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GST Council on GSTR-3B Late Fees, Interest, GST registration

Goods and Services Tax - Arjuna, as a course of action to wipe up the pendency in return filing, the late fees for non-furnishing of Form GSTR-3B for the tax period of July, 2017 (i.e. beginning of GST period) to January, 2020 has been recommended to be reduced/waiver as under:...

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GST Council’s 40th Meeting – Expectations of Trade & Industry

Goods and Services Tax - The next GST Council meeting is scheduled to be held on 12.06.2020 through video conferencing mode. This is the first meeting post COVID-19 lockdown in the Country. Though Govt. has tried to give various reliefs in the month of April & May’2020 through Ordinance, Notifications & Circulars but the same seems to be meager in [&hel...

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Formation and Role of GST Council

Goods and Services Tax - The article focused on Formation of GST Council and its Role. It is summarized in such a way that a lay man can also easily understand it. Formation of GST Council:- ♦ Article 279A talks about GST Council ♦ GST Council came into force on 12th September, 2016 ♦ President constituted the GST Council on […]...

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Highlights of the 39th GST Council Meeting

Goods and Services Tax - 1. Deferment of the new GST return system and e-invoicing to 1st October 2020. The present return system (GSTR-1, GSTR-2A & GSTR-3B) will be continued until September 2020. 2. Changes in the GST rates GST on mobile phones and specified parts was increased from 12% to 18%. All types of matches have been rationalised to […]...

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GST Council’s Recommendation on GST Procedures

Goods and Services Tax - The all empowered GST Council (GSTC) had its 39th meeting on 14th March, 2020. The meeting deliberated with a three pronged focus, viz, changes in law and procedure for trade facilitation, GST rates rationalization and I.T. facilities. The GSTC also took certain decisions to defer the new facilities/utilities and/or extend the due dates a...

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Highlights of 40th GST Council Meeting dated 12th June 2020

Goods and Services Tax - Recommendation of 40th GST Council Meeting dated 12th June 2020 Following relaxation was recommended in GST Council Meeting for filing of GSTR Returns dated 12-06-2020 1 Relaxation for July-17 to Jan 2020 GSTR3B Return Return Period Late Fee Condition GSTR 3B July-17 to Jan 2020 NIL if no tax liabili ty Maximum 500 per return […]...

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40th GST Council Meeting gives Relief from Interest & Penalty

Goods and Services Tax - Key outcome of 40TH GST council meeting – The 40th GST COUNCIL met under the chairmanship of Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman here today. Read- Recommendations of 40th GST council related to Law & Procedure Summary of Relief granted by 40th GST Council Meeting to taxpayers  Period Category of ta...

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GST Council to discuss GST late fee issue (Aug 2017 to Jan 2020)

Goods and Services Tax - Issue of GST late fee for the past period (August 2017 to January 2020) to be discussed in the next GST Council meeting. In the recent past tweets have been noticed by the government on the issue of waiver of late fee applicable on non-filing of GSTR 3B returns. The demands are largely for the waiver of late fee for the returns which were...

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38th GST Council’s decisions on Law & Procedural changes

Goods and Services Tax - Due date for annual return in FORM GSTR-9 and reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C for FY 2017-18 to be extended to 31.01.2020. Input tax credit to the recipient in respect of invoices or debit notes that are not reflected in his FORM GSTR-2A shall be restricted to 10 per cent of the eligible credit available in respect of invoices or...

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38th GST Council Meeting – Presentation on GST Revenue Trends

Goods and Services Tax - A presentation was made to the 38th GST Council on the issue of revenue, GST rate structure and compensation needs of the States. Before the presentation, the Convenor of GoM on revenue augmentation Sh. Sushil Kumar Modi, Dy CM (Bihar) made opening remarks about the revenue position and future roadmap....

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GST Tribunal Formed or Not? HC seeks response from GST Council

M/s. Torque Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. Vs Union of India (Allahabad High Court) - In this matter learned counsel for the G.S.T. Council is unable to tell as to whether the Tribunal is constituted or not. Learned standing counsel appearing for the State is also unable to tell as to whether the State has moved in the matter or not....

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GST Council not recommended levy of GST on high speed diesel: HC

Shree Raipur Cement Plant (A unit of Shree Cement Limited) Vs. State of Chhattisgarh, Finance Department, Tax Division, (Chhattisgarh High Court) - GST Council has not recommended levy of GST on high speed diesel and same is not notified by the Central Government under Section 9(2) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017....

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No violation of election code of conduct due to GST Council Recommendations: HC

Sandipkumar Kirankumar Sharma Vs State Election Commission (Gujrat High Court) - In terms of Article 279A of the Constitution of India, it cannot be said that the recommendations made by the Goods and Services Tax Council are in violation of the Code of Conduct....

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Recommendations of 40th GST council related to Law & Procedure

(Release ID: 1631127) - (12/06/2020) - Recommendations of the 40th GST Council meeting held today: Reduction in Late Fee for Past Returns, Further relief for small taxpayers for late filing of returns for Feb, Mar & Apr 2020 Tax periods....

