Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect tax applicable throughout India which replaced multiple cascading taxes levied by the central and state governments.

Change in Contract Amount due to Enhancement of GST

November 23, 2022

In all cases where work order is given inclusive of all taxes and there is no indication of rate of GST in tender document, there will be no scope of change of tendered value by enhancing the GST rate to 18% from 12%.

Verifying the Status of GSTIN before Making Payment

November 22, 2022

To check the validity of the registration certificate of the supplier on the common portal www.gst.gov.in while awarding any contract and also before making payment to the supplier.

Amendment of Rule 47 of WBFR regarding Office Vehicle

August 24, 2022

Procurement of rental services for office vehicles can be made from an unregistered service provider on production of a self-declaration to the effect that the aggregate turnover of the supplier does not exceed twenty lakh rupees.

Deduction and Deposit of TDS on GST by the DDO

October 4, 2022

For payment process of Tax Deduction at Source under GST, DDO may deduct as well as deposit the GST TDS for each bill/Invoice individually by generating a CPIN and mentioning it in the Bill itself.

Compulsory Registration under GST as Tax Deductor

September 17, 2021

DDOs after obtaining the GSTIN as Deductor from GSTN shall enter the GSTIN in the Master Maintenance link of e-Billing of IFMS. The whole process should necessarily be completed before 30.09.2018 positively.

Manual Refund Procedure of SGST

September 17, 2021

Till the process of automated refund of SGST is introduced the manual procedure for refund of SGST shall be followed.

Reduced GST on Marble, Granite, Plywood, Tiles, Glass etc.

September 17, 2021

Rate of tax on goods like Marble, Granite, Plywood, Ceramic flooring blocks, Glass, Electrical panel boards etc. have been reduced from 28% to 18% w.e.f. 15.11.2017.

Opening Heads of Account for accounting of GST

September 17, 2021

Open the following Heads of Account in the Receipt Side of Consolidated Fund and the Public Account for accounting of the GST.

Input Tax Credit under GST to Vendor/ Contractor

September 17, 2021

Exclusive contract for supply of goods where the vendor on purchase of those goods was eligible for any conditional exemption from duty of Central Excise.

West Bengal State Assistance for Regional Films Scheme, 2017

September 17, 2021

The assistance will be equal to the amount of State rebate @ 7% for cinema tickets with basic price upto Rs. 100/- and @ 12% for tickets with basic price above Rs. 100/-, where such basic price of ticket is excluding the GST elements.