Exemptions provided to service providers in the state of uttrakhand

By | November 25, 2013

Exemption order No. 1/1/2013 for service provider in the state of utrrakahnd

 Exemptions provided to service providers in the state of uttrakhand vide order no. 1/1/2013 for following services.


Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Tax Research Unit


New Delhi,   17th September, 2013




            Whereas the recent floods and landslides has caused extensive damage in the State of Uttarakhand and has adversely affected the life of the common man in the state. There is a need to provide support to ensure sustenance for the local population by revival of the hospitality industry;

And whereas taxable services provided in the State of Uttarakhand are chargeable to service tax;

Now therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do and that there are circumstances of exceptional nature as mentioned above, hereby exempts the following taxable service provided to any person in the State of Uttarakhand, from the whole of service tax leviable thereon under section 66B of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), namely:-

i.        Services by way of renting of a room in a hotel, inn, guest house, club, campsite or other commercial place meant for residential or lodging purposes;

ii.        Services provided in relation to serving of food or beverages by a restaurant, eating joint or mess

This exemption order is applicable for the above mentioned taxable services provided during the period 17th September, 2013 to 31st March, 2014.

(Raj Kumar Digvijay)

Under Secretary to the Government of India



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