# 1 – TDS on Service Tax not limited to Sec. 194J
CBDT issues circular on 13-01-2014 – not limited to Sec.194J
While we are aware of the CBDT issuing a clarification circular based on a High Court judgment, most of us feel that, it applies only to Sec.194J, which is incorrect. It applies to all sections, part of Chapter XVII-B of the Income Tax Act, 1961.
Further, there are some other conditions mentioned, satisfying only TDS shall not be applicable on service tax charged.
Read More on the Conditions Click here
# 2 – Application for a TDS Exemption Certificate to be decided in 30 days Under-Secretary Instructions to CCIT’s
More accountability will follow post this circular, as the Under Secretary to GOI has asked everyone to follow the timelines mentioned in the Citizens Charter. The Lower Deduction (or) No Deduction applications that we would make would now be (technically speaking), need to be decided in 30 days or less. That’s some good news!
See the order of the Under Secretary Click here
What is Citizen’s Charter of the ITD ? Click Here
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