Category Archives: GST Press Release

Maharashtra Intra state e way bill from 01.05.2018

By | April 19, 2018

Notification No. 15B/2018 -State Tax. No. JC(HQ)-1/GST/2018/Noti/1/E-way Bill/ADM-8. Dated 18 th April, 2018 In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (d) of sub-rule (14) of rule 138 of the Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, the Commissioner of State Tax, Maharashtra State, hereby makes the following amendments in the Notification No. JC(HQ)-1/GST/ 2018/Noti/1/E-way… Read More »

Composition Dealer not required to fill Sr. No 4A of Table 4 of GSTR-4

By | April 17, 2018

Ministry of Finance Clarification on the manner of filing the Quarterly Return by Composition Dealers in FORM GSTR-4 Posted On: 17 APR 2018 3:07PM by PIB Delhi Doubts are being raised about the manner of filing the quarterly return by composition dealers in FORM GSTR-4. In particular, there is a doubt with respect to the instruction… Read More »

Functions of National Anti-profiteering Authority

By | April 7, 2018

Ministry of Finance Functions of National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) from Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) Posted On: 06 APR 2018 5:38PM by PIB Delhi The National Anti-profiteering Authority (NAA) has been constituted under section 171 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 read with… Read More »

5% Uniform rate of GST to apply in all railway catering services in trains or on stations

By | April 6, 2018

Ministry of Finance 5% Uniform rate of GST to apply in all railway catering services in trains or on stations Posted On: 06 APR 2018 4:16PM by PIB Delhi With a view to remove any doubt or uncertainty in the matter and bring uniformity in the rate of GST applicable to supply of food and… Read More »

GST Revenue Targets FY 2017-18

By | April 6, 2018

Ministry of Finance GST Revenue Targets Posted On: 06 APR 2018 5:36PM by PIB Delhi The month-wise figures of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), State Goods and Services Tax(SGST), Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) and Cess collected by the Government since July 1, 2017 is as under:     (Amount in Rs. Crores)… Read More »

cases when No E way bill required under West Bengal GST

By | April 6, 2018

INSTANCES WHERE NO WAYBILL IS REQUIRED TO BE GENERATED UNDER GST In terms of sub-rule (14) of rule 138 of the WBGST Rules, 2017, no e-waybill  is required to be generated under the following circumstances:- (a) where the goods being transported are specified in Annexure; ANNEXURE [(See rule 138 (14)] S. No.   Description of Goods… Read More »

No E way bill for West Bengal intra-State movement of Goods : Notification

By | April 4, 2018

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL DIRECTORATE OF COMMERCIAL TAXES 14, BELIAGHATA ROAD, KOLKATA-700015 NOTIFICATION BY THE COMMISSIONER OF STATE TAX Notification No. 07/2018–C.T./GST Dated: 29.03.2018 Whereas, rules 138 to 138D of the West Bengal Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 containing provisions of e-way bill, have been substituted by the West Bengal Goods and Services Tax… Read More »

Govt allowed Filing of struck TRAN 1 & GSTR-3B due to techincal glitches

By | April 4, 2018

Resolution of stuck TRAN-1  and Filing of GSTR-3B 1. A large number of taxpayers could not complete the process of TRAN-1 filing either at the stage of original or revised filing as they could not digitally authenticate the TRAN-1 s due to IT related glitches. As a result, a large number of such TRAN-1s are… Read More »

GST Manual : Steps to Use Cash/ ITC for Payment of GST Demand

By | April 3, 2018

Utilizing Cash/ ITC for Payment of Demand How can I make payment towards outstanding demand appearing in Electronic Liability Register (Part-II) at the GST portal? To make payment towards outstanding demand appearing in Electronic Liability Register (Part-II) at the GST portal, perform following steps: 1. Access the https://www.gst.gov.in/ URL. The GST Home page is displayed.… Read More »

How to use Cash/ ITC for Payment of Demand under GST

By | April 3, 2018

Utilizing Cash/ ITC for Payment of Demand 1. What is utilization of cash/ ITC for payment of demand or any other amount due about? It is about payments of non-return related liabilities created through generation of Demand ID which may be reference number of the order or application, appearing in the Electronic Liability Register (Part-II).… Read More »

Rs 17,616 crore of Refunds issued under GST : 90% of IGST eligible claims have been approved.

By | April 2, 2018

Ministry of Finance Total Rs 17,616 crore of Refunds issued under GST; 90% of IGST eligible claims have been approved. Posted On: 02 APR 2018 5:34PM by PIB Delhi In line with commitment of government to liquidate all pending GST refunds, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has successfully concluded refund fortnight… Read More »

Clarification for E-way Bill System issued by Govt

By | April 1, 2018

Ministry of Finance Clarification with respect to the E-way Bill System Posted On: 31 MAR 2018 6:30PM by PIB Delhi The e-way Bill System for Inter-State movement of goods across the country is being introduced from 01st April 2018. Few clarifications regarding the new e-way bill system are as follows: Situation: -Consider a situation where… Read More »

Refund of IGST on Export : date extension in SB005 alternate mechanism

By | March 26, 2018

Circular No. 08/2018-Customs F.No: 450/119/2017-Cus-1V Government of India Ministry of Finance Dept. of Revenue (Central Board of Excise and Customs) Room No. 227B, North Block, New Delhi Dated, the 23rd March, 2018 To, All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs/Customs(Preventive) All Principal Chief Commissioners/Chief Commissioners of Customs & Central Excise All Principal Commissioners/Commissioners of Customs/Customs (Preventive)… Read More »

GST Advisory for change in taxpayer type from SEZ to Regular or Regular to SEZ.

