non-permanent employees

GST on canteen facilities and it’s applicability on non-permanent employees

In the bustling landscape of Indian factories and corporate setup, providing canteen facilities and other perquisites to employees, deputed persons from sister concerns and third-party contractors have become a common phenomena. The Factories Act, 1948, statutorily mandates employers to provide certain amenities, including canteen services, for factories with more than 250 workers, but for others, it is voluntary and provided as a goodwill gesture. To maintain a conducive work environment, such facilities have become important. However, the advent of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has introduced complexities, especially concerning taxation on canteen facilities provided to employees, deputed persons and third-party contractors.Continue Reading GST on canteen facilities and it’s applicability on non-permanent employees