The yearly return filed by the registered taxpayers in GST, including those listed under composition levy scheme, is known as GSTR-9.
The retail industry is the fastest growing industry in India also in the world. The retail industry growth rate was 23% in 2017 in comparison to 2016 and is expected to grow at a higher rate in 2018.
GST council came up with new changes in GST tax rules after 28th GST council meet held on 21st on July 2018. The best and most accepted change is an exemption of GST on sanitary napkins.
Under this GST regime, it’s mandatory for every business to register them under GST. Currently including GSTR-3B companies have to file three other returns i.e. GSTR-1, GSTR-2, and GSTR-3. Continue reading “All you need to know about GSTR-3B Filing”
E-Way bill is an electronically generated bill or receipt need to be generated for the purpose of transportation of goods worth more than Rs.50000 across the state.
Yesterday on 18th January 2018 25th GST council meet held at Vigyan Bhavan chaired by finance minister Arun Jaitley. This meeting conducted to discuss some major issues of GST. Here are the outcomes of this meeting:
What is GST Compliance Rating?
GST Compliance rating is one the most needed initiative taken by Government under GST. Compliance rating is a score card for tax payers under GST. It will provoke tax payers to comply with GST rules and regulations in order to be on good rating scale. It can be termed as a performance indicator for business owners, tax payers etc.
How GST compliance rating works?
As it’s a performance rating businesses so rating would be based on some parameters. The basic parameters would be:
Cloud accounting is widely accepted by small businesses. Cloud Accounting is termed as online accounting and manual accounting called as traditional accounting. Why we need cloud accounting? The best answer would be to save time, money and to reduce accounting errors. Also, cloud accounting is the best way to do accounting as you can save & edit all your data at any time and anywhere as data will be saved on server. These are some features which attract small businesses to use accounting software.
On 23rd meeting of GST council Finance minister Arun Jaitley announced some major changes in tax rates which provide some relief to tax payers.
GST council also reduced GST tax rates for service sector (Restaurant, Handicraft & Aviation) to simplify taxation process and promote ease of doing business.
Relaxation for Service Providers:
Service providers within Rs.20 Lakh turnover are free from GST registration. This is also applicable on those who provide inter-state services and through any e-commerce portal.
There is no good news from this 23rd meeting for restaurants. Restaurants can’t avail any input tax credit with remaining tax rate of 5%.
Services export to Nepal and Bhutan are exempt from GST charges also they can avail input tax credit facility. Continue reading “Major changes announced on 23rd GST council meeting”
GST marked as the biggest tax reforms in India since 1947. It’s a unified tax implemented by current BJP Government with an aim to erase all state or central government indirect taxes. GST subsumes 11 Indirect taxes that were levied on the sale of goods and services by central or state Government. GST made indirect taxation process simpler for small and medium scale enterprises. It will also boost economic growth in a long run. New small businesses will be benefited from this new tax law as they have to pay less tax under composition scheme (SMEs with Rs.20 – Rs.50Lakh turnover).
As we are saying that GST made taxation easier. So, let’s have a look at its registration process. In this article we will cover all details regarding GST registration with below-mentioned points:
Input tax credit can be defined as the credit claimed by business owners on raw materials purchased for further production of output (service/product). Through this scheme, businesses will be able to reduce tax already paid on purchases.