CGST (10th Amendment) Rules, 2017 notified by CBEC

CBEC Notifies CGST (10th Amendment) Rules, 2017: Rules  89 and 96A amended; Form GST RFD-01 (Statement 2 and 4) amended

The CBEC has notified the Central Goods and Services Tax (Tenth Amendment) Rules, 2017. Rules 89 and 96A have been amended along with Forms GST RFD-01 (Statement 2 and 4) relating to application for refunds to exporters of services and SEZ supplies/ deemed exports, where claimant doesn’t avail ITC, as under:

CGST (10th Amendment) Rules 2017: CBEC Notification No. 47/2017 Central Tax dt. 18 Oct. 2017

G.S.R.1304(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by section 164 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, namely:-

(1) These rules may be called the Central Goods and Services Tax (Tenth Amendment) Rules, 2017.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, –

(i) in rule 89, in sub-rule (1), for third proviso, the following proviso shall be substituted, namely:-

“Provided also that in respect of supplies regarded as deemed exports, the application may be filed by, –

(a) the recipient of deemed export supplies; or

(b) the supplier of deemed export supplies in cases where the recipient does not avail of input tax credit on such supplies and furnishes an undertaking to the effect that the supplier may claim the refund”;

(ii) in rule 96A, in sub-rule (1), in clause (a),after the words “after the expiry of three months”, the words “, or such further period as may be allowed by the Commissioner,” shall be inserted;

(iii) in FORM GST RFD-01,

(a) for “Statement-2”, the following Statement shall be substituted, namely:-

“Statement- 2 [rule 89(2)(c)]

Refund Type: Exports of services with payment of tax 

(please refer attachment for format)

(b) for “Statement-4”, the following Statement shall be substituted, namely:-

“Statement-4 [rule 89(2)(d) and 89(2)(e)]

Refund Type: On account of supplies made to SEZ unit or SEZ Developer (on payment of tax)

(please refer attachment for format)

Note:- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, sub-section (i) vide notification No. 3/2017-Central Tax, dated the 19th June,2017, published vide number G.S.R 610 (E), dated the 19th June, 2017 and last amended vide notification No. 45/2017-Central Tax, dated the 13th October, 2017, published vide number G.S.R 1251 (E), dated the 13th October, 2017.

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