The new indirect tax regime called ‘Goods and Services Tax’ has now been there for more than 3 years. The Parliament enacted the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (in short “CGST Act”) and the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (in short “IGST Act”). The States Legislatures enacted their respective State Goods and Services Tax Acts. Since their implementation, various amendments have been made in the CGST Act and the IGST Act by the Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Act, 2018, the Finance (No. 2) Act, 2019 and the Finance Act, 2020. The CGST Rules have also undergone several amendments with the passage of time.
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has also been making their endeavor to clarify various difficulties faced by the GST professionals regarding the implementation of the GST. Till date, as many as 143 Circulars have been issued by the CBIC clarifying various issues under the GST. Many a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) have also been released by the CBIC on different topics of the Goods and Services Tax Law.
However, indirect tax professionals in practice as well as those working in the industry have been facing numerous problems in handling day-to-day GST related issues. The present book the only one such has been devised with the object of providing source material on various issues under GST law with likely Solutions, all at one place.
This Book is a compilation of more than 700 Queries and their Replies on day-to-day GST related practical problems faced by the GST professionals. The replies to the queries are based on the extant GST statutory provisions, Rules, FAQs and CBIC Circulars and Advance Rulings rendered by Authorities for Advance Rulings. Guidance has also been taken from FAQs issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on several topics like Tax Deduction at Source, Annual Return and E-way bill.
The Book comprises 31 chapters on the important topics of GST law and practice, arranged in a scientific way so as to cover several aspects of the GST. Each query and reply is preceded by an appropriate heading for easy perception of the issue dealt with therein.
We believe that the book would prove to be of immense to the GST professionals in handling their day-to-day practice.
In sum, this product practically deals with the entire spectrum of GST law in thoughtfully devised 31 Chapters. The contents of the book, we believe, conforms to the highest standards of accuracy and authenticity. It deals at length with totality of almost all the important legal and procedural aspects pertaining to the GST law.
Though due care has been taken while providing replies to the queries concerned the readers are advised to refer to the statutory Provisions, Rules, Notifications and Circulars before applying them during the course of their day-to-day practice. The authors should not be held responsible or subjected to any legal consequences, for law or procedure may have changed at the time of the use of this book. Also notwithstanding the best of care, likelihood of certain shortcomings and difference of opinions creeping in cannot be ruled out, particularly in a book of this nature which asks too much from its authorship. We, however, solicit creative feedback from our learned readers bringing to our notice any mistakes, errors, omissions or discrepancies, as and when noticed, for improvements in the subsequent editions.
|JODHPUR||Dr. AVADHESH OJHA|
|FEBRUARY 9, 2021||CA. SATYADEV PUROHIT|