Government okays manual filing of refund claims under GST
New Delhi, Nov 17 (KNN) In an attempt to ease the complications and fast-track the process, the government announced approval of manual filing of the refund claims under the Goods and Services tax regime.
Central Board of Excise and Customs informed about the latest decision in a circular.
The Circular said that due that due to the non-availability of the refund module on the common portal, the applications, forms and documents pertaining to the refunds of claims on account of zero-rated supplies can be filed and processed manually.
Exporters of services who have paid the IGST and those who are making the zero rated supplies to the SEZ units can approach the jurisdictional commissioner and ask for the refund form.
Also the merchant exporters can claim for the same at the tax office, the notice informed
The move comes in the aftermath of the concerns raised by different stakeholders over the liquidity crisis due to the delay in refunds.
Source- knn India.