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Section 2 - Definitions. - CENTRAL GOODS AND SERVICES TAX ACT, 2017

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..... her mercantile agent, by whatever name called, who carries on the business of supply or receipt of goods or services or both on behalf of another; (6) “aggregate turnover” means the aggregate value of all taxable supplies (excluding the value of inward supplies on which tax is payable by a person on reverse charge basis), exempt supplies, exports of goods or services or both and inter-State supplies of persons having the same Permanent Account Number, to be computed on all India basis but excludes central tax, State tax, Union territory tax, integrated tax and cess; (7) “agriculturist” means an individual or a Hindu Undivided Family who undertakes cultivation of land– (a) by own labour, or (b) by the labour of family, or (c) by servants on wages payable in cash or kind or by hired labour under personal supervision or the personal supervision of any member of the family; (8) “Appellate Authority” means an authority appointed or authorised to hear appeals as referred to in section 107; (9) “Appellate Tribunal” means the Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal constituted under section 109; (10) “app .....

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..... vities of a licensed book maker in such club; and] (i) any activity or transaction undertaken by the Central Government, a State Government or any local authority in which they are engaged as public authorities; 5[(18)  *****] (19) “capital goods” means goods, the value of which is capitalised in the books of account of the person claiming the input tax credit and which are used or intended to be used in the course or furtherance of business; (20) “casual taxable person” means a person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supply of goods or services or both in the course or furtherance of business, whether as principal, agent or in any other capacity, in a State or a Union territory where he has no fixed place of business; (21) “central tax” means the central goods and services tax levied under section 9;  (22) “cess” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act; (23) “chartered accountant” means a chartered accountant as defined in clause (b) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (38 of .....

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..... supplier applies such deposit as consideration for the said supply; (32) “continuous supply of goods” means a supply of goods which is provided, or agreed to be provided, continuously or on recurrent basis, under a contract, whether or not by means of a wire, cable, pipeline or other conduit, and for which the supplier invoices the recipient on a regular or periodic basis and includes supply of such goods as the Government may, subject to such conditions, as it may, by notification, specify; (33) “continuous supply of services” means a supply of services which is provided, or agreed to be provided, continuously or on recurrent basis, under a contract, for a period exceeding three months with periodic payment obligations and includes supply of such services as the Government may, subject to such conditions, as it may, by notification, specify; (34) “conveyance” includes a vessel, an aircraft and a vehicle; (35) “cost accountant” means a cost accountant as defined in 6[clause (b)] of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959 (23 of 1959); (36) “Council” means the Goods and Servic .....

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..... lace (other than the registered place of business) which is characterised by a sufficient degree of permanence and suitable structure in terms of human and technical resources to supply services, or to receive and use services for its own needs; (51) “Fund” means the Consumer Welfare Fund established under section 57; (52) “goods” means every kind of movable property other than money and securities but includes actionable claim, growing crops, grass and things attached to or forming part of the land which are agreed to be severed before supply or under a contract of supply;  (53) “Government” means the Central Government; (54) “Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act” means the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017; (55) “goods and services tax practitioner” means any person who has been approved under section 48 to act as such practitioner; (56) “India” means the territory of India as referred to in article 1 of the Constitution, its territorial waters, seabed and sub-soil underlying such waters, continental shelf, exclusive economic zone or any other mari .....

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..... meaning as assigned to it in section 8 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act; (66) “invoice” or “tax invoice” means the tax invoice referred to in section 31; (67) “inward supply” in relation to a person, shall mean receipt of goods or services or both whether by purchase, acquisition or any other means with or without consideration; (68) “job work” means any treatment or process undertaken by a person on goods belonging to another registered person and the expression “job worker” shall be construed accordingly; (69) “local authority” means–– (a) a “Panchayat” as defined in clause (d) of article 243 of the Constitution; (b) a “Municipality” as defined in clause (e) of article 243P of the Constitution; (c) a Municipal Committee, a Zilla Parishad, a District Board, and any other authority legally entitled to, or entrusted by the Central Government or any State Government with the control or management of a municipal or local fund; (d) a Cantonment Board as defined in section 3 of the Cantonments Act, 2006 (41 of 2006); (e) a Regional Council or .....

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..... ther by a taxable person for a single price where such supply does not constitute a composite supply; Illustration: A supply of a package consisting of canned foods, sweets, chocolates, cakes, dry fruits, aerated drinks and fruit juices when supplied for a single price is a mixed supply. Each of these items can be supplied separately and is not dependent on any other. It shall not be a mixed supply if these items are supplied separately. (75) “money” means the Indian legal tender or any foreign currency, cheque, promissory note, bill of exchange, letter of credit, draft, pay order, traveller cheque, money order, postal or electronic remittance or any other instrument recognised by the Reserve Bank of India when used as a consideration to settle an obligation or exchange with Indian legal tender of another denomination but shall not include any currency that is held for its numismatic value; (76) “motor vehicle” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (28) of section 2 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988); (77) “non-resident taxable person” means any person who occasionally undertakes transactions involving supp .....

