GST / Goods & Service Tax Archive

Recommendations made by GST Council in its 40th Meeting held on 12.06.2020

Recently GST Council has recommended few reliefs for small tax payers, waived/ reduced the penalty for non-filers of GSTR-3B, extend the benefit to apply revocation of cancellation of registration and also recommended to bring into effect certain proposed amendments of CGST & IGST Act w.e.f. 30.06.2020. We shall further update you once these changes will …

Webinar on Ramifications and Reliefs in GST in Lockdown Period covering decisions taken in the 40th GST Council Meeting

PHD Chamber of Commerce & Industry is organizing a Webinar on Ramifications and Reliefs in GST in Lockdown Period covering decisions taken in the 40th GST Council Meeting. Date and Time: 20th June, 2020 (Saturday) from 11:00 AM to 02:30PM. Eminent Speakers: Mr. N K Gupta Chairman (Indirect Taxes Committee) Mr. Bimal Jain Mentor (Indirect …

Big Boost for Entrepreneurs as Central Government redefines criteria for enterprises to be classified as MSME

The Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises has recently issued a Notification dated 1st June, 2020, notifying the criteria for classification of micro, small and medium enterprises. Vide the said Notification, the Government has significantly amended the criteria for an enterprise to be classified as Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. The announcement for the …

Transitional Credits: Whether retrospective amendment u/s 140 really nullifies Delhi HC Judgment of Brand Equity?

Recently Delhi HC held Rule 117 (1A) of CGST Rules as arbitrary, vague, and unreasonable. It was further held that timeline prescribed in CGST Rules is not sacrosanct Considering that no time limit is prescribed in CGST Act, Delhi HC held that transitional credit can be claimed up to 30.06.2020 (i.e. within 3 years from …

Challenges in commercial Contracts – Force Majeure, Indian & International Scenario and the learning

A Seminar was conducted by NIRC of ICAI on – “Challenges in commercial Contracts – Force Majeure, Indian & International Scenario and the learning” The following Topics were covered: – law on the subject – international response to the challenge – model contract clause suggested by International Chamber of Commerce – sample clauses in Power …