Gst In Legal Consultancy


Bharath Kumar
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Sir, 

     Whether legal consultancy is coming under GST purview. If so what is the rate of tax ? and any Reverse charge mechanism available.

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Pulkit Sharma watch_later 1 year, 11 months ago
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Please refer GST tax rate on lawyers.

GST rate for lawyers is kept at 18% with full ITC.

However following legal services are exempted from tax.

Services provided by-

  1. An arbitral tribunal to -
    1. Any person other than a business entity; or
    2. A business entity with a turnover up to rupees twenty lakh (ten lakh rupees in a special category state) in the preceding financial year;
  2. A partnership firm of advocates or an individual as an advocate other than a senior advocate, by way of legal services to-
    1. An advocate or partnership firm of advocates providing legal services;
    2. Any person other than a business entity; or
    3. A business entity with a turnover up to rupees twenty lakh (ten lakh rupees in a special category state) in the preceding financial year; or
  3. A senior advocate by way of legal services to-
    1. Any person other than a business entity; or
    2. A business entity up to rupees twenty lakh (ten lakh rupees in a special category state) in the preceding financial year;
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