Chhattisgarh slaps entertainment tax on DTH connection

Raipur, July 22 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has imposed entertainment tax ranging from Rs.10 to Rs.20 per Direct-to-Home (DTH) connection, effective retrospectively from the month of June.

The commercial taxes department Thursday said dealers of companies providing DTH services in the state will collect the tax.

In a statement, the department said the tax will be applicable only on cities having a population of over 10,000.

‘The per connection charge for towns having populations between 10,000 to 50,000 will be Rs.10 while the charge for towns exceeding populations of 50,000 persons will be Rs.20,’ the statement said.

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