Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Service Tax-Notification No. 17/2011 in Budget 2011-12

Notification No. 17/2011- Service Tax
 New Delhi, the 1 st March, 2011
    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) read with sub-section 3 of section 95 of Finance (No.2), Act, 2004 (23 of 2004) and sub-section 3 of section 140 of the Finance  Act, 2007(22 of 2007) and in supersession of the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No. 9/2009-Service Tax, dated the 3rd March, 2009,  published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide G.S.R.146(E),  dated the 3rd March, 2009, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such supersession, the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to  do, hereby exempts the taxable services specified in clause (105) of section 65 of the Finance Act,  chargeable to tax under section 66 or section 66A of the Finance Act , received by a Unit located in a  Special Economic Zone (hereinafter referred to as SEZ) or Developer of SEZ for the authorised  operations, from the whole of the service tax, education cess and secondary and higher education  cess leviable thereon
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