December 2017 – Semantic Taxgen Pvt Ltd

Month: December 2017

Power to grant exemption from tax.

December 13, 2017

(1) Where the Government is satisfied that it is necessary in the public interest so  to do, it may, on the recommendations of the Council, by notification, exempt generally, either absolutely or subject to such conditions as may be specified therein, goods or services or both of any specified description from the whole or any […]

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Composition levy.

December 13, 2017

(1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act but subject to the provisions of sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 9, a registered person, whose aggregate turnover in the preceding financial year did not exceed fifty lakh rupees, may opt to pay, in lieu of the tax payable by him, an amount calculated […]

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Levy and collection.

December 13, 2017
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(1) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (2), there shall be levied a tax called the central goods and services tax on all intra-State supplies of goods or services or both, except on the supply of alcoholic liquor for human consumption, on the value determined under section 15 and at such rates, not exceeding twenty […]

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Tax liability on composite and mixed supplies.

December 13, 2017

The tax liability on a composite or a mixed supply shall be determined in the following manner, namely:— (a) a composite supply comprising two or more supplies, one of which is a principal supply, shall be treated as a supply of such principal supply; and (b) a mixed supply comprising two or more supplies shall […]

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Scope of supply.

December 13, 2017

(1) For the purposes of this Act, the expression “supply” includes–– (a) all forms of supply of goods or services or both such as sale, transfer, barter, exchange, licence, rental, lease or disposal made or agreed to be made for a consideration by a person in the course or furtherance of business; (b) import of […]

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Authorisation of officers of State tax or Union territory tax as proper officer in certain circumstances.

December 13, 2017

(1) Without prejudice to the provisions of this Act, the officers appointed under the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act are authorised to be the proper officers for the purposes of this Act, subject to such conditions as the Government shall, on the recommendations of the […]

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Powers of officers.

December 13, 2017

(1) Subject to such conditions and limitations as the Board may impose, an officer of central tax may exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed on him under this Act. (2) An officer of central tax may exercise the powers and discharge the duties conferred or imposed under this Act on any […]

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Appointment of officers.

December 13, 2017

(1) The Board may, in addition to the officers as may be notified by the Government under section 3, appoint such persons as it may think fit to be the officers under this Act. (2) Without prejudice to the provisions of sub-section (1), the Board may, by order, authorise any officer referred to in clauses […]

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Officers under this Act.

December 13, 2017

The Government shall, by notification, appoint the following classes of officers for the purposes of this Act, namely:–– (a) Principal Chief Commissioners of Central Tax or Principal Directors General of Central Tax, (b) Chief Commissioners of Central Tax or Directors General of Central Tax, (c) Principal Commissioners of Central Tax or Principal Additional Directors General […]

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Short title, extent and commencement

December 13, 2017

(1) This Act may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. (3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint: Provided that different dates may […]

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