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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.

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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.

2019

Suo Moto Cancellation of Registration

Meaning of the term “Suo Moto”:

The term “Suo Moto” is a Latin legal term which literally means “on its own motion”. It implies that an action was taken by a group or persons on their own. Hence, when a government entity or a court takes up a matter suo moto, it is taking up the matter “on its own motion” meaning of its own accord or on its own initiative.

2019

Applicability and Rate of GST in case of Sale of Used Cars

With the implementation of the GST Law, there has been lot of confusion regarding applicability of GST on supply of used car. In this article we would focus on points like levy of GST on sale of second hand car, conditions to be satisfied for levy of GST on sale of second hand Car and will also discuss other important matters in this regard.

2019

A Guide to E invoice Generation under GST

  • The GST Council approved the standard of e-invoice in its 37th meeting held on 20th September 2019.
  • E-invoicing is proposed to be implemented from 1st January 2020.
  • It will be implemented in a phased manner by GSTN.
  • Similar to the new GST return filing system, the electronic invoicing system will first be available on a trial basis or voluntary compliance

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