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Raise GST Compliant Invoice for your Apartment Complex

Raise GST Compliant Invoice for your apartment complex

The GST system has been introduced to simplify the system of indirect taxation and to ensure ease of operation and transparency. With the help of a robust IT infrastructure, including advanced GST accounting software, Housing Society can aim to achieve compliance, like registrations, returns, and payments can be made.

The country is rolling out with GST, With the help of the GST module on Neighbium, all our customers can easily adopt and comply with the new tax standards.

Neighbium, GST Ready Solution is ready to raise Maintenance, Facility booking, and other invoices on society members in formats specified by GST Act.  The software is user-friendly to make the process of calculation of invoice generation, etc. extremely easy and error-free.

How Neighbium can Help?

  • Can Creates a Tax Invoice or a Bill of Supply based on the taxable/non-taxable line items
  • Automatically applies CGST/SGST or IGST based on the location of the Recipient
  • Automatically raise maintenance dues, Receipts every month
  • Raise and send invoices against all or select flats based on formulae or fixed value or both
  • Set up Recurring Invoices to be sent out automatically on a given date every month
  • Auto-Calculate late payment charges using multiple penalty options
  • Pending Payments, Defaulters, and Advance status report.
  • GST related reports like Input Tax credit & Output GST

Other financial transactions such as non-member income and vendor service charges may also be reported so that the required data to file GST returns can easily be produced.

The present system of GST paid  by Housing Societies/ Apartment Owners Associations

Type of Services Annual Turnover GST Applicable or Not
Maintenance Charges Below 5,000/- Per Month Per Member Annual Turnover of the Society is Also Below 20 Lacs Not Applicable
Maintenance Charges Above 5,000/- Per Month Per Member Annual Turnover of the Society is  Below 20 Lacs Not Applicable
Maintenance Charges Above 5,000/- Per Month Per Member Annual Turnover of the Society is Also Above 20 Lacs GST Applicable
Maintenance Charges Below 5,000/- Per Month Per Member Annual Turnover of the society is more than 20 Lacs Not Applicable

Input Tax Credit

Applicability of Reverse Charges Mechanism     

Tax liability under Reverse Charge as defined under Sec 2(98) of the CGST Act also applicable. That means tax shall be payable by the Housing Society when supplies are received which are notified Services as per Sec 9(3) of CGST Act like services of Goods Transport Agency, Advocate Services, etc and also supplies from Un-registered Person under Sec 9(4) of CGST Act. It is advisable to avoid receiving supplies from Un-registered persons.

Conclusion                       

“Services provided by Co-operative Housing Society or Residential Welfare Association come under Taxable Supply and attracts GST.”

However, Exemption is provided if the monthly subscription of members is less than Rs 5,000 per member. This apart general exemption on supplies up to Rs 20 lakh per annum also available to the Housing Society.

In case the monthly subscription per member and annual turnover cross Rs 20 Lakhs then Housing Society needs register and discharge tax liability. That means the society should issue a tax invoice and collect GST @ 18% (CGST @9% + SGST @9%) from its members.

Input Tax Credit is available on tax paid inputs and capital goods to Registered Housing Societies.

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