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Private education training firms subject to GST, rules Kerala AAR

Ernakulam-based company is not a formal school but an institution providing special training, it says

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
Private training or coaching companies would draw the goods and services tax (GST) for they are not education institutions as the government has defined under the indirect tax regime, according to the Kerala-based authority for advance rulings (AAR).

Experts said 18 per cent GST would continue to be imposed on these companies--BYJU's, Vedantu, and Udemy are some examples--after the AAR recent ruling. They said these companies whether they offer education online or offline would be subject to GST.

The AAR ruled that Ernakulam-based Tutor Comp Infotech India is not exempt from GST for its services. Note that education is exempt

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First Published: Aug 19 2022 | 3:04 PM IST

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