Seeks to exempt taxable service provided by State Government Industrial Development Corporations/ Undertakings by way of granting long term (thirty years, or more) lease of industrial plots to industrial units from so much of service tax which is leviable on the one time upfront amount (called as premium, salami, cost, price, development charges or by any other name) payable for such lease.

Central Government vide Notification No. 41/2016-Service Tax, Dated: September 22, 2016 has extended exemption from service tax payable under section 66B of Finance Act 1994 to taxable services provided by State Government Industrial Development Corporations/ Undertakings to industrial units by way of granting long term (30 years, or more) lease of industrial plots. However, this exemption is restricted to service tax payable on the one time upfront amount (called as premium, salami, cost, price, development charges or by any other name) payable for such lease.

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 41/2016-Service Tax

New Delhi, the 22nd September, 2016

GSR___(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of 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 taxable service provided by State Government Industrial Development Corporations/ Undertakings to industrial units by way of granting long term (thirty years, or more) lease of industrial plots from so much of service tax leviable thereon under section 66B of the said Act, as is leviable on the one time upfront amount (called as premium, salami, cost, price, development charges or by any other name) payable for such lease.

[F. No. 354/51/2016 -TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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