This book traces the history of taxing the construction sector since 1948 and famous decision of the Hon’ble Supreme Court’s in Gannon Dunkerly. The book delves deep into the history of levy of Service Tax on construction sector which saw many ups and down. By explaining the nuances of Service Tax levy on construction sector and referring to various judgements, the Books lays the foundation for the study on GST for construction sector, starting from July 2017 and covers upto the latest amendments till 01.04.2019, step by step. The book is a must buy for any avid reader on taxation, who wants to understand the fundamentals of taxing the construction sector and apply it for better understanding of GST and its implication for the entire construction industry.
About the Author:
G. Natarajan, is an advocate by profession. He is also an Associate Member of the ICMA (ICWA). Prior to joining the legal profession, he has served as an Inspector of Central Excise in the Customs and Central Excise department from 1993 to 2003. His area of specialization is indirect taxation.
He has represented clients in all benches of the CESTAT and various High Courts and Supreme Court. He is a Senior Partner in the legal firm M/s. Swamy Associates, which specialises in the areas of GST, Central Excise, Customs, Service Tax and allied laws.
Mr Natarajan is a well known writer in the field of indirect taxation and has to his credit over 500 incisive articles published in the leading magazines, journals and tax portals. He is an eminent speaker at various conferences, seminars and workshops across the country.