Indirect Tax Advisory Services (GST)

The challenge at hand for businesses is to adapt to the new GST regime by understanding its various nuances. We at SGA, understand and analyse the GST implications applicable to your business activity and conduct an impact analysis and suggest the most beneficial tax structure for your business.

We at SGA, provide the following Indirect Tax Advisory Services (GST) Services :

  • Impact of GST on the Business Model
  • GST Compliances & Ongoing Support
  • GST Audit

A significant change in the Indian Indirect Tax Structure was made with the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). This tax effectively came into being on July 1, 2017.

Many of the arrangements and transactions of the business need to take the help of the alternative tax treatment because the tax procedure has some ambiguities in it. Thus, it becomes imperative to take the help of the GST advisors or Indirect Tax advisors to have deeper knowledge and better evaluation of taxes. With SGA, as your GST consultant in Pune, our team, with the help of systematic questioning, identifies the problem and accordingly provides a solution. We also help provide the business with some of the recommendations that can be employed in the work structure. The overall system of our firm is very systematic and helps in proper decision-making. Further, more services like GST audit services in Pune are provided, which is a mandatory service to be taken care of for certain businesses as it is based on the turnover criteria.

Applicability of GST:

Every person whose aggregate turnover from Supply of Goods or Services or both in a financial year exceeds INR 20 lakhs* (see note below) has to mandatorily register under Goods & Service Tax. This limit is set at INR 10 lakhs for North Eastern and hilly states flagged as special category states.

*Note : The basic limit beyond which obtaining registration becomes mandatory is increased from INR 20 lacs to INR 40 lacs for certain categories of persons, who are engaged in exclusive supply of goods vide notification No. 10/2019-Central Tax, dated 07.03.2019

Therefore, in case a person in supplying goods but also earns a nominal amount of service income (whether taxable or not) such as commission income, or interest income say from bank (which is exempt), then such person shall be liable to take registration above INR 20 lacs and not INR 40 lacs.

GST (Goods & Service Tax) Audit under the GST Act

Every registered person must get its accounts audited by a Chartered Accountant / Cost Accountant if the aggregate turnover during FY exceeds INR 2 Crores from sale of goods or services.

Calculation of turnover shall be PAN (Permanent Account Number ) based i.e. all sale of goods/ services shall be taken for computing the limit of INR 2 Crores.

SGA, can always be trusted for as your GST Auditor in Pune and beyond for executing this complex task within a time bound manner.

Requirement of GST Audit

GST Audit is required for the following reasons :

  • GST is the self-assessment tax regime so GST audit is required for ensuring that tax payer has correctly assessed its liability.
  • It involves examination and evaluation of records, GST rate, GST returns and other related documents.
  • To obtain reasonable assurance and ensure that financial statements are free from any material misstatements.
  • Annual Return
  • Copy of Audited Annual Accounts
  • Copy of Reconciliation Statement

For computing the aggregate turnover, following shall be included-

  • Value of all inter-state taxable supply
  • Value of all intra-state taxable supply
  • Value of all exempt supplies
  • Value of all export supplies
  • Job work supplies on principal to principal basis
  • Zero rated supplies
  • Any supply to agent/ job work on behalf of principal

For computing the aggregate turnover, following shall be excluded-

  • Taxable supply on which reverse charge is applicable
  • All taxes and cess paid under GST
  • Goods supplied and received back from job work.
  • While computing the limit of INR 2 Crores, turnover of all the branches of an organization should be considered and if the cumulative turnover exceeds the limit of INR 2 Crores then every branch will be liable for GST audit irrespective of the fact that their individual turnover does not exceed the specified limit.
  • Organization can appoint either the single auditor for all branches or separate auditor for each branch.

As per the GST Act, due date of audit and annual return is specified as 31st December of subsequent fiscal year and in case of failure in complying with the same then as per act no specific penalty is prescribed. So it will be covered under the head of general penalty of Rs. 25000.


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Chartered Accountants
47/22, Erandwana, Law College Road,
Ekta Apts, 3rd Floor, Above Nirmitee Furniture,
Pune - 411004

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