Section 2(18) of IGST Act: Meaning of “Output Tax”

Definition of the term “Output Tax” under the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017

As per Section 2(18) of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017, unless the context otherwise requires, the term “output tax”, in relation to a taxable person, means the integrated tax chargeable under this Act on taxable supply of goods or services or both made by him or by his agent but excludes tax payable by him on reverse charge basis.

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The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) 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 Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018. However, commencement date of amended provisions of various Sections is to be separately notified by CBIC, except where specifically mentioned in the IGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.

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