What is the quantum of penalty provided for in the CGST /SGST Act?

Section 122(1) provides that any taxable person who has committed any of the offences mentioned in section 122 shall be punished with a penalty that shall be higher of the following amounts:

• The amount of tax evaded, fraudulently obtained as refund, availed as credit, or not deducted or collected or short deducted or short collected, or

• A sum of Rs. 10,000/-.

Further Section 122(2) provides that any registered person who has not paid tax or makes a short payment of tax on supplies shall be a liable to penalty which will be the higher of:

 10% of the tax not paid or short paid, or

 Rs. 10,000/-


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