Notification No. 10/2020–Central Tax- Seeks to provide special procedure for taxpayers in Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu consequent to merger of the two UTs

Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
(Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs)

Notification No. 10/2020–Central Tax

New Delhi, the 21st March, 2020

G.S.R. 193(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by section 148 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), the Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies those persons whose principal place of business or place of business was in the erstwhile Union territory of Daman and Diu or in the erstwhile Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli till the 26th day of January, 2020; and is in the merged Union territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli from the 27th day of January, 2020 onwards, as the class of persons who shall, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before the notification, follow the following special procedure till the 31st day of May, 2020 (hereinafter referred to as the transition date) as mentioned below.

2. The said registered person shall,-

(i) ascertain the tax period as per sub-clause (106) of section 2 of the said Act for the purposes of any of the provisions of the said Act for the month of January, 2020 and February, 2020 as below:-

(a) January, 2020: 1st January, 2020 to 25th January, 2020;

(b) February, 2020: 26th January, 2020 to 29th February, 2020;

(ii) irrespective of the particulars of tax charged in the invoices, or in other like documents, raised from the 26th January, 2020 till the transition date, pay the appropriate applicable tax in the return under section 39 of the said Act;

(iii) who have registered Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) in the erstwhile Union territory of Daman and Diu and the erstwhile Union territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli till the 25th day of January, 2019 have an option to transfer the balance of input tax credit (ITC) after the filing of the return for January, 2020, from the registered Goods and Services Tax Identification Number (GSTIN) in the erstwhile Union territory of Daman and Diu to the registered GSTIN in the new Union territory of Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli by following the procedure as below:-

(a) the said class of persons shall intimate the jurisdictional tax officer of the transferor and the transferee regarding the transfer of ITC, within one month of obtaining new registration;

(b) the ITC shall be transferred on the basis of the balance in the electronic credit ledger upon filing of the return in the erstwhile Union territory of Daman and Diu, for the tax period immediately before the transition date;

(c) the transfer of ITC shall be carried out through the return under section 39 of the said Act for the tax period immediately before the transition date and the transferor GSTIN shall debit the said ITC from its electronic credit ledger in Table 4(B)(2) of FORM GSTR-3B and the transferee GSTIN shall credit the equal amount of ITC in its electronic credit ledger in Table 4(A)(5) of FORM GSTR-3B.

3. The balance of Union territory taxes in electronic credit ledger of the said class of persons, whose principal place of business lies in the Union territory of Daman and Diu, as on the 25th day of January, 2020, shall be transferred as balance of Union territory tax in the electronic credit ledger.

[F. No. 20/06/03/2020-GST]
PRAMOD KUMAR, Director

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