CGST (14th Amendment) Rules 2020 – Highlights / Key Amendments introduced
Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2020
Highlights / Key Amendments introduced CGST (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules 2020:
Application for GST Registration (Rule 9)
Application to be followed by followed by biometric-based Aadhaar authentication and taking photograph / KYC of the applicant.
Time Limit for grant of GST Registration (Rule
Time for grant of Registration has been increased to seven days from three days.
Cancellation of GST Registration (Rule 21)
More conditions added for cancellation of GST Registration.
Suspension of GST Registration (Rule 21A)
Proper Officer may suspend the Registration without affording the reasonable opportunity of being heard.
The registration shall be suspended if an analysis of GSTR-1 of the taxpayer and suppliers / other analysis shows significant differences or anomalies.
Limit of 10 per cent for claiming ITC reduced (Rule 37)
10 % cap of claiming ITC in respect of invoices or debit notes, the details of which have not been uploaded by the suppliers has been reduced to 5 per cent.
Restrictions on use of amount available in electronic credit ledger (Rule 86A)
It has been provided that taxpayers shall not use the amount available in electronic credit ledger to discharge his liability towards output tax in excess of ninety-nine per cent. of such tax liability.
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