CBEC Notifies SGST Officers as Proper Officer for Sanctioning CGST Refunds

CBEC Notifies SGST/ UTGST Officers as Proper Officer for Sanctioning GST Refunds

CBEC notifies the SGST/ UTGST Officers as the Proper Officer empowered for Sanctioning CGST Refunds to the registered taxpayers in their respective jurisdiction u/s 54 and 55 of the CGST Act (except under CGST Rule 96), as under:

SGST Officers Notified as Proper Officer for Refunds: CBEC Notification 39/2017 Central Tax 13 Oct.

G.S.R. 1253(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 6 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the “CGST Act”), on the recommendations of the Council, the Central Government hereby specifies that the officers appointed under the respective State Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 or the Union Territory Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as “the said Acts”) who are authorized to be the proper officers for the purposes of section 54 or section 55 of the said Acts (hereafter in this notification referred to as “the said officers”) by the Commissioner of the said Acts, shall act as proper officers for the purpose of sanction of refund under section 54 or section 55 of the CGST Act read with the rules made thereunder except rule 96 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, in respect of a registered person located in the territorial jurisdiction of the said officers who applies for the sanction of refund to the said officers.

SGST Officers Notified as Proper Officer (Refunds): CBEC Notification 11/2017 Integrated Tax 13 Oct

G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 4 of the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as the “IGST Act”), on the recommendations of the Council, the Central Government hereby specifies that the officers appointed under the respective State Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 or the Union Territory Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017 (14 of 2017) (hereafter in this notification referred to as “the said Acts”) who are authorized to be the proper officers for the purposes of section 54 or section 55 of the said Acts (hereafter in this notification referred to as “the said officers”) by the Commissioner of the said Acts, shall act as proper officers for the purpose of sanction of refund under section 20 of the IGST Act, read with section 54 or section 55 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 and the rules made thereunder, except rule 96 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, in respect of a registered person located in the territorial jurisdiction of the said officers who applies for the sanction of refund to the said officers.

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