GST Applicable on Freelancers, Service Providers, YouTubers, Bloggers in India

After the announcement of GST, all the service providers, freelancers, youtubers and bloggers will have to pay 18% GST. Impact of GST on bloggers, freelancers etc. has been explained in this post. We have covered everyone starting from freelance GST India to GST for Amazon affiliates, GST blog, GST freelance export, PayPal freelance GST, GST for Adsense etc. to give a clear picture of the situation.

GST on Service Providers, Bloggers, Freelancers, Youtubers Within India

They will have to apply 18% GST on their services which they will be charging their clients and will then submit to the Government.

  • Intra- State

There will be two components of GST: CGST (9%) and SGST (9%)

Exemption: If yearly turnover is less than 20 lakh then GST registration is not mandatory. This limit is 10 lakh for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J & K, Manipur, Sikkim, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

  • Inter- State

Single component of GST will be there: IGST (18%)

Exemption: If yearly turnover is less than 20 lakh then GST registration is not mandatory. This limit is 10 lakh for Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, J & K, Manipur, Sikkim, Mizoram, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Tripura, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand.

GST on Service Providers, Bloggers, Freelancers, Youtubers Outside India

In this case, 0% GST will be applicable on the services. But GST registration will be required if the turnover is above 20 lakhs.

There are two ways in which services can be exported outside India:

  • Charging IGST on export services and then claim refund
  • Without payment of IGST on export services by using LUT (Letter of Undertaking)

Other GST Related Formats

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