SAC Code-9961

SAC Code 9961 falls within the category of Services in Wholesale Trade in the Services Accounting Code (SAC) system. Developed by the Indian government, the SAC system serves as a classification framework for services, ensuring accurate taxation. SAC Code 9961 covers a broad spectrum of professional and technical services rendered by individuals or businesses, encompassing transportation, advisory, and other specialized services.


    Scope of SAC Code 9961

    Services in wholesale trade fall under the SAC code 9961. The different services in wholesale trade are as follows:

    • Transportation of goods: This covers both road transportation and transportation by rail, air, or sea.
    • Storage and warehousing of goods (SAC code: 99613): This involves the safekeeping and management of goods.
    • Marketing and promotion services: These activities focus on advertising, branding, and promotional efforts to boost sales.
    • Other services in wholesale trade: This category encompasses various additional services such as inventory management, logistics coordination, supply chain optimization, and business consulting.

    Categorisation of SAC Code 9961

    SAC Code 9961 under GST can be classified in the following ways:

    SAC Code Description Rates(%)
    9961 Service provided by Fair Price Shops to Central Government by way of sale of wheat, rice and coarse grains under Public Distribution System(PDS) against consideration in the form of commission or margin. Nil
    9961 Service provided by Fair Price Shops to State Governments or Union territories by way of sale of kerosene, sugar, edible oil, etc. under Public Distribution System (PDS) against consideration in the form of commission or margin. Nil
    9961 Services in wholesale trade. Explanation-This service does not include sale or purchase of goods but includes: Ð Services of commission agents, commodity brokers, and auctioneers and all other traders who negotiate wholesale commercial transactions between buyers and sellers, for a fee or commissionÕ Ð Services of electronic wholesale agents and brokers, Ð Services of wholesale auctioning houses. 18%
    996111 Services provided for a fee/commission or contract basis on wholesale trade 18%

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