Service tax of 5 pc on ports w.e.f. July 16
The Union government has made the service tax of five per cent
effective on 15 new services, including ports, from July 16.
The Finance Minister, Mr Yashwant Sinha, had announced extension
of service tax to 15 new services as part of the Budget proposals
The new services covered under the tax net are ports, scientific
and technical con-sultancy,photography
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