Calculation of Service Tax on Foreign Exchange Conversion – India

Service Tax on Foreign Currency Conversion (with effect from 1st June, 2015):

As stipulated by the Government of India, any conversion from one currency to another, both incoming and outgoing will be charged a service tax on the gross amount of currency exchanged as per the following slabs. – 0.14 % of the gross amount of currency exchanged for an amount up to INR.

1,00,000 subject to the minimum amount of INR. 35 – INR 140 and 0.07 % of the gross amount of currency exchanged for the amount of rupees exceeding INR 100,000 and up to INR 10,00,000 – INR 770 and 0.014 % of the gross amount of currency exchanged for the amount of rupees exceeding INR 10,00,000 subject to maximum amount of INR 7,000.

Gross amount of currency exchanged % of service tax on transaction value.

For an amount

Old Rate

New Rate wef 01.06.15

Upto Rs.100,000

0.12% of the gross amount of currency exchanged or Rs.30 whichever is higher.

0.14% of the gross amount of currency exchanged or Rs.35 whichever is higher

Exceeding Rs.1,00,000 and upto Rs.10, 00, 000

Rs.120 + 0.06% of the (gross amount of currency exchanged-Rs.1,00,000).

Rs.140 + 0.07% of the (gross amount of currency exchanged-Rs.1,00,000)

Exceeding Rs.10,00,000

Rs.660 + 0.012% of the (gross amount of currency exchanged-Rs.10,00,000) or Rs.6,000/- whichever is lower.

Rs.770 + 0.014% of the (gross amount of currency exchanged -Rs.10,00,000) or Rs.7,000/- whichever is lower

This document explains how this scenario can be addressed in SAP. SAP Configuration changes for TAXINN Procedure.

1. Create Two new  Forex Condition Type for Service Tax with Scale. (OBYZ)

• ZFR1 : Service Tax Forex %.
• ZFRX : Service Tax Forex Value.

2. Create two account key.

4. Assign G/L accounts to Tax Code

Even though we only require Tax code “” but due to TAXINN and maintaining rates in FV11. In OB40 assign LN tax codes in Transactions “FX1” and “FZ1”.

5.Maintain Tax rates in FV11

We need to maintain  tax codes and use  “LN” as central for conditions.

FV11 – ZFR1 & ZFRX.

Condition Type : ZFR1 – Condition type on % Basis.

Maintain Scales for condition type

Condition Type : ZRFX Forex condition Value Base.

Creation of Purchase document.

1. Creation of Purchase order < 25,000 /-

2.Creation of Purchase order > 25,000 /-

Regard’s

Sachin Indulkar.

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