Provisions under Section 9 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Payment of Tax”, are as under:
Section 9 of UTGST Act 2017: Payment of Tax (CHAPTER IV – PAYMENT OF TAX)
The amount of input tax credit available in the electronic credit ledger of the registered person on account of,-
(a) integrated tax shall first be utilised towards payment of integrated tax and the amount remaining, if any, may be utilised towards the payment of central tax and State tax, or as the case may be, Union territory tax, in that order;
(b) the Union territory tax shall first be utilised towards payment of Union territory tax and the amount remaining, if any, may be utilised towards payment of integrated tax:
Provided that the input tax credit on account of Union territory tax shall be utilised towards payment of integrated tax only where the balance of the input tax credit on account of central tax is not available for payment of integrated tax.
(c) the Union territory tax shall not be utilised towards payment of central tax.
Proviso to clause (b) inserted vide UTGST (Amendment) Act, 2018.
Govt. has notified the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) 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 Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) (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 Union Territory 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 UTGST Amendment Act, 2018 itself.
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