Provisions under Section 14 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Special provision for payment of tax by a supplier of online information and database access or retrieval (OIDAR) services”, are as under:
Section 14 of IGST Act 2017: Special provision for payment of tax by a supplier of online information and database access or retrieval (OIDAR) services (CHAPTER V – PLACE OF SUPPLY OF GOODS OR SERVICES OR BOTH)
(1) On supply of online information and database access or retrieval services by any person located in a non-taxable territory and received by a non-taxable online recipient, the supplier of services located in a non-taxable territory shall be the person liable for paying integrated tax on such supply of services:
Provided that in the case of supply of online information and database access or retrieval services by any person located in a non-taxable territory and received by a nontaxable online recipient, an intermediary located in the non-taxable territory, who arranges or facilitates the supply of such services, shall be deemed to be the recipient of such services from the supplier of services in non-taxable territory and supplying such services to the non-taxable online recipient except when such intermediary satisfies the following conditions, namely:–
(a) the invoice or customer’s bill or receipt issued or made available by such intermediary taking part in the supply clearly identifies the service in question and its supplier in non-taxable territory;
(b) the intermediary involved in the supply does not authorise the charge to the customer or take part in its charge which is that the intermediary neither collects or processes payment in any manner nor is responsible for the payment between the non-taxable online recipient and the supplier of such services;
(c) the intermediary involved in the supply does not authorise delivery; and
(d) the general terms and conditions of the supply are not set by the intermediary involved in the supply but by the supplier of services.
(2) The supplier of online information and database access or retrieval services referred to in sub-section (1) shall, for payment of integrated tax, take a single registration under the Simplified Registration Scheme to be notified by the Government:
Provided that any person located in the taxable territory representing such supplier for any purpose in the taxable territory shall get registered and pay integrated tax on behalf of the supplier:
Provided further that if such supplier does not have a physical presence or does not have a representative for any purpose in the taxable territory, he may appoint a person in the taxable territory for the purpose of paying integrated tax and such person shall be liable for payment of such tax.
1. CBEC notifies 01/07/2017 as the Commencement date for Section 14 of the IGST Act 2017, vide Integrated Tax Notification 1/2017 dt. 19/06/2017.
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Note: The IGST Act, 2017 has been notified vide GOI Notification dt. 12/04/2017, which has subsequently been amended through IGST (Amendment) Act, 2018. Finance Act, 2019, Finance Act, 2020, Finance Act, 2021, including various Notifications issued by the Govt./ CBIC from time to time, relating to the commencement dates of various Sections/ Provisions in the respective IGST/ Amendment Acts, wherever required. Information on this page is a Section-wise compilation of Amendments made by all such Notifications, with best possible efforts for accuracy. In any case, E&OE. For official/ updated information, please visit CBIC website.
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