CA Gaurav Gupta

As we all know Krish Kalyan Cess (KCC) of 0.50% is applicable on all Taxable Services wef from 01.04.2016 and it has resulted in Changes in Service Tax Rates. In this article we have compiled Generic Service Tax Rate Applicable on all Taxable Services, Service Tax on Non Taxable Services , Wholly Exempted Services, Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Abated services, Effective Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Valuation , Rate of services where alternate rate is provided post 01.06.2016 and Effective Rate of services in case of reverse charge post 01.06.2016

Also Read: No Krishi Kalyan Cess On Debtors as on 13th May’ 2016

Taxability under Service Tax w.e.f. June 1, 2016

S. no. Particular Effective Service Tax Rate Effective SBC Rate Effective KKC rate
A. Generic Service Tax Rate – Applicable on all taxable services 14% 0.50% 0.50%
 
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Service Tax Rate on Non Taxable Services  0%

 

 

 

0%

 

 

 

0%

 

 

 

– Services provided in Non taxable Territory
–   Services listed in Negative List
–  Services provided without consideration 
 
C. Service Tax Rate on Wholly Exempted Services 0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notificaiton No. 25/2012-Service Tax dated 20.06.2012 (Mega Exemption),
Notification No 33/2012-Service Tax (SSI Exemption),
Notification No. 14/2012 – Service tax (Import of Technology),
Notification No 32/2012-Service Tax (Services by TBI / STEP),
Notification No. 12/2013 (Services to SEZ),
Notification No. 29/2012- Service Tax (Property tax in renting),
Notification No. 6/2013-Service Tax (Exemption against Focus Market Scheme Scrips),
Notification No. 7/2013-Service Tax (Exemption against Focus Product Scheme Scrips),
Notification No. 8/2013-Service Tax (Exemption against Vishesh  Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana),
Notification No. 11/2015-Service Tax (Exemption against Service Exports from India Scheme),
Notification No. 10/2015-Service Tax (Exemption against Merchandise Exports from India Scheme)

Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Abated services

S.No. Income Heads Rates Effective From 01.06.2016
Taxable Value Effective ST Rate Effective SBC Rate Effective KKC Rate Total Effective Tax Rate
1 Services in relation to financial leasing including hire purchase 10% 1.40% 0.05% 0.05% 1.50%
2 Transport of Goods in containers by rail by any person other than Indian Railways 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
2A Transport of Goods by Rail other than as specified above 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
3 Transport of Passengers with or without accompanied belongings by Rail 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
4 Bundled service by way of supply of food or any other article of human consumption or any drink, in a premises (including hotel, convention center, club, pandal, shamiana or any other place, specially arranged for organizing a function) together with renting of such premises 70% 9.80% 0.35% 0.35% 10.50%
5 Transport of passengers by air  with or without accompanied belongings in economy class 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
5A Transport of passengers by air  in higher class 60% 8.40% 0.30% 0.30% 9.00%
6 Renting of inns, hotels, Guest houses, clubs, campsites or other commercial places meant for residential or lodging purposes 60% 8.40% 0.30% 0.30% 9.00%
7 Services of goods transport agency in relation to transportation of goods other than household goods 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
7A Services of goods transport agency in relation to transportation of household goods 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
8 Services provided by a foreman of chit fund in relation to chit 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
9 Renting of motor cab designed to carry passengers 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
9A Transport of passengers, with or without accompanied belongings, by a contract carriage other than motorcab or a radio taxi or a stage carriage 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
10 Transport of goods in a vessel 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
11 Services by Tour operator in relation to Solely of arranging or booking  accommodation 10% 1.40% 0.05% 0.05% 1.50%
11A Services by Tour operator in relation to tours other than 11 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
12 Construction of a complex, building, civil structure or a part thereof, intended for a sale to a buyer, wholly or partly except where entire consideration is received after issuance of completion certificate by the competent authority 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%

Effective Rate of Service Tax post 01.06.2016 in case of Valuation

Particular Taxable Value Effective Service Tax Rate Effective SBC Effective KKC Total Effective Tax Rate
Works Contract – Original Works 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
Works Contract – Others 70% 9.80% 0.35% 0.35% 10.50%
Restaurant 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
Outdoor Catering 60% 8.40% 0.30% 0.30% 9.00%

Rate of services where alternate rate is provided post 01.06.2016

Service Provider Services Effective Service Tax Rate Effective SBC Effective KKC Effective Total Rate
Money Changer Services in relation to purchase or sale of foreign currency for an amount upto rupees 100,000 0.14% 0.005% 0.005% 0.15%
Services in relation to purchase or sale of foreign currency for an amount exceeding Rs. 100,000 but upto rupees 1000,000 Rs. 140 + 0.07% Rs. 5 + 0.0025% Rs. 5 + 0.0025% Rs. 150 + 0.075%
Services in relation to purchase or sale of foreign currency for an amount exceeding Rs. 1000,000 Rs. 770 + 0.014% Rs. 27.5 + 0.0005% Rs. 27.50 + 0.0005% Rs. 825 + 0.015%
Lottery Guarantee payout more than 80% Rs 8200 on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof) Rs 293

on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof)

Rs 293

on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof)

Rs 8,786 on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof)
Guarantee payout less than 80% Rs 12,800 on every RS 10 Lakh (or part thereof) Rs 457

on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof)

Rs 457

on every Rs 10 Lakh (or part thereof)

Rs 13,714on every RS 10 Lakh (or part thereof)
Insurance First year of Policy 3.50% 0.125% 0.125% 3.75%
Subsequent years 1.75% 0.063% 0.063% 1.88%
Air Travel Agent Domestic Travel 0.70% 0.025% 0.025% 0.75%
Foreign Travel 1.40% 0.050% 0.050% 1.50%

Effective Rate of services in case of reverse charge post 01.06.2016

S.No. Service Rates Effective From June 1, 2016
Taxable Value Effective Service  Tax Rate Effective Swach Bharat Cess Rate Effecive Krishi Kalyan Cess Total effective Tax
1 Rent A Cab – with abatement 40% 5.60% 0.20% 0.20% 6.00%
2 Rent A Cab – without abatement 50% 7.00% 0.25% 0.25% 7.50%
3 Manpower Supply 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%
4 Security Services 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%
5 Payment to Advocates and Lawyers 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%
6 Payment for Spnsorship 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%
7 Transportation of Goods By Road 30% 4.20% 0.15% 0.15% 4.50%
8 Payment to Independent Director 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%
9 Works Contract- For Original Works 20% 2.80% 0.10% 0.10% 3.00%
9 Works Contract-  For Other  Works 35% 4.90% 0.18% 0.18% 5.25%
10 Payment to Arbiteral tribunal 100% 14.00% 0.50% 0.50% 15.00%

(The author can be contacted at gaurav@mgsadvisors.com)

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2 responses to “Service Tax Rates as applicable from 1st June 2016”

  1. Riverside Tours n Travels says:

    Transportation of all Military canteen items from military Main canteen to differentmilitary canteens (Unit run Canteen) by road(GTA) is liable to service tax or not?. Is it is necessary to collect and pay service tax by the service provider in this case.?

    From where I can get the specific list of service tax exempted items of grocery ( for exemption to GTA).Is there is any mechanism for checking a specific item exempted from service tax for GTA for the transportation.

  2. Riverside Tours n Travels says:

    . Transportation of all Military canteen items from military Main canteen to different military canteens (Unit run Canteen) by road is liable to service tax or not?. Is it is necessary to pay service tax by the service provider in this case.

    please clarify

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