India Tax Information

As of 1 January 2016, Vultr charges a 18% Goods and Services Tax (GST) to customers with a tax location in India.

This complies with the Government of India’s regulations on OIDAR services (Online Information and Database Access or Retrieval Services).


Prior to 1 July 2017, customers from Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) were exempt from paying service tax. Customers in this region, now Jammu & Kashmir and Ladskh (as of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act. 2019), must pay GST.

If your business has a GSTIN in India, you can enter it into the GST Identification Number field on the billing page of the customer portal after logging into your Vultr Account. If your business operates in more than one state and has more than one GST Identification Number, enter the GSTIN corresponding to your primary place of business (the GSTIN corresponding to the state where your registered office is situated).

After you add your GSTIN to your account, we do not charge GST on your invoices. In this case, as the service recipient, you are still responsible for paying GST under the India reverse charge Mechanism (RCM). You can offset these payments against your output liability or claim them as a refund. You cannot claim credits for GST you paid before updating your GSTIN.

If you do not add your GSTIN to your Vultr account, we charge GST and it will appear on your invoice.

Tax Deduction at Source (TDS)

Tax deduction at source (TDS) in India is a method of collecting income tax by requiring the payer to deduct tax due before paying the balance to the payee.

When you submit the TDS refund claim, you must submit your registered TAN along with the Form 16. Once per quarter, when the claim is verified on TRACE, we will return 10% of your payments as credits to your Vultr account.

Frequently Asked Questions about Taxes in India

Frequently Asked Questions about Taxes