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ST new exemptions and exemptions withdrawn immediately with effect from 1st March, 2016 - Budget 2016





Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Restoration of exemption on services provided to the Government, a local authority or a governmental authority.

Exemption from Service Tax on services provided to the Government, a local authority or a governmental authority by way of construction, erection, etc. of - (i) a civil structure or any other original works meant predominantly for use other than for commerce, industry, or any other business or profession; (ii) a structure meant predominantly for use as (i) an educational, (ii) a clinical, or (iii) an art or cultural establishment; (iii) a residential complex predominantly meant for self-use or the use of their employees or other persons specified in the Explanation 1 to clause 44 of section 65B of the said Act; was withdrawn with effect from 1.4.2015.

 

 

 

 

The same is being restored for the services [The exemption is being restored till 31.03.2020.

provided under a contract which had been entered into prior to 01.03.2015 and on which appropriate stamp duty, where applicable, had been paid prior to that date.

The services provided during the period from 01.04.2015 to 29.02.2016 under such contracts are also proposed to be exempted from service tax.

Notification No. 25/2012-ST as amended by notification No. 09/2016-ST dated 1st March, 2016

 

And

 

New section 102 of  the Finance Act, 1994]

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CA. Rajeev K. Sharma

09814214503

rks9814214503@gmail.com

 

 

 

Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Service Tax on services by way of construction, erection, etc. of original works pertaining to an airport and port

Exemption from Service Tax on services by way of construction, erection, etc. of original works pertaining to an airport and port was withdrawn with effect from 1.4.2015.

Note:

The said exemption was withdrawn vide Notification

No. 9/2015 - Service Tax New Delhi, the 1st March, 2015

 

The same is being restored

 

The services provided during the period from 01.04.2015 to 29.02.2016 under such contracts are also proposed to be exempted from service tax.

 

The exemption is being restored till 31.03.2020.

 

These services by way of construction, erection, etc. of original works pertaining to an airport and port should have been provided under a contract which had been entered into prior to 01.03.2015 and

 

 subject to production of certificate from the Ministry of Civil Aviation or Ministry of Shipping, as the case may be, that the contract had been entered into prior to 01.03.2015

and

 

on which appropriate stamp duty, where applicable, had been paid prior to that date

 

 

 

Notification No. 25/2012-ST as amended by notification No. 09/2016- ST dated 1st March, 2016

Note:

A New Entry  vide Sr. No. 14A has been inserted after Sr. No. 14 in the notification number ST-25/2012

 

 

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Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Withdrawal of exemption on services by way of construction, erection, commissioning, or installation of original works pertaining to monorail or metro for new  contracts entered into on or after 01.03.2016

 

Previously these services were taxable up to 29-02-2016

The exemption is being withdrawn.

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Notification No. 25/2012-ST as amended by Sl. No(vi)A of notification No. 09/2016- ST dated 1st March, 2016.

Note:

In entry 14, with effect from 1st March, 2016,  for item (a) of Entry 14 of ST-25/2012, instead of  railways, including monorail and metro the words “railways, excluding monorail and metro;” have been substituted

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Services provided by way of construction, 

erection, commissioning, installation, completion,

fitting out,

repair, maintenance, renovation, or alteration of a civil structure or any other original works pertaining to the „

In-situ rehabilitation of existing slum dwellers using land as a resource through private participation ‟under the Housing for All (Urban) Mission/Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, only for existing slum dwellers.

Previously these services were taxable up to 29-02-2016

The services are now exempt.

Dwelling units of the projects which are constructed for existing slum dwellers are only exempt. And construction activities etc. should take place only on the same very place where the residents of the slums are presently residing.

The exemption is being provided by way of insertion of new entry at S. No. 13 (ba) in notification No. 25/2012-ST

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Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Services provided by way of construction, 

erection, commissioning, installation, completion,

fitting out,

repair, maintenance, renovation, or alteration of a civil structure or any other original works pertaining to the Beneficiary led individual house construction / enhancement under the Housing for All (Urban) Mission/Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Previously these services were taxable up to 29-02-2016

The services are being exempted.

the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) is a new name given to the ‘housing scheme for all 2022. This scheme has been introduced by the government of India on June 25, 2015. This newly introduced housing scheme by the prime minister targets to construct approximately two crore houses in the entire nation and that too within the duration of seven years, 2015 to 2022.

Previously this scheme was known as Housing for All Scheme

 

The exemption is being provided by way of insertion of new entry at S. No. 13 (bb) in notification No. 25/2012-ST

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Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Services by way of construction, erection, commissioning, or installation of original works pertaining to low cost houses up to a carpet area of 60 square metres per house in a housing project approved by the competent authority under: (i) the “Affordable Housing in Partnership” component of the Housing for All (Urban) Mission/Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana; (ii) any housing scheme of a State Government.

Previously these services were taxable up to 29-02-2016

The services are now exempt.

 

The exemption is being provided by way of insertion of new entry at S. No. 14 (ca) in notification No. 25/2012-ST

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Subject

Present Position

Budgetary Change

Condition if any

Reference

Effective From

Certain Services provided by the Indian Institutes of Management, as per the guidelines of the Central Government, to their students

Previously these services were taxable up to 29-02-2016

The following services are being exempted:

 

2 year full time Post Graduate Programme in Management(PGPM)

 

5 year Integrated Programme in Management

 

Fellowship Programme in Management

The educational programme should not be  Executive Development Programme

The Services should be provided  per the guidelines of the Central Government, to their students, by way of the following educational programmes

  1. two year full time residential Post Graduate Programmes in Management for the Post Graduate Diploma in Management, to which admissions are made on the basis of Common Admission Test (CAT), conducted by Indian Institute of Management;
  2.  fellow programme in Management;
  3.  five year ntegrate programme in Management.

The exemption is being provided by way of insertion of new entry at S. No. 9B in  notification No. 25/2012-ST

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CA. Rajeev K. Sharma

09814214503

rks9814214503@gmail.com

 

 

 


This document is based on interpretation of the law. Therefore, the views expressed above are matters of opinion based on the laws prevalent at the time the view being expressed, which may change as the law evolves from time to time. We have no responsibility to update these comments for events and circumstances occurring after the date of this note, unless specifically requested. This note is for the specific purpose of serving as an informative guide and is meant for general guidance and no responsibility for loss arising to any person acting or refraining from acting as a result of any material contained in this presentation will be accepted by us.

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