CGST (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2017 notified by CBEC

CBEC/ Govt. Notifies the CGST (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2017 to Exclude Exempt Services from Aggregate Turnover for opting Composition Scheme

Government has issued the CGST (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2017 to clarify that in computing aggregate turnover for eligibility to opt for composition scheme, the value of any exempt services including deposits, loans or advances with consideration as interest or discount, shall not be considered, as under:

CGST Removal of Difficulties Order 2017: CBEC Order No. 01/2017 Central Tax dt. 13 Oct. 2017

S.O. 3330(E).- Whereas, certain difficulties have arisen in giving effect to the provisions of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), hereinafter in this order referred to as the said Act, in so far as it relates to the provisions of section 10 of the said Act;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 172 of the said Act, the Central Government, on recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following Order, namely:-

1. This Order may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2017.

2. For the removal of difficulties,-

(i) it is hereby clarified that if a person supplies goods and/or services referred to in clause (b) of paragraph 6 of Schedule II of the said Act and also supplies any exempt services including services by way of extending deposits,  loans or advances in so far as the consideration is represented by way of interest or discount, the said person shall not be ineligible for the composition scheme under section 10 subject to the fulfillment of all other conditions specified therein.

(ii) it is further clarified that in computing his aggregate turnover in order to determine his eligibility for composition scheme, value of supply of any exempt services including services by way of extending deposits, loans or advances in so far as the consideration is represented by way of interest or discount, shall not be taken into account.

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