Tag Archives: Service tax on Restaurants

Service Tax on Air Conditioned Restaurants is unconstitutional

By | November 24, 2016

HIGH COURT OF KERALA Kerala Classified Hotels & Resorts Association v. Union of India A.M. SHAFFIQUE, J. W.P. (C) NO. 19277 OF 2013 OCTOBER  31, 2016 V. Krishna Kumar, G. Subodhan, Surendradas B., N. Vijayan Pillai, K.V. Rajappan Pillai and K.K. Radhakrishnanfor the Petitioner. N. Nagaresh, Ramavarma Reghunathan Thamburan, John Varghese and M.M. Jasmin for… Read More »

Service Charge is Not Service Tax

By | July 24, 2015

Finance Ministry Clarified that Service Charge is Not Service Tax FINANCE MINISTRY’S CLARIFICATION ON SERVICE CHARGES COLLECTED BY RESTAURANTS/HOTELS/EATERIES PRESS RELEASE, DATED 14-7-2015 Some restaurants/hotels/eateries besides charging for the food and beverages are also charging ‘service charges’ in their bills. The proceeds of the ‘service charges’ are retained by the restaurants/hotels/eateries. Some of the consumers… Read More »