Railway Board’s orders regarding exemption of service tax on passenger tickets uptill 30.09.2012.

| July 11, 2012 | Reply

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS

RAILWAY BOARD

The General Managers,

All Indian Railways

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TELEMAX/FAXIPOST COPY

ISSUED ON 05 .07.2012

NO.TCIl/2910/2012/Service Tax (.) Reference Ministry of Railways letter of even number dated 26.6.2012 wherein advance intimation was given regarding levy of service tax on transportation of passengers by rail (.) In view of Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) notification No.43/2012-Service Tax dated 02.07.2012 which exempts the taxable service of transportation of passengers, with or without accompanied belongings, by railways in – (a) First class; or (b) an air conditioned coach provided by the Indian Railways from the whole of service tax leviable thereon under section 668 of the finance Act, 1994 with effect from the date of publication of

this notification in the official Gazette, upto and including the 30th day of September, 2012 and Finance Directorate of Railway Board’s letter no. F(X)-1I2009/23/4/Pt. dated 02.07.2012 (.) It is hereby advised that Instruction issued vide this office letter of even number dated 26.06.2012 regarding levy of service tax on transportation of passengers by rail are not to be given effect upto and including the 30th day of September,2012. Necessary instructions may be issued to all concerned, including PRSs, immediately.

 

 

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 Dr. Monica Agnihotri

Railways

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Category: Indian Railway Circulars 2012, Indian Railways

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