Centre Released Rs. 1,65,302 Crore as GST Compensation to States/UTs for the FY 2019-20 against cess collection of Rs. 95,444 crores
Central Government has recently released GST Compensation of Rs. 13,806 crore to States for March’2020. Taking this amount into account, entire compensation upto 2019-20 has been released to States. The total amount of compensation released for the year 2019-20 is Rs. 1,65,302 crore whereas the amount of cess collected during the year 2019-20 was Rs. […]
Section 6.1 of GSTR – 3B, details of payment for GST has to be shown. Amount of Tax Payable, Amount of Tax paid under GST utilizing the ITC and balance amount in cash has to be shown along with interest and late if any payable for CGST, SGST, UTGST, IGST and Cess.
Input tax credit for cess being levied under Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, is eligible only for the making the output tax liability of the Cess under the same act and not for payment of any other taxes output liability under GST.
Under the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017, Cess will be levied on all interstate and intra-state transactions on the supply of goods and service notified by the GST council from time to time. Cess is not applicable to be paid by persons who have opted for registration under composition scheme.