Seeks to amend the Point of Taxation Rules, 2011, to prescribe the point of taxation for the services on which person liable to pay service tax is the recipient.
July, 23rd 2014
TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II,
SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
No. 13/2014 Service Tax
New Delhi, the 11th July, 2014
G.S.R. ....(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) and clause (hhh) of
sub-section (2) of section 94 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government
hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Point of Taxation Rules, 2011,
1. (1) These rules may be called the Point of Taxation (Amendment) Rules, 2014.
(2) They shall come into force on the 1st day of October, 2014.
2. In the Point of Taxation Rules, 2011,
(a) in rule 7,
(i) for the words contained in these rules the words and figures contained in
rules 3,4, or 8 shall be substituted;
(ii) for the first proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely:-
Provided that where the payment is not made within a period of three months
of the date of invoice, the point of taxation shall be the date immediately
following the said period of three months:;
(b) after rule 9, the following rule shall be inserted, namely:-
10. Notwithstanding anything contained in the first proviso to rule 7, if the
invoice in respect of a service, for which point of taxation is determinable under
rule 7 has been issued before the 1st day of October, 2014 but payment has not
been made as on the said day, the point of taxation shall,
(a) if payment is made within a period of six months of the date of
invoice, be the date on which payment is made;
(b) if payment is not made within a period of six months of the date of
invoice, be determined as if rule 7 and this rule do not exist..
[F. No.334/ 15 /2014 -TRU]
(Akshay Joshi )
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide
notification No. 18/2011 - Service Tax, dated the 1st March,2011 vide number G.S.R. 175
(E), dated the 1st March, 2011 and last amended by notification No. 37/2012-Service Tax,
dated the 20th June, 2012 vide number G.S.R.479 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012.