Government Of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department Of Revenue)
New Delhi

Notification No. 03/2022- Central Tax (Rate) | Dated: 13th July, 2022

G.S.R.541(E).– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1), sub-section (3) and sub­section (4) of section 9, sub-section (1) of section 11, sub-section (5) of section 15, sub-section (1) of section 16 and section 148 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on being satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so to do, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue) No. 11/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 690(E), dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification, –

(A) in the Table, –

(I) against serial number 3, in column (3), –

(a) items (iii), (iv), (v), (va), (vi) and (ix) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5) shall be omitted;

(b) against items (vii) and (x), for the entry in column (4), the entry “6” shall be substituted;

(c) in item (xii), for the brackets and figures “(iii), (iv), (v), (va), (vi), (vii), (viii), (ix)”, the brackets and figures “(vii), (viii),” shall be substituted;

(II) against serial number 7, in column (3), in item (i), the words “above one thousand rupees but” shall be omitted;

(III) against serial number 8, in column (3), –

(a) after item (vi) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be inserted, namely: –

(3)

(4) (5)
“(via) Transport of passengers, with or without accompanied belongings, by ropeways. 2.5 The   credit   of input   tax charged on goods used in supplying the service has not been taken.

[Please refer to Explanation no. (iv)]”;

(b) for item (vii) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be substituted, namely: –

(3) (4) (5)
“(vii) Passenger transport services other than (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (iva), (v), (vi) and (via) above. 9 -”;

(IV) against serial number 9, in column (3), –

(a) for item (iii) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be substituted, namely: –

(3)

(4) (5)
“(iii)   Services     of Goods Transport Agency (GTA) in relation to transportation of goods (including used house    hold  goods for
personal use) supplied by a GTA where,-
(a) GTA does not exercise the option to itself pay GST on the services supplied by it; 2.5 The credit of input tax charged on goods and services used in supplying the service has not been taken.

[Please refer to Explanation no. (iv)]

(b) GTA exercises the option to itself pay GST on services supplied by it. 2.5 (1) In respect of supplies on which GTA pays tax at the rate of 2.5%, GTA shall not take credit of input tax charged on goods and services used in supplying the service. [Please refer to Explanation no. (iv)]

(2) The option by GTA to itself pay GST on the services supplied by it during a Financial Year shall be exercised by making a declaration in Annexure V on or before the 15thMarch of the preceding Financial Year:

Provided that the option for the Financial Year 2022-2023 shall be exercised on or before the 16thAugust, 2022:

Provided further that invoice for supply of the service charging Central tax at the rates as applicable to clause (b) may be issued during the period from the 18thJuly,2022 to 16thAugust, 2022 before exercising the option for the financial year 2022-2023 but in such a case the supplier shall exercise the option to pay GST on its supplies on or before the 16thAugust,2022.”;

or

6

(b) after item (vi) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be inserted, namely: –

(3) (4) (5)
“(via) Transport of goods by ropeways. 2.5 The  credit of input tax charged on goods used in supplying the service has not been taken.

[Please refer to Explanation no. (iv)]”;

(c) for item (vii) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be substituted, namely: –

(3) (4) (5)
“(vii) Goods  transport services other than (i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (v), (vi) and (via) above. 9 -”;

(V) against serial number 10, in column (3), –

(a) after item (i) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be inserted, namely: –

(3) (4) (5)
“(ia) Renting of goods carriage where the cost of fuel is included in the consideration  charged    from  the service recipient. 6 -”;

(b) in item (iii), after the brackets and figure “(i)”, the brackets and figures “, (ia)” shall be inserted;

(VI) against serial number 11, in column (3), for items (i) and (ii) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

(3) (4) (5)
“Supporting services in transport.

Explanation: This entry does not include goods transport service involving Goods Transport Agency (GTA) service, which falls under Heading 9965.

