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New Rates for Old

The Amended National Minimum Wage Regulations 2014 are due to come into force on 1st October 2014 and amongst other things, the new regulations will increase the national minimum wage rates as follows: 236 more words

Employment Law

BOSTON GLOBE: ‘Concierge Medicine’ service says rival has monopoly

Two Companies in fight for ‘concierge medicine’ market – The Boston Globe

By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey, The Boston Globe, Staff

August 22, 2014 - 611 more words

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Lawyering the Lawyers and Protecting the Consumers

Debt collectors and their reps……….be warned.  The Feds are coming.  Too often debtors and consumers feel overwhelmed and as if they have no rights.  Well, we just received more confirmation that… 188 more words

Consumer Law/Consumer Protection

Delhi High Court’s Judgement Brings Relief to “Educational Institutions”

Can an Association that conducts “Management Tests” and “Examinations” be treated as an Educational Institution and claim tax exemption u/s 10(23C)(vi)?

In a recent judgment, the Delhi High Court (HC) (Ref: All India Management Association v DG of income Tax (E) & Others, Hon’ble Delhi High Court ruling dated 12 November 2013 in WP(C) 10881/2009 and WP(C) 1735/2012) reinforced the principle that Income-tax authorities must consider the overall activities of an entity for determining if it qualifies as an “educational institution” and must not look at any one activity in isolation when determining the eligibility of the taxpayer for the purposes of claiming a tax exemption under Section 10(23C) (vi) of Income Tax Act, 1961 (IT Act). 674 more words

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All Services Relating to Education are Exempt from Service Tax

Section 66D of the Finance Act contains a negative list of services and clause (l) thereof reads as under:

Services by way of:

  • Pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent;
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