Section 155 of CGST Act 2017: Burden of Proof

Provisions under Section 155 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Burden of Proof”, are as under:

Section 155 of CGST Act 2017: Burden of Proof (CHAPTER XXI – MISCELLANEOUS)

Where any person claims that he is eligible for input tax credit under this Act, the burden of proving such claim shall lie on such person.

Amendments History:

1. CBEC notifies 1st July 2017 as the Commencement date for Section 155 of the CGST Act 2017, vide Notification 9/2017 Central Tax.

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Govt. has notified the CGST Act, 2017 on 12th April, 2017, which has subsequently been amended through the CGST (Extension to J&K) Act 2017, Finance Act 2018, CGST Amendment Act 2018, Finance (No. 2) Act 2019, Finance Act 2020, Taxation and Other Laws (Relaxation of Certain Provisions) Ordinance 2020. Further, CBEC/ CBIC has also issued various Notifications from time to time, relating to the commencement date of various Sections/ Provisions in the respective CGST/ Amendment Acts, wherever required.

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