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Issue of GST on intermediary services to foreign clients may get resolved

However, there could be issues in claiming input tax credit by these intermediaries

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi

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Deciding the place of supply under the goods and service tax (GST) is a complicated issue with different interpretations of the tax regime. The complications got accentuated with regard to intermediaries like agents, brokers, and middlemen to clients located outside India.

Suppose a foreign company wants to sell its products in India and hires a commission agent to facilitate this trade. The agent will facilitate this by charging a commission.

The issue at the crux now is whether this kind of commission can be taxed under the GST regime when services are consumed outside India, and if yes, which tax

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First Published: Apr 25 2023 | 1:38 PM IST

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