You all are aware w.e.f. 1/10/2018 Govt has announced implementation of most awaited section 51 of GST Act, 2017 related to TDS under GST and it’s provisions, rules etc. A Quick View of Provisions of TDS under GST regime is as under:
WHAT NOTIFICATION SAYS: (Notification No. 50/2018 – Central Tax, New Delhi, the 13th September, 2018)
Central Government hereby appoints the 1st day of October, 2018, as the date on which the provisions of section 51 of the said Act shall come into force with respect to persons specified under clauses (a), (b) and (c) of sub-section (1) of section 51 of the said Act and the persons specified below under clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 51 of the said Act, namely:-
(a) an authority or a board or any other body, –
(i) set up by an Act of Parliament or a State Legislature; or
(ii) established by any Government, with fifty-one per cent. or more participation by way of equity or control, to carry out any function;
(b) Society established by the Central Government or the State Government or a Local Authority under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860);
(c) public sector undertakings.
Important To Note:
The Notification is silent on the name of Deductor as referred in 51(d)- such persons or category of persons as may be notified by the Government on the recommendations of the Council;
WHAT ACT SAYS U/S 51:
51. (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act, the Government may mandate,––
(a) a department or establishment of the Central Government or State Government; or
(b) local authority; or
(c) Governmental agencies; or
(d) such persons or category of persons as may be notified by the Government on the recommendations of the Council,
(hereafter in this section referred to as “the deductor”), to deduct tax at the rate of one per cent. from the payment made or credited to the supplier (hereafter in this section referred to as “the deductee”) of taxable goods or services or both, where the total value of such supply, under a contract, exceeds two lakh and fifty thousand rupees:
Provided that no deduction shall be made if the location of the supplier and the place of supply is in a State or Union territory which is different from the State or as the case may be, Union territory of registration of the recipient.
Explanation.––For the purpose of deduction of tax specified above, the value of supply shall be taken as the amount excluding the central tax, State tax, Union territory tax, integrated tax and cess indicated in the invoice.
SUMMING & QUICK LOOK ON IMPLEMENTATION OF NOTIFICATION AND ACT