watch_later 20/05/17

What is the tax rate for software development and related services?

Whether software is treated as a goods or services?

2 Responses | Latest response: 16/01/18 | Sort by Likes(thumb_up) Recent | GST Reply
watch_later 25/05/17

GST tax rate for software developers is 18% with full Input Tax Credit.

For example, if you are paying rent for your office, you can claim the input credit of tax paid on rent. All other expenses on which tax is paid can be claimed against output liability of tax.

For following services under software category are to be taxed at 18%

  • Information technology development services such as development of any software, mobile application, web application etc.
  • Database services
  • IT enabled services etc.
watch_later 16/01/18

GST is applicable to software services and the rate is 18%. The GST rate for software sold in physical form is also 18%.

The software itself in the physical form is considered as Goods and Software Development is considered as Service.


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