Section 10 of UTGST Act 2017: Transfer of Input Tax Credit (ITC)
Provisions under Section 10 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Transfer of Input Tax Credit (ITC)”, are as under:
Section 10 of UTGST Act 2017: Transfer of Input Tax Credit (CHAPTER IV – PAYMENT OF TAX)
On utilisation of input tax credit of Union territory tax for payment of tax dues under the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (5) of section 49 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, as reflected in the valid return furnished under sub-section (1) of section 39 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, the amount collected as Union territory tax shall stand reduced by an amount equal to such credit so utilised and the Central Government shall transfer an amount equal to the amount so reduced from the Union territory tax account to the integrated tax account in such manner and within such time as may be prescribed.
The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 was notified by Govt. on 12 April, 2017 and CBIC has notified the commencement date for various Sections/ Provisions thereof from time to time. Subsequently, Govt. has notified the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. Further, CBIC has separately notified the commencement date of provisions of various Sections of the UTGST (Amendment) Act 2018 vide Notification No. 1/2019 Union Territory Tax dt. 29 Jan. 2019 , except for sections where the date of commencement is different from 1 Feb. 2019 and has specifically been mentioned in the UTGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.