Section 57 of CGST Act 2017: Consumer Welfare Fund

Section 57 of CGST Act 2017: Consumer Welfare Fund

Provisions under Section 57 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Consumer Welfare Fund”, are as under:

Section 57 of CGST Act 2017: Consumer Welfare Fund (CHAPTER XI – REFUNDS)

The Government shall constitute a Fund, to be called the Consumer Welfare Fund and there shall be credited to the Fund,—

(a) the amount referred to in sub-section (5) of section 54;

(b) any income from investment of the amount credited to the Fund; and

(c) such other monies received by it,

in such manner as may be prescribed.

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Govt. has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) 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 Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) (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. 2/2019 Central 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 CGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.

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