Section 78 of GST – Initiation of recovery proceedings

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Section 78 of GST – Initiation of recovery proceedings

Any amount payable by a taxable person in pursuance of an order passed under this Act shall be paid by such person within a period of three months from the date of service of such order failing which recovery proceedings shall be initiated:

Provided that where the proper officer considers it expedient in the interest of revenue, he may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, require the said taxable person to make such payment within such period less than a period of three months as may be specified by him.

Analysis of this section

Introduction – This provision empowers the proper officer to collect any amount which is payable by a taxable person in pursuance of an order passed under the Act.

Analysis

  • (a) This section enables initiation of proceedings for recovery of amount from taxable person.
  • (b) The amount shall be paid by taxable person within a period of 3 months of the service of order, failing which the Proper Officer shall initiate the recovery proceedings.
  • (c) If it is in the interest of revenue, the proper officer after recording the reasons in writing, may initiate the recovery proceedings even before the completion of the said period of 3 months However it empowers the Proper Officer in the interest of revenue after recording the reasons to initiate recovery proceedings even before the said completion of 3 months.

Comparative review

There is no similar provision under erstwhile Central Indirect Tax laws.

FAQs

1. When shall amount be payable by a taxable person in pursuance of order passed under this Act?

In normal course, any amount payable by a taxable person in pursuance of an order passed under the Act shall be paid by such person within 3 months from the date of service of such order.

2. When can proper officer require the taxable person, to make payment of payable amount within such shorter period as may be specified by him?

When the proper officer considers it necessary in the interest of revenue, he may, after recording reasons in writing, ask the said taxable person, to make such payment within such shorter period as may be specified by him.

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