ACCOUNTING ENTRY IN CASE OF REVERSE CHARGE MECHANISM
Hey guys. As a part of CA Profession we all know more or less about the reverse charge mechanism. But to memorize the same here is the brief introduction about the reverse charge mechanism.
Usually under Service Tax, Tax is paid by the Service Provider to the government who charges the same in the invoice to service receiver. But in case of reverse charge Government has abolished the responsibility of depositing the service tax from service provider. In case of reverse charge the service receiver has to deposit the service tax directly to the government.
So when tax is paid by the service receiver directly to the government then here comes the question of accounting entry for the same.
So below is the accounting entry in case of reverse charge mechanism by the service tax receiver.
After Invoice of Service provider received by the service receiver.
At the time of Booking of Expenses:-
Expenses A/c Dr. 10000
To Party A/c Cr. 9000
To TDS Payable A/c Cr. 1000
At the time of Payment to the Party:-
Party A/c Dr. 9000
Service Tax Input but not due Dr. 1400
To Bank A/c Cr. 9000
To Service Tax Payable A/c Cr. 1400
At the time of Payment of Service Tax:-
Service Tax Payable A/c Dr. 1400
Service Tax Input A/c Dr. 1400
To Bank A/c Cr. 1400
To Service Tax Input but not due Cr. 1400
At the time of Payment of TDS:-
TDS Payable A/c Dr. 1000
To Bank A/c Cr. 1000
That’s it for Accounting Entry in case of reverse charge mechanism.
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