GST - How will affect IT services?India is embracing a new tax regime in just a couple of days. How will it affect technology and related services? Though it is something not directly related to technology, it has an impending effect on the software and IT services.
To begin with, the existing service charges of 15 percent will stand revised to 18 percent. However, the currently charged VAT in addition to the service tax will stand canceled. IT services are charged excise duty as well as per the current taxation structure. This will again stand abolished. The total taxation on the services is bound to come down.
What would you think about the proposed changes? How will it affect software and allied industries? Why not have a discussion on the upcoming changes in IT industry?
Do come up with your views.