Dated 27th March, 2020

Significant Amendment In Refund Rules Under The CGST Rules, 2017

Dated 14th March, 2020

Input Tax Credit in respect of installation and erection of Lift cannot be claimed as these are works contract service and lifts becomes integral part of Building, being an immovable property, hence restriction specified under Section 17 applies.

Dated 12th March, 2020

Tribunal restored their earlier order based on subsequent judgement of Hon’ble Apex Court, Can such change of opinion of law vide subsequent judgment of Supreme Court be taken as a mistake apparent on the face of record to reopen a concluded appeal by invoking Section 35C(2) of the Central Excise Act – Kerela High Court hold that settled position attained through disposal of an appeal cannot be unsettled on a ground of mistake apparent on face of records.

Dated 20th February, 2020

Supreme Court disposes multiple pending petitions holding that interim orders passed by High Court are contrary to statutory provisions of CGST Act and thus High Court have no powers to take decision under writ jurisdiction in respect of seized goods and  release thereof.

Dated 14th February, 2020

The taxability dispute on ocean freight has been finally decided by the Gujarat High Court, which held that taxing ocean freight is ultra vires and leads to double-taxation

Dated 22th January, 2020

Social Welfare Surcharge to be paid mandatorily in cash from 10.01.2020 and not by utilizing of Duty Credit Scrip


Dated 28th December, 2019

Recovery proceedings under Section 79 of CGST Act, 2017 is justified without determination of tax under Section 73 of the said Act in cases wherein such tax has been determined on self assessment basis under GSTR 1 filed by the Appellant.–Madhya Pradesh High Court dismissed writ filed by the Appellant.

Dated 28th December, 2019

Principles of natural justice must be followed in case of any penal action taken against petitioner whether there is any provision under Act or not. Recovery proceedings without issuance of show cause notice or adjudication process is not justified

Dated 13th December, 2019

CBIC withdraws Circular on the scope of information technology-enabled services (ITeS)

Dated 13th December, 2019

Interest on delayed payment of interest under Indirect taxation allowed even though there is no specific provisions in the law. The Tribunal replying on Apex Court judgement under different statute hold that even though there is no provision for interest on delayed interest, that does not mean that there is any bar or prohibition for granting the same

Dated 22nd August, 2019

Procedure for obtaining Additional MEIS - No Incentive Certificate for Re-import of Exported Goods

Dated 1st August, 2019

Release of bond and bank guarantee pending in customs for importers/exporters who had availed advance authorization bearing notification number of physical exports instead of deemed exports

Dated 22th July, 2019

Introduction of customs inland manifest (cim) for e-sealed export cargo

Dated 12th July, 2019

A wind of relief for innocent buyers for non-payment of Tax by their defaulting sellers

Dated 12th July, 2019

No relief to GST evaders from Prosecution

Dated 5th July, 2019

Recent clarifications regarding GSTR 9- Annual Returns and GSTR 9C- Reconciliation Statement

Dated 3rd July, 2019

Recent Amendments in GST

Dated 22th June, 2019

Introduction of Checks by Government to counter bogus IGST Refund claims

Dated 25th March, 2019

Note on applicability of IGST on Ocean Freight

Dated 4th March, 2019

Discontinuation of physical copy of Advance/ EPCG Authorization with effect from 01.03.2019

Dated 7th February, 2019

Guidelines to implement hassle free IGST refund mechanism

Dated 15th january, 2019

Tax Alert on circular 79-GST



Anomalies on chargeability of Ocean freight under Service Tax – Issuance of clarification


Impact analysis of GST on Mining Sector


Ocean Freight of foreign carriers appointed by foreign vendor brought under the Service Tax net Transfer of right to use amounts to deemed sale or service Eligibility of the Refund Notifications subsequent to the Date of Exports Eligibility of the Refund Notifications subsequent to the Date of Exports


Cenvat linked benefits are extended to the imported goods even though such goods are not actually manufactured in India Cenvat linked benefits are extended to the imported goods even though such goods are not actually manufactured in India West Bengal Sales Tax (Settlement of Dispute) Act 1999