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Income tax refund surpasses Rs 1.7 lakh crore in current fiscalGST - An agenda for reforms - Part - 71- Drafting sustainable provisions in GST lawST - Supply of packaged software to end user & charging license fee, results in transfer of right to use software - Such transaction is deemed sale as per Article 366(29A) & will not attract service tax: CESTATCus - In the proceedings under Customs Act, 1962, CHA has been cleared of all allegations - foundation of allegation having failed, forfeiture of security deposit cannot sustain: CESTATCX - Claim for Cenvat credit is not absolute - Assessee must prove receipt, storage & use of inputs/capital goods to manufacture final products or intermediate items used in final products, to justify claim: CESTATCus - Adjudication process cannot be interfered with as it is left on discretion of authorities concerned & with expectation that applicable rules & laws would be followed: HCRe-opening of assessment is invalid if based on change of opinion & where no clarifications are sought from assessee within 4-year limitation period: HCIf AO deals with assessee's objections to re-assessment point by point, it does not entail that presumption of validity of reasons to believe, have been rebutted by assessee: HCExpenditure incurred on daily basis, on account of legal assistance sought, is to be treated as revenue in nature: HCAdditions framed u/s 68 are not tenable if based solely on statements not corroborated by further evidence & without permitting cross examination of the deponents: HCIf scheme of merger is approved & assets of amalgamating company are transferred, then amalgamated company is eligible for depreciation on goodwill under Explanation 3(b) to Sec 32(1): ITATAP Assembly votes for abolition of Legislative CouncilWest Bengal Assembly joins list of States to pass resolution against CAACBIC can help perk up India's EoDB ranking: MoSAdvance Estimates of 2019-20 pegs Horticulture Crops at 313 MTForeign bodies have no locus standi to interfere in India's internal affairs: NaiduIndia-Brazil set target of USD 15 billion trade by 2022: GoyalCBDT extends ad hoc appointment of 176 ACITsFortified rice kernels are correctly classifiable under HSN 1904 9090 [GST @18%] as Prepared foods and not under HSN 1006 1090 as Rice-Others: AARBank Unions resolve to go on strike from Jan 31Ancillary services like Elephant Ride, Guide charges, Boat ride provided to Tour operators are Support Services classifiable under SAC 9985 and attract GST @18%: AARReady to eat 'Fried Fryums' is not 'Papad' but classifiable under heading 2106 and attracts GST @18%: AARMandi Board is not a government authority - Parking lot services provided by applicant to Market Committee at Jalandhar is not exempted; attracts GST @18%: AARGovt decides to offload 100 % equity in Air IndiaGadkari says three expressways costing Rs 3 lakh crore to be ready in 3 yearsNagging issues under SVLDRSST - On death of sole proprietor, appeals and demand and recovery proceedings against appellant abate: CESTATConundrum of reimbursement of expenditure under GST laws!GST on waste disposal: Take care of 'health care'Kolkata DRI seizes 10 kg smuggled gold + 429 kg silver + Rs 20 lakh IC; arrests two personsTIOL wishes All Netizens a very Happy Republic Day & also International Customs Day!Padma Awards - Mary Kom, Manohar Parrikar, Ekta Kapoor & Kangana Ranaut figure in Lists28 CBIC officers & other personnel receive Presidential Award
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DDT in Limca Book of Records - Fifth Year in a Row

YOUR DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records - AGAIN - in the 2016 edition as the longest running daily online column on tax matters. This is the longest running daily column by a single author on any matter in any publication. This is the fifth time in a row that DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records.

As the citation shows, DDT had completed 2630 issues by June 30, 2015. That is the cut-off date for Limca Book of Records for entries for the year 2016. After that date, DDT has come out with more than 200 issues, as today's DDT is numbered 2845.

DDT is grateful for all the support from the Netizens, the Government and colleagues, who made this possible. DDT 's mission is not to make records, but to make the records straight for you.

 

DDT in Limca Book of Records

DDT in Limca Book of Records - Fourth Time in a Row

YOUR DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records - AGAIN - in the 2015 edition as the longest running daily online column on tax matters. This is the longest running daily column by a single author on any matter in any publication. This is the fourth time in a row that DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records.

As the citation shows, DDT had completed 2385 issues by June 30, 2014. That is the cut-off date for Limca Book of Records for entries for the year 2015. After that date, DDT has come out with nearly 200 issues, as today's DDT is numbered 2562.

DDT is grateful for all the support from the Netizens, the Government and colleagues, who made this possible. DDT will continue its pursuit relentlessly, with your support - We are not to make records, but to make the records straight for you.

 

DDT in Limca Book of Records

DDT in Limca Book of Records - Third Time in a row

YOUR DDT  has entered the Limca Book of Records - AGAIN - in the 2014 edition as the longest running daily online column on tax matters. This is the longest running daily column by a single author on any matter in any publication. This is the third time in a row that DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records.

As the citation above shows, DDT had completed 2137 issues by June 30, 2013. That is the cut-off date for Limca Book of Records for entries for the year 2014. After that date, DDT has come out with nearly 200 issues, as today's DDT is numbered 2323.

DDT is grateful for all the support from the Netizens, the Government and colleagues, who made this possible. DDT  will continue its pursuit relentlessly, with your support - to make the records straight for you. A BIG Thank You !

DDT in Limca Book of Records

DDT Enters Limca Book of Records Again - 2013

YOUR DDT has entered the Limca Book of Records - AGAIN - in the 2013 edition as the longest running daily online column on tax matters. This is the longest running daily column by a single author on any matter in any publication.

As the citation above shows,  DDT had completed 1890 issues by June 30, 2012. That is the cut-off date for Limca Book of Records for entries for the year 2013. After that date, DDT has come out with more than 150 issues, as today's DDT is numbered 2051.

It is a proud moment for all of us in TIOL that we hold the prestigious Limca record, but at the same time, we realize that we are here not for the records but to make the records straight for you.

DDT is grateful for all the support from the Netizens, the Government and colleagues, who made this possible. DDT will continue its pursuit relentlessly, with your support. A BIG Thank You!

DDT in Limca Book of Records

DDT in Limca Book of Records

DDT, TIOL'S longest running column, enters the Limca Book of Records as the longest running daily online column on tax.

DDT completed 1641 issues by June 30, 2011. That was the cut off date for Limca Book of Records for entries for the year 2012. After that date, DDT has come out with more than 150 issues.

A proud moment for all of us in TIOL that we now hold the prestigious Limca record, but at the same time, we realize that we are here not for the records but to make the records straight for you.

DDT is grateful for all the support from the Netizens, the Government and colleagues, who made this possible. DDT will continue its pursuit, with your support. A BIG Thank You!

WTO Certificate of Merit

TIOL Awarded WCO Certificate of Merit

IN a glittering function at Delhi 's National Museum, Chairman of the Central Board of excise and Customs, Shri Dutt Mazumder presented the WCO Certificate of Merit to Shri Shailendra Kumar, CEO of Taxindiaonline.com for rendering exceptional service to the international Customs Community.