The provisions pertaining to refund contained in GST law aim to streamline and standardized the refund procedures under GST regime.

Situations leading to refund claims :

*Inverted tax structure means where the rate on Inputs be higher than GST rate on output supplies (other than nil rated or fully exempt supplies).

Procedure for GST refund:

Following is the procedure for Application of refund:

Refund Amount (in case of Refund of Input tax credit)

The amount that would be given as refund would be least of the following:

  • Refund amount as per the computation in Table 3A

  • Balance input in electronic credit ledger

  • Tax credit availed during the period (i.e., which is claimed in 3B for the particular month)

Following is the way how the GST refund amount is calculated in the GSTN common portal.

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