Posted On:  7 days ago


Exempt Services under GST in India from May 2017

Services by Government or a local authority excluding the following services— (i) services by the Department of Posts by way of speed post, express parcel post, life insurance, and agency services provided to a person other than Government;

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 days ago


Services under reverse charge as per GST in India

ABCThe fitments of rates of services were discussed on 19 May 2017 during the 14th GST Council meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. The Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%. The list of services that will be under reverse charge as approved by the GST

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  7 days ago


GST rates for services in India as on May 2017

The fitments of rates of services were discussed on 19 May 2017 during the 14th GST Council meeting held at Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. The Council has broadly approved the GST rates for services at Nil, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28% as listed below. The information is being uploaded immediately after the GST Council’s decision and it will be subject to further vetting during which the list may undergo some changes.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 week ago


Composition scheme under the GST

The word ‘composition’ comes from the Latin componere, meaning "put together". It is a feature of Indirect Tax laws that in order to provide a comfort to assessee from complying with the requirement of paying tax on value addition by maintaining detail of ‘inputs’ and ‘outputs’, a option is provided to go for a put together scheme.

article author KUNAL BUDHRAJA

Posted On:  1 week ago


GST Rates of all items and goods in India as on May 2017

Outcome of Today's GST Council Meeting at Srinagar-  1) GST Council has decided on rates for all 1,211 items except 6 items. And 81%of the total items to be taxed at below 18% GST rate slabs (As per Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhi Ji Statement) 2) GST council approved seven rules of GST and that remaining two rules relating to transition and return are being vetted by a legal committee. (As per Arun Jaitley Ji Statement) 3) GST Council will tomorrow discuss rates on services. 4) List of exempted items will also be decided tomorrow.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 months ago


Top 9 landmark cases and judgments that brought a change in India

Vodafone was embroiled in a $2.5 billion tax dispute over its purchase of Hutchison Essar Telecom services in April 2007.  The transaction involved purchase of assets of an Indian Company, and therefore the transaction, or part thereof was liable to be taxed in India as per the allegations of tax department. Vodafone Group entered India in 2007 through a subsidiary based in the Netherlands, which acquired Hutchison Telecommunications International Ltd’s

article author Dharmesh Jain

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Transitional Provisions under Goods and Service Tax

A registered person, other than a person opting to pay tax under composition scheme, shall be entitled to take credit in his electronic credit ledger the amount of CENVAT (or VAT credit) credit carried forward in the return of the last period before the appointed day, subject to the conditions stated therein. (Section 140(1) of the CGST/SGST Act)

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Frontend Business Process on GST Portal

Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) is a not-for-profit, non-government company promoted jointly by the Central and State Governments, which will provide shared IT infrastructure and services to both central and state governments including tax payers and other stakeholders. The Frontend services of Registration, Returns, Payments, etc. to all taxpayers will be provided by GSTN. It will be the interface between the government and the taxpayers.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Place of Supply of Goods and Service under GST

The basic principle of GST is that it should effectively tax the consumption of such supplies at the destination thereof or as the case may at the point of consumption. So place of supply provision determines the place i.e. taxable jurisdiction where the tax should reach. The place of supply determines whether a transaction is intra-state or inter-state. In other words, the place of Supply of Goods or services is required to determine whether a supply is subject to SGST plus CGST in a given State or union territory or else would attract IGST if it is an inter-state supply.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


Overview of IGST under Goods and Service Tax

A supply of goods and/or services in the course of inter-State trade or commerce means any supply where the location of the supplier and the place of supply are in different States, two different union territory or in a state and union territory Further import of goods and services, supplies to SEZ units or developer, or any supply that is not an intra state supply. (Section 7 of the IGST Act).

