Notification No. 27/2019- Central Tax (Rate) dated 30th Dec, 2019

i. Seeks to further amend notification No. 01/2017-Central Tax (Rate), to change the rate of GST on goods as per recommendations of the GST Council in its 38th Meeting.

ii. Rate of GST rate on Woven and Non-Woven Bags and sacks of polyethylene or polypropylene strips or the like , whether or not laminated, of a kind used for packing of goods (HS code 3923/6305), and all such bags falling under HS 3923/6305 including Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBC) raised to a uniform rate of 18%(from 12%).

iii. Following entries inserted in Schedule III (18%) in Notification No.1/2017-Central Tax (Rate)

  • 163B- 3923 or 6305 -Woven and non-woven bags and sacks of polyethylene or polypropylene strips or the like, whether or not laminated, of a kind used for packing of goods
  • 163C- 6305 32 00 -Flexible intermediate bulk containers

iv. Entries of 12% viz 80AA and 171A omitted

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 27/2019-Central Tax (Rate)

New Delhi, the 30th December, 2019

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9 and sub-section (5) of section 15 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, 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.1/2017-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. 673(E), dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification, –

(a) in Schedule II – 6%, serial numbers 80AA and 171A and the entries relating thereto shall be omitted;

(b) in Schedule III – 9%, after serial number 163A and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely: –

“163B 3923 or 6305 Woven and non-woven bags and sacks of polyethylene or polypropylene strips or the like, whether or not laminated, of a kind used for packing of goods;
163C 6305 32 00 Flexible intermediate bulk containers”.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of January, 2020.

[F.No.354/201/2019-TRU]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: – The principal notification No.1/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017 was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 673(E), dated the 28th June, 2017 and was last amended by notification No. 14/2019-Central Tax(Rate), dated the 30th September, 2019, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number GSR 709(E), dated the 30th September, 2019.

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