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The supply of the services by the IIT Madras alumni association to its members for consideration either in form of membership fee or additional charges collected for specific activities constitute a ‘supply of service’ under Section 7(1)(a) of CGST Act. As annual turnover is above the prescribed threshold as per Section 22 of CGST/SGST Act, they are liable to be registered under the Act.

Supply under GST— The Applicant has sought Advance Ruling on the following question: Whether collecting money by IITMAA from its members and receiving donations/grants/subsidies/budgetary support from IIT, Madras to defray expenses incurred towards administering the association and other expenses related to its engagement activities initiated by members themselves amounts to supply or not. Consequently, whether there is any liability to comply with GST law including registration and payment of tax. Held that— The applicant collects membership fee from the members and also collects charges for various events, activities which include conducting seminars, holding meetings, organizing events, publishing magazines and newsletters, maintaining websites, and technology infrastructure for the benefit of its members. Thus, the supply of the services of these activities by the applicant to its members for consideration either in form of membership fee or additional charges collected for specific activities constitute a ‘supply of service’ under Section 7(1)(a) of CGST Act. as it is in the course of furtherance of business of the applicant as per Section 2(17) of the Act. This is also reiterated in Circular No. 35/09/2018-GST dt 5.03.2018. In light of the fact that the applicant provides supply of services under GST/TNGST ACT and their annual turnover is above the prescribed threshold as per Section 22 of CGST/SGST Act, they are liable to be registered under the Act.
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