Rule 51 of ‘Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules 2017’: Refund Voucher
Provisions under Rule 51 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 relating to “Refund Voucher”, are as under:
CGST Rule 51: Refund Voucher (Chapter-VI: Tax Invoice, Credit and Debit Notes)
A refund voucher referred to in clause (e) of sub-section (3) of section 31 shall contain the following particulars, namely:-
(a) name, address and Goods and Services Tax Identification Number of the supplier;
(b) a consecutive serial number not exceeding sixteen characters, in one or multiple series, containing alphabets or numerals or special characters- hyphen or dash and slash symbolised as “-” and “/” respectively, and any combination thereof, unique for a financial year;
(c) date of its issue;
(d) name, address and Goods and Services Tax Identification Number or Unique Identity Number, if registered, of the recipient;
(e) number and date of receipt voucher issued in accordance with the provisions of rule 50;
(f) description of goods or services in respect of which refund is made;
(g) amount of refund made;
(h) rate of tax (central tax, State tax, integrated tax, Union territory tax or cess);
(i) amount of tax paid in respect of such goods or services (central tax, State tax, integrated tax, Union territory tax or cess);
(j) whether the tax is payable on reverse charge basis; and
(k) signature or digital signature of the supplier or his authorised representative.
Above information is based on Updated Compilation of “CGST Rules 2017” (as amended upto 10 Sept. 2018) shared by CBIC (i.e. as notified/ amended upto 10 Sept. 2018 by the CBIC). For detailed information/ subsequent updates, please refer relevant Notifications.
It may be noted that Rules 27 to 138 (pertaining to various Chapters) of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 were initially notified by CBIC (CBEC) vide CGST (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2017 Notification No. 10/2017 Central Tax dt. 28 June 2017, applicable w.e.f. 1 July 2017 (or as may be specified in respective Rules).