Fresh appointments for 6 posts of Member in Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved six appointments to the posts of Member in Customs & Central Excise Settlement  Commission (CCESC). The appointments will be, in each case, btill the attainment of age of 62 years, or until further orders, The appointments are as follows: 1. Brojen Thamar, IRS (C&CE:1983) Mumbai… Read More Fresh appointments for 6 posts of Member in Customs & Central Excise Settlement Commission

Implementation of GST: Why involve a Private Limited Company in a Sovereign Function?

Lalit Shastri The directive by Union Finance Ministry to the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) to share data with Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) – a Section 25 non-Government, not-for-profit Pvt Ltd Company – has run into rough weather as serious objections are being raised about the… Read More Implementation of GST: Why involve a Private Limited Company in a Sovereign Function?

Implementation of GST by generalists and private players: Discontent brewing among IRS officers

Lalit Shastri The idea of forming a private limited company with private players to implement the GST goes against the whole concept of sovereign responsibility of administering tax administration. It is to be underscored that India is a Union of States and the Union should not become weak by giving the States excessive leverage when it comes to… Read More Implementation of GST by generalists and private players: Discontent brewing among IRS officers