16 Zero rated supply – Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

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Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

THE INTEGRATED GOODS AND SERVICES TAX ACT, 2016 

Section 16 Model IGST Law [ Nov 2016]

Chapter VIII

ZERO RATED SUPPLY

  1. Zero rated supply

(1) “zero rated supply” means any of the following taxable supply of goods and/or services, namely –

(a) export of goods and/or services; or

(b) supply of goods and/or services to a SEZ developer or an SEZ unit.

(2) Subject to provisions of sub-section (3) of section 17 of the CGST Act, 2016, credit of input tax may be availed for making zero-rated supplies, notwithstanding that such supply may be an exempt supply.

(3) A registered taxable person exporting goods or services shall be eligible to claim refund under one of the following two options, namely –

(a) a registered taxable person may export goods or services under bond, subject to such conditions, safeguards and procedure as may be prescribed in this regard, without payment of IGST and claim refund of unutilized input tax credit in accordance with provisions of section 48 of the CGST Act, 2016 read with rules made thereunder;

(b) a registered taxable person may export goods or services, subject to such conditions, safeguards and procedure as may be prescribed in this regard, on payment of IGST and claim refund of IGST paid on goods and services exported in accordance with provisions of section 48 of the CGST Act, 2016 read with rules made thereunder.

(4) The SEZ developer or SEZ unit receiving zero rated supply specified in clause (a) of sub-section (1) shall be eligible, subject to the conditions, safeguards and procedure as may be prescribed in this regard, to claim refund of IGST paid by the registered taxable person on such supply.

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