SAC Code-9985

SAC code 9985 is specifically designated for support services provided to businesses that do not fall under specific categorized codes. This code encompasses a wide range of essential services that play a crucial role in supporting various business operations.

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Scope of SAC Code 9985

Services covered under SAC code 9985 include:

  • Document preparation: Professionals in this field assist businesses in preparing and organizing various types of documents, such as legal contracts, reports, presentations, and other important business correspondence.
  • Translation services: This includes the translation of documents, websites, marketing materials, and other content from one language to another, facilitating communication and business activities across different linguistic regions.
  • Data processing services: Professionals in this field specialize in handling and processing large volumes of data, including data entry, data cleansing, data analysis, and data management services, supporting businesses in managing their information effectively.
  • Business support services: This category covers a wide range of support services tailored to meet the specific needs of businesses, such as administrative support, virtual assistance, appointment scheduling, customer support, and other operational support functions.
  • Packaging services: Professionals in this field provide expertise in packaging products for distribution, ensuring proper protection and presentation of goods, and adhering to industry standards and regulations.
  • Convention organization services: This includes the planning, coordination, and management of conventions, conferences, seminars, and other large-scale events, ensuring their smooth execution and success.

Categorisation of SAC Code 9985

SAC Code 9985 under GST can be classified in the following ways:

SAC Code Description Rates(%)
9985 Services by way of loading, unloading, packing, storage or warehousing of rice. Nil
9985 Services provided by a tour operator to a foreign tourist in relation to a tour conducted wholly outside India. Nil
9985 Services by way of fumigation in a warehouse of agricultural produce. Nil
9985 Other support services 18%
9985 Services by an organiser to any person in respect of a business exhibition held outside India. Nil
9985 Services by way of sponsorship of sporting events organised – (a) by a national sports federation, or its affiliated federations, where the participating teams or individuals represent any district, State, zone or Country; (b) by Association of Indian Universities, Inter-University Sports Board, School Games Federation of India, All India Sports Council for the Deaf, Paralympic Committee of India or Special Olympics Bharat; (c) by the Central Civil Services Cultural and Sports Board; (d) as part of national games, by the Indian Olympic Association; or (e) under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan Scheme. Nil
9985 Services of assessing bodies empanelled centrally by the Directorate General of Training, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship by way of assessments under the Skill Development Initiative Scheme. Nil
9985 Services by way of warehousing of minor forest produce. Nil
9985 (ii) Services by way of housekeeping, such as plumbing, carpentering, etc. where the person supplying such service through electronic commerce operator is not liable for registration under sub-section (1) of section 22 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. 5% NO ITC
998511 Executive/retained personnel search services 18%
998512 Permanent placement services, other than executive search services 18%
998513 Contract staffing services 18%
998514 Temporary staffing services 18%
998515 Long-term staffing (pay rolling) services 5%
998516 Temporary staffing-to-permanent placement services 18%
998517 Co-employment staffing services 18%
998519 Other employment & labour supply services n.e.c. 18%
998521 Investigation services 18%
998522 Security consulting services 18%
998523 Security systems services 18%
998524 Armoured car services 18%
998525 Guard services 18%
998526 Training of guard dogs 18%
998527 Polygraph services 18%
998528 Fingerprinting services 18%
998529 Other security services n.e.c. 18%
998531 Disinfecting and exterminating services 18%
998532 Window cleaning services 18%
998533 General cleaning services 18%
998534 Specialized cleaning services for reservoirs and tanks 18%
998535 Sterilization of objects or premises (operating rooms) 18%
998536 Furnace and chimney cleaning services 18%
998537 Exterior cleaning of buildings of all types 18%
998538 Cleaning of transportation equipment 18%
998539 Other cleaning services n.e.c. 18%
998540 Packaging services of goods for others 18%
998541 Parcel packing and gift wrapping 18%
998542 Coin and currency packing services 18%
998549 Other packaging services n.e.c. 18%
998551 Reservation services for transportation 18%
998552 Reservation services for accommodation, cruises and package tours 18%
998553 Reservation services for convention centres, congress centres and exhibition halls 18%
998554 Reservation services for event tickets, cinema halls, entertainment and recreational services and other reservation services 18%
998555 Tour operator services 5 – NO ITC[other than the ITC of input service in the same line of business i.e. tour operator service procured from another tour operator-inserted on 25/01/2018] .The bill issued for supply of this service indicates that it is inclusive of charges of accommodation and transportation required for such a tour and the amount charged in the bill is the gross amount charged for such a tour including the charges of accommodation and transportation required for such a tour
998556 Tourist guide services 18%
998557 Tourism promotion and visitor information services 18%
998559 Other travel arrangement and related services n.e.c 18%
998591 Credit reporting & rating services 18%
998592 Collection agency services 18%
998593 Telephone-based support services 18%
998594 Combined office administrative services 18%
998595 Specialized office support services such as duplicating services, mailing services, document preparation etc 18%
998596 Events, Exhibitions, Conventions and trade shows organisation and assistance services 18%
998597 Landscape care and maintenance services 18%
998598 Other information services n.e.c. 18%
998599 Other support services n.e.c. 18%

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