GST rate for clearing and forwarding agent

Goods and Service Tax tariff on clearing and forwarding agent

 

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Is GST payable for Consignment agent services?  What is the rate of GST applicable for Person who is providing direct service in clearing and forwarding operation?  Is GST exempted for Person who is providing indirect service in clearing and forwarding operation?


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Clearing and Forwarding Agent means any person who is engaged in providing any service, either directly or indirectly, connected with the clearing and forwarding operations in any manner to any other person and includes a consignment agent;

 

Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate tariff in India is designed in 6 categories of goods and services.  Four main GST rate slabs framed with Essential goods and services, Standard goods and services and luxury goods and services with 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% respectively.  Commonly used Goods and Services at 5%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 1st slab at 12%, Standard Goods and Services fall under 2nd Slab at 18% and Special category of Goods and Services including luxury - 28%.   The most essential goods and services attract nil rate of GST under Exempted Categories.     Luxury goods and services and certain specific goods and services   attract additional cess than 28% GST.

 

Some of the categories under Person who is providing indirect service in clearing and forwarding operation are exempted from paying GST.  The list of exempted business category of services under Consignment agent services may be read in GST exemption category list issued by GST authorities.

 

This post explains about GST impact on indirect service in clearing and forwarding operation.  The information about GST rate changes for Consignment agent services are updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions for GST for Consignment agent services related to GST are updated in this website soon.

 

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hemanth: i am a cfa i work for times of india i will book parcels in foavour of them in train the fright charges are payed by me and i will claim the same from them and i will also claim handling charges from them

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