No Service Tax on Renting of Immovable Property to an Educational Institution

[Service Tax Notification No. 10 dated 8th March 2017]

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), the Central Government, being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No.25/2012-Service Tax, dated the 20th June, 2012, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 467 (E), dated the 20th June, 2012, namely:-

In the said notification, in the opening paragraph, in entry 9, in clause (b), after sub-clause (iv), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-

Provided that nothing contained in clause (b) of this entry shall apply to an educational institution other than an institution providing services by way of pre-school education and education up to higher secondary school or equivalent;.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2017.

[F. No.334/7/2017 -TRU]