9 -”;

(VII) against serial number 15, in column (3), –

(a) item (i) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5) shall be omitted;

(b) in item (vii), the brackets and figures “(i),” shall be omitted;

(VIII)  against serial number 26, in column (3), in item (i), sub-items (e), (ea) and (h) shall be omitted;

(IX) after serial number 31 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be inserted, namely: –

(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
“31A Heading 9993 Services provided by a clinical establishment by way of providing room [other than Intensive Care Unit    (ICU)/Critical Care Unit
(CCU)/Intensive Cardiac Care Unit (ICCU)/Neo natal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)] having room charges exceeding Rs. 5000 per day to a person    receiving health care
services.
2.5 The credit of input tax   charged  on
goods and services used in supplying the service has    not been taken [Please    refer    to Explanation
no. (iv)]”;

(X) against serial number 32, in column (3), –

(a) after item (i) and the corresponding entries relating thereto in columns (4) and (5), the following shall be inserted, namely: –

(3) (4) (5)
“(ia) Services by way of treatment or disposal of biomedical waste or the processes incidental thereto by  a common bio-medical waste treatment facility to a clinical establishment. 6 -”;

(b) in item (ii), after the brackets and figures “(i)”, the word, brackets and figure “and (ia)” shall be inserted;

(B) in paragraph 4, relating to Explanation, after clause (xxxvi), the following clauses shall be inserted, namely: –

“(xxxvii) ‘print media’ means, —

(i) ‘book’ as defined in sub-section (1) of section 1 of the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 (25 of 1867), but does not include business directories, yellow pages and trade catalogues which are primarily meant for commercial purposes;

(ii) ‘newspaper’ as defined in sub-section (1) of section 1 of the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 (25 of 1867);

(xxxviii) ‘clinical establishment’ means, –

a hospital, nursing home, clinic, sanatorium or any other institution by, whatever name called, that offers services or facilities requiring diagnosis or treatment or care for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality or pregnancy in any recognised system of medicines in India, or a place established as an independent entity or a part of an establishment to carry out diagnostic or investigative services of diseases;

(xxxix) ‘health care services’ means, –

any service by way of diagnosis or treatment or care for illness, injury, deformity, abnormality or pregnancy in any recognised system of medicines in India and includes services by way of transportation of the patient to and from a clinical establishment, but does not include hair transplant or cosmetic or plastic surgery, except when undertaken to restore or to reconstruct anatomy or functions of body affected due to congenital defects, developmental abnormalities, injury or trauma;

Amendment in GST Rate on Services wef 18th July, 2022

(xxxx) ‘goods transport agency’ means, –

any person who provides service in relation to transport of goods by road and issues consignment note, by whatever name called.”;

(C) After Annexure IV, following annexure shall be inserted, namely: –

“Annexure V

FORM

Form for exercising the option by a Goods Transport Agency (GTA) for payment of GST on the GTA services supplied by him under forward charge before the commencement of any financial year to be submitted before the jurisdictional GST Authority.

Reference No.-
Date: –

1. I/We_________________ (name of Person), authorised representative of M/s………………………………….. have taken registration/have applied for registration and do hereby undertake to pay GST on the GTA services in relation to transportation of goods supplied by us during the financial year…………………. under forward charge in accordance with section 9(1) of the CGST Act, 2017 and to comply with all the provisions of the CGST Act, 2017 as they apply to a person liable for paying the tax in relation to supply of any goods or services or both;

2. I understand that this option once exercised shall not be allowed to be changed within a period of one year from the date of exercising the option and will remain valid till the end of the financial year for which it is exercised.

Legal Name: –

GSTIN: –

PAN No.

Signature of Authorised representative:

Name of Authorised Signatory:

Full Address of GTA:

(Dated acknowledgment of jurisdictional GST Authority)

Note: The last date for exercising the above option for any financial year is the 15th March of the preceding financial year. The option for the financial year 2022-2023 can be exercised by 16th August, 2022.”.

2. This notification shall come into force with effect from the 18th July, 2022.

[F. No. 190354/176/2022-TRU]

(Rajeev Ranjan)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification no. 11/2017 – Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide number G.S.R. 690 (E), dated the 28th June, 2017 and last amended vide notification no. 22/2021-Central Tax (Rate), dated the 31st December, 2021 published in the official gazette vide number G.S.R. 923(E), dated the 31st December, 2021.

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