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Analysis of 35th GST Council Meeting

Goods and Services Tax - Analysis/Rational of Important Decisions/Proposal at 35th Meeting of  GST Council. 1. Proposal of E- Invoicing The Council also decided to introduce electronic invoicing system in a phase-wise manner for B2B transactions. E-invoicing is a rapidly expanding technology which would help taxpayers in backward integration and automation of ta...

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Major Recent GST Changes till 28th June 2019

Goods and Services Tax - GST Council has already proposed new return forms which shall be rolled out from January 1, 2020 but pilot testing will start now. The GST Council took some important decisions in 35th Council meeting held on 21st June, 2019 including e-invoicing,  extension of due dates for returns including ones extension of tenure of National Anti-p...

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GST on MSME Sector- Complete Analysis with FAQs

Goods and Services Tax - Article contains Provisions applicable to a MSME related to GST Registration, Composition Levy Scheme, Input Tax Credit, Tax Invoice in GST, Exemption from Compulsory Audit by CA for MSME Sector, Returns in GST and Measures taken for the MSME Sector under GST. Article further contains Major Decisions of the GST Council related to MSME on ...

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Highlights of 35th GST Council Meeting

Goods and Services Tax - 35th GST Council Meeting was held on 21 June 2019 at New Delhi, after a long gap of more than three months. This was the first council meeting chaired by the re-elected government and India’s second woman Union Finance Minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman....

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GST –An Update (As on 1st June, 2019)

Goods and Services Tax - Taxpayers may opt for multiple registrations within a State/Union territory in respect of multiple places of business located within the same State/Union territory. Mandatory registration is required for only those e-commerce operators who are required to collect tax at source....

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Two Years After GST

Goods and Services Tax - Shri. Arun Jaitley Today, the Goods and Services Tax regime enters its third year. The monumental restructuring of one of the world’s clumsiest indirect tax system was not an easy task. The challenges to implement the GST were compounded by some outlandish and exaggerated comments of the not so well-informed. It would, therefore, be onl...

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GST Council has to decide on levy of GST on Petroleum Products

Goods and Services Tax - Article 279A (5) of the Constitution provides that Goods and Services Tax Council shall recommend the date on which goods and services tax shall be levied on petroleum crude, high speed diesel, motor spirit, natural gas and aviation turbine fuel. Thus while, petroleum products are constitutionally included under GST, the date on which GST...

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CBIC extends due date of FORM GSTR-9, GSTR-9A & GSTR 9C

Goods and Services Tax - On account of difficulties being faced by taxpayers in furnishingthe annual returns in FORM GSTR-9, FORM GSTR-9A and reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C, the due date for furnishing these returns/reconciliation statements to be extended till 31.08.2019...

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35th GST Council Meeting- GST rate related change

Goods and Services Tax - On issues relating to GST concessions on electric vehicle, charger and hiring of electric vehicle, the Council recommended that the issue be examined in detail by the Fitment Committee and brought before the Council in the next meeting....

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NAA tenure extended for 2 Years; Phased electronic invoicing system introduction; Decision on GSTAT

Goods and Services Tax - The tenure of National Anti-Profiteering Authority has been extended by 2 years. The Council also decided to introduce electronic invoicing system in a phase-wise manner for B2B transactions. E- invoicing is a rapidly expanding technology which would help taxpayers in backward integration and automation of tax relevant processes....

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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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Guidelines for division of GST taxpayers between Central & state govt

Circular No. 01/2017 - (20/09/2017) - following criteria should be followed for the division of taxpayer base between the Centre and the States to ensure single interface: i. Of the total number of taxpayers below Rs. 1.5 crore turnover, all administrative control over 90% of the taxpayers shall vest with the State tax administration an...

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Analysis of 35th GST Council Meeting

Analysis/Rational of Important Decisions/Proposal at 35th Meeting of  GST Council. 1. Proposal of E- Invoicing The Council also decided to introduce electronic invoicing system in a phase-wise manner for B2B transactions. E-invoicing is a rapidly expanding technology which would help taxpayers in backward integration and automation of ta...

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Major Recent GST Changes till 28th June 2019

GST Council has already proposed new return forms which shall be rolled out from January 1, 2020 but pilot testing will start now. The GST Council took some important decisions in 35th Council meeting held on 21st June, 2019 including e-invoicing,  extension of due dates for returns including ones extension of tenure of National Anti-p...

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GST on MSME Sector- Complete Analysis with FAQs

Article contains Provisions applicable to a MSME related to GST Registration, Composition Levy Scheme, Input Tax Credit, Tax Invoice in GST, Exemption from Compulsory Audit by CA for MSME Sector, Returns in GST and Measures taken for the MSME Sector under GST. Article further contains Major Decisions of the GST Council related to MSME on ...

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Two Years After GST

Shri. Arun Jaitley Today, the Goods and Services Tax regime enters its third year. The monumental restructuring of one of the world’s clumsiest indirect tax system was not an easy task. The challenges to implement the GST were compounded by some outlandish and exaggerated comments of the not so well-informed. It would, therefore, be onl...

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Highlights of 35th GST Council Meeting

35th GST Council Meeting was held on 21 June 2019 at New Delhi, after a long gap of more than three months. This was the first council meeting chaired by the re-elected government and India’s second woman Union Finance Minister, Mrs Nirmala Sitharaman....

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GST –An Update (As on 1st June, 2019)

Taxpayers may opt for multiple registrations within a State/Union territory in respect of multiple places of business located within the same State/Union territory. Mandatory registration is required for only those e-commerce operators who are required to collect tax at source....

Read More

GST Council has to decide on levy of GST on Petroleum Products

Article 279A (5) of the Constitution provides that Goods and Services Tax Council shall recommend the date on which goods and services tax shall be levied on petroleum crude, high speed diesel, motor spirit, natural gas and aviation turbine fuel. Thus while, petroleum products are constitutionally included under GST, the date on which GST...

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Major Recent GST Changes till 24th June 2019

35th meeting of the GST council took place on 21st June, 2019, first one for current Union Finance Minister, Mrs. Nirmala Sitaraman and under the new Government’s tenure....

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35th GST Council Meeting Highlights

GST council meeting is held very often prior to elections but in the mid- three months the meeting was not arranged due to the election pressure and canvassing for votes. The council meeting was arranged on 21 st June 2019 under the eyes of Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman, who is the second Union Finance Minister. The […]...

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Key Highlights of 35th GST Council Meeting

The 35th GST Council Meeting was held on 21st June, 2019. The following are the key recommendations made by the GST Council: – Reduction in GST rates of Electronic Vehicles Decision for reduction of rate on electric vehicle (EV) is given to Fitment committee–decision is expected in next council meeting. Current rate on EV is [&hel...

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