Madhukar N Hiregange

The author qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1987 and completed DISA & CISA in 2002. He is a Senior Partner at Hiregange & Associates, having offices in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Visag and Gurgaon. He is also Knowledge Partner at Hiregange Academy, a knowledge and employability initiative. He has jointly authored 14 books on Central Excise, Service Tax, Karnataka VAT and Excise/Service Tax Audit. IDT - IPCC Study Material has been the addition in 2014. He is working on a book on GST- Primer expected to be released by May 2015. The author has also been involved in efforts to make the Indirect Tax laws in India simple, certain and fair. He is the Managing Trustee of Empower Education Foundation, sponsoring the education of 100+ less privileged students in Bangalore & Mysore. He believes in “Value Based practice and Life”.



BOOKS PUBLISHED


Full Syllabus Coverage of Service Tax, Central Excise, Customs, VAT and CST Use of simple language with a clear examination focus Recent Amendments made by Finance Act, 2014 highlighted Recent Circulars, Notifications and Case Laws Examples and Solved Illustrations for Crystallization of Concepts Use of Tables and Flowcharts for Easy Understanding of Concepts Student-friendly Presentation for Effective Learning Chapter Overview at the beginning of each Chapter Self-Examination Questions at the end of each Chapter “Short Revision Notes” for Quick Revision at the end of each Chapter ...

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Central Sales Tax (CST) is levied on the interstate sale of goods. CST is one of the oldest tax levies and has been around since 1957. This law is by the Central Government but the administration is by the States. CST levy is set at local rates. The revenue neutral rates which apply to most commodities in States goes up to 15%. The lower rate of 2% is available against Form C which can be issued by specified persons (resellers, manufacturers, processors etc) and cannot be issued by consumers. The State VAT laws have been in place since 2003. The payment of tax, filing of returns, assessment, reassessment etc under CST are all as per the local VAT laws which are ever changing and quite dra...

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