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What is Entertainment Tax?

Open uri20170510 32134 7ezpi6?1494421819 jaggu asked over 2 years ago

Hi May I know, What is Entertainment Tax?

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Chirag answered almost 2 years ago

In India, entertainment tax is levied on every financial transaction that is related to entertainment such as movie tickets, major commercial shows and big private festivals. As per the Indian Constitution, entertainment is included in List 2. This revenue is reserved primarily for the state governments. - See more at: http://business.mapsofindia.com/india-tax/entertainment.html#sthash.w7SIaxSv.dpuf

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Surbhi answered almost 2 years ago

Entertainment Tax is a tax imposed by the government on feature films getting a wide release in India and are reduced from gross collections,major commercial shows and big private festivals. The amount after deducting entertainment tax is known as nett.

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 narahari answered about 2 years ago

The basic idea was that there could be a public rebellion at such events as they saw huge gathering of Indians in a politically sensitive and critical time. These laws are still in effect in some states and are yet to be repealed or revised. Contribution of Entertainment Tax in India The states have started to generate higher incomes after the Paid Television Services began in India. At present there are some other sources through which state governments get their income tax related income: Broadcasting services Pay TV services DTH services Cable services

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 veeru answered over 2 years ago

Entertainment tax is a tax imposed by the government on feature films getting a wide release in India and are reduced from gross collections. The amount after deducting entertainment tax is known as nett.. Entertainment Tax in India- How it started? In the pre-independence era, the British government levied huge taxes on events centered on entertainment or amusement. The basic idea was that there could be a public rebellion at such events as they saw huge gathering of Indians in a politically sensitive and critical time.

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 CA Sandeep Bohra answered over 2 years ago

Dear friend, **Entertainment Tax** --Entertainment tax is a tax imposed by the government on feature films getting a wide release in India and are reduced from gross collections. The amount after deducting entertainment tax is known as nett. --In India, movie tickets, large commercial shows and large private festival celebrations may incur an entertainment tax. --Entertainment falls in List 2 of the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India and is exclusively reserved as a revenue source for the state governments. --In March 2011, Rajasthan become the first state to exempt theatres from entertainment tax. In March 2009, the Rajasthan government started levying an entertainment tax of 23.08 per cent on gross and 30 per cent on net sales. Earlier in 2008, the government had reduced the entertainment tax from 40 per cent on net to 30 per cent on net sales

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Chirag answered over 2 years ago

In India, entertainment tax is levied on every financial transaction that is related to entertainment such as movie tickets, major commercial shows and big private festivals. As per the Indian Constitution, entertainment is included in List 2. This revenue is reserved primarily for the state governments. Following are some other forms of entertainment that are included in the purview of entertainment taxes: 1.Amusement parks 2.Video games 3.Arcades 4.Exhibitions 5.Celebrity stage shows 6.Sports activities

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Open uri20170510 32134 1c996lj?1494421732 Anil answered over 2 years ago

Entertainment tax is a tax imposed by the government on feature films getting a wide release in India and are reduced from gross collections. The amount after deducting entertainment tax is known as nett.. Entertainment Tax in India- How it started? In the pre-independence era, the British government levied huge taxes on events centered on entertainment or amusement. The basic idea was that there could be a public rebellion at such events as they saw huge gathering of Indians in a politically sensitive and critical time. These laws are still in effect in some states and are yet to be repealed or revised. Contribution of Entertainment Tax in India The states have started to generate higher incomes after the Paid Television Services began in India. At present there are some other sources through which state governments get their income tax related income: Broadcasting services Pay TV services DTH services Cable services

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