A similar post has also been shared by the government’s official Twitter handle for IT related queries on GST- GST Tech. It warns users about a fake website that is trying to bait customers to reveal their personal information and bank details. The fake website is https://onlinefilingindia.in. “BEWARE of FRAUD website https://onlinefilingindia.in. It is trying to BAIT taxpayers to reveal personal and bank details. DO NOT respond to messages, mails and lookalike websites which ask for your personal details,” the tweet said. BEWARE of FRAUD website https://t.co/iowp3KLZFr. It is trying to BAIT taxpayers to reveal personal and bank details… https://t.co/4qZdEV3MHr … [Read more...] about Why you should not trust that GST refund message on WhatsApp, email
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On Friday afternoon a compromise was finally reached during a short cabinet meeting. Ireland will appeal against the ruling that it had supplied illegal state aid worth €13 billion to Apple, but—in a concession to reluctant MPs—an independent review of the tax treatment of multinationals in the country will take place. … [Read more...] about Ireland to challenge EU ruling on Apple’s $14.5 billion tax bill
According to a top Irish official, Apple has agreed to reserve around $15.4 billion in back taxes. “We have now reached agreement with Apple in relation to the principles and operation of the escrow fund,” Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe told reporters before a meeting with European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, per Reuters. … [Read more...] about Apple agrees to set aside more than $15 billion to Ireland in back taxes
A recent study suggests the radioactive plume from Fukushima will reach U.S. coastal waters this year, peaking in 2016. But ocean currents off Japan's eastern coast have most likely diluted the radioactivity to well within safe levels set by the World Health Organization, said study leader Vincent Rossi, an oceanographer and postdoctoral research fellow at the Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems in Spain. … [Read more...] about Ocean Radioactivity from Fukushima Leak to be Tracked
Why did Constantinople get the works? To understand what’s happening now, we have to go back to 1453 CE, the year the Ottoman sultan Mehmet II conquered the city of Constantinople (been a long time gone, Constantinople). He claimed the tremendous domed cathedral at the heart of the city as part of his personal spoils. Shortly thereafter, he included it in a special type of Muslim charitable endowment called a waqf, which he gave to the newly renamed city of Istanbul. In the endowment, Mehmet II specified that the former cathedral was supposed to become a mosque. … [Read more...] about What will happen to the Hagia Sophia now that it’s a mosque again?