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 

GST Tip – 393

An appeal to the Appellate Authority shall be filed in FORM GST APL-01 along with other documents, electronically or as per the process notified by the Commissioner. The provisional acknowledgment will be issued immediately by the appellant authority.




GST Tip – 392

A copy of the advance ruling pronounced by the Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling and duly signed by the Members shall be sent to-

  1. the applicant and the appellant;
  2. the concerned officer of central tax and State or Union territory tax;
  3. the jurisdictional officer of central tax and State or Union territory tax; and
  4. the Authority

GST Tips – 157

Relevant date for the refund in case of on account of a judgment, decree, order or direction of the Appellate Authority, Appellate Tribunal or any Court, the date on which the same is communicated will be the relevant date.