CGST (8th Amendment) Rules, 2020 notified by CBIC

CBIC notifies the CGST (8th Amendment) Rules, 2020, to amend CGST Rule 67A on ‘Manner of furnishing of return or details of outward supplies by short messaging service (SMS) facility, applicable w.e.f. 1st July 2020.

CBIC Central Tax Notification 58/2020 dt. 01/07/2020: CGST (8th Amendment) Rules, 2020

G.S.R. 426(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 164 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax (Eighth Amendment) Rules, 2020.

(2) They shall come into force from 1st July,2020.

2. In the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), for the rule 67A, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-

67A. Manner of furnishing of return or details of outward supplies by short messaging service facility.- Notwithstanding anything contained in this Chapter, for a registered person who is required to furnish a Nil return under section 39 in FORM GSTR 3B or a Nil details of outward supplies under section 37 in FORM GSTR 1 for a tax period, any reference to electronic furnishing shall include furnishing of the said return or the details of outward supplies through a short messaging service using the registered mobile number and the said return or the details of outward supplies shall be verified by a registered mobile number based One Time Password facility.

Explanation.- For the purpose of this rule, a Nil return or Nil details of outward supplies shall mean a return under section 39 or details of outward supplies under section 37, for a tax period hat has nil or no entry in all the Tables in FORM GSTR 3B or FORM GSTR 1, as the case may be.

[F. No. CBEC-20/06/08/2020-GST]

Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide notification No. 3/2017 Central Tax, dated the 19th June, 2017, published vide number G.S.R. 610(E), dated the 19th June, 2017 and last amended vide notification No. 50/2020 Central Tax, dated the 24.06.2020, published vide number G.S.R. 403 (E), dated the 24th June 2020.

CGST (9th Amendment) Rules, 2020 notified by CBIC

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