NOTIFICATION NO. 18/2020-CENTRAL TAX [F. NO. 20/06/03/2020-GST], DATED 23-3-2020

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i)]

Government of India

Ministry of Finance

(Department of Revenue)

Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs

Notification No. 18/2020 – Central Tax

New Delhi, the 23rd March, 2020

G.S.R….(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (6B) of section 25 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government, on the recommendations of the Council, hereby notifies the date of coming into force of this notification as the date, from which an individual shall undergo authentication, of Aadhaar number, as specified in rule 8 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in order to be eligible for registration:

Provided that if Aadhaar number is not assigned to the said individual, he shall be offered alternate and viable means of identification in the manner specified in rule 9 of the said rules.

2. This notification shall come into effect from the 1 st day of April, 2020.

[F. No.CBEC-20/06/04/2020-GST]

(Pramod Kumar)

Director, Government of India