15 Apportionment of tax collected under Act and settlement of funds -Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

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(Last Updated On: March 14, 2017)

Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

THE INTEGRATED GOODS AND SERVICES TAX ACT, 2016 

Section 15 Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

CHAPTER- VII

APPORTIONMENT OF TAX AND SETTLEMENT OF FUNDS

  1. Apportionment of tax collected under the Act and settlement of funds

(1) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of inter-State supply of goods and/or services to an unregistered person or to a taxable person paying tax under section 9 of the CGST Act, 2016 the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra-state supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(2) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of inter-State supply of goods and/or services where such taxable person is not eligible for input tax credit, the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra- State supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(3) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of inter-State supply of goods and/or services made in a year to a registered taxable person, where he does not avail of the said credit within the specified period and thus remains in the IGST account after expiry of the due date for filing of annual return for such year in which the supply was made, the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra-State supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(4) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of import of goods and / or services by an unregistered person or by a taxable person paying tax under section 9 of the CGST Act, 2016 the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra-State supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(5) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of import of goods and / or services, where the such taxable person is not eligible for input tax credit, the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra- State supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(6) Out of the IGST paid to the Central Government in respect of import of goods and / or services made in a year by a registered taxable person, where he does not avail of the said credit within the specified period and thus remains in the IGST account after expiry of the due date for filing of annual return for such year in which the supply was received, the amount of tax calculated at the rate equivalent to the CGST on similar intra-State supply shall be apportioned to the Central Government.

(7) The balance amount of tax remaining in the IGST account in respect of the supply for which an apportionment to the Central Government has been done under subsection (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) or (6) shall be apportioned to the State where such supply takes place as per sections 7, 8, 9 or 10:

PROVIDED that where the place of such supply made by any taxable person cannot be determined separately, the said balance amount shall be apportioned to each of the States to which such taxable person has made supplies during the financial year in the proportion of the total supplies made to each of such States:

PROVIDED FURTHER that where the taxable person making such supplies cannot be determined, the said balance amount shall be apportioned to all States as per the order made by the President under clause (2) of Article 270. (8) The provisions of sub-sections (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7) relating to apportionment of tax shall mutatis mutandis apply to the apportionment of interest, penalty and compounding amount realized in connection with the tax so apportioned.

(9) Where an amount has been apportioned to the Central Government or a State Government under sub-sections (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7) and (8) the amount collected as IGST shall stand reduced by an amount equal to the amount so apportioned and the Central Government shall transfer to the CGST account an amount equal to an amount apportioned to the Central Government and shall transfer to the SGST account of the State an amount equal to an amount apportioned to that State, in the manner and time as may be prescribed.

(10) Any IGST amount apportioned to a State, if subsequently found refundable to any person and refunded to such person, shall be reduced from the amount apportioned to such State under this section or otherwise, in the manner and time as may be  prescribed.

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