GST Tip – 259

The list of products on which Reverse Charge is applicable for the supply of goods is given in Notification No.4/2017-Central Tax (Rate), the products on which GST is applicable on reverse charge are Cashew nuts, not shelled or peeled, Bidi wrapper leaves (tendu) & Tobacco leaves if the supplier of goods is Agriculturist. If Silk yarn is being supplied by Any person who manufactures silk yarn from raw silk or silk worm cocoons for the supply of silk yarn, then the registered taxable person has to pay GST on Reverse Charge basis. In the case of supply of lottery tickets by state or local bodies GST on Reverse Charge is to be paid by the lottery distributor or selling agent.

GST Tip – 164

The definition of “agriculture” has been dropped and the definition for “agriculturist” has been changed.  Now “agriculturist” includes, who cultivates land on his own or with the help of the family or by employing from outside by payment of wages in cash or in kind.