Service Tax Registration

We are Service tax consultants providing Service tax registration certificate services at Hyderabad and Secunderabad in India. We provide service tax filing and service tax return preparation services. Service Tax was introduced in India on July 1994 by Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994. Service Tax is an indirect tax and it can be recovered from the service receiver by the service provider.

The responsibility of collecting the tax lies with the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). The office of Director General (Service Tax) has been formed in the year 1997 to monitor the collection and assessment of service tax. Every year more and more services have been brought under the net of Service Tax.

The current list includes:

(1) Telephone, (2) Stockbroker, (3) General Insurance. (4) Advertising agencies, (5) Courier agencies, (6) Radio pager services. (7) Consulting engineers, (8] Custom house agents, (9) Steamer agents, (10) Clearing & forwarding agents, (11) Air travel agents, (12) Tour operators, (13) Rent-a-Cab Operators (exempted upto 31.3.2000 Vide Notification No.3/99 Dt.28.2.99, reintroduced w.e.f. 1.4.2000), (14) Manpower recruitment Agency (1st July, 1997), (15) Mandap Keepers (1st July, 1997)

The services provided by goods transport operators, out door caterers and pandal shamiana contractors was abolished vide Notification No.49/98, 2nd June,1998.

(16) Architects, (17) Interior Decorators, (18) Management Consultants, (19) Practicing Chartered Accountants, (20) Practicing Company Secretaries, (21) Practicing Cost Accountants, (22) Real Estates Agents/Consultants, (23) Credit Rating Agencies, (24) Private Security Agencies, (25) Market Research Agencies, (26) Underwriters Agencies (27) Scientific and technical consultancy services, (28) Photography, (29) Convention, (30) Telegraph, (31) Telex, (32) Facsimile (fax), (33) Online information and database access or retrieval, (34) Video-tape production, (35) Sound recording, (36) Broadcasting, (37) Insurance auxiliary activity, (38) Banking and other financial services, (39) Port, (40) Authorized Service Stations, (41) Leased circuits Services (42) Auxiliary services to life insurance, (43) Cargo handling, (44) Storage and warehousing services, (45) Event Management, (46) Cable operators,(47) Beauty parlors (48) Health and fitness centers, (49) Fashion designer,(50) Rail travel agents,(51) Dry cleaning services. (52). Commercial vocational institute, coaching centers and private tutorials, (53) Technical testing and analysis (excluding health & diagnostic testing) technical inspection and certification service, (54) Maintenance & repair services, (55) Commission and Installation Services, (56) Business auxiliary services, namely business promotion and Support services (excluding on information technology services), (57) Internet cafť, (58) Franchise Services (59) Transport of goods by road (earlier Goods Transport Operators service re-introduced), (60) Out door Catererís service (re-introduced), (61) Pandal or Shamiana service (re-introduced), (62) Airport Services, (63) Transport of Goods by Air Services, (64) Business Exhibition Services, (65) Construction Services in relation to Commercial or Industrial Building Construction Services in relation to Commercial or Industrial Building (66) Intellectual Property Services, (67) Opinion Poll Services, (68) TV or Radio Program Services, (69) Survey and Exploration of Minerals Services, (70) Travel Agentís Services other than Rail and Air travel agents, (71) Forward Contract Services, (72) Transport of goods through pipe line or other conduit Services, (73) Site preparation & clearance Services, (74) Dredging Services, (75) Survey & Mapmaking Services, (76) Cleaning Services, (77) Membership of Clubs & Associations, (78) Packaging Services, (79) Mailing list compilation & Mailing Services, (80) Construction Services in relation to Residential Complexes.