GST framework is a design made by the Indian Government that would eliminate most of the indirect taxes like VAT, customs duty, excise duty, CST, service tax, entertainment tax and bring it all under a single tax structure called GST.
GST will be mainly of 2 forms viz. intra-state level and inter-state level. The former encircles CGST and SGST whereas the latter encircles IGST and imports. Additionally, exports and supplies to SEZ are zero-rated as per the GST framework.
Goods & Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax applied on goods and services. Its genesis happened in the historic budget speech of February 28, 2006. GST has changed the way business is conducted and how goods and services are taxed in India. GST has made deep impacts in India’s economic environment. In this article, we intend to share some GST knowledge and all about GST through different GST sections. Let us read through the GST basics and GST framework in this session…
GST Framework contains the following components:
India has a unique federal structure that is incorporated with the Dual GST model. Dual GST is the tax imposed by the centre and state on goods or services or both in intra-state or Union Territories.
GST is a destination-based tax applied on all transactions involving supply of goods and services. GST is comprised of:
GST Framework has a legislative part on par with CGST Act 2017 for levying CGST. Similarly, the UTGST Act 2017 governs Union Territories without State Legislatures. Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu and Chandigarh are the UTs without State Legislatures. Delhi & Puducherry have their own legislatures and hence their own SGST levying policies. The principle of dual GST and SGST legislations are preserved through absolute management of,
While determining GST on product or service, the item will be subjected to an internationally adopted scheme for commodity description and product taxonomy. According to this system, goods and services in India are classified into two divisions called Harmonized System Nomenclature (HSN) for goods and Service Accounting Code (SAC) for services.
GST knowledge is incomplete if you don’t know all about GST’s rules applied on classification of goods and services coming under.
All about GST classification of other products:
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The Goods and Service Tax (GST) is an indirect/consumption tax levied on the supply of goods. Currently, GST is divided into 5 tax slabs for collection of tax- 0%, 5%, 12%, 18% and 28%.The Goods & Service Tax came into effect on July 1, 2017 as per the 101st Amendment of the Constitution of India by the Indian Government.
The GST types are determined based on the province in which the goods and/or services are exchanged and transactions made. The types of GST include: • Central Goods & Services Tax (CGST) • State Goods & Services Tax (SGST) • Union Territory GST (UTGST) • Integrated GST (ITGST)