SMS Termination Charge and Transactional SMS Charge-TRAI


Top of FoTRAI prescribes SMS Termination Charge and Transactional SMS Charge TRAI has released: (i) ‘The Short Message Services (SMS) Termination Charges Regulations, 2013’ which prescribes cost based SMS Termination Charge as 2 paise per SMS; (ii) Amendment to the Telecom Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2010 which prescribes a transactional SMS charge of 5… Read More

SERVICE TAX ON APARTMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES-ABATEMENT 75%


SERVICE TAX ON APARTMENTS AND CONSTRUCTION SERVICES Construction services – 25% taxable Abatement of 75%. Service provided with respect to Construction of complex, building, civil structure and part thereof , intended for sale , wholly or partially Except those where entire consideration is received after issuance of completion certificate by the competent authority. This is subject… Read More

SERVICE TAX


SERVICE TAX SLABS AND PAYMENT DUE DATES 1   In case of Individuals or Proprietary Concerns and Partnership Firm, service tax is to be paid on a quarterly basis. The due date for payment of service tax is the 5th of the month immediately following the respective quarter (in case of e-payment, by 6th of the month immediately following the respective quarter). For this purpose, quarters are: April… Read More

HOW TO STOP PESKY/UNWANTED TELEMARKETING CALLS AND SMS – FOLLOW THIS GUIDE


HOW TO BLOCK UNWANTED TELEMARKETING CALLS AND SMS? 1. Are you a subscriber? And do you wish to block commercial communications? You can register your preference with your Service Provider either by way of voice call or SMS. In either case, you can do so by accessing the number 1909. Please note that this number… Read More