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Govt. amends the rates of compensation cess on various motor vehicles.

[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. 5/2017-Compensation Cess (Rate)

New Delhi, the 11th September, 2017

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 8 of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 (15 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby makes the following further amendments in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Revenue), No.1/2017- Compensation Cess (Rate), dated the 28th June, 2017 published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R. 720 (E) dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:- 2. In the said notification, in the Schedule,- (i) for serial numbers 47 and 48 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be substituted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“47 8703 40, 8703 60 Following Vehicles, with both spark-ignition internal combustion reciprocating piston engine and electric motor as motors for propulsion;

(a) Motor vehicles cleared as ambulances duly fitted with all the fitments, furniture and accessories necessary for an ambulance from the factory manufacturing such motor vehicles

(b) Three wheeled vehicles

(c) Motor vehicles of engine capacity not exceeding 1200cc and of length not exceeding 4000 mm

(d) Motor vehicles other than those mentioned at (a), (b) and (c) above.

 

Explanation.- For the purposes of this entry, the specification of the motor vehicle shall be determined as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) and the rules made there under.

 

 

NIL

 

 

 

NIL

NIL

 

 

 

15%

48 8703 50, 8703 70 Following Vehicles, with both compression-ignition internal combustion piston engine [diesel-or semi diesel] and electric motor as motors for propulsion;

(a) Motor vehicles cleared as ambulances duly fitted with all the fitments, furniture and accessories necessary for an ambulance from the factory manufacturing such motor vehicles

(b) Three wheeled vehicles

(c) Motor vehicles of engine capacity not exceeding 1500 cc and of length not exceeding 4000 mm

(d) Motor vehicles other than those mentioned at (a), (b) and (c) above.

 

Explanation.- For the purposes of this entry, the specification of the motor vehicle shall be determined as per the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (59 of 1988) and the rules made there under.

NIL

 

NIL

 

NIL

 

15%”;

 

(ii) for serial number 52 and the entries relating thereto, the following serial numbers and entries shall be substituted, namely:-

(1) (2) (3) (4)
“52 8703  

Motor vehicles of engine capacity not exceeding 1500 cc

 

 

17%

52A 8703 Motor vehicles of engine capacity exceeding 1500 cc other than motor vehicles specified against entry at S. No 52B 20%
52B 8703 Motor vehicles of engine capacity exceeding 1500 cc, popularly known as Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) including utility vehicles. Explanation. – For the purposes of this entry, SUV includes a motor vehicle of length exceeding 4000 mm and having ground clearance of 170 mm. and above. 22%”.

[F.No.354/159/2017-TRU]

(Ruchi Bisht)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

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