07 July 2012
Service Tax Rate : FY 2011-12 = 10.20% FY 2012-13 = 12.36%
Change in main rate of service tax: Notification No. 08/2009 dated 24.02.2009 was issued to reduce rate of service tax from 12% to 10%. The said notification has been rescinded by Notification no. 02/2012 dated 17.03.2012 w. e. f. 01.04.2012. Thus, now, w. e. f. 01.04.2012, effective rate of service tax (including education cess and S. H. Cess) has been increased to 12.36%.