GST rate for Photography services

GST tariff on Photography services



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Is GST payable for still photography service?  What is the rate of GST applicable for motion picture photography service?  Is GST exempted for laser photography service? Rate tariff of GST for aerial photography service? Any GST for Photography agency service?


01 copyThe details about GST rate changes for Photography services are being updated here.  The notification changes on exemptions for GST for sale of Photography services and other circulars related to GST for Photography services are updated in this website.

“Photography” includes still photography, motion picture photography, laser photography, aerial photography and fluorescent photography. (Section 65(78) of Finance Act, 1994 as amended) “Photography studio or agency” means any professional photographer or any person engaged in the business of rendering service relating to photography. (Section 65(79) of Finance Act, 1994 as amended)


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 aerial photography service are exempted from paying GST.  The list of exempted business category of services under Photography studio service may be read in GST exemption category list issued by GST authorities.


The above information is about GST rate for Photography services. This post is being updated with latest changes in GST rate for Photography studio service, update on latest GST notification on motion picture photography service and amendments related to GST on professional photographer service.

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