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2020

Key Highlights of 40th GST Council Meeting 1

The 40th GST Council meeting was held on 12th June, 2020 Friday. It was chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Taking into consideration the critical situation in the country in the wake of pandemic Covid-19 and expectations of hard hit MSME sector of the country, the meeting recommended further relief in GST Compliance burden. Let us discuss the key highlights of the major recommendations of the council.

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2020

Frequently Asked Questions on TCS under GST

Tax Collection at Source (TCS) has similarities with TDS, as well as has distinctive features also. TDS refers to tax which is deducted when recipient of goods or services makes some payments under a contract etc. while TCS refers to tax which is collected by the electronic commerce operator when a supplier supplies some goods or services through its portal and the payment for that supply is collected by the electronic commerce operator.

Here are some most frequently asked questions on TCS under GST.

2020

Bill to Ship To model and E Way Bill Generation under GST

A normal practice in the industry prevails where goods are sold to one person but delivered to a different location. This delivery address is different from the registered office address of the buyer.

This difference in ‘Bill To’ and ‘Ship To’ addresses must be dealt with carefully while issuing an invoice and generating Eway bill.

2020

Important Announcements in the 39th GST Council Meeting

The 39th GST Council meeting was held on 14th March 2020 Saturday at New Delhi. The meeting made some important recommendations related to extension in due dates and change in GST rates etc. Given below are the important announcements made in the 39th GST Council Meeting.

2020

Amendments in GST as Proposed in Budget 2020

The Article below summarizes the changes proposed in the CGST Act, 2017 and IGST Act, 2017 vide the Finance Bill, 2020 (‘Budget’). Post enactment of The Finance Act, 2020, these changes shall be applicable only when a notification is issued regarding their applicability.

2019

HSN Classification and its Applicability under GST

What is HSN Code?

  • HSN code stands for “Harmonized System of Nomenclature”. This system has been introduced for the systematic classification of goods all over the world. HSN code is a 6-digit uniform code that classifies 5000+ products and is accepted worldwide. It was developed by the World Customs Organization (WCO) and it came into effect from 1988. It has about 5,000 commodity groups, each identified by a six-digit code, arranged in a legal and logical structure. It is supported by well-defined rules to achieve uniform classification. The main purpose of HSN is to classify goods from all over the World in a systematic and logical manner. This brings in a uniform classification of goods and facilitates international trade. India is a member of World Customs Organization (WCO) since 1971.

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