[TO BE PUBLISHED IN PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i) OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF FINANCE
(Department of Revenue)
Notification No. 2/2017-Union Territory Tax
New Delhi, the 27th June, 2017
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and sub-section (2) of section 10 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Act) read with section 21 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby prescribes that an eligible registered person, whose aggregate turnover in the preceding financial year did not exceed seventy five lakh rupees, may opt to pay, in lieu of the tax payable by him, an amount calculated at the rate of,–– (i) one per cent. of the turnover in Union territory in case of a manufacturer, (ii) two and a half per cent. of the turnover in Union territory in case of persons engaged in making supplies referred to in clause (b) of paragraph 6 of Schedule II of the said Act, and (iii) half per cent. of the turnover in Union territory in case of other suppliers:
Provided that a registered person shall not be eligible to opt for composition levy under sub-section (1) of section 10 of the said Act read with section 21 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 if such person is a manufacturer of the goods, the description of which is specified below and falling under the tariff item, sub-heading, heading or Chapter, as the case may be, as specified in the corresponding entry.
Tariff item, sub-heading, heading or Chapter Description
1. 2105 00 00 Ice cream and other edible ice, whether or not containing cocoa.
2. 2106 90 20 Pan masala
3. 24 All goods, i.e. Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes
(1) In this Table, “tariff item”, “sub-heading”, “heading” and “chapter” shall mean respectively a tariff item, sub-heading, heading and chapter as specified in the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975).
(2) The rules for the interpretation of the First Schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), including the Section and Chapter Notes and the General Explanatory Notes of the First Schedule shall, so far as may be, apply to the interpretation of this notification.
Under Secretary to the Government of India