• GST for freelancer

I am working as freelancer software developer and my client is outside India.I am giving him technical support and do software development. He is sending me money through wire transfer (US dollars). I am working for him full time and not for any other as of now. Do i need to pay GST ? if so what are the terms and conditions and procedures for that ?
Asked 2 months ago in GST from Bangalore, Karnataka
Yes as per sec 24 you are required to get registered mandatorily.
Vidya Jain
CA, Kolkata
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Yes you need to register for GST
Nikhil Khanna
CA, Mumbai
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Hi

If your annual turnover exceeds Rs. 20 lacs, you will have to register for GST. Till that, no GST is required.

Once turnover reaches Rs. 20 lacs, you will have to register under GST. It will be export of services and you can export without GST payments after filing LuT. Return filing periodically shall become mandatory.

Please maintain FIRC copies of all foreign remittances for documentation purpose.
Lakshita Bhandari
CA, Mumbai
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55 Consultations

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Hi,

The registration for GST would depend on the total turnover amount. If it exceeds 20 lacs, then only you need it.

Thanks
Damini
Damini Agarwal
CA, Bengaluru
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Hi

If your annual turnover during last year was more than 20 lacs, you will have to register for GST. 

Further, in the current year, once turnover reaches Rs. 20 lacs, you will have to register under GST. Once you register, please immediately apply for LUT and then you can export without GST.

You ll also have to file GST returns post registartion.

Please maintain FIRC copies of all foreign remittances once you register in GST.
Abhishek Dugar
CA, Mumbai
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149 Consultations

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Dear Sir,

Software development services provided by you are deemed as export of services and you are liable to obtain GST registration once the Gross receipts exceeds RS. 20 lacs in a Financial year. 

I will help you in obtaining GST registration and filing GST returns. You also need to obtain LUT for export without payment of taxes.

Thanks
Vivek Kumar Arora
CA, Delhi
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23 Consultations

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If Your T/O exceeds Rs 20 lac than you will come under purview of GST. Till then no registration is required.
Chirag Maru
CA, Raipur
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It will be export of services ,If your annual turnover cross threshold of 20 lacs ,then you need to get registered under GST.
Swati Agrawal
CA, Indore
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Since you are providing export of services, you are not required to pay GST.

However, if your Turnover is more than Rs. 20 Lakhs per annum, then it is advisable to Register for GST, file a LuT for Export of Services without payment of IGST and claim Refund of entire GST paid on all your expenses incurred for the purpose of developing the software
Pradeep Bhat
CA, Bengaluru
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28 Consultations

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