Section 2(14) of IGST Act: Meaning of “Location of the Recipient of Services”

Definition of the term “Location of the Recipient of Services” under the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017

As per Section 2(14) of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) Act, 2017, unless the context otherwise requires, the term “location of the recipient of services” means,—

(a) where a supply is received at a place of business for which the registration has been obtained, the location of such place of business;

(b) where a supply is received at a place other than the place of business for which registration has been obtained (a fixed establishment elsewhere), the location of such fixed establishment;

(c) where a supply is received at more than one establishment, whether the place of business or fixed establishment, the location of the establishment most directly concerned with the receipt of the supply; and

(d) in absence of such places, the location of the usual place of residence of the recipient.

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