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3083892 - GST India Kerala Flood Cess (KFC) Legal Change


As per the new GST legal change, Taxpayers located in Kerala should ensure not to charge and collect KFC with effect from 1 August 2021.

Background: Kerala Flood Cess (KFC) was levied with effect from 1 August 2019 at the rate of 1%/0.25% along with GST on intra-state supplies of goods or services to unregistered persons (i.e. on B2C supplies) for a period of two years for re-building of post-flood Kerala. The levy of KFC shall expire on 31 July 2021.

Country: India


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SAP is planning to ship the changes to all customers with Software Correction on 20.09.2021. As a formal notification from the Government has been received by SAP just a few days ago, we request our customers to do a manual selection of tax code to post invoices where KFC is not applicable from 1st of August 2021 till the time the fix is delivered.


GST, KFC, Kerala Flood Cess , KBA , kerala flood cess , gst , SRD-FIN-GLO-TAX , GLO - Tax Declaration , Problem


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