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Archive for July, 2010

Controversy – Service Tax on Copyrights

[By Shaleen Shah (Partner), VNCA] The Finance Act, 2010 has amongst other amendments, proposed following new service on Copyrights w.e.f. 1-Jul-2010: The existing taxable service ‘Intellectual Property Right (IPR)’ excludes copyright from its scope. The service of transferring temporarily or permitting the use or enjoyment of Copyrights on (a) cinematographic films and (b) sound recording […]