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22 November 2021 at 19:02



23 October 2021 at 16:22

Service tax on Royalty paid on mining

Dear Experts

kindly provide me reply against notice of service tax payment in account of Royalty paid on Mining.

Sharan KB
02 October 2021 at 17:15

GTA-Service Tax exposure

Dear Sir/Madam,

The person is registered under the Service tax; he rendered services to following people

1. GTA service to registered person.
2. GTA services to unregistered person.

However, under service tax he has not discharged any service tax liability and even not filed ST-3 returns also.

please give your valuable opinion on this, whether any liability is there on this person(individual)

Thank you in advance.

Y.R.Purushothama Reddy
25 August 2021 at 18:50

Foreign Receipts


is service tax payable on foreign receipts from brother


Dear Sirs,
Can any one of you provide me with a copy of Vakalatnama for appearing for Service Tax Appeal hearing with Commissioner of CGST.

Is there any court fee stamp or any other stamp to be affixed on the Vakalatnama.

Thank you.

Sharan KB

Dear sir/madam,

case goes like this.

1st Leg:
X-company initially enters a contract with BWSSB (Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board) which is Governmental Authority.

2nd Leg:
where X-company further executes sub-contract to Y-company partially.

Here who is eligible for exemption under Service Tax under theNotification No. 25/2012-Service Tax dated- 20th June, 2012, para 12A(a) a civil structure or any other original works meant predominantly for use other than for commerce, industry, or any other business or profession;

Whether both dealer eligible Service Tax exemption?

Contract work is underlaying pipeline.
where contract agreement contains as agreement for replacement/rehabilitation does these words constitute as Original works as provided under above cited notification?

Thank You in advance !

M. Ramesh
02 August 2021 at 20:32

Agriculture product

Dear Sir/Madam,
Please confirm whether Agriculture product (Wheat) is exempted from service tax for CHA (Customs House Agent).

Ramesh M


we are sub contractor doing construction of various individual residential units as per the instruction of our principle contractor whether service tax was applicable to us ?

ks Kala

My issue is regarding 2 Cover Open Tender: COVER-1 is Signed Technical Bid comprising Technical aspects of the services offered and "Un-priced Schedule which shows "Rate inclusive of all taxes (to be entered by the bidder)" (Do not quote the rate here). COVER-2 Encrypted BOQ Templated - Price Schedule (must not be modified/replaced, else liable to be rejected for this tender). Basic Rate to be entered by the Bidder in Rs. " Total Amount without Taxes" Kindly Clarify as to whether invoice to be submitted "With Taxes OR without Taxes"? May kindly be clarified.

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ks Kala


Learned Experts may kindly be clarified the following:

Signed NIT Technical Unpriced Schedule Format (zero value) indicate "Rate inclusive of all Taxes. (Do not quote the rates here, to be wuoted in online CPPP).

Encrypted BOQ Price Schedule (This BOQ Template must not be modified/replaced by the bidder and the same should be uploaded after filling the relevant columns, else the bidder is liable to be rejected for this tender.

Learned Experts may kindly be advised as to whether the invoice submitted for" inclusive of tax OR exclusive tax.

Thanks in advance.

Best regards,