Section 2(14) of IGST Act: Meaning of “Location of the Recipient of Services”

Section 2(14) of IGST Act: Meaning of “Location of the Recipient of Services”

As per Section 2(14) of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017, unless the context otherwise requires, the term “location of the recipient of services” has been defined, as under:

Section 2(14) of IGST Act: Definition of “Location of the Recipient of Services” (CHAPTER I – PRELIMINARY)

“location of the recipient of services” means,–

(a) where a supply is received at a place of business for which the registration has been obtained, the location of such place of business;

(b) where a supply is received at a place other than the place of business for which registration has been obtained (a fixed establishment elsewhere), the location of such fixed establishment;

(c) where a supply is received at more than one establishment, whether the place of business or fixed establishment, the location of the establishment most directly concerned with the receipt of the supply; and

(d) in absence of such places, the location of the usual place of residence of the recipient.

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Govt. has notified the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017 on 12 April, 2017 followed with various CBIC Notifications on commencement date for various Sections/ Provisions thereof from time to time. Govt. has further notified the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) (Amendment) Act, 2018 on 30 Aug. 2018 followed with CBIC Notification on commencement date of various Sections/ Provisions thereof from 1 Feb. 2019 vide Notification No. 1/2019 Integrated Tax dt. 29 Jan. 2019 except for amendments where the date of commencement is different from 1 Feb. 2019 and has specifically been mentioned in the IGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.

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