[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZZETE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
Exemps fully the levy of service tax on supply of goods carriage to GTA for use in transportation of goods by road
New Delhi, the Date: 26th June, 2008
Notification No. 29/2008 – Service Tax
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the Finance Act), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the taxable service of supply of a goods carriage, without transferring right of possession and effective control of such goods carriage, referred to in sub-clause (zzzzj) of clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act, provided by any person to a goods transport agency for use by the said goods transport agency to provide any service, referred to in sub-clause (zzp) of clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act, to a customer in relation to transport of goods by road in the said goods carriage, from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66 of the Finance Act.
2. This notification shall come into force on the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
[F. No. 334/105/2008-TRU]