Service tax on life insurance agents commission

hello sir
i am a insurance agent of sbilife and every month company is deducting 12.66 % as service tax from my commission. and also deducting 10% TDS. So i want to know is it legal to deduct service tax from agents? 

Because other companies like LIC, Oriental insurance are not deducting any service tax from their agents commission.
Asked 2 years ago in Service Tax from Dibrugarh, Assam
Dear Sir,

From 1st October,2014 Service tax is applicable on insurance company and whereby insurance company need to pay service tax on commission paid to agent. Certain company do not bear the Service Tax value and deduct the said amount from agent commission itself. it is not the purpose of levy of service tax but company follow the said system and which is legal treatment so there can not be any questions on it. However the deduction you can certainly negotiate with your company and try to reduce the liability by compelling them to pay service tax on it. As company always get credit of such tax paid and they have double benefit on it.
Vishrut Rajesh Shah
CA, Ahmedabad
605 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
  Talk to Vishrut Rajesh Shah
answer already posted
Shyam Sunder Modani
CA, Hyderabad
1408 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
  Talk to Shyam Sunder Modani

Ask a Question

Get tax advice from top-rated chartered accountants. It's quick, easy, and anonymous!
Ask a question

Other questions asked by this user

Other Questions

Chartered Accountants

Lakshita Bhandari
CA, Mumbai
1249 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Vivek Kumar Arora
CA, Delhi
524 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Abhishek Dugar
CA, Mumbai
2653 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Nikhil Khanna
CA, Mumbai
408 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Rohit R Sharma
CA, Mumbai
2055 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Brijendra Tripathi
CA, Gurgaon
83 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Keerthiga Padmanabhan
CA, Greater Mumbai
784 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
Vidya Jain
CA, Kolkata
499 Answers
4.0 on 5.0
Lalit Bansal
CA, Delhi
487 Answers
5.0 on 5.0
CA Sourabh Pahuja
CA, Delhi
45 Answers
5.0 on 5.0