Ha! Ha! What do Screenshots of our Smart phones or PC/ Laptops have to do with GST? A Lot! Actually. These actually are essential in the current scenario. Friends, we all keep hearing about technical glitches faced while doing work on the GST application (GST App) viz. “gst.gov.in”. The TRAN-1/ TRAN-2 imbroglio is well known.…Details
Is there GST on the renting of Residential accommodation? In one word, the Answer is a ‘No’! But, there is more to it. There is no GST on the renting of Residential Property for use as a Residential Accommodation. But if the same is to be used for Commercial purpose, the GST is applicable. But,…Details
Does the payment of 20% of the amount of the cheque as per amendment in the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 under Section 143 A applicable to cases pending prior to the amendment also ?
Section 148 of the Negotiable Instruments Act was also inserted in the Amended Act on September 1, 2018, with prospective effect. However, appellate courts in several cases directed the accused persons to deposit 20% of the cheque/compensation amount, treating the said provision retrospective in nature. Consequently, several accused approached the higher courts throughout the country.…Details
GST on Legal advice E-commerce is on the rise by the day! And we get to witness a variety of e-business models adopted by e-commerce operators (ECO, in GST). Broadly these are 3: as an Agent, i.e. the ECO provides his e-commerce platform to the suppliers on a commission basis as a %age of Value…Details
Whether prosecution of accused under section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act is hit by the bar created by sub-section(2) of Section 69 of the Indian Partnership Act, 1932.
Complaint under section 138 of the N.I. Act is criminal in nature. It, therefore, cannot be stretched to bar which is in the nature of temporary bar to the suit. Section 138 of the N.I. Act is in the nature of a panel provision with the objective to inculcate faith in the banking transactions. The…Details
Yes you heard it Right! GST is leviable on “Legal and Accounting Services”. The applicable rate is 18%. Legal Service, in GST, means any service provided in relation to advice, consultancy or assistance in any branch of law, in any manner and includes representational services before any court, tribunal or authority. EXEMPTIONs: But there are…Details
I am a co-owner in possession to the extent of 3/4th share in a property situated in village in Punjab. My brothers are co-owners to the extent of 1/4th share. Can I seek the grant of injunction from the competent court of law restraining my brothers against alienating the suit property to the extent of more than their share as they are changing the nature of the suit property by raising construction illegally and forcibly.
Free Civil Advice.There is a Division Bench judgment of Punjab and Haryana High Court titled as Bachan Singh Vs Swarn Singh, 2000(3) RCR (Civil) 70 in which it has been held that co-sharer in exclusive possession of the joint property has a right to enjoy and reap the fruits of the property even by raising…Details
My wife has registered an FIR under section 498-A and 406 of the IPC in districts Sangrur against me. Can I get an anticipatory bail in the matter?
cases of 498a/406 The sole consideration for the grant of bail in such like matters is to recover dowry articles (Istridhan) and joining of investigation before the Investigating Officer (IO). Once that is done, the grant of anticipatory bail can be availed of by you and the courts will be gracious enough to grant you…Details
Insurance claim has been denied to my relative on the ground that Insured did not disclose in the Medical Performa that he was suffering from Type-II /Diabetes Mellitus. Shortly, thereafter within months, the death of the Insured took place and the reason for death was diagnosed as ‘cardiac shock’. Will the legal heirs of deceased will succeed in getting insurance claim
The only reason to repudiate the insurance is that the insured did not disclose in the medical Performa that he was suffering from Type-II /Diabetes Mellitus. As the cause of death is ‘cardiac shock’ and the death has not occurred due to the well-known factual conditions in diabetics, therefore the reputation of insurance contract is…Details
Presently a civil suit is going on in Ropar courts between me as a defendant and another person as a plaintiff. The civil court has allowed the amendment in the civil suit under order 6, rules 17 of the Code of Civil Procedure for amendment of the plaintiff at a time when the case is ripe for final arguments. Can it be done by the civil judge at such a belated stage of the suit ?
No doubt both the parties have led evidence and the case has reached the stage of arguments. The amendment at the belated stage cannot be declined merely on the ground that the case has now been fixed for arguments and act this stage, the amendment cannot be allowed. If the amendment in question goes to…Details