Notification 03/2014-ST dated February 3, 2014 provides that no Service Tax is required to be paid on services provided by an authorized person or sub-brokers to the member of a recognised/ registered association, in relation to a forward  contract, during the period commencing from the 10th day of September 2004 and ending with the 30th day of June, 2012 on which Service Tax was not being levied in accordance with the prevalent practice. The notification has been  issued in exercise of the powers under section 11C of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with section 83 of the Finance Act

No Service Tax Required to be Paid on Services Provided by An Authorised Person or Sub-Brokers to the Member of a Commodity Exchange in Respect of Such Taxable Service on which the Service Tax was not Being Levied During the Period Commencing from The 10th Day of September 2004 and Ending with the 30th Day of June 2012 in Accordance with the Prevalent Practice

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 11C of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with section 83 of the Finance Act, the Central Government hereby directs that the service tax payable on the services provided by an authorised person or sub-broker to the member of a recognised association or a registered association, in relation to a forward contract, shall not be required to be paid in respect of such taxable service on which the service tax was not being levied during the period commencing from the 10th day of September 2004 and ending with the 30th day of June 2012 in accordance with the prevalent practice.

The Central Government is satisfied that a practice was generally prevalent regarding levy of service tax (including non-levy thereof), under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Finance Act’), on services provided by an authorised person or sub-broker to the member of a recognised association or a registered association, in relation to a forward contract, and that such services were liable to service tax under the Finance Act, which was not being levied according to the said practice during the period commencing from the 10th day of September 2004 and ending with the 30th day of June 2012.

Related Notification is as follows :-

Regarding levy of service tax on services provided by an authorised person or sub-brokers to the member of a commodity exchange

Notification No. 03/2014-Service Tax ,

New Delhi, 3rd February, 2014

G.S.R….(E).- Whereas, the Central Government is satisfied that a practice was generally prevalent regarding levy of service tax (including non-levy thereof), under section 66 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as ‘the Finance Act’), on services provided by an authorised person or sub-broker to the member  of a recognised association or a registered association, in relation to a forward contract,  and that such services were liable to service tax under the Finance Act, which was not being levied according to the said practice during the period commencing from the 10th  day of September 2004 and ending with the 30th  day of June 2012;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 11C of the Central Excise Act, 1944 (1 of 1944), read with section 83 of the Finance Act, the Central Government hereby directs that the service tax payable on the services provided by an authorised person or sub-broker to the member  of a recognised association or a registered association, in relation to a forward contract, shall not be required to be paid in respect of such taxable service on which the service tax was not being levied during the aforesaid period in accordance with the said practice.

[F. No. 354/131/2013 – TRU]

(Raj Kumar Digvijay)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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