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Frequently Asked Questions


What is service tax?

Tax on services provided is known as service tax. As per Finance Act 1994, there are specified services on which service tax has to be levied.

What are taxable services?

As per the list of taxable services according to the Finance Act, 1994, the services are taxable in India.

What is service tax registration?

Any service provider who has turnover of taxable services which exceeds Rs. 9 Lakhs, in the previous financial year makes this compulsory for him to get a Service Tax registration. Service tax registration facilitates in the identification of assets, payment of service tax and filing of service tax returns.

Who has to pay service tax?

Service tax is to be paid by the receiver of the service. However, service tax is a form of indirect taxation. Therefore, the person who provides the taxable service on receipt of service charges along with the service tax is responsible for paying the service tax portion to the Government

What is the rate at which service tax is levied?

Service tax is normally levied at 14.5%.This rate of 14.5% includes Education Cess and Higher Education Cess along Swacch Bharat Cess at 0.5%

Which documents are required for service tax registration?

A copy of PAN Card, proof of address of business and constitution of the business is required for service tax registration.

How much time it takes to get service tax registration?

Service tax registration certificate must be issued by the Government within a period of seven days from the date of submission of application. In case the registration certificate is not issued within seven days, the registration applied for is deemed to have been granted.

When should the payments of service tax be deposited?

Any business entity is required to pay service tax to the government on monthly basis.

What are the due dates to file service tax returns?

Service Tax Return ST-3 must be filed twice in a financial year. Return for half year ending 30th September and 31st March are required to be filed by 25th October and 25th April, respectively.


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Service tax is a tax imposed by Government of India on all the services provided in India. Every service provided takes an additional tax from the consumer as service tax, which is payable to the government. At LegalWiz, we cater to customers who are looking for a better, faster and affordable online service to apply for service tax registration online in India. We guarantee highest quality standard backed by 100% customer satisfaction. Our team of qualified professionals, chartered accountants and company secretaries are always at your service to handle all the matters relating to service tax registration, putting you and your company at ease. We would see to it that all the legal and administrative aspects of service tax registration are taken care of. To file for service tax online you need to spare less than 15 minutes. All you need to do is provide answers to a few simple questions and documents related to your company and the registration and filing process of your documents with the tax department will be taken care by the LegalWiz team. Subject matter experts are available on call or via email to answer your queries. We also provide a full spectrum of post registration services related to filing VAT & CST Registration, PAN Number Application, TAN Number Application, Professional Tax Registration, Shop & Establishments Registration, Importer Exporter Code, TDS Return Filing, Service Tax Return Filing etc. We offer services through an online model and a network of trusted affiliates across all major cities in India including Mumbai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Vadodara, Kolkata, Chennai, Noida, Gurgaon and others.

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