CBIC enhances turnover limit to Rs.1.5 crore of composition scheme

Notification issued to enhance the turnover limit for composition scheme for goods to Rs.1.5 Crore. Earlier notification (i.e. notification No. 08/2017) has also been superseded by this notification. Special category States would decide about the composition limit in their respective States.

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i)]

Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
Notification No.14/2019 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 7th March, 2019

G.S.R…….(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred under the proviso to sub-section (1) of section 10 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act),and in supersession of the notification no 8/2017- Central Tax, dated the 27th June, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 647 (E), dated the 27th June, 2017, except as things done or omitted to be done  before such supersession, the Central Government, on the  recommendations of the Council, hereby specifies that an eligible registered person, whose aggregate turnover in the preceding financial year did not exceed one crore and fifty lakh rupees, may opt to pay, in lieu of the tax payable by him under sub-section (1) of section 9 of the said Act, an amount of tax as prescribed under rule 7 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017:

Provided that the said aggregate turnover in the preceding financial year shall be seventy- five lakh rupees in the case of an eligible registered person, registered under section 25 of the said Act, in any of the following States, namely: –

(i) Arunachal Pradesh,
(ii) Manipur,
(iii) Meghalaya,
(iv) Mizoram,
(v) Nagaland,
(vi) Sikkim,
(vii) Tripura,
(viii) Uttarakhand:

Provided further that the registered person shall not be eligible to opt for composition levy under sub-section (1) of section 10 of the said Act if such person is a manufacturer of the goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below and falling under the tariff item, sub-heading, heading or Chapter, as the case may be, as specified in the corresponding entry in column (2) of the said Table, namely:-

Explanation.

(i) In this Table, “tariff item”, “sub-heading”, “heading” and “chapter” shall mean respectively a tariff item, sub-heading, heading and chapters as specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975).

(ii) The rules for the interpretation of the First Schedule to the said Customs Tariff Act,1975 (51 of 1975), including the Section and Chapter Notes and the General Explanatory Notes of the First Schedule shall, so far as may be, apply to the interpretation of this notification.

2. This notification shall come into force on the 1st day of April, 2019.

[F. No. 20/06/16/2018-GST (Pt. II)]

(Dr. Sreeparvathy S.L.)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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