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What is the scope of composition scheme under GST?

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Profile photo of MaanavJainMaanavJain Staff asked 2 weeks ago

What is the scope of composition scheme under GST?

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Profile photo of AbhasGoyalAbhasGoyal Staff answered 2 weeks ago

Small taxpayers with an aggregate turnover in a preceding financial year up to [Rs. 50 lakhs] shall be eligible for composition levy. Under the scheme, a taxpayer shall pay tax as a percentage of his turnover in a state during the year without the benefit of ITC. The floor rate of tax for CGST and SGST/UTGST shall not be less than [1% for manufacturer & 0.5% in other cases; 2.5% for specific services as mentioned in para 6(b) of Schedule II viz Serving of food or any other article for human consumption]. A tax payer opting for composition levy shall not collect any tax from his customers.  The government may increase the above said limit of 50 lakhs rupees to up to one crore rupees, on the recommendation of GST Council.
Tax payers making inter- state supplies or making supplies through ecommerce operators who are required to collect tax at source shall not be eligible for composition scheme.