Himachal Pradesh HC declares ‘Water Cess’ levy on Hydropower generation as ‘Unconstitutional’ [Read Order]

‘Water Cess’ levy on hydropower generation as ‘unconstitutional’, rules Himachal Pradesh HC
Himachal Pradesh High Court - Water Cess - Hydropower Generation - Unconstitutional - TAXSCAN

In a major ruling, the Himachal Pradesh High Court declared ‘water cess’ levy on hydropower generation as ‘unconstitutional’. The petitioners are power generation companies engaged in the production of the electricity by using river water. They own, operate and maintain the hydropower projects. The petitioners after entering into agreements with the Government of Himachal Pradesh…

Your free access to Taxscan has Expired

To read the article, get a premium account.

Taxscan Premium

Why should you subscribe?
  • Enjoy our website without interruptions from advertisements
  • Receive Daily newsletters
  • Receive realtime Telegram/Whatsapp news updates
  • Download original Judgements / Order / Notifications / Circulars, etc
  • Enjoy exclusive entry fees to Simplified series. (Webinars, Seminars, masterclasses, etc.)
  ₹1199 + GST for 1 year

Subscribe Now