27 Legal Updates in Assam

Government of Assam issues Directions for imposing ban on single use plastic

Aug 21, 2019

The State Government of Assam has issued Directions for imposing ban on manufacture, import, supply, sale and use of plastic cups, short life PVC and all chlorinated plastic bags or sheets or banners or flex or buntings or flags. The Directions are as under: No person including shopkeeper, vendor, wholesaler, retailer, hawker or salesmen shall us

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Government of Assam clarifies on goods sent or taken out of India for exhibition or on consignment basis for export promotion

Jul 30, 2019

The State Government of Assam on July 19, 2019, has clarified on goods sent/taken out of India for exhibition or on consignment basis for export promotion. However, various representations have been received from the trade and industry regarding procedure to be followed in respect of goods sent / taken out of India for exhibition or on consignment

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Government of Assam clarifies on doubts related to supply of Information Technology enabled Services

Jul 30, 2019

The State Government of Assam on July 26, 2019, has clarified on doubts related to supply of Information Technology enabled Services (ITeS services). Various representations have been received seeking clarification on issues related to supply of ITeS services such as call center, business process outsourcing services, etc. and “Intermediarie

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Assam Industries (Tax Reimbursement for Eligible Units) (Amendment) Scheme, 2019

Jul 11, 2019

The State Government of Assam on June 26, 2019, has issued Assam Industries (Tax Reimbursement for Eligible Units) (Amendment) Scheme, 2019, to further amend the Assam Industries (Tax Reimbursement for Eligible Units) Scheme, 2017. Some major amendments are under: Ø  Para 2(i)(a) which specifies Definitions, with effect from July 01,

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Draft Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Solar PV Systems) Regulations, 2019

Jun 21, 2019

The Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC) on June 06, 2019, has published the Draft Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (Grid Interactive Solar PV Systems) Regulations, 2019. Ø  Scope and Application: 1.       These Regulations will apply to the distribution licensee/ licensees and consumers of

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Assam Government Extends the last date for exercising the option by promoters to pay tax in real estate sector

May 14, 2019

The State Government of Assam on May 10, 2019, has extended the date for exercising the one time option to pay tax on construction of apartments in a project by the promoters at the rate as specified in items (ie) or (if) till May 20, 2019. In the notification: i. In the Table, against serial number 3, in items (ie) and (if), in the entries in colu

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PCB of Assam adopts the revised criteria of classification of category of industrial sectors

May 09, 2019

The Pollution Control Board (PCB) of Assam on May 04, 2019, has adopted the revised criteria of classification of category of industrial sectors as directed by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB). On March 07, 2016, the CPCB had issued directions under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and Air (Prevention & Control of

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Assam Government gives Clarification regarding filing of application for revocation of cancellation of registration in terms of Removal of Difficulty Order dated April 23, 2019

Apr 26, 2019

The State Government of Assam on April 24, 2019, has issued clarification regarding filing of application for revocation of cancellation of registration in terms of Removal of Difficulty Order (RoD) number 05/2019. The State Government of Assam has issued a Removal of Difficulty Order (RoD) number 05/2019, wherein persons whose registrations have b

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Assam Government gives Clarification in respect of utilization of input tax credit under GST

Apr 26, 2019

The State Government of Assam on April 24, 2019, has clarified the issues regarding utilization of input tax credit under GST. Various representations have been received from the trade and industry regarding challenges being faced by taxpayers due to bringing into force of section 49A of the Assam Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. In order to ensur

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