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Air travel service tax exempted for NE
Published on 13 Aug. 2010 12:01 AM IST
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Union civil aviation minister, Praful Patel informed Lok Sabha Thursday that Vide the Finance Act, 2010, service tax on air travel was expanded to cover international travel (economy class) and domestic travel.
However, travel to/from airports situated in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim and Bagdogra in West Bengal were exempted.
He said the rates of service tax on air travel were: service tax on domestic passenger transport services at the rate of 10% of the gross value or Rs. 100/-per trip, whichever is lower is levied, air transport service to international passenger travelling in economy class and embarking in India at the rate of 10% of the gross value or Rs. 500/- per trip, whichever is lower.
(With PIB inputs)

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