A Complete Understanding Of Input Tax Credit Under GST

What is Input Tax Credit(ITC):-

ITC means deducting the tax paid on Inputs and Inputs Services from the tax payable on final output.

What are conditions for claiming ITC(Section-16):-

There are flat twelve conditions for claiming an input tax credit under GST law. All the twelve must necessarily be satisfied for claiming input tax credit which are cited below:-

  1. You should have the Invoice issued by the supplier. It may be a self Invoice, Debit Note, ISD Invoice, Bill of Entry.
  2. Goods and Services has been actually received by you or by the party in case of bill to-ship to model (In case goods received in installment cases on the last Installment).
  3. Supply of Goods and Services must be used or intended to be used for business purposes.
  4. Your output supply must be either a  taxable supply or a zero-rated supply.
  5.  You must have made the payment of Invoice within 180 days from the date of Invoice.
  6.  Your Supplier has filed a valid GSTR-3 (Paid the self-assessment tax).
  7. You have also filed a valid GSTR-3.
  8. In case of Capital Goods, you can either claim depreciation on tax portion under Income Tax Act, 1961 or you can claim an input tax credit under GST law.
  9. Capital Goods must be used during their complete life. If sold the tax shall be payable on such supply as per Section-18(6).
  10. In case you fail to book input tax credit in respect of any Invoice during the FY then last date of booking input tax credit is the due date of furnishing the return under section-39 for the month of September(20th October) of the succeeding FY or due date of furnishing Annual Return under Section-44.
  11. No input tax credit shall be allowed for tax paid on Re-assessment/fraud etc.
  12. Received supply should not be specified under Section-17(5)/ Negative Listed Supply.                                                                 

What are the Negative Listed Supplies Under Section-17(5)/(6):-

Before going to explain you the Negative Supplies I would like to tell you that in the following three situations section-17(5)/(6) will not block your credit if:-

  • If you are supplying the same goods and services that you have received.
  • If there is a legal requirement on you for such goods and services.
  • If you are receiving secondary goods and services in relation to primary goods and services for which input tax credit has been allowed to you then the credit of tax paid on secondary goods and services shall also be allowed.

Section-17(5)/(6):-  I have classified the complete section into three parts which are cited below:-

Passenger motor vehicle seating capacity of 13 persons or less including driver:-

Normally input tax credit of taxes paid on such vehicles are not allowed. However, in the following three situations input tax credit will be allowed:-

  • Using it for further supply of vehicles.
  • Using it for passenger transportation Services.
  • For imparting training related to driving.

Aircraft and Vessels:-

input tax credit of taxes paid on Aircraft and Vehicles are not allowed. However, in the following three situations input tax credit will be allowed:-

  • Using it for further supply of vehicles.
  • Using it for passenger transportation Services.
  • For imparting training related to driving
  • For Transportation of Goods.

Personalized Services (Individual related Services):-

If you are using the following type of personalized services then Input Tax Credit shall not be allowed:-

  • Food & Beverages.
  • Outdoor catering.
  • Beauty treatment services.
  • Health services.
  • Cosmetic and Plastic surgery.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Health Insurance.

 

Vivek Chaudhary 
on 09 October 2019
Published in Taxation
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