Service Tax paid during purchase of House property

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  1. avinandan

    avinandan New Member

    Is the service tax paid during purchase of house property Tax Exempted?
     
  2. gaurav_kumar

    gaurav_kumar Well-Known Member

    Service Tax is levied on under construction properties but not on properties that have been fully constructed.
     
  3. avinandan

    avinandan New Member

    Hi Gaurav,

    Thanks for your reply but I need clarification for following.

    See, recently I've purchased a new flat. The flat value is 17 Lakhs. When I booked the flat construction was complete, only interior (wall, floor, doors, window, electrical, plumbing etc.) was pending. For booking I paid Rs 5 lakhs. Rest part was paid after completion and during registration.

    Now before registration developer asked they have got their service tax registration number and I need to pay service tax on sale value.

    At this point my question is whether I need to pay service tax on the booking amount or the whole sale value? Please specify.

    Thanks and regards,

    Avinandan
     
  4. mukesh. asa

    mukesh. asa New Member

     
  5. gaurav_kumar

    gaurav_kumar Well-Known Member

    @avinandan : Service Tax would be required to be paid on the total amount.
     
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