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ASSOCHAM has always been a frontrunner in disseminating vital information and taking the cause of the member of trade and industry to the government, especially in the case of taxation related matters. ASSOCHAM has received several issues on new service tax regime from trade and industry which need clarification or reconsideration by the Government to remove implementation difficulties. In order to bring greater awareness about the new tax system and to provide clarifications across the table, ASSOCHAM is organizing a series of National Seminar on Service Tax at New Delhi and Mumbai as per the following schedule:

18 July 2013
09.30 - 16.30 
The Lalit,
Barakhamba, Connaught Lane, New Delhi
25 July 2013
09.30 - 16.30
Courtyard by Marriot Mumbai International Airport    
Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East

  • Sharing of knowledge and experience on new Service Tax Regime and other significant issues related to indirect taxes 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 Seminar by participants from various industry segments and professionals and seek resolution.

These national level Seminars will cover the following topics:
  • Service Tax – Issues arises from the definition of service
  • Service Tax Voluntary Compliance Encouragement Scheme (VCES), 2013
  • Prosecution, Non – bailable offences & Power to Arrest
  • Negative list of services & issues
  • Declared Services – Issues
  • Place of provision of service and issues
  • Reverse Charge Mechanism & Issues
  • Issues in Cenvat Credit Rules
  • How to handle Audit, Investigation, Search and Inquiry by multiple wings of Service Tax and Excise department
  • Burning issues in Point of Taxation Rules

Smt. Lipika Majumdar Roy Choudhary, Member Service Tax, CBEC, Shri Sushil Solanki, Commissioner Service Tax, Mumbai-I and Shri R. Sekar, Commissioner Service Tax, Mumbai-II have already cosented to address the Seminar in Mumbai. We have requested Shri P K Mohanty, Joint Secretary, TRU-I, CBEC to share his important views with the participants at Delhi. The seminar will also be addressed by the following experts from the Tax profession.
  • Mr. Nihal Kothari, Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Indirect Tax
  • Mr. J K Mittal, Co-Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Indirect Tax
  • Mr. Ravindran Pranatharthy, Advocate-Indirect Taxes & IPRs
  • Mr. Pratik Jain, Partner, KPMG
  • Mr. R. Sridhar, Corporate Director-Taxation, Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd
  • Mr. Bimal Jain, Partner, A2Z Taxcorp LLP
  • Mr. Amitabh Khemka, Head-Indirect Tax, Vodafone India Ltd
  • Mr. Prashant Deshpande, Sr. Director, Deloitte
  • Ms. Shilpa Sharma, Head-Indirect Tax, Vaish Law
  • Other speaker from Industry & Tax experts 
CEOs, CFOs, Finance / Accounts / Legal Executives, Senior Auditors and Financial Professionals / Consultants, Service providers and manufacturing availing CENVAT credit, Exporters of services, Users of services provided in India or abroad,  Middle & Senior Level executives dealing in Indirect Taxes in the corporate world as well as the practicing CA, CS, CMA and other related professionals.

The seminars have immense value for the participants however the fees is kept at Rs. 4,500/- (per participant per venue, including Service Tax) to meet the cost. Registration form attached (10% discount for two or more person from the same organization). The fee is inclusive of refreshment & lunch.

Kindly fill the registration form and send to us at finance@assocham.com at the earliest in order to block seat for your organization.
Since the seats are limited therefore shall be made available on prior registration basis. You are requested to register yourself and also nominate your colleagues for the same.


Registration Fees: 

  • Rs.4,500 per participant per venue including Service Tax (10% discount for two or more persons from the same organization)