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Chapter X

Refund

92. Order sanctioning refund.-

(1) Where, upon examination of the application, the proper officer is satisfied that a refund under sub-section (5) of section 54 is due and payable to the applicant, he shall make an order in FORM GST RFD-06 sanctioning the amount of refund to which the applicant is entitled, mentioning therein the amount, if any, refunded to him on a provisional basis under sub-section (6) of section 54, amount adjusted against any outstanding demand under the Act or under any existing law and the balance amount refundable:

Provided that in cases where the amount of refund is completely adjusted against any outstanding demand under the Act or under any existing law, an order giving details of the adjustment shall be issued in Part A of FORM GST RFD-07.

5(1A)Where, upon examination of the application of refund of any amount paid as tax other 
than the refund of tax paid on zero-rated supplies or deemed export, the proper officer is 
satisfied that a refund under sub-section (5) of section 54 of the Act is due and payable to the 
applicant, he shall make an order in FORM RFD-06 sanctioning the amount of refund to be 
paid, in cash, proportionate to the amount debited in cash against the total amount paid for 
discharging tax liability for the relevant period, mentioning therein the amount adjusted 
against any outstanding demand under the Act or under any existing law and the balance 
amount refundable and for the remaining amount which has been debited from the electronic 
credit ledger for making payment of such tax, the proper officer shall issue FORM GST 

 

PMT-03 re-crediting the said amount as Input Tax Credit in electronic credit ledger.

(2) Where the proper officer or the Commissioner is of the opinion that the amount of refund is liable to be withheld under the provisions of sub-section (10) or, as the case may be, sub-section (11) of section 54, he shall pass an order in Part B of FORM GST RFD-07 informing him the reasons for withholding of such refund.

(3) Where the proper officer is satisfied, for reasons to be recorded in writing, that the whole or any part of the amount claimed as refund is not admissible or is not payable to the applicant, he shall issue a notice in FORM GST RFD-08 to the applicant, requiring him to furnish a reply in FORM GST RFD-09 within a period of fifteen days of the receipt of such notice and after considering the reply, make an order in FORM GST RFD-06 sanctioning, the amount of refund in whole or part, or rejecting the said refund claim and the said order shall be made available to the applicant electronically and the provisions of sub-rule (1) shall, mutatis mutandis, apply to the extent refund is allowed:

Provided that no application for refund shall be rejected without giving the applicant an oppo.rtunity of being heard.

(4) Where the proper officer is satisfied that the amount refundable under sub-rule (1) or 5 sub rule (1A) or sub rule (2) is payable to the applicant under sub-section (8) of section 54, he shall make an order in FORM GST RFD-06 and issue a 2[payment order] inFORM GST RFD-05 for the amount of refund and the same shall be electronically credited to any of the bank accounts of the applicant mentioned in his registration particulars and as specified in the application for refund 3[on the basis of a consolidated payment advice.]

3[(4A) The Central Government shall disburse the refund based on the consolidated payment advice issued under sub-rule (4).]

1Provided that the order issued in FORM GST RFD-06 shall not be required to be revalidated by the proper officer:

Provided further that the 2[payment order] in FORM GST RFD-05 shall be required to be revalidated where the refund has not been disbursed within the same financial year in which the said 2[payment order] was issued.

(5) Where the proper officer is satisfied that the amount refundable under sub-rule (1) or 5 sub-rule (1A) or sub-rule (2) is not payable to the applicant under sub-section (8) of section 54, he shall make an order in FORM GST RFD-06 and issue 4[a payment order] in FORM GST RFD-05, for the amount of refund to be credited to the Consumer Welfare Fund.

Note :

1. Inserted by Notification No. 03/2019 – Central Tax dated by 29th january, 2019

2. Substituted by Notification No. 31/2019 – Central Tax Dated 28.06.2019.  Amendment deffective date is Yet to be notified

in sub-rule (4), at all the places where they occur, for the words;

payment advice

following words shall be substituted namely;

payment order.

3. Inserted by Notification No. 31/2019 – Central Tax Dated 28.06.2019.   Amendment deffective date is Yet to be notified

4. Substituted by Notification No. 31/2019 – Central Tax Dated 28.06.2019.  Amendment deffective date is Yet to be notified

in sub-rule (5), for the words,

an advice

the following words shall be subtituted namely;

a payment order.

5. Inserted by Notification no 16/2020 by Central Tax dated 23/03/2020