Charging GST on telecommunication services from 1st May

MIRA has announced that charging of GST on telecommunication services above the prescribed rate is an offense. In an announcement made today with regards to charging GST on telecommunication services, MIRA states that those providing tourism sector goods and services should charge GST at 8%, while the general sector should charge GST at 6%  and that no other amount should be charged as GST exceeding the applicable rates. MIRA requests the public to share information of those who are incorrectly charging GST.

MIRA also reminded that exclusive pricing needs to be exercised for telecommunication services and that, vendors need to display a notice at the business premises stating that the prices of the telecommunication services are displayed exclusive of GST.

05 May 14