Section 105 of Finance Act 2018
[Section 105 of Finance Act 2018 deals with Special provision for exemption from service tax in certain cases relating to life insurance services provided by Naval Group Insurance Fund to personnel of Coast Guard retrospectively and is covered in CHAPTER IV INDIRECT TAXES]
Special provision for exemption from service tax in certain cases relating to life insurance services provided by Naval Group Insurance Fund to personnel of Coast Guard retrospectively
105. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in section 66, as it stood prior to the 1st day of July, 2012, or in section 66B, as it stood prior to the 1st day of July, 2017, of Chapter V of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994), as it stood prior to its omission vide section 173 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (12 of 2017) (hereinafter referred to as the said Chapter), no service tax shall be levied or collected in respect of taxable services provided or agreed to be provided by the Naval Group Insurance Fund by way of life insurance to personnel of Coast Guard under the Group Insurance Schemes of the Central Government, during the period commencing from the 10th day of September, 2004 and ending with the 30th day of June, 2017 (both days inclusive).
(2) Refund shall be made of all such service tax which has been collected, but which would not have been so collected, had sub-section (1) been in force at all material times:
Provided that an application for the claim of refund of service tax shall be made within a period of six months from the date on which the Finance Bill, 2018 receives the assent of the President.
(3) Notwithstanding the omission of the said Chapter, the provisions of the said Chapter shall apply for refund under this section retrospectively as if the said Chapter had been in force at all material times.