I have following queries about service tax in principle.
1) I understand that service tax has still no back up as "Law" although it has been in place for quite some time now. Can it be challenged on this ground if this is indeed true.
This may be going to the very basics of taxation, but I think it is worth exploring.
2) Can we as tax payers object to collecting taxes if we can prove that the taxes collected are not spent for the right purposes (say the instances of wasted food grains due to insufficient storages, fake beneficiaries of govt welfare schemes who Sonia Gandhi felicitated recently, food security bill, etc.) In short, can the government on one hand keep on loading the citizens with different taxes and spend all the money on government sponsored fraud and gross negligence and still force the citizens to pay up the taxes.
3) What is in general every citizen's right in terms of the right and meaningful spending of the taxes collected?
Any insight on this will be highly helpful.
Thanking you in advance.