Month: June 2011

The Revenue Bar Association, Madras, filed a Writ Petition in the Madras High Court challenging the validity of levy of service-tax on “legal consultancy services”. The Court has passed an order of interim injunction dated 24.06.2011 restraining the Ministry of Finance from compelling the members of the Petitioner from registering themselves with the service tax authorities and collecting service-tax from them until further orders

Whether, Shri Deepak R. Shah, Advocate and Ex-Accountant Member of the ITAT is debarred from practicing before the ITAT in view of insertion of Rule l3E in ITAT Members (Recruitment and Condition of Service) Rules,1963.