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GST on service charge News
GST on service charge
Service charge column on a bill may be left blank by restaurants, Govt says
Wed, Jul 19, 2017
CR Chaudhary, Minister of State Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, in a written reply to Lok Sabha said, "As per these guidelines, the bill presented to the customer may clearly display that service charge is voluntary, and the service charge column of the bill may be left blank for the customer to fill up before making payment."
GST woes of customers continue as eateries begin charging GST on service charge
Tue, Jul 04, 2017
The dispute between customers eating out and restaurants forcing customers to pay service charge is not a new one. The government a few months ago made a statement clarifying that service charge is not mandatory and a customer can refuse to pay.