28.07.2023: India planning to block online gaming apps, platforms avoiding GST: Sources

Indian government has decided that it will soon block all online gaming apps and platforms that avoid paying GST, sources told CNBC-TV18 on Thursday.

Finance Ministry and Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeiTy) in a joint effort will launch a  crackdown on all gaming apps luring gamers with ‘No GST, No Tax’ messages, according to sources.
Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DGGI) and MeiTy have been preparing a list of such gaming platforms that are wooing gamers through such messages, the sources informed.
International gaming platforms comprise the majority of such violators which are advertising ‘No GST, No TDS’ ads on their respective platforms.
Source: Money Control 

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