Government appoints Shri B.N. Sharma (IAS:1985) as Chairman of the National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

In an immediate follow up action of last week’s Cabinet approval for creation of the posts of Chairman and Technical Members of the National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST, the Government today issued orders appointing senior IAS officer Shri B.N. Sharma, as the first Chairman of this apex Authority in the rank of Secretary to Government of India. Continue reading

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CBDT has notified final rules on Master File and Country-by-Country (CbCR)

Country-by-Country reporting requirement – CBDT notifies Final Rules:

(For International groups/entities – Indian & Foreign)

Finance Act, 2016 had amended Section 92D of the Income-tax Act, 1961 (‘the Act’) and introduced Section 286 to provide certain requirements regarding keeping, maintaining and furnishing information & documents in relation to International groups and its constituent entities. Such information reporting is termed as “Master File” and ‘Country-by-Country report (CbCR)” Continue reading

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Suggestions for Improvement under GST

With the implementation of GST, India took a step towards unified common national market. It aims to bring in increased efficiency and compliance and also boost government’s ‘ease of doing business’ initiative. However, being a new, evolving law, there are certain improvements required. Few areas that need consideration are as given below: Continue reading

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Quick Guide to file GSTR-2

Every registered taxable person is required to give details of Inward Supply, i.e., purchases for a tax period in GSTR-2. GSTR-2 contains details of all the purchases transactions of a registered dealer for a month. It will also include purchases on which reverse charge applies. Continue reading

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CBDT – POEM clarification for India based regional HQ operations

CBDT issues clarification (Circular dt. 23 Oct’ 17) on POEM applicability to multinational companies with regional headquarter structure wherein certain employees having multi-country responsibility or oversight over the operations in other countries of the region are working from India; Continue reading

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