Eligibility criteria for opting for composition levy under GST

By | July 20, 2017
(Last Updated On: July 20, 2017)

Question : What is the eligibility criteria for opting for composition levy? Which are the Special Category States in which the turnover limit for Composition Levy for CGST and SGST purpose shall be Rs. 50 lakhs?

Answer: Composition scheme is a scheme for payment of GST available to small taxpayers whose aggregate turnover in the preceding financial year did not cross Rs.75 Lakhs. In the case of 9 special category States, the limit of turnover is Rs.50 Lakhs in the preceding financial year, namely

– Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura and Himachal Pradesh.

However, if you are a manufacturer of ice-cream, pan masala or tobacco or tobacco products or if you are a service provider other than a restaurant, you are not eligible for composition scheme.

 

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