Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

service tax


Railways removes service charges for food, drinks; tags it on to prices of meals

July 19, 2022 3:48 pm

The prices of tea and coffee will be the same for all passengers, who have pre-booked it or ordered those on the train, and will see no increase in the rates.

Barring restaurants from levying service charge is unfair, reeks of discrimination

July 08, 2022 9:03 am

Thomas Fenn writes: Service charge helps restaurant workers earn their fair share and optimises operations for a business owner.

GST's half-a-decade journey: Tech usage to plug revenue leaks, Rs 1.3 lakh cr monthly tax 'new normal'

June 30, 2022 2:41 pm

On July 1, 2017, at midnight, a countrywide Goods and Services Tax (GST) was implemented, replacing 13 cessers and 17 local levies including VAT, service tax, and excise duty.

Service Tax revision to make digital content expensive: Here's how it will impact you

December 10, 2016 7:48 am

Finance Ministry's new Service Tax rule to add 15 per cent service charge on foreign digital services

Chandigarh: DM issues order to prohibit service charge

April 02, 2016 5:08 am

DM Joshi stated that the service charge, being without any sanction of law, is a restrictive/unfair trade practice and it must be discontinued in the public interest.

April-July indirect tax collection up 37.6%

August 12, 2015 2:31 am

Service tax was hiked to 14 per cent from 12.36 per cent effective June this year while the excise duty was increased marginally to 12.5 per cent from 12.36 per cent in the Budget.

Foreign airlines under scanner for alleged Service Tax evasion

July 26, 2015 11:36 am

The airlines have been asked by the DGCEI to provide details like amount of Service Tax collected and paid under various heads, sources said.

Mobile, hotel, other services to be costlier as Service Tax goes up to 14 per cent

June 01, 2015 10:11 am

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget had proposed to raise service tax from 12.36 per cent (including education cess) to 14 per cent. The proposal takes effect from June 1.

E-comm biz with ‘aggregator models’ now to be taxable

March 02, 2015 1:32 am

This means companies like TripAdvisor, who act as aggregators, will have to pay the service tax, Mishra explained.

Service tax hiked, use of cash cards, eating out to cost more

March 01, 2015 3:14 am

Packaged vegetables to get cheaper; life insurance scheme for elderly exempted.