Extension of facility of furnishing Letter of Undertaking (LUT) under GST to all exporters of goods or services

Extension of facility of furnishing Letter of Undertaking (LUT) under GST to all exporters of goods or services

October 5, 2017 GST 0

Central Board of Excise & Customs has issued a Notification No. 37/2017- Central Tax dated 04/10/2017 and has specified conditions and safeguards for furnishing a Letter of Undertaking in place of a Bond by a registered person who intends to supply goods or services for export without payment of integrated tax –

  1. All registered persons who intend to supply goods or services for export without payment of integrated tax shall be eligible to furnish a Letter of Undertaking in place of a bond except those who have been prosecuted for any offence under the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 or the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 or any of the existing laws in force in a case where the amount of tax evaded exceeds two hundred and fifty lakh rupees
  2. The Letter of Undertaking shall be furnished on the letter head of the registered person, in duplicate, for a financial year in the annexure to FORM GST RFD – 11 referred to in sub-rule (1) of rule 96A of the Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017 and it shall be executed by the working partner, the Managing Director or the Company Secretary or the proprietor or by a person duly authorised by such working partner or Board of Directors of such company or proprietor
  3. Where the registered person fails to pay the tax due along with interest, as specified under Central Goods and Services Tax Rules, 2017, within specified period, the facility of export without payment of integrated tax will be deemed to have been withdrawn and if the amount mentioned in the said sub-rule is paid, the facility of export without payment of integrated tax shall be restored.

The provisions of this notification shall mutatis mutandis apply in respect of zero-rated supply of goods or services or both made by a registered person (including a Special Economic Zone developer or Special Economic Zone unit) to a Special Economic Zone developer or Special Economic Zone unit without payment of integrated tax.

Source : Central Board of Excise & Customs

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