Provisions in GST with Respect to E-Commerce

Electronic Commerce or e-commerce has transformed the way business is done in India. Currently, the e-commerce industry in India is faced with the levy of multiple taxes. Every state has imposed its own set of rules and taxes on the e-commerce industry. The lack of clarity on the tax treatment of the various types of e-commerce transactions, and new aspects such as e-wallet and cashbacks, has resulted in a chaotic tax environment for the industry. E-commerce firms are looking forward to the implementation of GST in the hope of greater clarity, and removal of state specific rules and levies. The draft Model GST Law recognizes the need for rules specific to the e-commerce industry. In this blog, we will look […]