Who deposits GST to Government?
Seller or Buyer?
 
Normally seller charges GST on Bill from Buyer and deposits to government. This is called Normal Charge
 
Sometimes Buyer also deposits GST to government directly and does not pay to Seller. This is called Reverse Charge
 
Lets understand this with the help of an example

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In Normal Charge
A sells goods to B of 100000+18000 GST
B Pays him total 118000
A Deposits 18000 GST to Government
So in this case, GST is deposited by Seller A
 
In Reverse Charge
A sells goods to B of 100000 (without GST()
B Pays him 100000 only
B Deposits 18000 directly to Government
So in this case, GST is deposited by Buyer B 
 
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Transcript

Normal Charge Reverse Charge GST is paid by Buyer For whom it is Output and Input GST is paid by Seller For whom it is Output and Input A B Sale/Service Rs 100000 + 18000 GST Cheque 118000 GST Deposit (18000) A B Cheque 100000 GST Deposit (18000) Sale/Service Rs100000 Output Input A B Output Input B B First B Deposits Output , then B Claim Input After Payment

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