The Government has issued various notifications, Order and Circulars for implementing the decisions taken in the 35th meeting of the GST Council.
Please find below the key highlights of notifications issued:
- Extends the time limit for furnishing the declaration in FORM GST ITC-04
CBIC Extends the time limit for furnishing the declaration in FORM GST ITC-04, in respect of goods dispatched to a job worker or received from a job worker, during the period from July, 2017 to June, 2019 till the 31 st day of August, 2019.
- Time limit for Furnishing of Bank Account Details After a certificate of registration in FORM GST REG-06 has been made available on the common portal
Registered person, except those who have been granted registration under rule 12 or, as the case may be rule 16, shall as soon as may be, but not later than forty five days from the date of grant of registration or the date on which the return required under section 39 is due to be furnished, whichever is earlier, furnish information with respect to details of bank account, or any other information, as may be required on the common portal in order to comply with any other provision.
- Value of supply in cases where Kerala Flood Cess is applicable
The value of supply of goods or services or both on which Kerala Flood Cess is levied under clause 14 of the Kerala Finance Bill, 2019 shall be deemed to be the value determined in terms of section 15 of the Act, but shall not include the said cess.”.
Value of taxable supply as per section 15:-
The value of a supply of goods or services or both shall be the transaction value, which is the price actually paid or payable for the said supply of goods or services or both where the supplier and the recipient of the supply are not related and the price is the sole consideration for the supply. And value of supply shall include
(a) any taxes, duties, cesses, fees and charges levied under any law for the time being in force other than this Act, the State Goods and Services Tax Act, the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act and the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, if charged separately by the supplier; (b) any amount that the supplier is liable to pay in relation to such supply but which has been incurred by the recipient of the supply and not included in the price actually paid or payable for the goods or services or both;
(c) incidental expenses, including commission and packing, charged by the supplier to the recipient of a supply and any amount charged for anything done by the supplier in respect of the supply of goods or services or both at the time of, or before delivery of goods or supply of services;
(d) interest or late fee or penalty for delayed payment of any consideration for any supply; and
(e) subsidies directly linked to the price excluding subsidies provided by the Central Government and State Governments.
- Invoice shall have Quick Response (QR) code
Government may, by notification, on the recommendations of the Council, and subject to such conditions and restrictions as mentioned therein, specify that the tax invoice shall have Quick Response (QR) code.
This proviso shall come with effect from a date to be notified later.
- FORM GST PMT-09
In FORM GST PMT-09 a registered person may, on the common portal, transfer any amount of tax, interest, penalty, fee or any other amount available in the electronic cash ledger under the Act to the electronic cash ledger for integrated tax, central tax, State tax or Union territory tax or cess .
- Major head refers to – Integrated tax, Central tax, State/UT tax and Cess.
- Minor head refers to – tax, interest, penalty, fee and others.
- The form may be filled up if amount from one major / minor head is intended to be transferred to another major/minor head. Minor head for transfer of amount may be same or different.
- The amount from one minor head can also be transferred to another minor head under the same major head.
- Amount can be transferred from the head only if balance under that head is available at the time of transfer.
- Refund of taxes to the retail outlets established in departure area of an international Airport beyond immigration counters making tax free supply to an outgoing international tourist
(1) Retail outlet established in departure area of an international airport, beyond the immigration counters, supplying indigenous goods to an outgoing international tourist who is leaving India shall be eligible to claim refund of tax paid by it on inward supply of such goods.
(2) Retail outlet claiming refund of the taxes paid on his inward supplies, shall furnish the application for refund claim in FORM GST RFD- 10B on a monthly or quarterly basis, as the case may be, through the common portal either directly or through a Facilitation Centre notified by the Commissioner.
(3) The self-certified compiled information of invoices issued for the supply made during the month or the quarter, as the case may be, along with concerned purchase invoice shall be submitted along with the refund application.
(4) The refund of tax paid by the said retail outlet shall be available if-
(a) the inward supplies of goods were received by the said retail outlet from a registered person against a tax invoice;
(b) the said goods were supplied by the said retail outlet to an outgoing international tourist against foreign exchange without charging any tax;
(c) name and Goods and Services Tax Identification Number of the retail outlet is mentioned in the tax invoice for the inward supply; and
(d) such other restrictions or conditions, as may be specified, are satisfied.
- Amendment in rule 138, in sub-rule 10
Validity of the e-way bill may be extended within eight hours from the time of its expiry.
- Exemption from furnishing of Annual Return / Reconciliation Statement for suppliers of Online Information Database Access and Retrieval Services(“OIDAR services”)
Suppliers of Online Information Database Access and Retrieval Services(“OIDAR services”) shall not be required to furnish an annual return in FORM GSTR-9 under sub-section (1) of section 44 and shall not be required to furnish reconciliation statement in FORM GSTR-9C under sub-section (2) of section 44 of the said Act read with sub-rule (3) of rule 80 of the said rules.
- Due Date of Form GSTR 7
The time limit for furnishing the return by a registered person required to deduct tax at source under the provisions of section 51 of the said Act in FORM GSTR-7 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 under sub-section (3) of section 39 of the said Act read with rule 66 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 for the months of October, 2018 to July, 2019 till the 31st day of August, 2019.
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