Section 10 - Composition levy of CGST ACT, 2017

        10. (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Act but subject to
the provisions of sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 9, a registered person, whose aggregate
turnover in the preceding financial year did not exceed seventy five lakh rupees, may opt to pay, in
lieu of the tax payable by him, an amount calculated at such rate as may be prescribed, but
not exceeding,––
                 (a) one per cent. of the turnover in State or turnover in Union territory in case of
a manufacturer,
                (b) two and a half per cent. of the turnover in State or turnover in Union territory
in case of persons engaged in making supplies referred to in clause (b) of paragraph 6
of Schedule II, and
               (c) half per cent. of the turnover in State or turnover in Union territory in case of
other suppliers,
subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be prescribed:
     Provided that the Government may, by notification, increase the said limit of fifty lakh
rupees to such higher amount, not exceeding one crore rupees, as may be recommended by
the Council.
        (2) The registered person shall be eligible to opt under sub-section (1), if:—
            (a) he is not engaged in the supply of services other than supplies referred to in
clause (b) of paragraph 6 of Schedule II;
           (b) he is not engaged in making any supply of goods which are not leviable to tax
under this Act;
          (c) he is not engaged in making any inter-State outward supplies of goods;
         (d) he is not engaged in making any supply of goods through an electronic
commerce operator who is required to collect tax at source under section 52; and
        (e) he is not a manufacturer of such goods as may be notified by the Government
on the recommendations of the Council:
   Provided that where more than one registered persons are having the same Permanent
Account Number (issued under the Income-tax Act, 1961), the registered person shall not be
eligible to opt for the scheme under sub-section (1) unless all such registered persons opt to
pay tax under that sub-section.

     (3) The option availed of by a registered person under sub-section (1) shall lapse with
effect from the day on which his aggregate turnover during a financial year exceeds the limit
specified under sub-section (1).
    (4) A taxable person to whom the provisions of sub-section (1) apply shall not collect
any tax from the recipient on supplies made by him nor shall he be entitled to any credit of
input tax.
    (5) If the proper officer has reasons to believe that a taxable person has paid tax under
sub-section (1) despite not being eligible, such person shall, in addition to any tax that may
be payable by him under any other provisions of this Act, be liable to a penalty and the
provisions of section 73 or section 74 shall, mutatis mutandis, apply for determination of tax
and penalty

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