Section 15 of GST – Value of Taxable Supply under GST Regime

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Section 15 of GST Act 2017 – Value of Taxable Supply

(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 sole 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 supply.

(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. (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
  • (viii) 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.


Consideration is quid pro quo in a contract and price is the consideration expressed in money terms. Value is the price prevalent when a transaction takes place under controlled conditions. Valuation is the study of all those circumstances and assessment of steps to reverse or rectify the effect of contractual or other arrangements that may suppress or understate the value of the transaction.

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  1. If I issue scheme of 10+1 on biscuits to my distributor(customer) what is taxable value of 10 qty or 11 qty (means free also taxes which did not happen in current regime , also what about input tax credit in such a case ?)

  2. If my supplier charges me basic value of material + Freight Charges in invoice.
    I am paying 18% IGST on Basic Value. Do I need to Pay 18% IGST on freight also ?
    Supplier is arranging transportation on behalf of me and he will pay 5% Tax under RCM to Government.
    Pls elaborate section 15 of GST Act.

  3. Is GST applicable on Interest received on delay payment by Customer in Real estate. if yes, then how much percentage does it attract.
    This really urgent pleas help me out.

  4. if a banker charge annual maintenance charge on credit card for exempted category i.e. staff, then is it mendatery to create first AMC entry with GST and reverse waived charges but staff have to pay GST under sect. 15. i.e. to pay GST only Rs. 300 + GST 27 entry created and 300 reversed but Rs. 27 GST remitted to Govt. ) Kindly guide. Thanks

  5. Hello, We have paid Sales Tax Assessement demand for FY 2013-14 with Interest. & We will reimburement same from our supplier. Please guide me, Whether we will charge GST on reimbursement of goverment dues ( VAT amount + interest) to the suppliers

  6. We are providing Generator Set to banks on monthy rental basis.some banks are paying fix amount including supply of diesel,maintenence & operation of set and we charge GST @18% on fix amount.
    Some banks are paying rent of generator @10000 p.m which include operation & maintenence plus diesel consumption @ 8 liter per hour at market diesel rates as per running of Generatror depending on power supply situation.
    We generate two bills one for rent of generator and second for reimbursement of diesel.
    On rent bill we charged 18%GST and we are not charging GST on reimbursement of diesel as petrolieum product are not in GST.
    Please suggest me this is right or we should charge GST on reimbursement of diesel bill as bank are not ready to pay GST on diesel


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