Advance Ruling means a written opinion or decision given by the competent authority with respect to transactions proposed to be undertaken or being carried out on the taxability of the transactions under GST by a person registered under the GST Act or willing to register under the GST Act. As per the Revised Kyoto Convention in 1999 and it is obligatory for all the members of the World Trade Organization to have a mechanism on Advance Ruling as per the provisions of Article 3 of the Agreement on the Trade Facilitation. The following are the differences between the Advance Ruling in the GST compared to the Advance Ruling under the Central Excise, Customs and Service Tax. For more details click here
A copy of the advance ruling pronounced by the Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling and duly signed by the Members shall be sent to-
- the applicant and the appellant;
- the concerned officer of central tax and State or Union territory tax;
- the jurisdictional officer of central tax and State or Union territory tax; and
- the Authority
An appeal against the advance ruling issued under sub-section (6) of section 98 shall be made by an applicant on the common portal in FORM GST ARA-02 and shall be accompanied by a fee of ten thousand rupees to be deposited as specified in section 49 of the CGST Act 2017.
An application for an advance ruling under sub-section (1) of section 97 shall be made on the common portal in FORM GST ARA-01 and shall be accompanied by a fee of five thousand rupees, to be deposited in the manner specified in section 49.