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GST on goods sent outside India under sale or approval basis
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Sachin Jindal

GST on goods sent outside India under sale or approval basis

CBIC clarifies on taxability of goods sent/ taken out of India for exhibition or on consignment basis for export promotion Indian exporters engage in several business promotion activities outside India in order to expand their outreach globally and increase volumes. Certain activities may require physically showcasing the goods to the potential buyers in order to strike deals and finalise sale orders. In this connection, the goods would have to be taken outside India for demonstration to the potential buyers either directly in exhibitions, trade fairs, business congregations, industry meets etc. or indirectly through distributors/ agents on consignment basis. The goods

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GST Refund and Drawback
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Kapil Mittal

Can IGST Refund be seek, where Higher drawback has been claimed on Exports

Gujarat High Court rules that claim of higher rate of duty drawback is not a valid reason for rejection of IGST refund on exports Unreasonable delays in grant of refund of Integrated Goods and Services Tax (‘IGST’) has impacted several exporters in the recent past.  There have been several instances where taxpayers had to resort to litigation in the High Court in order to obtain specific relief and direction for grant of IGST refunds. Duty drawback is one of the export incentives provided by the Government of India under the Foreign Trade Policy.  As per the policy decision taken by

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Verification of IGST Refund
Exports of Goods and Services
Sachin Jindal

CBIC introduces additional safeguards for verification of IGST refunds on exports with payment of tax

In order to make India’s exports competitive in the global markets and in line with the principles of international trade and commerce of zero-rating exports, the GST and customs laws have provisions on place for grant of refunds in case of input taxes paid on exported goods.  On similar lines, the GST law also has an alternative route to benefit the exporters – ‘export of goods with payment of taxes’, wherein the taxes paid on sale would be refunded. In line with this initiative, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (‘CBIC’) has brought in several exporter friendly and

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manual GST refund application
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Kapil Mittal

Once the High court order issues, GST officer bound to accept manual GST refund application

In the recent judgement, Delhi High court made it clear that once order of the High Court was issued, the GST officer was bound by the same to accept manual GST refund application from the taxpayer. Delay in processing of refund claims and grant on provisional refund within the statutory timelines have resulted in severe working capital and compliance issues for taxpayers.  Often, taxpayers have approached courts to obtain directions from the courts in order to expedite the refunds.  Recently, the Delhi High Court in the case of GSI Products and AC Impex vs. Union of India and PC Universal

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recredit of rejected itc refund
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Kapil Mittal

Input tax credit of rejected refund amount can be taken manually by taxpayer if not recredit by tax authorities

Where rejection of refund claim by the GST authorities, the rejected ITC should be recredit to Input tax credit ledger of taxpayer for utilisation. However Since there is no mechanism to do so, this resulted in certain difficulties to taxpayers in cases where the existing Input Tax Credit (‘ITC’) was not recredited by tax authorities for utilisation.  In this case, the Gujrat High Court (‘HC’) has provided valuable guidance on the subject in the case of M/s. Garden Silk Mills Ltd. Vs. Union of India (R/Spl Civil Appl No. 7397 Of 2018) vide order dated 11 April 2019. It has

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IGST Refund from Custom - Invoice mismatch Cases
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Kapil Mittal

IGST Refund from Custom | Invoice mismatch Cases

Ministry of Finance via circular no. 05/2018-Customs, has clarified certain error done by exporters while filling there returns under GST consequently non – release of there IGST refund from custom where exports has been made on payment of IGST. Such cases are marked as SB005 error code by custom. As per said circular, 40000 crores refunds of refunds has been sanction by CBEC.  Information is being made available to exporters on a real-time basis with regard to the errors status on ICEGATE website for registered users. Details of refund sanctioned is being sent through SMS on registered mobile phones. 1.

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CLARIFICATION-ON-ISSUES-RELATING-TO-REFUND
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Sachin Jindal

CLARIFICATION ON ISSUES RELATING TO REFUND

Various representations have been received seeking clarification on issues relating to refund. In order to clarify these issues and to ensure uniformity in the implementation of the provisions of law across the field formations, the Board, in exercise of its powers conferred by section 168 (1) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (hereinafter referred to as “CGST Act”), hereby clarifies the issues as detailed. 1. Submission of invoices for processing of claims of refund Now no need to submit copies of invoices (either original or duplicate). Refund claim shall be accompanied by a print-out of FORM GSTR-2A

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Issues Related to SEZ and Refund of Unutilized ITC to fabric processors
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Sachin Jindal

Circulars Clarifying Issues Related to SEZ and Refund of Unutilized ITC for Job Workers Circular No. 48/21/2018-GST

Representations have been received seeking clarification on certain issues under the GST laws. Further clarification has been asked with respect to Refund of Unutilized ITC to fabric processors. The same have been examined and the clarifications on the same are as below: Whether services of short-term accommodation, conferencing, banqueting etc. provided to a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) developer or a SEZ unit should be treated as an interState supply (under section 7(5)(b) of the IGST Act, 2017) or an intra-State supply (under section 12(3)(c) of the IGST Act, 2017)?  1.1 As per section 7(5) (b) of the Integrated Goods and

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Refund of Input Tax credit on account of Inverted Duty Structure to Textile sector
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Sachin Jindal

Refund of Input Tax credit on account of Inverted Duty Structure to Textile sector

Clarification has been brought with respect to provision ITC refund to textile sector and for lapsing of input tax credit accumulated on account of inverted duty structure on fabric for period upto 31st July 2018 as per notification no- 20/2018 dt. 26th July 2018. Following clarification has been provided in circular 56/2018 dated 24th August 2018 In terms of amendment notification, the input tax credit only on account of inverted duty structure lying in the balance after payment of GST for the month of July (on purchase made on or before the 31st July 2018) shall lapse. Determination of ITC amount to be lapse

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Refund of ITC to Merchant Exporter
Exports of Goods and Services
Kapil Mittal

GST on supplies by Merchant Exporter and Refund to Merchant exporter

Recently CBIC has released clarification on how merchant exporter can claim refund of accumulated ITC where supplies has been mad by him taking benefits vide notification no. 40/2017-Central Tax (Rate), Dated: October 23, 2017 & Notification No. 41/2017-Integrated Tax (Rate), dated the 23rd October, 2017 1. GST on supplies by Merchant Exporter Central Board of Indirect Taxes (“CBIC” or “Department”) has exempted supplies to merchant exporters from Goods and Service Tax (“GST”) leviable in excess of 0.10% vide notification no. 40/2017-Central Tax (Rate), Dated: October 23, 2017 & Notification No. 41/2017-Integrated Tax (Rate), dated the 23rd October, 2017 subject to

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