Posted On:  1 day ago


On Blockage of Working Capital of Exporters

There are lots of apprehensions expressed in the media about the problem of blockage of working capital for exporters’ post-GST. There are various figures also being discussed on the blockage of such funds, which are wild estimates. Such media reports are not based on facts

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 day ago


CLARIFICATION ABOUT TRANSITION CREDIT

There are lots of speculations in the media about the credit of Rs. 65,000 crore claimed by taxpayers in respect of Central Excise and Service Tax in the pre-GST period. Some people are under the impression that because of Rs. 65,000 crore claimed as transition credit, the income of Government this month has plummeted.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 days ago


On Branded Food Products & amp.; Actionable Claim

The GST Council, in its 21st meeting held on 9th September, 2017at Hyderabad has, interalia, recommended that for 5% GST rate on cereals, pulses and flours etc.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 days ago


Guidelines for division of GST taxpayers between Central & state govt

Based on the decisions taken in the 9th Meeting of the GST Council held on 16 January, 2017 and 21st Meeting of the GST Council held on 9 September, 2017, the following criteria should be followed for the division of taxpayer base between the Center and the States to ensure single interface:

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  3 days ago


Constitution of National Anti-profiteering Authority under GST

The Rules on anti-profiteering are contained in Chapter-XV (Rule 122 to Rule 137) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (Rules). As per Rule 122 of the Rules, the National Anti-profiteering Authority (NM) shall, apart from a Chairman, consist of four Technical Members who are or have been Commissioners of State Tax or Central Tax or have held an equivalent post under the existing law, to be nominated by the GST Council.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 weeks ago


GST filing date extend till 10th oct and outcome of GST council meeting

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 21st meeting at Hyderabad on 9th September, 2017 The GST Council, in its 21st meeting held at Hyderabad on 9th September 2017, has recommended the following measures to facilitate taxpayers: a) In view of the difficulties being faced by taxpayers in filing returns, the following revised schedule has been approved

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


How to file GSTR 3B - FAQ GST

GSTR 3B is a simplified summary return and the purpose of the return is for taxpayers to declare their summary GST liabilities for the tax period and the discharge of these liabilities in a timely manner

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on TEXTILE

Raw jute has been kept at NILL rate of GST i.e. there would be no tax on jute .therefore, as per section 23(1)(a)of the CGST Act ,2017 the supplier dealing only in raw jute are not required to register. Jute mile s are not required to pay tax under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) as mentioned under section 9(4)of the CGST Act,2017

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on Queries relating GST receiving from various sectors

-Time of supply of service has been explained in section 13 of CGST Act. The supplier of service will have to issue a tax invoice within 30 days of supply of service (the measurement is finalised by the departmental engineer or service provider whichever is earlier.)in case of reverse charge , government department will raise invoice accordingly [refer section 13(3)].

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 months ago


Analysis of Goods & Service Tax (GST) on Real Estate Industry

If Government/GST Council will rectify defects pointed out by me in the said article then it will help in reducing inflation & also help in achieving Government’s mission of creating employment, creating smart cities, good infrastructure & ‘Housing for All’ mission by 2022. Please note that my above article is also uploaded in www.taxguru.in website on 29-05-2017.

article author CA JINESH GADA

Posted On:  4 months 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:  4 months 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:  4 months 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:  6 months ago


FAQs on Overview of Goods and Services Tax (GST)

It is a destination based tax on consumption of goods and services. It is proposed to be levied at all stages right from manufacture up to final consumption with credit of taxes paid at previous stages available as setoff. In a nutshell, only value addition will be taxed and burden of tax is to be borne by the final consumer

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  6 months ago


FAQs on Levy of and Exemption from Tax under GST

Article 246A of the Constitution, which was introduced by the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act,2016 confers concurrent powers to both, Parliament and State Legislatures to make laws with respect to GST i. e. central tax (CGST) and state tax (SGST) or union territory tax (UTGST). However, clause 2 of Article 246A read with Article 269A provides exclusive power to the Parliament to legislate with respect to inter-State trade or commerce i.e.integrated tax (IGST).

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  7 months ago


Government launches GST App to facilitate smooth transition to new tax regime

The Finance Ministry on Thursday launched a mobile app for Goods and Services Tax so as to provide updates to taxpayers on the new tax regime which is to be rolled out from July 1. From helping taxpayers in the migration to GST, providing toll free numbers and videos and reading material on GST to putting up draft laws and rules, the app called the CBEC GST app aims to help taxpayers and address their concerns about the new indirect tax regime. The GST mobile app launched by the ministry can be downloaded for free on Android platforms. The iOS version will be made available shortly, an official statement said

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  8 months ago


Budget Speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitely 1 Feb 2017 FY 2017-18

our Government was elected amidst huge expectations of the people.The underlying theme of countless expectations was good governance.  The expectations included burning issues like inflation and price rise, corruption in day to day transactions and crony capitalism. There was also expectation for a major change in the way the country’s natural resources were allocated, processed and deployed.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  8 months ago


GST- Most of the issues been resolved: FM

On demonetization, Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley says that difficult decisions initially pass through difficult phases as historic decisions have temporary pain attached to them. Stressing the implementation of GST, FM says that most of the issues have been resolved; few critical issues are left which will be resolved in the next few weeks.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


FM: Government is working on a target date of 1st April, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the country.

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that the Government is working on a target date of 1st April, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country. He said that till 16th September, 2017, that is one year after the provisions of the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act, 2016 being brought into force, the Constitution empowers the Central Government to levy excise duty on manufacturing; and service tax on the supply of services. The Finance Minister said that similarly the Constitution Amendment Act empowers the State Governments to levy sales tax or Value Added Tax (VAT) on the sale of goods till that time i.e. 16th September, 2016. The Finance Minister Shri Jaitley said that so far the Government is following the road map for implementation of GST as per the schedule.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  12 months ago


FAQs on GST Payment of Tax as per Goods and Service Tax (GST)

In the GST regime, for any intra-state supply, taxes to be paid are the Central GST (CGST, going into the account of the Central Government) and the State GST (SGST, going into the account of the concerned State Government). For any inter-state supply, tax to be paid is Integrated GST (IGST) which will have components of both CGST and SGST. In addition, certain categories of registered persons will be required to pay to the government account Tax Deducted at Source (TDS) and Tax Collected at Source (TCS

article author CA Chirag Chauhan