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Title Seeks to amend notification No. 1/2017- Central Tax (Rate) so as to notify CGST rate of certain goods as recommended by Goods and Services Tax Council for real estate sector.
Number 08/2019
Date 29-03-2019
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1) In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 9 and sub- section (5) of section 15 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 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-Central Tax (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. 673(E), dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification, in Schedule III - 9%, after serial number 452P in column (1) and the entries relating thereto, the following serial number and entries shall be inserted, namely: -

(1)(2)(3)
452QAny chapter

Supply of any goods other than capital goods and cement falling under chapter heading 2523 in the first schedule to the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 (51 of 1975), by an unregistered person to a promoter for construction of the project on which tax is payable by the promoter as recipient of goods under sub- section 4 of section 9 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017),as prescribed in notification No. 07 / 2019- Central Tax (Rate), dated 29th March, 2019, published in Gazette of India vide G.S.R. No. _, dated 29th March, 2019

Explanation. For the purpose of this entry,–

(i) the term “promoter” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in in clause (zk) of section 2 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (16 of 2016).

(ii) “project” shall mean a Real Estate Project (REP) or a Residential Real Estate Project (RREP).

(iii) the term “Real Estate Project (REP)” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in in clause (zn) of section 2 of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (16 of 2016).

(iv) “Residential Real Estate Project (RREP)” shall mean a REP in which the carpet area of the commercial apartments is not more than 15 per cent. of the total carpet area of all the apartments in the REP.

(v) This entry is to be taken to apply to all goods which satisfy the conditions prescribed herein, even though they may be covered by a more specific chapter/ heading/ sub heading or tariff item elsewhere in this notification.

2) This notification shall come into force with effect from the 1 st of April, 2019.