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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Lawyers exempted from service tax - Notification No. 25/2012- Service Tax

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 25/2012-Service Tax
New Delhi, the 20th June, 2012

G.S.R……(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act) and in supersession of notification number 12/2012- Service Tax, dated the 17th March, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 210 (E), dated the 17th March, 2012, the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby exempts the following taxable services from the whole of the service tax leviable thereon under section 66B of the said Act, namely:-

(6) Services provided by-

(b) an individual as an advocate or a partnership firm of advocates by way of legal services to,-

(i) an advocate or partnership firm of advocates providing legal services;
(ii) any person other than a business entity; or
(iii) a business entity with a turnover up to rupees ten lakh in the
preceding financial year; or

(c) a person represented on an arbitral tribunal to an arbitral tribunal;

(Relevant portion of the above Notification issued by Govt. of India, Dept. of Revenue for your information).To read the full notification please Google the same ). 

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