Seeks to amend notification No. 13/2017- Central Tax (Rate) so as to specify services supplied by the Central Government, State Government, Union territory or local authority by way of renting of immovable property to a registered person under CGST Act, 2017 to be taxed under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM).

Government of India
Ministry of Finance

(Department of Revenue)

Notification No. 3/2018- Central Tax (Rate)

New Delhi, the 25th January, 2018

GSR 66(E).In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 9 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. 13/2017- 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. 692(E), dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification,-

(i) in the Table, after serial number 5 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and the entries relating thereto shall be inserted, namely: –

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“5A Services supplied by the Central Government, State Government, Union territory or local authority by way of renting of immovable property to a person registered under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017). Central Government, State Government, Union territory or
local authority
Any person registered under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017.”;

(ii) in the Explanation, after clause (e), the following clause shall be inserted, namely: –

‘(f) “insurance agent” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (10) of section 2 of the Insurance Act, 1938 (4 of 1938).’.

[F. No. 354/13/2018- TRU]

(Ruchi Bisht)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: -The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide notification No. 13/2017 – Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017, vide number G.S.R. 692 (E), dated the 28th June, 2017 and was last amended by notification No. 33/2017 – Central Tax (Rate), dated the 13th October, 2017 vide number G.S.R. 1275 (E), dated the 13th October, 2017.

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One response to “GST: RCM on renting of immovable property by Govt to registered person”

  1. R NARAYANAN says:

    Whether Indian Railways will be covered under the above notification ? i.e. if Railways has leased a land, then it will be under forward charge or reverse charge after 25th Jan.2018 ?

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