CBIC specifies services to be taxed under RCM – UTGST Rate Notification No. 29/2018

Seeks to amend notification No. 13/2017- Union Territory Tax (Rate) so as to specify services to be taxed under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM) as recommended by Goods and Services Tax Council in its 31st meeting held on 22.12.2018

[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)
Notification No. 29/2018- Union Territory Tax (Rate)

New Delhi, the 31st December, 2018

GSR……(E). In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of section 7 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.13/2017- Union Territory Tax (Rate), dated the 28thJune, 2017, published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 704(E), dated the 28thJune, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification,-
(i) in the Table,-

(a) against serial number 1, in the entry in column (2), after item (g), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely: –

“Provided that nothing contained in this entry shall apply to services provided by a goods transport agency, by way of transport of goods in a goods carriage by road, to, –

(a) a Department or Establishment of the Central Government or State Government or Union territory; or
(b) local authority; or
(c) Governmental agencies,
which has taken registration under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) only for the purpose of deducting tax under section 51 and not for making a taxable supply of goods or services.”;

(b) after serial number 11 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be inserted, namely: –

(ii) in the Explanation, after clause (g), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-
“(h) provisions of this notification, in so far as they apply to the Central Government and
State Governments, shall also apply to the Parliament and State Legislatures.”.

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

[F. No. 354/428/2018- TRU]

(Gunjan Kumar Verma)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Note: -The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, vide notification No. 13/2017 – Union Territory Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017, vide number G.S.R. 704 (E), dated the 28th June, 2017 and was last amended by notification No. 15/2018 – Union Territory Tax (Rate), dated the 26th July, 2018 vide number G.S.R. 689 (E), dated the 26th July, 2018.

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