By | March 25, 2018

Advisory for change in taxpayer type from SEZ to Regular or Regular to SEZ. 19/03/2018 Migrated taxpayers who have inadvertently selected themselves as SEZ, can send their requests to become regular on the email: reset.sezflag@gst.gov.in. Taxpayers who have not migrated as SEZ, can send their requests to become SEZ on the email : reset.sezflag@gst.gov.in. Please attach scanned copy… Read More »

Help Desk for e Waybill

By | March 25, 2018

Help Desk for e-Waybill WEST BENGAL HELP DESK FOR E-WAYBILL WORKING HOURS from 10.30AM TO 17.30PM [on working days] [Recess Hours: 14.00PM TO 14.30PM] You can approach in the following manners:- OVER TELEPHONE: 1800 121 0060 (toll free), 03371221000, 03371221222, 03371221527 [Direct Lines] THROUGH E-MAIL: cthelpdesk-wb@nic.in VIA PERSONAL VISIT: DIRECTORATE OF COMMERCIAL TAXES, Main Building,… Read More »

ICAI suggests SUF Model for GST returns

By | March 24, 2018

lCAl Suggests the SUF Model (Simplified User-Friendlv Model) on return filing & enabling of credit ‘The model could be follows: 1. Supplier will upload summary information from B2B invoices on real time basis up to 10th of the following month. The summary information will be limited to those relevant for purposes of allowing credit, namely: a)… Read More »

Goods & Services Tax (GST) collections

By | March 24, 2018

Ministry of Finance Goods & Services Tax (GST) collections Posted On: 23 MAR 2018 5:36PM by PIB Delhi The month-wise consolidated figures of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) and Cess collected by the Government since July 1, 2017 is as under: (Amount in… Read More »

User Friendly GSTN : Survey

By | March 24, 2018

Ministry of Finance User-Friendly Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) Posted On: 23 MAR 2018 5:38PM by PIB Delhi        Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has sought the views of the taxpayers about their experience and difficulties.  A survey was conducted by GSTN on overall taxpayer’s satisfaction during the months of October 2017 & November… Read More »

Companies’ registrations increased after GST

By | March 24, 2018

Ministry of Corporate Affairs After introduction of GST, increasing trend in the number of companies’ registrations, industrial activity has accelerated and growth in sales for corporates has also seen a remarkable increase Posted On: 23 MAR 2018 6:45PM by PIB Delhi Introduction of GST was a historical step for transforming India into a common national… Read More »

GST on Skill Development, Start-Ups and Tourism

By | March 23, 2018

Ministry of Finance GST on Skill Development, Start-Ups and Tourism Posted On: 22 MAR 2018 4:50PM by PIB Delhi All kinds of representations received from the trade and industry (including start-ups) regarding GST rates on services have been deliberated in the Fitment Committee. Government has exempted various kinds of services in relation to skill development.… Read More »

You may be required to generate invoices on the GST portal

By | March 17, 2018

Ministry of Finance Taxes collected by Service Providers Posted On: 16 MAR 2018 6:01PM by PIB Delhi The Government is aware of instances where taxes are collected by many service providers, hoteliers, traders etc. from the customers but are not deposited in the Government’s account. Based on specific intelligence collected, detailed investigations are carried out… Read More »

GST Rate and Policy

By | March 17, 2018

Ministry of Finance Goods and Services Tax Rate and Policy Posted On: 16 MAR 2018 6:02PM by PIB Delhi Based on the various representations received from the trade and industry, the GST Council has recommended a number of measures pertaining to change in Goods and Services tax rate and policy including the GST rates on eateries… Read More »

Recovery of Tax under GST

By | March 15, 2018

GST  – RECOVERY OF TAX 1. Tax administration occasionally comes across situations  where the tax dues are not paid correctly by the tax payers, most of the times inadvertently and sometimes deliberately. To minimise the inadvertent short payment of taxes, the concept of ‘Matching’ details of ‘Outward supplies’ of supplier with the details of ‘Inward supplies’ of recipient… Read More »

Division of assesses under GSTN

By | March 14, 2018

Ministry of Finance Division of assesses under GSTN Posted On: 13 MAR 2018 4:48PM by PIB Delhi            The division of assesses between Centre and State is decided by the Centre and State Governments. GSTN got an application developed using which Central and State tax authorities have uploaded the data on allocation of migrated taxpayers in… Read More »

Advisory on vehicle number in e-waybill system of GST

By | March 11, 2018

ADVISORY ON VEHICLE NUMBER IN E-WAYBILL SYSTEM OF GST In the EWB system, for the movement of goods via roads, vehicle number is to be updated mandatorily in Part B of EWB, either by the generator of EWB or by the transporter. In the EWB system, following format of vehicle number are accepted:- The current… Read More »