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Relief for e-commerce Players Flipkart and Amazon- A hold on Provision to Deduct Tax

The government will issue notification about next date of implementations soon.


The government has given relief to e-commerce players like Amazon and Flipkart by putting on hold a provision to deduct 1% tax collected at source. It also offers small entities selling on an e-commerce market with GST network. The government has postponed the execution of provisions that require that these podiums deduct tax on payments finished to their vendors from July 1. Also, small businesses using this platform to advertize their wares will not have to register themselves instantly.

The government will announce concerning a new date of implementations soon, as opposed to from July 1. Also, as per state GST and central GST, e-commerce entities were obligatory to accumulate TDS or TCS for goods that were sourced beneath GST. Though, this has now been delayed for later, providing added, although short-term, relief to sellers.

Small businesses with earnings of less than 20 lakh don’t have to register under GST for selling goods or services throughout e-commerce portals. This step has been taken to present more time for persons, companies and their suppliers to get prepared for the historic tax reform’.

E-commerce majors had dread losing business as a high number of small suppliers were so far to register their operations as obligatory under GST guidelines. As per Amazon spokesperson,’ this guarantee business stability but most prominently benefits our sellers as they do not have to deal with the stress of cash flow at a time when they are swapping into a new tax regime.’

As per AIOVA i.e. All India Online Vendors Association ‘we greet the step at it offers space to marketplaces but would like to perceive TCS execution as early as possible as it provides echelon playing field’. The major indirect tax since independence i.e. GST will count a host to levies comprising service tax, excise, and VAT. It will generate a consistent market of flawless transfer of goods.


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