1. Society self-Redevelopment
Yes, GST registration in case construction services is compulsory. As society going to sell flats to outsiders as well and that would be more than Rs. 20 Lakhs.
GST rate will be 1% if its cover under affordable housing scheme or else 5% GST rate will be applicable. Further society has to purchase at least 80% of the value of input and input services, from registered suppliers. If value of supplies from registered dealer is less than 80% then Society has to pay GST @18% on reverse charge (RCM) basis on all such inward supplies for the shortfall amount. Tax rate on Cement purchased from unregistered Person would be 28%.
No, as per new scheme no ITC allowed as concessional GST rate is applicable.
Issue of GST is settled. GST kicks in when a service is given to a third party. Here the owners are the members and they give themselves a bigger house. This bigger house is in lieu of the house earlier occupied by the member. Hence no service is given. No question of GST.
In case of new member society has to collect GST @ 1% / 5 % from new members on total consideration received and same has to pay to the GST department, further NO input tax credit is allowed.
In that case society has to pay GST @ 1% / 5 % on unsold flats as on the date of receiving OC. Calculation will be done on the basis of flats sold earlier.
It will be treated at par maintenance and it is taxable @ 18%, so it is advisable to take loan for such redevelopment work and same can be paid off by selling surplus flats to new members.
2. Society redeveloped through Builders:
Under this redevelopment schemes, societies undertake redevelopment of existing building owned by them by entering into Development Agreements with Builders.
Generally liability to register under GST arises when aggregate turnover of a supplier in a financial year is above the exemption threshold of 20 Lakh Rupees. However, the GST law enlists certain categories of suppliers who are required to get compulsory registration irrespective of their turnover such as persons who are required to pay GST under reverse charge. In this case developer has to pay GST under RCM on TDR transferred from society to developer.
GST rate will be 1% if its cover under affordable housing scheme or else 5% GST rate will be applicable. Further society has to purchase at least 80% of the value of input and input services, from registered suppliers. If value of supplies from registered dealer is less than 80% then Society has to pay GST @18% on reverse charge (RCM) basis on all such inward supplies for the shortfall amount. Tax rate on Cement purchased from unregistered Person would be 28%. (Its similar in both cases)
No, as per new scheme no ITC allowed as concessional GST rate is applicable. (Similar in both cases)
GST is applicable @ 1 % or 5% and same is calculated based on first flat sold to outsider by the developer.
GST is applicable @ 1 % or 5% on consideration paid to the builder/developer and it will be normal transaction as happen between normal transaction between builder and buyer.
When the Society provides Development Rights (TDR) to a Developer, such transaction is exempt from payment of GST on the condition that the flats constructed by utilization of such TDR are booked before receipt of Occupation certificate or first occupancy, whichever is earlier.
Thus, if there are any flats which remain un-sold on the date of receipt of completion certification or first occupancy, GST shall be payable at the rate of 18% on the value of TDR proportionate to the carpet area of un-booked flats subject to maximum 1 % / 5% of the value of such un-booked flats.
The liability to pay GST shall arise at the time of receipt of completion certificate or first occupancy, whichever is earlier and payable by the Developer under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM).
For calculation of GST liability, value shall be calculated on the basis of flats sold to the outsider by the developer before receiving OC.
Calculation of GST liability on unsold flat as on the date of receiving of OC.
XYZ Pvt. Ltd. going to acquire the project of Re-development of ABC Society and all other details are as below.
|A)||Total Flats in Building||20 Flats|
|B)||Carpet area of Each Flats i.e.||400 Sq. Ft.|
|C)||Total Carpet area of Flat i.e. ( A X B )||8,000 Sq. Ft.|
|D)||After Re-development Total Carpet Area (40 Flats to be construct having carpet area of 600 Sq.)||24,000 Sq. Ft.|
|E)||Total Carpet area allotted to existing member (Existing 20 members get their flats of 600 Sq. ft. against their old 400 Sq. Ft. flats each)||12,000 Sq. Ft.|
|F)||Area available for sale to new members ( D – E ) (i.e. 20 Flats of 600 Sq. Ft. Each )||24,000 Sq. Ft.|
Calculation of GST paid on TDR under RCM:-
Liability would be lower of the Following.
A. (GST payable on development rights for old apartments)* Carpet area of apartments which remain un-booked as on the cutoff date
/Total carpet area of the apartments)= (10,000 X 12,000 Sq. Ft. X 18%) X (600 Sq. Ft. X 10 Flats)
24,000 Sq. Ft.
= Rs. 54,00,000/-
B. Value of un-booked apartments as on OC date as per last agreement
* Applicable rate of GST on construction Service (i.e. 5%) (15,000 X 600 Sq.Ft. X 10 Flats X 5%)
GST Liability will lower of the above I.e. Rs. 45,00,000/-
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