Section 41 of CGST Act 2017: Claim of ITC in Returns and Provisional Acceptance

Provisions under Section 41 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Claim of Input Tax Credit (ITC) in Returns and Provisional Acceptance thereof”, are as under:

Section 41 of CGST Act 2017: Claim of Input Tax Credit in Returns and Provisional Acceptance thereof (CHAPTER IX – RETURNS)

(1) Every registered person shall, subject to such conditions and restrictions as may be prescribed, be entitled to take the credit of eligible input tax, as self-assessed, in his return and such amount shall be credited on a provisional basis to his electronic credit ledger.

(2) The credit referred to in sub-section (1) shall be utilised only for payment of self-assessed output tax as per the return referred to in the said sub-section.

Amendments History:

1. CBEC notifies 1st July 2017 as the Commencement date for Section 39 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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