Services Tax

  • Pained to hear baseless news about me: Malayalam actor Dileep 25-12-2013 04:05 PM

    Kochi: Malayalam actor Dileep Tuesday said he was pained at hearing 'baseless news' about foreign currency being recovered after his house and offices were raided by excise and service tax officials. "I was really pained to hear some TV channels air such news about me. I am a person who...
  • Malayalam actor Dileep not paying service tax 22-12-2013 04:59 PM

    Kochi: Raids at the home and offices of Malayalam actor Dileep Saturday revealed that he has evaded payment of service tax, said central excise and service tax officials. The over 12-hour raid that began Saturday morning took place at multiple places, including his residence near here, and offices that are...
  • FM exhorts service tax defaulters to come clean 14-11-2013 06:57 PM

    Asking service tax defaulters to take advantage of the amnesty scheme, Finance Minister P Chidambaram, on Thursday, said the government could not have come out with a better offer for them to come clean. Addressing industry chambers the Minister said the revenue department has so far received 6,409 applications, of...
  • Singer Adnan Sami is under service tax scanner 19-10-2013 02:08 PM

    Mumbai: In further trouble for Adnan Sami after the visa row, the Service Tax department has issued the Pakistani singer-composer summons asking him to appear on Monday for questioning in connection with alleged tax evasion. Sources in the Service Tax department today said they booked a case against the musician...
  • I am not a tax evader, says Kapil Sharma 29-09-2013 05:09 PM

    Mumbai: Comedian Kapil Sharma, who was recently questioned by the Service Tax department for alleged non-payment of tax amounting to nearly Rs 60 lakh, today said that he is not "a tax evader". "I am very upset with reports saying that I am a tax evader. Service Tax department imposed...
  • Difficulties on GST, but will be in place by 2014: PM 29-05-2013 04:08 AM

    Tokyo: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday acknowledged that there are difficulties with some state governments over the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but said that he is confident it would be implemented in "an appropriate type" by 2014. "The objective of the Indian government is to...
  • Restaurants bandh: More than 20,000 eateries shut across Mumbai 29-04-2013 05:32 PM

    Hotels and restaurants across the country are on a one-day token strike to protest against what they call excessive taxation announced in the Union Budget. ...
  • Mumbai eateries go on strike against new service tax 29-04-2013 10:55 AM

    Mumbai: Around 20,000 hotels, restaurants, licenced tea and snacks outlets as well as ubiquitous vada-paav stalls in Mumbai go on strike to protest the new service tax (ST). "In Mumbai, around 18,000-20,000 hotels and restaurants have expressed solidarity with the move to protest the new ST on fully or partly...
  • If I were FM: Introduce GST at the earliest, say people in Mumbai 25-02-2013 09:33 AM

    In the countdown to the Union Budget 2013, CNN-IBN met people across the country to get their views on what they want from the Finance Minister. ...
  • If I were FM: People in Ahmedabad want service tax reduced to 10 pc 23-02-2013 11:31 AM

    In our countdown to Union Budget 2013, we met people across the country to get their views on what they want from FM. ...
  • Rajinikanth lends support to Tollywood's strike against service tax 08-01-2013 03:09 PM

    Meanwhile, film and television shooting was suspended for the day and theatres also remained shut till evening. ...
  • Full text: Kingfisher's response to Mumbai service tax dept 11-12-2012 02:17 PM

    The Mumbai service tax department has begun impounding Kingfisher Airlines' aircraft. One aircraft has been seized and another is in the process of detention. The Deputy Commissioner, Service Tax had sent an order a few days back to Kingfisher that the seven aircraft of the airline in Mumbai will be...
  • Mumbai tax dept begins impounding KFA aircraft 11-12-2012 10:21 AM

    Mumbai: In another blow to the crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines, the Mumbai Service Tax has begun impounding the airlines' aircraft. One aircraft has been seized and another is in the process of detention. The Deputy Commissioner, Service Tax had sent an order a few days back to Kingfisher that the seven...
  • Ramdev gets notice for alleged tax evasion 28-11-2012 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: A demand notice has been sent by authorities to trusts run by Ramdev for alleged service tax evasion on about Rs 1 crore received from a private TV broadcaster for airing his programme on Yoga. Official sources said a demand notice was sent to Patanjali Yoga Peeth and...
  • Working towards bringing in the GST: P Chidambaram 08-11-2012 06:00 PM

    New Delhi: Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that the Centre will soon bring in a major change in the taxation system in the country. Speaking to reporters, Chidambaram said, "We are moving towards bringing a major change in the taxation system in the country. We are working on...
  • Budget 2012: What gets cheaper, what gets dearer 17-03-2012 06:42 AM

    New Delhi: Budget 2012, presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee makes branded clothes, footwear, mobiles phones and LCD TVs cheaper. Also apart from cheaper imported medical equipment, prices of HIV and cancer medicines are to go down too. But two and four wheelers will get more expensive so are refrigerators,...
  • Kingfisher fails to pay dues by Jan 6 deadline 06-01-2012 08:22 PM

    New Delhi: Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines on Friday failed to pay its service tax dues for December, which could lead to freezing of its bank accounts once again, a senior Finance Ministry official said. "Kingfisher Airlines paid Rs 10 crore (April-November) arrears. We are still awaiting payment of the December dues,"...