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on GST Offences & Penalties, Prosecution & Compounding under Goods and service tax

If any person transports any goods or stores any such goods while in transit without the documents prescribed under the Act (i.e. invoice and a declaration) or supplies or stores any goods that have not been recorded in the books or accounts maintained by him, then such goods shall be liable for detention along with any vehicle on which they are being transported.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Inspection, Search, Seizure and Arrest under GST

As per law dictionary and as noted in different judicial pronouncements, the term ‘search’, in simple language, denotes an action of a government machinery to go, look through or examine carefully a place, area, person, object etc. in order to find something concealed or for the purpose of discovering evidence of a crime. The search of a person or vehicle or premises etc. can only be done under proper and valid authority of law

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Advance Ruling under Goods and Service Tax

Appellate authority for advance ruling (AAAR), shall be constituted under the SGST Act or UTGST Act and such AAAR shall be deemed to be the Appellate Authority under the CGST Act in respect of the respective state or Union Territory. An applicant, or the jurisdictional officer, if aggrieved by any advance ruling, may appeal to the Appellate Authority.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Appeals, Review and Revision in GST

Section 2(99) of the Act defines “Revisional Authority” as an authority appointed or authorised under this Act for revision of decision or orders referred to in section 108. Section 108 of the Act authorises such “revisional authority” to call for and examine any order passed by his subordinates and in case he considers the order of the lower authority to be erroneous in so far as it is prejudicial to revenue and is illegal or improper or has not taken into account certain material facts, whether available at the time of issuance of the said order or not or in consequence of an observation by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, he may, if necessary, he can revise the order after giving opportunity of being heard to the notice

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Demands & Recovery under Goods and Service Tax

In case of section 73 (cases other than fraud/ suppression of facts/willful misstatement), the relevant date shall be counted from the due date for filing of annual return for the financial year to which demand relates to The SCN has to be adjudicated within at period of three years from the due date of filing of annual return. The SCN is required to be issued at least three months prior to the time limit set for adjudication

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Refunds under Goods and Service Tax (GST)

“Refund” includes (a) any balance amount in the electronic cash ledger so claimed in the returns, (b) any un utiized input tax credit in respect of (i) zero rated supplies made without payment of tax or, (ii) where the credit has accumulated on account of rate of tax on inputs being higher than the rate of tax on output supplies (other than nil rated or fully exempt supplies), (c) tax paid by specialized agency of United Nations or any Multilateral Financial Institution and Organization notified under the United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act, 1947, Consulate or Embassy of foreign countries on any inward supply

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Assessment and Audit under GST

As a taxpayer has to pay tax on self-assessment basis, a request for paying tax on provisional basis has to come from the taxpayer which will then have to be permitted by the proper officer. In other words, no tax officer can suo-moto order payment of tax on provisional basis. This is governed by section 60 of CGST/SGST Act. Tax can be paid on a provisional basis only after the proper officer has permitted it through an order passed by him. For this purpose, the taxable person has to make a written request to the proper officer, giving reasons for payment of tax on a provisional basis. Such a request can be made by the taxable person only in such cases where he is unable to determine

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Concept of Input Service Distributor in GST

Every person registered under GST will have to file returns in some form or other. A registered person will have to file returns either monthly (normal supplier) or quarterly basis (Supplier opting for composition scheme). An ISD will have to file monthly returns showing details of credit distributed during the particular month. A person required to deduct tax (TDS) and persons required to collect tax (TCS) will also have to file monthly returns showing the amount deducted/collected and other details as may be prescribed. A non-resident taxable person will also have to file returns for the period of activity undertaken.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Input Tax Credit under Goods and Service Tax

Ans. Input tax means the central tax (CGST), State tax (SGST), integrated tax (IGST) or Union territory tax (UTGST) charged on supply of goods or services or both made to a registered person. It also includes tax paid on reverse charge basis and integrated tax goods and services tax charged on import of goods. It does not include tax paid under composition levy.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 months ago


FAQs on Job Work under Goods and Service Tax

Ans. Input tax means the central tax (CGST), State tax (SGST), integrated tax (IGST) or Union territory tax (UTGST) charged on supply of goods or services or both made to a registered person. It also includes tax paid on reverse charge basis and integrated tax goods and services tax charged on import of goods. It does not include tax paid under composition levy.

article author One Roof Consultant