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Income Tax On Adsense Earnings
Indian Publisher
roycerus

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Msg#: 11633 posted 4:33 pm on Jan 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

It's almost time to sort out our accounts and put in the income tax returns. I have a question to all indian publishers who have been around more than one year to know this.

1) Did you pay a service tax on your earnings?

2) Can you deduct business expenses from the total income - like salary of employees, adwords, hosting etc?

3) Do you also put in your regullar expenses as business expenses? Like resturaunt bills, grocery bills etc?

4) I am not very familiar with the tax return procedures - do you have to submit your bank account records?

Also, if anyone of you know any tax consultant in Delhi who is familiar with adsense type of situation please send me a sticky?

 

indias next no1

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Msg#: 11633 posted 5:00 pm on Jan 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

upto my knowledge :

1. no need to pay service tax

answer for your other 3 questions :

2. Yes you can
3. Yes you can
4. Yes you should

caran1

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Msg#: 11633 posted 5:01 pm on Jan 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

1.No.
2. Yes
3. Yes
4. required

labnol

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Msg#: 11633 posted 6:21 pm on Jan 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

I don't think there are any clear guidelines yet on the tax issue in India.

But there's a high possibility that Adsense earnings could fall in the service tax net as it is equivalent to renting space on your website to a third party.

Just like Government charges tax from building owners in Mumbai who display hoarding on their roof tops.

Hoardings ~ Adsense Ads
Roof Top ~ You website real estate

roycerus

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Msg#: 11633 posted 6:34 pm on Jan 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

There was a story related to this: Google adwords to attract service tax in india:

[techshout.com...]

[In case the URL is removed search for "adsense service tax india" ]

Now if Google is paying a service tax then perhaps adsense publishers will also fall in the same category.

roycerus

5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 11633 posted 6:27 am on Jan 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

I just finished gathering up my bills but I am still unsure about the service tax bit. I am still wondering what the old indian publishers did last year.

toldan



 
Msg#: 11633 posted 10:39 pm on Jan 24, 2006 (gmt 0)

We are overtaxed in Canada already.

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