watch_later 06/03/17

GST will be good or bad for E-commerce sector?

At first it looks good, since E-commerce companies will be exempt of different tax rules in different states. But some provisions like TCS on payment to sellers looks bad.

Overall, what you think?

1 Response | Latest response: 28/03/17 | Sort by Likes(thumb_up) Recent | GST Reply
watch_later 28/03/17

E-Commerce players are going to be beneficiery from GST Law. Reasons for my claiming so are:

  • They will be free of various forms such as C-Form, E1 and E2
  • They will be able to sell their products all over India at same rates
  • Registration will be easy under GST for online sellers, thus number of sellers will increase on these platforms
  • Unorganized sector will be controlled and thus a big boost to organized E-sellers
  • They will not have to open check their goods at state check post since concept of check post may go away
  • Harmonized rates and products

These were some of benefits, however in the beginning they may face cash crunch along with their sellers, due to higher rate of tax and TCS concept.


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