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Recommendations of 39th GST Council Meeting on IT Roadmap

Press Release ID: 1606433 - (14/03/2020) - Shri Nandan Nilekani would attend the next 3 meetings of the GST Council and update the council of the status of implementation of the decisions taken by the Council and assist the Council in taking appropriate decisions on technology related issues, ...

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Changes in GST rates on goods & services in 39th GST Council Meeting

Press Release ID: 1606432 - (14/03/2020) - Council made the following recommendations:- To raise the GST rate on Mobile Phones and specified parts presently attracting 12% to 18%. To deliberate the issue of calibrating the rate in other items for removing inversion in future meetings with further consultation and examination of issue....

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39th GST Council recommendations on Law & Procedures

Press Release ID: 1606430 - (14/03/2020) - a. Interest for delay in payment of GST to be charged on the net cash tax liability w.e.f. 01.07.2017 (Law to be amended retrospectively). b. Where registrations have been cancelled till 14.03.2020, application for revocation of cancellation of registration can be filled up to 30.06.2020 (extension ...

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Addendum to Terms of Reference of Committee of Officers on Risk Management of taxpayers

F. No. 33/Committee on GST Evasion/GSTC/2020 - (24/01/2020) - In furtherance of decisions of the 2nd National GST Conference held on 07.01.2020 under the chairmanship of Union Revenue Secretary, in respect of streamlining GST system, plug revenue leakages and enhance inter-department coordination, the terms of reference as detailed herein below, have been inse...

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GST Council on GSTR-3B Late Fees, Interest, GST registration

Arjuna, as a course of action to wipe up the pendency in return filing, the late fees for non-furnishing of Form GSTR-3B for the tax period of July, 2017 (i.e. beginning of GST period) to January, 2020 has been recommended to be reduced/waiver as under:...

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Highlights of 40th GST Council Meeting dated 12th June 2020

Recommendation of 40th GST Council Meeting dated 12th June 2020 Following relaxation was recommended in GST Council Meeting for filing of GSTR Returns dated 12-06-2020 1 Relaxation for July-17 to Jan 2020 GSTR3B Return Return Period Late Fee Condition GSTR 3B July-17 to Jan 2020 NIL if no tax liabili ty Maximum 500 per return […]...

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40th GST Council Meeting gives Relief from Interest & Penalty

Key outcome of 40TH GST council meeting – The 40th GST COUNCIL met under the chairmanship of Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman here today. Read- Recommendations of 40th GST council related to Law & Procedure Summary of Relief granted by 40th GST Council Meeting to taxpayers  Period Category of ta...

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Recommendations of 40th GST council related to Law & Procedure

(Release ID: 1631127) (12/06/2020)

Recommendations of the 40th GST Council meeting held today: Reduction in Late Fee for Past Returns, Further relief for small taxpayers for late filing of returns for Feb, Mar & Apr 2020 Tax periods....

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GST Council’s 40th Meeting – Expectations of Trade & Industry

The next GST Council meeting is scheduled to be held on 12.06.2020 through video conferencing mode. This is the first meeting post COVID-19 lockdown in the Country. Though Govt. has tried to give various reliefs in the month of April & May’2020 through Ordinance, Notifications & Circulars but the same seems to be meager in [&hel...

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GST Council to discuss GST late fee issue (Aug 2017 to Jan 2020)

Issue of GST late fee for the past period (August 2017 to January 2020) to be discussed in the next GST Council meeting. In the recent past tweets have been noticed by the government on the issue of waiver of late fee applicable on non-filing of GSTR 3B returns. The demands are largely for the waiver of late fee for the returns which were...

Read More

Formation and Role of GST Council

The article focused on Formation of GST Council and its Role. It is summarized in such a way that a lay man can also easily understand it. Formation of GST Council:- ♦ Article 279A talks about GST Council ♦ GST Council came into force on 12th September, 2016 ♦ President constituted the GST Council on […]...

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Highlights of the 39th GST Council Meeting

1. Deferment of the new GST return system and e-invoicing to 1st October 2020. The present return system (GSTR-1, GSTR-2A & GSTR-3B) will be continued until September 2020. 2. Changes in the GST rates GST on mobile phones and specified parts was increased from 12% to 18%. All types of matches have been rationalised to […]...

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GST Council’s Recommendation on GST Procedures

The all empowered GST Council (GSTC) had its 39th meeting on 14th March, 2020. The meeting deliberated with a three pronged focus, viz, changes in law and procedure for trade facilitation, GST rates rationalization and I.T. facilities. The GSTC also took certain decisions to defer the new facilities/utilities and/or extend the due dates a...

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Sign of Bigger Relief – 39th GST Council Meeting

A much-awaited relief has finally arrived in terms of relaxation and deferring many compliances,  whether it is about E-Invoicing or GST Audit for the financial Year 2018 – 2019 in the 39th GST Council meeting which took place on 14/03/2020. The rationale behind this is very clear logical as we have just finished the Audit [&hellip...

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