One Year of GST Rollout – A learning / Nightmare or Success? When the clock ticked 00.00 hours on the night of 30th June 2017, India has rolled out one of the major reforms, tax reform to be specific for rationalization of taxes known as “Goods and Service Tax” by subsuming about 40 plus […]
The GST Council on Friday unveiled a new simplified return that would require a taxpayer to file only one return every month and set a period of six months for the transition to take place. “It will take about six month for GSTN to prepare for it so for that period the current arrangement of […]
The E-way bill under the goods and services tax (GST) will be rolled out from January 16. The decision was taken by the GST Council chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday through video conferencing. While traders can start using the E-way bill on a voluntary basis from January 16, it will be made […]
The GST Council, in its 23rd meeting held at Guwahati on 10th November 2017, has recommended the followingfacilitative measuresfortaxpayers: Return Filing a)The return filing process is to be further simplified in the following manner: All taxpayers would file return in FORM GSTR-3B along with payment of tax by 20th of the succeeding month till March, 2018. For filing […]
As per Section 74 of the CGST Act if the tax officer feels that tax is not paid or short paid or erroneously refunded or input tax credit wrongly availed or utilised by reason of fraud or any wilful misstatement or suppression of facts to evade tax, then the concerned tax official shall serve a […]
As per Notification No.2/2017-Central Tax (Rate), 149 items are exempted from the CGST on the recommendation of the GST Council which are of public interest. The same can be accessed from here – http://india-gst.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Rate-2-2017.pdf
As per the Transitional Rules, every taxpayer opting to take input tax credit under Section 140 of CGST Act is required to file FORM GST TRAN-1 within 90 days from the appointed date. The same can be extended for another 90 days by the commissioner on recommendations of the GST Council.
As per the CGST Act, the government on the recommendation of the GST Council can increase the threshold limit for composition levy from Rs 50 Lacs to maximum Rs 1 Cr through a notification.