Regarding exemption to the services(w.r.t aircraft tickets) referred to in section 65(105)(zzzo) of Finance Act, 1994
NOTIFICATION NO 26/2010-Service Tax
Dated : June 22, 2010
In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (aa) of sub - section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the Finance Act), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the services referred to in clause (zzzo) of sub-section (105) of section 65 of Finance Act, 1994 from so much of service tax as is in excess of,-
(a) ten percent of the gross value of the ticket or rupees one hundred per journey, whichever is less, for passengers travelling in any class, within India;
(b) ten percent of the gross value of the ticket or rupees five hundred per journey, whichever is less, for passengers embarking in India for an international journey in economy class:
Provided that this exemption shall not apply in cases where –
the credit of duty paid on inputs used for providing such taxable service has been taken under the provisions of the CENVAT Credit Rules, 2004 ;
Explanation,- For the purposes of this notification, economy class in an aircraft means,-
(i) where there is more than one class of travel, the class attracting the lowest standard fare; or
(ii) where there is only one class of travel, that class.
2. This notification shall come into force on 1 st day of July, 2010.
F. No. 334/03/2010 -TRU
Under Secretary to the Government of India