Changes in GST in last week


This covers the GST changes / observations/ press releases/ Tweet FAQs/ Sectoral FAQs released by CBEC since the last update on 30.03.2019. It supplements the earlier GST Updates.

It is based on CGST Act/Rules/ Notifications. Similar parallel provisions in State Laws may be referred to as required

Notifications and Circulars

• One CBIC GST Circular issued

• Advisory issued by GSTN to GST Taxpayers on Invoice Series to be used w.e.f 1st April, 2019

Composition Levy for Services

• Circular No. 97/16/2019-GST dated 5th April, 2019

  1. A registered person who wants to opt for composition scheme by availing the benefit of the notification no. 02/2019-CT(R) dated 7th March, 2019, may do so by filing intimation in the manner specified in rule 3(3) of the CGST Rules in FORM GST CMP-02 by selecting the category of registered person as “Any other supplier eligible for composition levy” as listed at Sl. No. 5(iii) of the said form, latest by 30th April, 2019. Such person shall also furnish a statement in FORM GST ITC-03 in accordance with the provisions of rule 3(3) of the CGST Rules.

• Circular No. 97/16/2019-GST dated 5th April, 2019

  1. Any person who applies for registration and who wants to opt for composition scheme by availing the benefit of the notification no. 02/2019-CT(R) dated 7th March, 2019, if eligible, may do so by indicating the option at serial no. 5 and 6.1(iii) of FORM GST REG-01 at the time of filing of application for registration.
  2.  The option of payment of tax by availing the benefit of the said notification in respect of any place of business in any State or Union territory shall be deemed to be applicable in respect of all other places of business registered on the same Permanent Account Number.

• Circular No. 97/16/2019-GST dated 5th April, 2019

  1. The option to pay tax by availing the benefit of the said notification would be effective from the beginning of the financial year or from the date of registration in cases where new registration has been obtained during the financial year.
  2. The provisions contained in Chapter II of the CGST Rules shall mutatis mutandis apply to persons paying tax by availing the benefit of the said notification, except to the extent specified above.

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on 11 April 2019
 
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