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What are the drawbacks of opting for the composition scheme with regards to the penal provisions of the CGST act?

What are the drawbacks of opting for the composition scheme with regards to the penal provisions of the CGST act?

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Chiranjibi Jul. 17, 2018

As per the GST Law, if the taxpayer who has previously been given registration under composition scheme is found to be not eligible for the composition scheme or if the permission granted earlier was incorrectly granted, then such taxpayer will be liable to pay the differential tax along with a penalty which can extend up to the amount of total tax liability i.e 100%.


If a small taxpayer who has limited knowledge of tax laws and compliance makes any mistake under composition scheme, he shall be liable to pay tax at the standard rate on his total turnover along with a penalty which will be equal to the total tax liability.

What are the drawbacks of opting for the composition scheme with regards to the penal provisions of the CGST act?

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