Series of National Seminar on
SERVICE TAX & Cenvat Credit

13 April - 12 May, 2016 , New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune

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There are significant changes in Indirect Taxes particularly in Service Tax andCENVAT Credit. The present Government has emphasized on ease of doing business, yet the recurrent changes in the laws are increasing the complexity for the taxpayers. Therefore, in order to provide the interaction between Industry and the Government and to provide clarifications across the table, ASSOCHAM is organizing a series of National Seminar on Service Tax & CENVAT Credit as per the following schedule:

DATE / TIME/ VENUE

City
Day & Date             
Time                
Venue
New Delhi
Wednesday,
13th April, 2016
Held Successfully
Mumbai
Wednesday,
20th April, 2016
Held Successfully
Hyderabad
(Supported by FTAPCCI)
Friday,
22nd April, 2016
Held Successfully
Bengaluru
Thursday,
5th May, 2016
09.30 am – 4.30 pm
The Chancery Pavilion
Bengaluru
Pune
Thursday,
12th May, 2016
09.30 am – 4.30 pm
Hotel Le- Meriden
Pune
 



THE SEMINARS AIM AT:


  • Sharing of knowledge and experience on the Service Tax & CENVAT Credit related issues among participants and experts.
  • To provide real time clarity to the participants from senior tax administrators on the provisions of new service tax regime.
  • Direct feedback to the Government on issues raised at the Seminars by participants from various industry segments and professionals and seek resolution.
TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED


  • Implication of pruning of Negative list by the Finance Bill 2016
  • Scope and implications of newly added declared services
  • List of new exemptions
  • Retrospective exemptions for services
  • How to get a refund where retrospective exemption has been granted
  • Equalisation levy - another tax on specified services
  • Change in policy to avoid double taxation on software but not on other activities
  • Implication of government service to business entity on reverse charge basis
  • Overhauling of CENVAT Credit Rules and its implications
  • Filing of information returns
  • Implication of new provision of annual return
  • More time period for issuance of show cause notice
  • Change in the provision of prosecution & arrest
  • Implication of change in abetment rates
  • Steps taken for reduction of litigations like dispute resolution scheme
The discussion on each topic will be led by eminent speakers in their respective areas which will be followed by floor participation. You will find the participation at the seminar quite informative. 
 
SPEAKERS FOR BENGALURU


Shri Vinod Kumar*, Chief Commissioner Central Excise & Service Tax, Bangalore
Shri Sanjay Pant*, Commissioner of Service Tax- I & II, Bangalore
Shri J K Mittal
, Co- Chairman, National Council on Indirect Taxes, ASSOCHAM
Shri Praveen William, Partner, KPMG
Shri K Baskar, Director, Deloitte
Shri Keyur Shah, Director, PwC
 
SPEAKERS FOR PUNE


Shri Gautam Bhattacharya, Principal Commissioner Service Tax, Pune
Shri J K Mittal
, Co- Chairman, National Council on Indirect Taxes, ASSOCHAM
Shri Nitin Vijaivergia, Partner, PwC
CA Pritam Mahure, Pritam Mahure & Associates
Other experts from tax profession
* confirmation awaited
 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The Seminars are targeted at officers dealing in Taxation, Accounts in the corporate world as well as practicing CA, CS, CMA and other related professionals, Trade & Industry, Government, Public Sector Units, Consultancy Organizations, Funding Agencies, Corporate Lawyers, Banks & Other Financial Institutions.

Registration Fees: 

  • Rs. 3,500/- only for ASSOCHAM Members and Rs. 4,000/- for Non Members (per participant per city) including Service Tax: 10% discount for two and 20% for three or more persons from the same organization.