♣ As per section 7(1) of CGST Act, 2017 Supply includes all forms of supplies such as sale, transfer, barter, exchange, license, rental, lease or disposal etc. made or agreed to be made for a consideration by a person in the course or furtherance of business.
Valid Supply = Any Form of Supply + Consideration + Normal Course of Business
♣ Exceptions to the above rule: In the following cases, even if one of pre-requisite of a valid supply is not present, it would be treated as a valid supply and hence taxable (Deemed Supplies):
1. Import of a service for a consideration, whether or not in the course or furtherance of business
2. Followings services, if made even without consideration (Schedule I):
3. Activities referred to in Schedule II – Clarification on Supply
Negative List of Supplies: Following transaction, although they are supply as per section 7, but are specifically excluded from the definition of Supply through a proviso:
a. Activities referred to in Schedule III
Notified activities of central govt. or state govt. or any local bold in which they are engaged as a public undertaking.