Service Tax exemption on renting of precincts of a religious place meant for general public

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Seeks to amend Notification No. 25/2012- Service Tax, dated 20.06.2012, so as to make necessary amendment by substituting the clause (a) of entry 5 in opening paragraph

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

Notification No. 40/2016-Service Tax

New Delhi, the 6th September, 2016

GSR__(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub­section (i) vide numberG.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely:-

In the said notification, in the opening paragraph, in entry 5, for clause (a), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-

“(a) renting of precincts of a religious place meant for general public, owned or managed by an entity registered as a charitable or religious trust under section 12AA of the Income-tax Act, 1961(hereinafter referred to as the Income-tax Act), or a trust or an institution registered under sub clause (v) of clause (23C) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act or a body or an authority covered under clause (23BBA) of section 10 of the Income-tax Act; or”

[F. No.3354/45/2016 -TRU]

(Anurag Sehgal)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note:-The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary by notification No. 25/2012 – Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, vide number G.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012 and last amended by notification No.39/2016 – Service Tax, dated the 2nd September, 2016 vide number G.S.R. 850(E), dated the 2nd September, 2016.

 

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