20th June, 2003.
Notification No. 13/2003-Service Tax
G.S.R. 504. (E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the business auxiliary services provided by a commission agent from the service tax leviable thereon under sub-section (2) of section 66 of the said Act.
Explanation.- For the purposes of this notification, “commission agent” means a person who causes sale or purchase of goods, on behalf of another person for a consideration which is based on the quantum of such sale or purchase.
2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of July, 2003.