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..... a warehouse, a godown or any other place where a taxable person stores his goods, supplies or receives goods or services or both; or (b) a place where a taxable person maintains his books of account; or (c) a place where a taxable person is engaged in business through an agent, by whatever name called; (86) “place of supply” means the place of supply as referred to in Chapter V of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act; (87) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act on the recommendations of the Council; (88) “principal” means a person on whose behalf an agent carries on the business of supply or receipt of goods or services or both; (89) “principal place of business” means the place of business specified as the principal place of business in the certificate of registration; (90) “principal supply” means the supply of goods or services which constitutes the predominant element of a composite supply and to which any other supply forming part of that composite supply is ancillary; (91) “proper officer” in relation to any function to be performed under this Act, means th .....

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..... rdquo; shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (h) of section 2 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956); (102) “services” means anything other than goods, money and securities but includes activities relating to the use of money or its conversion by cash or by any other mode, from one form, currency or denomination, to another form, currency or denomination for which a separate consideration is charged; 8[Explanation.––For the removal of doubts, it is hereby clarified that the expression “services” includes facilitating or arranging transactions in securities;] (103) “State” includes a Union territory with Legislature; (104) “State tax” means the tax levied under any State Goods and Services Tax Act; (105) “supplier” in relation to any goods or services or both, shall mean the person supplying the said goods or services or both and shall include an agent acting as such on behalf of such supplier in relation to the goods or services or both supplied; (106) “tax period” means the period for which the return is required to be furnished; (107) .....

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..... 117) “valid return” means a return furnished under sub-section (1) of section 39 on which self-assessed tax has been paid in full; (118) “voucher” means an instrument where there is an obligation to accept it as consideration or part consideration for a supply of goods or services or both and where the goods or services or both to be supplied or the identities of their potential suppliers are either indicated on the instrument itself or in related documentation, including the terms and conditions of use of such instrument; (119) “works contract” means a contract for building, construction, fabrication, completion, erection, installation, fitting out, improvement, modification, repair, maintenance, renovation, alteration or commissioning of any immovable property wherein transfer of property in goods (whether as goods or in some other form) is involved in the execution of such contract; (120) words and expressions used and not defined in this Act but defined in the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act and the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act shall have the same meaning as .....

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  1. Notification No. 10/2020 - Dated: 21-3-2020 - Special procedure for certain processes - ascertain the tax period - payment of tax - availing ITC
  2. Notification No. 5/2020 - Dated: 13-1-2020 - Seeks to appoint Revisional Authority under CGST Act, 2017
  3. Notification No. 62/2019 - Dated: 26-11-2019 - Seeks to notify the transition plan with respect to J&K reorganization w.e.f. 31.10.2019
  4. Notification No. G.S.R. 584(E) - Dated: 21-8-2019 - Goods and Services Tax Appellate Tribunal (Appointment and Conditions of Service of President and Members) Rules, 2019
  5. Notification No. 46/2017 - Dated: 14-11-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-UTT(R) so as to specify rate @ 2.5% for standalone restaurants and @9% for other restaurants, reduce rate of job work on “handicraft goods” @ 2.5% and...
  6. Notification No. 48/2017 - Dated: 14-11-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 8/2017-IT(R) so as to specify rate @5% for standalone restaurants and @18% for other restaurants, reduce rate of job work on “handicraft goods” @ 5% and to...
  7. Notification No. 46/2017 - Dated: 14-11-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-CT(R) so as to specify rate @ 2.5% for standalone restaurants and @9% for other restaurants, reduce rate of job work on “handicraft goods” @ 2.5% and to...
  8. Notification No. 31/2017 - Dated: 13-10-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-UTT(R) - Rates for supply of services under UTGST
  9. Notification No. 39/2017 - Dated: 13-10-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 8/2017-Integrated Tax (Rate) - Rates for supply of services
  10. Notification No. 31/2017 - Dated: 13-10-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-CT(R) - Rates for supply of services
  11. Notification No. 30/2017 - Dated: 11-9-2017 - Seeks to extend the time limit for filing of GSTR-1, GSTR-2 and GSTR-3
  12. Notification No. 20/2017 - Dated: 22-8-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 11/2017-UTT(R), to reduce UTGST rate on specified supplies of Works Contract Services, job work for textile & textile products, printing service of books,...
  13. Notification No. 20/2017 - Dated: 22-8-2017 - Seeks to amend notification No. 08/2017-IT(R) to reduce IGST rate on specified supplies of Works Contract Services, job work for textile & textile products, printing service of books,...
  14. Notification No. 20/2017 - Dated: 22-8-2017 - Amendments in the Notification No. 11/2017- Central Tax (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017, - Composite supply of works contract.
  15. Notification No. 9/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Exemptions on supply of services under IGST Act
  16. Notification No. 8/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Rates for supply of services under IGST Act
  17. Notification No. 12/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - List of Exempted supply of services under the CGST Act
  18. Notification No. 11/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Rates for supply of services under CGST Act
  19. Notification No. 1/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Seeks to notify Rates of goods and services tax compensation cess under Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 (15 of 2017)
  20. Notification No. 12/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Exemptions on supply of services under UTGST Act
  21. Notification No. 11/2017 - Dated: 28-6-2017 - Rates for supply of services under UTGST Act
  22. Notification No. 1/2017 - Dated: 19-6-2017 - Certain sections of the CGST Act, 2017 came into force w.e.f. 22.06.2017 - i.e Definitions, Administrations, Composition, Registration, Migration, Common Portal, Power to make...

 

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