ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

A+| A| A-

The Film Bandh and After

The 'Film Bandh' and After HC DURING the past few years a new type of business has made its appearance in the commercial field, that of leasing machinery to meet the requirements of a whole industry, the cost of which at times run into many lakhs of rupees. As lease is not sale, such transactions do not attract sales tax. To bring such transactions within the ambit of the sales tax, the Maharashtra government introduced an act called the Maharashtra Sales Tax on Transfer of Right to Use Any Goods for Any Purpose Act, 1985, and brought the film industry within its purview. The act became effective from October 1,

To read the full text Login

Get instant access

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

₹826for India

$50for overseas users


(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top