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Cabinet clears changes to GST laws relating to composition scheme, others

The amendments were cleared in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said an official source

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


The Cabinet on Wednesday approved laws amendments which included hiking threshold limit for availing composition scheme for dealers to Rs 15 million, among other things.

The government will now table amendments to the Central law, Integrated law, Compensation Cess law in the ongoing monsoon session of Parliament.

GST laws amendments have been cleared, an official source said after the Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In all, there are 46 amendments, which among other things, will allow employers to claim input tax credit on facilities like food, transport and insurance provided to employees under any law.

It also provides for modification of reverse charge mechanism, separate registration for companies having different business verticals, cancellation of registration, new return filing norms and issuance of consolidated debit/credit notes covering multiple invoices.

First Published: Wed, August 01 2018. 23:21 IST