No Service Tax for IRCTC ticket booking

NO Service Tax for IRCTC e-ticket and i-tickets

No Service Tax for IRCTC ticket bookings

The booking of rail tickets online through the IRCTC site has recently turned out to be less expensive. In the Union Budget 2017 exhibited today, Arun Jaitley said IRCTC will no longer exact service charge on tickets booked online through the IRCTC site. Prior, an administration assessment of Rs. 20 needed to paid while booking Sleeper Class tickets and Rs. 40 for AC class tickets and 80 rupees charged for i-tickets. "Benefit charges on e-tickets booked through IRCTC will be pulled back. Cashless reservations have gone up from 58 for every penny to 68 for each penny," Mr Jaitley said. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley amid Parliament Budget Session on Wednesday reported that no service charge will be imposed on tickets booked through the IRCTC site. Starting at now, Rs. 40 on each ticket booked in aerated and cooled classes and an administration charge of Rs. 20 on each ticket booked in sleeper class is collected by the IRCTC when ticket is reserved through its site. "Benefit charges on e-tickets booked through IRCTC will be pulled back. Cashless reservations have gone up from 58 percent to 68 percent," Jaitley said while displaying his fourth Union Budget. Reporting the consolidated spending plan without precedent for the historical backdrop of free India, Jaitley said the aggregate capital and formative consumption of Railways for 2017-18 has been pegged at 1, 31,000 crores, which incorporates Rs. 55,000 crores gave by the administration to the financial plan.

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