Section 2(11) of IGST Act: Meaning of “Import of Services”

Definition of the term “Import of Services” under the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017

As per Section 2(11) of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017, unless the context otherwise requires, the term “import of services” means the supply of any service, where—

(i) the supplier of service is located outside India;

(ii) the recipient of service is located in India; and

(iii) the place of supply of service is in India.

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The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 was notified by Govt. on 12 April, 2017 and CBIC has notified the commencement date for various Sections/ Provisions thereof from time to time. Subsequently, Govt. has notified the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. However, commencement date of amended provisions of various Sections is to be separately notified by CBIC, except where specifically mentioned in the IGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.

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