Maintenance of the Apartment we live in is handled by builder's company HM Management&Consultancy services.
1.We are paying Rs.3000 per month towards maintenance charges. Builder is demanding 12.6% service tax on this amount. Are we liable to pay this amount?
2. In the maintenance statement of accounts this company is showing the common electricity bill (for lift,lighting,water pump etc) of Rs.20 Lakhs per year. They are are demanding 15% service tax on this amount. Are we liable to pay this?
3. Builder is refusing to show us the service tax receipt. Are we entitled to get this receipt from Service tax department?