GSTN issues advisory for opting in for Composition

Posted on    19 February 2020

Advisory for Opting in for Composition (filing Form GST CMP-02)

Who can opt in for Composition: Eligible existing Registered taxpayers can opt in for composition, for the financial year 2020-21, by filling up Form GST CMP-02. Your composition scheme shall be effective from 1st April 2020.

How to opt in for Composition: A registered taxpayer can apply for composition after login. The navigation to apply for composition is as given below:-

Who are eligible taxpayers: Those taxpayers can opt for Composition, who are regular taxpayer with an aggregate annual domestic PAN-based turnover less than as specified from time to time as given below:

  • Rs. 1.5 Crore for normal taxpayers
  • Rs. 75 lakh in the case of an eligible registered person, registered States, namely: –(i) Arunachal Pradesh, (ii) Manipur, (iii) Meghalaya,(iv) Mizoram,(v) Nagaland,(vi) Sikkim,(vii) Tripura,(viii) Uttarakhand:
  • For taxpayers dealing in only services or mixed supplies, this quantum is Rs. 50 Lakh.

Who are not eligible taxpayers: Following taxpayers cannot opt for the Composition, if they are involved in or making:-

  • any supply of goods which are not liable to be taxed under this Act
  • inter-state outward supplies of goods
  • supplies through electronic commerce operators who are required to collect tax under section 52.
  • a manufacturer of notified goods i.e. Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa, all goods i.e. Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes, Aerated Water and Pan Masala.
  • a casual dealer
  • a Non-Resident Foreign Taxpayer
  • a person registered as Input Service Distributor (ISD)
  • a person registered as TDS Deductor/Tax Collector

Submission of Stock Intimation Details: Taxpayers opting in for composition need to file stock intimation details.

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Return /Payment: All composition taxpayers are required to file Form GST CMP-08 quarterly (for details click link ).

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