We are sending this message to all Indian translation community members from Trans Infopreneur Inc., Bangalore. This is to inform that service tax (12.24%) is applicable for domestic translation and allied services w.e.f. 01.05.2006 under the head 'Business Support Services'. Tax is not applicable for overseas business (if payment is received by your bank in foreign currency). Work done for few organisations like UN etc. is also exempted. List available on service tax website.