CBIC clarify certain refund related issues under GST

Circular No. 94/13/2019-GST

F.No. CBEC-20/16/04/2018 – GST
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
GST Policy Wing

New Delhi, Dated the 28th March, 2019


The Principal Chief Commissioners / Chief Commissioners / Principal Commissioners /Commissioners of Central Tax (All)
The Principal Director Generals / Director Generals (All)


Subject: Clarifications on refund related issues under GST– Reg.

Various representations have been received seeking clarifications on certain 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 here under:


2. It is requested that suitable trade notices may be issued to publicize the contents of this Circular.

3. Difficulty, if any, in implementation of this Circular may please be brought to the notice of the Board. Hindi version would follow.

(Upender Gupta)
Principal Commissioner (GST)

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