At an informal business meet, our senior addressed to a group of businessmen – “You all are well aware that GST comprises of IGST, CGST and SGST taxes. A simple question: Can anyone tell when or at what moment will you have to pay the taxes?” As many floundered for words, few of them gave hazy, even humorous, replies – After sale of goods, after providing a service, at the end of the month, at the start of the quarter, within so-and-so days of the next month!
As the GST is few months away from its much awaited implementation, the transitional provisions assume special importance for all the concerned stakeholders. Transitional provisions, in general terms, are those rules, methods or procedures that will enable the stakeholders to switch over from the current Indirect Tax regime to the GST regime. A detailed analysis of certain … Read moreGST – Transitional Provisions
As the pan-India wave of GST is about to hit us this July, the entire nation is gearing up to embrace the colossal tide. Even as the corporate Tycoons and Moguls are restructuring and redefining their business processes in tune with the GST mould, the micro, small and medium organizations are putting on their best efforts to swim in the sea of rules and regulations of this new legislation. The buzz-worthy question – is there any relief to the small sectors of our economy from the morass of complicated compliances of GST.
Aryan, gasping and panting, stumbled inside the office of his friend, Kushal.
“Hey, Aryan! What a surprise – ” Kushal – a CA by profession –began to greet, but stopped short at the harried and hassled look on his friend’s face. “Is everything fine, Aaryan?”
“Nothing’s fine!” Aaryan sounded agitated as he plonked himself down on the chair, “The word ‘fine’ doesn’t fit aptly for us businessmen! But yes, if we talk about punishable “Fines”, they are made for us!” he finished with sarcasm.
One nation – one tax, is surely a game changer. As the Indian taxation scenario revamps, a singular tax regime promises to eradicate complexities, stemming from a bunch of indirect taxes and manual filing. To give you a ready reckoner, here’s an exclusively crafted, quick guide to the Goods and Services Act, commonly known as GST.