Section 15 of CGST Act, 2017 value of taxable supply under GST


Value of taxable supply, sec  15 of CGST Act,2017


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The below post explains about value of taxable supply under section 15 of CGST Act,2017.


Section 15 of CGST Act, 2017 explains value of taxable supply as below: (The amendments if any will also be updated here soon).


The extract of Section 15 of CGST Act,2017 quoted below:


15  value of taxable supply


15. (1) The value of a supply of goods or services or both shall be the transaction

value, which is the price actually paid or payable for the said supply of goods or services or

both where the supplier and the recipient of the supply are not related and the price is the

Section 15 of CGST Act, 2017 value of taxable supply under GSTsole consideration for the supply.

(2) The value of supply shall include–––

(a) any taxes, duties, cesses, fees and charges levied under any law for the time being in force other than this Act, the State Goods and Services Tax Act, the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act and the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, if charged separately by the supplier;

(b) any amount that the supplier is liable to pay in relation to such supply but which has been incurred by the recipient of the supply and not included in the price actually paid or payable for the goods or services or both;

(c) incidental expenses, including commission and packing, charged by the supplier to the recipient of a supply and any amount charged for anything done by the supplier in respect of the supply of goods or services or both at the time of, or before delivery of goods or supply of services;

(d) interest or late fee or penalty for delayed payment of any consideration for any supply; and

(e) subsidies directly linked to the price excluding subsidies provided by the Central Government and State Governments.

Explanation.––For the purposes of this sub-section, the amount of subsidy

shall be included in the value of supply of the supplier who receives the subsidy.

(3) The value of the supply shall not include any discount which is given––

(a) before or at the time of the supply if such discount has been duly recorded in

the invoice issued in respect of such supply; and

(b) after the supply has been effected, if—

(i) such discount is established in terms of an agreement entered into at or

before the time of such supply and specifically linked to relevant invoices; and

(ii) input tax credit as is attributable to the discount on the basis of

document issued by the supplier has been reversed by the recipient of the


(4) Where the value of the supply of goods or services or both cannot be determined

under sub-section (1), the same shall be determined in such manner as may be prescribed.

(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) or sub-section (4), the

value of such supplies as may be notified by the Government on the recommendations of the

Council shall be determined in such manner as may be prescribed.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this Act,––

(a) persons shall be deemed to be “related persons” if––

(i) such persons are officers or directors of one another’s businesses;

(ii) such persons are legally recognised partners in business;

(iii) such persons are employer and employee;

(iv) any person directly or indirectly owns, controls or holds twenty-five per cent

or more of the outstanding voting stock or shares of both of them;

(v) one of them directly or indirectly controls the other;

(vi) both of them are directly or indirectly controlled by a third person;

(vii) together they directly or indirectly control a third person; or they are

members of the same family;

(b) the term “person” also includes legal persons;

(c) persons who are associated in the business of one another in that one is the

sole agent or sole distributor or sole concessionaire, howsoever described, of the

other, shall be deemed to be related.


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