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Central Govt. prescribe rate of interest under CGST Act, 2017

The Central Government on the recommendation of the GST Council Fixes the Rate of Interest per annum for the sections mentioned in the table below. The Rate of Interest will be applicable from 1st July 2017.

The Notification can be Read Below:

[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

Department of Revenue

Central Board of Excise and Customs

Notification No. 13/2017 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 28th June, 2017

7 Ashadha, 1939 Saka

G.S.R. …..(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (3) of section 50, sub-section (12) of section 54 and section 56 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby fixes the rate of interest per annum, for the purposes of the sections as specified in column (2) of the Table below, as mentioned in the corresponding entry in column (3) of the said Table.

Table

Serial Number

Section Rate of interest (in per cent)

(1)

(2)

(3)

1.

Sub-section (1) of section 50 18
2. sub-section (3) of section 50

24

3. sub-section (12) of section 54

6

4.

section 56 6
5. proviso to section 56

9

 

2. This notification shall come into force from the 1st day of July, 2017.

[F. No.349/72/2017-GST]

(Dr. Sreeparvathy S.L.)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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