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[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)

New Delhi, the 12th November, 2015

NOTIFICATION

No. 25/2015-Service Tax

G.S.R.     (E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with 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 Service Tax Rules, 1994, namely:-

1. (1)  These rules may be called the Service Tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2015.

  (2)   They shall come into force on the 15th  day of  November, 2015.

2. In the Service Tax Rules, 1994, in rule 6, after sub-rule (7C), the following sub-rule  shall be inserted, namely:-

“(7D) The person liable for paying the service tax under sub-rule (7), (7A), (7B) or (7C) of rule 6, shall have the option to pay such amount as determined by multiplying total service tax liability calculated under sub-rule (7), (7A), (7B) or (7C) of rule 6 by 0.5 and dividing the product by 14 (fourteen), during any calendar month or quarter, as the case may be, towards the discharge of his liability for Swachh Bharat Cess instead of paying Swachh Bharat Cess at the rate specified in sub-section (2) of section 119 of the Finance Act, 2015 (20 of 2015) read with notification No.22/2015-Service Tax, dated the 6th November, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 843 (E), dated the 6th November, 2015, and the option under this sub-rule once exercised, shall apply uniformly in respect of such services and shall not be changed during a financial year under any circumstances.”

  1. This notification shall come into force from the 15th day of November, 2015.

 [F.No. 354/129/2015 - TRU]

 

(K. Kalimuthu)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note.--The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) by notification No. 2/94-Service Tax, dated the 28th June, 1994 vide number G.S.R. 546 (E), dated the 28th June, 1994 and last amended by notification No. 05/2015 – Service Tax, dated the 1st March, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 159(E), dated the 1st March, 2015