Staff Reporter

KOZHIKODE: P.R. Chandrasekharan, Commissioner for Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax, Kozhikode, has said that a sizable income of the country amounting to as much as 54 per cent accrued from service tax, and in future service tax will have priority over sales tax and income tax.

Mr. Chandrasekharan was speaking after inaugurating a workshop on `Service tax,' conducted by the Malabar Chamber of Commerce in association with the Calicut Branch, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, here on Thursday.