As per Notification No. 46/2017- Central Tax dated 13th October, 2017, the limit for composition levy has increased from 75 Lacs to Rs 100 Lacs and in case of states with the special category it is been increased from Rs 50 Lacs to Rs 75 Lacs.
As per Notification No. 8/2017-Central Tax dated 27th June 2017, the threshold limit for Composition Scheme has been increased to Rs 75 Lacs in all states and Rs 50 Lacs with states under special category status. Manufacturers of Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa, Pan masala & All goods, i.e. Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes are not eligible for registration under Composition Scheme.
As per the CGST Act, the government on the recommendation of the GST Council can increase the threshold limit for composition levy from Rs 50 Lacs to maximum Rs 1 Cr through a notification.
Under Composition Scheme, the threshold limit is Rs 50 Lacs, the same can be increased up to a maximum of Rs 1 Crore basis on the recommendation of the GST Council.
A Taxpayer can obtain registration under Composition Levy if the turnover is less than Rs 50 Lacs and desires not maintain all records as per GST but pay a flat rate of tax at the end of the period. Under this levy, the taxpayer cannot take input tax credit or issue a tax invoice.