Union Territory Tax Notifications (Rate)

UGST Notification rate 16/2023


TitleSeeks to amend Notification No 17/2017- Union territory Tax (Rate) dated 28.06.2017.

G.S.R……(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (5) of section 7 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (14 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.17/2017-Union Territory 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. 708(E) dated the 28th June, 2017, namely:-

In the said notification,

(i.)   in clause (i), for the words “omnibus or any other motor vehicle”, the words “or any other motor vehicle except omnibus” shall be substituted;

(ii.)  after clause (i), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-

“(ia) services by way of transportation of passengers by an omnibus expect where the person supplying such service through electronic commerce operator is a company.”;

(iii.)   in the Explanation, after item (c), the following item shall be inserted, namely,- “(d) “Company” has the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (20) of section 2 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013).”.

2.  This notification shall come into force with effect from the 20th day of October, 2023.