Kinds of GST
GST is of three kinds: CGST, SGST/UGST, and IGST.
a. CGST - Central Goods and Services Tax
imposed and collected by the Central Government on all supply of goods within a state (intra-state) under CGST Act 2017
b. SGST - State Goods and Services Tax
imposed and collected by the State Governments under State GST Act. (Tamil Nadu GST Act 2017 passed by Tamil Nadu Govt.)
c. UGST - Union Territory Goods and Services Tax - imposed and collected by the five Union Territory Administrations in India under UGST Act 2017.
d. IGST - Inter-State Goods and Services Tax - imposed and collected by the Central Government and the revenue shared with States under IGST Act 2017.
e. IGST on exports - All exports are treated as Inter-State supply under GST. Since exports are zero rated, GST is not imposed on all goods and services exported from India. Any input credit paid already on exports will be refunded.