DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR CLAIM REFUND UNDER GOODS AND SERVICES TAX- BY CS DIVYANSHU SAHNI- GST EXPERT

Divyanshu Sahni & Associates
COMPANY SECRETARIES
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GST Refund – Documents Required
Any person having GST registration can claim a refund under the GST Act for tax, interest, penalty, fees or any other amount paid by him using FORM GST RDS-01.
GST RDS-01 form can be filed on the GST common portal. Along with Form GST RFD-01, various documents must be provided as evidence in the Annexure. We look at such documents required for GST refund in this article.
Documents Required for GST Refund
All GST refund application must contain the following documents attached as annexures to Form GST RDS-01:
Refund Passed by GST Officer or Tribunal
In case a refund application is made based on the orders by a GST officer or Appellate or Tribunal, then the reference number of the order and a copy of the order passed resulting in a refund or reference number of the payment claimed as refund should be attached.
In case of refund due to provisional assessment, the reference number of the final assessment order and a copy of the order should be attached.
Refund for Exports
In case of refund applications made on account of export of goods, a statement containing the number and date of shipping bills or bills of export and the number and the date of the relevant export invoices should be attached.
In case of refund on account of export of services, a statement containing the number and date of invoices and the relevant Bank Realisation Certificates or Foreign Inward Remittance Certificates should be attached.
In case of deemed exports, a statement containing the number and date of invoices along with such other evidence should be attached.
Documents in case of export of services:
In case of export of services following additional documents will also be required.
  • A statement containing the number and date of invoices and the relevant Bank Realization Certificates
  • or Foreign Inward Remittance Certificates, as the case may be
Refund to SEZ and for Supply to SEZ
For refund applications made on account of supply of goods to a Special Economic Zone unit or SEZ developer, a statement containing the number and date of invoices along with the evidence regarding the endorsement should be attached.
In case of supply of services to a SEZ, a statement containing the number and date of invoices, the evidence regarding the endorsement along with the proof should be attached.
In case of refund application made on account of supply of goods or services made to a Special Economic Zone unit or a Special Economic Zone, declaration to the effect that the Special Economic Zone unit or the Special Economic Zone developer has not availed the ITC of the tax paid by the supplier of goods or services should be attached.
Excess Payment of Tax
Refund applications made on account of excess payment of tax must include a statement showing the details of the amount of claim on account of excess payment.
For refund of unutilised input tax credit that has accumulated on account of the rate of tax on the inputs being higher than the rate of tax on output supplies, a statement containing the number and the date of the invoices received and issued during a tax period should be attached.
Statement showing the details of transactions considered as intra-State supply but which is subsequently held to be inter-State supply if refund is due to wrong classification.
GST Refund of Over Rs.2 Lakhs
For all GST refund over Rs.2 lakhs, a declaration to the effect that the incidence of tax, interest or any other amount claimed as refund has not been passed on to any other person must be submitted. Further, a Chartered Accountant or Cost Accountant Certificate in Annexure 2 should also be attached.

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