No additional levy on use of cards at petrol stations says Petroleum Minister MoS (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said neither the customers nor petrol pump dealers will bear additional charges on digital transactions at petrol stations. He said that the Government had issued guidelines in February 2016 stating that the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) charge will not be passed on to the consumers and that the stakeholders will take appropriate steps to absorb the MDR charges...
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%, in lieu of ..
Service tax chargeable on constructed area provided by developers to land owners in lieu of development rights..
Dear Professional Colleague,Service tax burden can be passed on by contractual agreement but revenue cannot be asked to wait for recovery of tax duesDelhi Trans..
Government waives service tax charged while making payments through credit card, debit card, charge card or any other payment card; waiver limited to payments up to Rs. 2,000 in a single transaction When a customer uses a credit card, debit card, charge card or any other payment card for payment of his purchase of goods or services, the merchant/service establishment is charged certain merchant discount rate (MDR) by credit card or debit card issuing banks. With a view to promote digital transactions and encourage merchant establishments to accept such card pay..
Online information and database access or retrieval (OIDAR) services provided by person located outside India brought under service tax ambit..
Withdrawal of Service tax exemption on cross border B2C online information and database access or retrieval services w.e.f December 1, 2016..
[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)] Government of India Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Central Board of Excise and Customs New Delhi, the 28 September, 2016 6 Asv..