Posted On:  1 day ago


GST on Co- operative housing societies- Simplified

This article has been written with a view to increase awareness of members of Housing Societies and Management Committee towards registration requirements and the services which are exempted and which attract GST. An attempt has been made to analyze the terms used in various sections of GST Act and provide some insight into its applicability to Housing Societies

article author Anita Bhadra

Posted On:  4 days ago


No additional burden on Home buyers under GST

The CBEC and States have received several complaints that in view of the works contract service tax rate under GST at 12% in respect of under construction flats, complex etc, the people who have booked flats and made part payment are being asked to make entire payment before 1st July 2017 or to face higher tax incidence for payment made after 1st July 2017. This is against the GST law. as explained below.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  5 days ago


GST FAQ on Government Services

These include services provided by government or a local authority or governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a municipality under Article 243W of the Constitution and services by a governmental authority by way of any activity in relation to any function entrusted to a Panchayat under article 243G of the Constitut

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  5 days ago


GST on Charitable and Religious Trusts

The provisions relating to taxation of activities of charitable institutions and religious trusts have been borrowed and carried over from the erstwhile service tax provisions. All services provided by such entities are not exempt. In fact, there are many services that are provided by such entities which would be within the ambit of GST.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  2 weeks ago


MVAT: Certificate for purchase of Natural Gas at a notified concessional rate

Natural Gas is covered under entry 15 of Schedule B of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002. The tax rate applicable is 13.5%. A new entry 16 has been added with effect from 24th August 2017 to the said Schedule for the purpose of sale of natural gas at a concessional rate of 3% by virtue of the above referred notification.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  2 weeks ago


How to file GSTR 1-FAQ GST

GSTR 1 is a monthly Statement of Outward Supplies to be furnished by all normal and casual registered taxpayers making outward supplies of goods and services or both and contains details of outward supplies of goods and services

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on MSNS

a registered person will have to approach only one tax authority for all practical purposes. Each registered person would have one tax administration office, either of the Centre or of the State. Legal provisions (called cross empowerment) have been made to ensure that one officer can discharge all functions under CGST, SGST and IGST Act. The registered person would be informed of the tax administration concerned with him.

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 weeks ago


GST FAQ on Exports

The procedures relating to export have been simplified so as to do away with the paper work and intervention of the department at various stages of export

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on Handicrafts

All imports will be deemed as inter-State supplies for the purposes of levy of GST. IGST is leviable on imports in addition to other duties of customs. Full set-off will be available as ITC of the IGST paid on import on goods and services.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on Drugs & Pharmaceuticals

: In case of clearance of physician samples distributed free of cost, the ITC availed on the said samples has to be reversed in view of the provisions under Section 17(5)(h) of the CGST Act, 2017.No tax is payable on clearance of physician samples distributed free of cost as the value of supply is zero and no credit has been availed

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on IT/ITES

In terms of Schedule II of the CGST Act 2017, development, design, programming, customization, adaptation, up gradation, enhancement, implementation of information technology software and temporary transfer or permitting the use or enjoyment of any intellectual property right are treated as services.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  3 weeks ago


GST FAQ on Food Processing

: In accordance with the provisions of section 25(4) of the CGST Act, 2017, branches in different States are considered as distinct persons. Further, as per Schedule I, this constitutes supply made in the course or furtherance of business between distinct persons even if made without consideration

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Why it is right time to invest and switch to 8% RBI Bonds?

Recently RBI has reduce interest rate and going by inflation figures there is all the possibility of further reduction of interest rate in near future by 2018. The rate of interest on fixed deposit of banks are reducing below 7% making them non attractive in terms of returns post tax.  Rate of interest on fixed instrument with government guarantee are at all-time low,

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Is corporative Housing Society Labile to Pay GST on Society Maintenance ?

There are some press reports that services provided by a Housing Society [Resident Welfare Association (RWA)] will become expensive under GST. These are completely unsubstantiated.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  4 weeks ago


Why it is right time to invest and switch to 8% RBI Bonds?

Recently RBI has reduce interest rate and going by inflation figures there is all the possibility of further reduction of interest rate in near future by 2018. The rate of interest on fixed deposit of banks are reducing below 7% making them non attractive in terms of returns post tax.  Rate of interest on fixed instrument with government guarantee are at all-time low,

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month ago


If you love your country, know why you should celebrate Independence Day by paying your taxes honestly!

We Indians are proud of our country and always show our love and affection towards it by celebrating Independence Day with flag hoisting, viewing parade, posting messages on what’s app, facebook and other social media, singing patriotic songs and the national anthem, and finally by listening speech of the Prime Minister of India. Leaders and many prominent celebrities will comment on various government policies and changes government should implement to make India a better place for next generation.

article author CA Chirag Chauhan

Posted On:  1 month ago


Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Amendment) Act, 2017

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 9th August, 2017 and is hereby published for general information:— An Act further to amend the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

article author One Roof Consultant

Posted On:  1 month ago


Distribution of GST Provisional Id and Access Token of Phase 9 dealers.

In reference to the above referred Trade Circulars, the activity of GST data migration and distribution of Provisional Ids and Access Token is in progress since 14th November 2016. This activity has been carried out by Maharashtra GST Department in stage-wise manner in 8 phases. Provisional Ids and Access Token of Phase 9 dealers, are now made available by GSTN. Dealer can obtain their Provisional Ids from department’s portal www.mahavat.gov.in, using their login credentials. The list of all such dealers is published under GST Tab on Mahavat portal.

article author One Roof Consultant