GST Credit of eligible duties and taxes on inputs held in stock to be allowed to a taxable person switching over from composition scheme

(1) A registered taxable person, who was either paying tax at a fixed rate or paying a fixed amount in lieu of the tax payable under the earlier law (hereinafter referred to in this section as a “composition taxpayer”), shall be entitled to take, in his electronic credit ledger, credit of eligible duties in respect of inputs held in stock and inputs contained in semi-finished or finished goods held in stock on the appointed date subject to the following conditions: (i) such inputs and / or goods are used or intended to be used for making taxable supplies under this Act; (ii) the said person is not paying tax under section 9; (iii) the said taxable person is eligible for input tax credit on such inputs under this Act; (iv) the said taxable person is in possession of invoice and/or other prescribed documents evidencing payment of duty under the earlier law in respect of inputs; and (v) such invoices and /or other prescribed documents were issued not earlier than twelve months immediately preceding the appointed day. (2) The amount of credit under sub-section (1) shall be calculated in such manner as may be prescribed.

(CGST Law)

(1) A registered taxable person, who was either paying tax at a fixed rate or paying a fixed amount in lieu of the tax payable under the earlier law (hereinafter referred to in this section as a “composition taxpayer”), shall be entitled to take, in his electronic credit ledger, credit of Value Added Tax in respect of inputs held in stock and inputs contained in semi-finished or finished goods held in stock on the appointed date subject to the following conditions: (i) such inputs and / or goods are used or intended to be used for making taxable supplies under this Act; (ii) the said person is not paying tax under section 9; (iii) the said taxable person is eligible for input tax credit on such inputs under this Act; (iv) the said inputs were not [specified in Schedule— of the earlier law or in the rules made thereunder or in any notification issued under the earlier law] as inputs on which credit was not admissible under the earlier law; (v) the said taxable person is in possession of invoice and/or other prescribed documents evidencing payment of tax under the earlier law in respect of inputs held in stock and inputs contained in semi- finished or finished goods held in stock on the appointed day; and (vi) such invoices and /or other prescribed documents were issued not earlier than twelve months immediately preceding the appointed day. (2) The amount of credit under sub-section (1) shall be calculated in such manner as may be prescribed.

(SGST Law)