Service Tax And Bloggers


wealthymattersService Tax is a tax which is paid by the provider of service. Any person whose revenue from providing service (whether Consultancy/ Affiliate Sales/ Designing/ SEO or any other service) during the year is more than Rs. 10 Lakh is liable to pay service tax as per the tax rates prescribed by the govt.The govt keeps changing the service tax rate in the budget announced every year.

Sale of Ad Space is now a part of Service and Service Tax . From 1st July 2012 till 30th Sept 2014 the sale of ad space was specifically exempted from the levy of Service Tax as this was included in the negative list of services on which service tax is not applicable.However, Budget 2014 brought in an amendment and now sale of Ad Unit  attracts Service Tax . This Service Tax is applicable on all kinds of digital ads i.e. Direct Ad Sales, Google Adwords Ads, Ad Sales through Agents etc. Read more of this post

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