Changes have been announced in the input tax credit utilization in the GST and now the taxpayers have to first utilize the input tax credit of IGST and then only utilize the other taxes input for offsetting the various tax liabilities in GST.
These changes are announced in the CGST Amendment Act 2018.
Two notifications have been issued on 20th September 2018, one for the tax rate for TCS and another for adding an explanation for Serial No 41 of Notification No 12/2017-Central Tax (Rate), dt. 28-06-2017
Seeks to notify the rate of tax collection at source (TCS) to be collected by every electronic commerce operator for intra-State taxable supplies 52/2018-Central Tax ,dt. 20-09-2018
Seeks to insert an explanation in an entry in notification No. 12/2017 – Central Tax (Rate) by exercising powers conferred under section 11(3) of CGST Act, 2017 – 23/2018-Central Tax (Rate) ,dt. 20-09-2018
As per Circular No. 33/07/2018-GST dated 23rd Feb 2018, in case if the taxpayers utilizes the same and the adjudication is not in favor of the taxpayer, the taxpayer has to pay the amount of the utilized CENVAT Credit in the Electronic Credit Ledger with interest and penalty as per the provisions of the CGST Act.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced on 1st of July, 2017. In the press release dated 29th August, 2017, it was reported that the total revenue of GST paid under different heads for the month of July, 2017 (upto 29th August) was Rs. 92,283 crore. Out of the total GST collection of Rs. 92,283 crore, the total CGST revenue was Rs. 14,894 crore, SGST revenue was Rs.22,722 crore, IGST revenue was Rs.47,469 crore (of which IGST from imports was Rs.20,964 crore) and Compensation Cess was Rs.7,198 crore (of which Rs.599 crore is Compensation Cess from imports). Many assessees have been filing the returns for July 2017 belatedly and till 31st August, 2017 and the total GST paid for July is Rs. 94,063 crore.
- The last date for payment of GST as well as filing of GSTR 3B return for the month of August 2017 was 20th September, 2017. The total number of tax payers who were required to file monthly returns for August 2017 is 68.20 lakhs, of which, as on 25th September, 2017, 37.63 lakh GSTR 3B returns have been filed.
- The total revenue of GST paid under different heads (upto 25th September, 2017) is Rs. 90,669 crore. The total CGST revenue is Rs. 14,402 crore, SGST revenue is Rs. 21,067 crore, IGST revenue is Rs. 47,377 crore (of which IGST from imports in August 2017 is Rs. 23,180 crore) and Compensation Cess is Rs.7,823 crore (of which Rs. 547 crore is Compensation Cess from imports in August 2017).
- The above figures obviously do not include the GST to be paid by 10.24 lakh assessees who have opted for the composition scheme. Additionally, there are still a number of assessees who have not filed their return either for July or August, 2017. The increase in the above stated figures will be informed in due course.
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Section 6.1 of GSTR – 3B, details of payment for GST has to be shown. Amount of Tax Payable, Amount of Tax paid under GST utilizing the ITC and balance amount in cash has to be shown along with interest and late if any payable for CGST, SGST, UTGST, IGST and Cess.
As per Notification No. 11/2017-Central Tax (Rate), Sewage and waste collection, treatment and disposal and other environmental protection services falling under HSN / SAC 9994 is levied at a rate of 9% for central tax.