Service Tax Guide for Indian Bloggers and Freelancers

Service Tax Guide for Indian Bloggers and Freelancers

In my previous article, I explained the computation of income tax on earnings from blogging and in this article; I would try to explain the levy & computation of service tax on bloggers and freelancers. Service Tax on Bloggers & Freelancers Service Tax is a tax which is paid by the provider of service. Any person whose revenue from providing of any type service (whether Consultancy/Affiliate/Designing/ SEO or any other service) during the year is more than Rs. 10 Lakh is liable to pay service tax as per the tax rates prescribed by the (62 comments)

Hostgator India Hosting: Is It Reliable As HostGator U.S.?

Hostgator India Hosting: Is It Reliable As HostGator U.S.?

Looking for an Indian Web hosting company with localized Payment option? Hostgator launched "Hostgator India" their IndianWeb hosting portal and Indian office in Nasik, Maharashtra. Hostgator India hosting launch is going to be very helpful for Indian Bloggers & Webmasters as their service will be located in India, and you will get all Indian support and payment options. Moreover, for now they have not incorporated payment via debit card or online bank transfer, but they announced that in future they will accept payment via net banking too. The (20 comments)

Blogging in Indian Society, and How You Can Bring Change

Blogging in Indian Society, and How You Can Bring Change

Blogging in India is growing at a rapid pace but the question is whether blogging will ever be considered a mainstream career option in Indian society. Many of you who are part-time bloggers in India may not yet understand what it takes to be a full-time blogger in Indian society. In this article I will be sharing some funny facts as well as the bitter truth about working from home in Indian society. Professional blogging in India is still not considered a full-time job. In fact, anything involving online work is considered a part-time job. Some (62 comments)

How to Save Money When Shopping Online in India

How to Save Money When Shopping Online in India

Online shopping in India is increasing, and people like me prefer to order things online rather than going to shop and purchase it. Specially, utilities that doesn't need physical inspection, they are lot easier to buy online now.With so many Indian e-commerce websites coming in, and especially if you are a brand conscious shopper, you will find amazing deals online. At the same time shopping online have it's own advnatges and disadvantages. If you are an impulsive buyer, you might end up shopping un-ncessarily. In last 2-3 years, I have seen many (12 comments)

How the Indian Government & RBI are Killing Freelancing In India

How the Indian Government & RBI are Killing Freelancing In India

Internet business in India is rising, and we all know how badly the government wants foreign investment in the country. Before I get any further into the point of this article, let me tell you something about myself: I'm not a financial expert. In fact, I have very limited knowledge about finances. However, one thing that I know well is how freelancing works, how Paypal works, how Payoneer works ... and what the Indian government is doing (or not doing) to promote online jobs in India. There's no denying the fact that the majority of income sources (22 comments)