh VAT dealers to GSTN portal

Steps for Migration of Andhra Pradesh VAT dealers to GSTN portal This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office Online. Telugu Presentation on Migration to GST   State /India GST Material    What is GST? How does it work?- Answer   GST Enrolment Plan State Wise : Announced by Indian Govt List of Documents… Read More »

Steps for Migration of Kerala VAT dealers to GST System

HANDBOOK ON ENROLLMENT & MIGRATION OF EXISTING REGD. DEALERS -Kerala Introduction All the existing registered dealers in the Commercial Taxes Department other than KML& AIT dealers must enrol their trade / business / personal details in the GST portal to get Provisional Registration Certificate under GST. This exercise will begin from 1/01/2017 and will come… Read More »

Kerala GST Helpdesk Numbers w.e.f 01.01.2017

Kerala GST Helpdesk Numbers Kerala GST Helpdesk numbers are  :- Thiruvananthapuram – 04712785029, 5028, Kollam – 04742742760, Pathanamthitta – 04682325088, Alappuzha – 04772243252, Wayanad – 04936205465, Idukki – 04868272413, Ernakulam – 04842357282, Thrissur – 04872389699, Palakkad – 04912505568, Malappuram – 04832737386, Kozhikode – 9400231550, Kannur – 04972700863, Kottayam – 04812562071, Kasargod – 04994256820, Mattancherry –… Read More »

GST enrolment for Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh w.e.f 01.01.2017

GST enrolment for Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh w.e.f 01.01.2017 States   Start Date End Date Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh 01/01/2017 15/01/2017 Enrolment of Taxpayers who are registered under Central Excise Act/ Service Tax Act but not registered under State VAT 01/01/2017 31/01/2017   Delta All Registrants (All Groups) 01/02/2017… Read More »

Category: GST

Deeper tariff concessions for specified goods imported from Malaysia

Seeks to amend notification No. 53/2011-Customs dated 01st July, 2011 so as to provide deeper tariff concessions in respect of specified goods imported from Malaysia under the India-Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (IMCECA) w.e.f. 01.01.2016 and to carry out editorial changes as a result of HS 2017 changes Notification No 65/2016-Cus,dt. 31-12-2016

BCD exemption withdrawn for specified fabrics of textile garments for exports

Seeks to withdraw BCD exemption, available to specified fabrics, of value equivalent to 1% of the FOB value of exports in the preceding financial year, for manufacture of textile garments for exports, subject to the specified conditions [S. No. 284A of Notification No. 12/2012-Customs dated 01.03.2012 refers]. Custom Notification 62/2016-Cus,dt. 31-12-2016

Nagaland declared as disturbed area for 6 months by Govt of India , Armed forces use

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 30th December, 2016 S.O. 4223(E).—Whereas the Central Government is of the opinion that the area comprising the whole of State of Nagaland is in such a disturbed and dangerous condition that the use of armed forces in aid of the civil power is necessary. 2. Now, therefore,… Read More »

Govt of India Achievements under various Schemes including PMJDY

Achievements made under various Schemes including PMJDY Large scale achievements made under various Schemes including PMJDY; 26.03 crore accounts opened as on 21st December, 2016 under PMJDY out of which 15.86 crore accounts are in rural areas and 10.17 crore in urban areas; Deposits worth Rs. 71,557.90 crore mobilsed under the Scheme; 1,26,985 Bank Mitras… Read More »