Delhi HC issues notice to Govt. in a plea seeking direction for processing of IGST Refund on Account of Export of Goods [Read Order]

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The Delhi High Court issued notice to the government in a plea seeking direction for processing of Integrated Goods and Service Tax (IGST) refund on account of export of goods.

The petitioner, Syschem India Limited raised the grievance that the refund of Integrated Goods and Services Tax due to it for the financial year 2019-2020 has not been remitted up until now.

According to the petitioner, the amount to be refunded is Rs.53,97,397. It is the petitioner’s case that this refund concerns 17 invoices generated on account of export of goods.

Mr. Shivashish Karnani, the counsel for the petitioner submitted that Although, it is not disputed by the petitioner that certain typographical errors did creep in the GST returns filed by it; however, according to the petitioner, on the Goods and Services Tax Network portal, there is no provision for correcting the errors.

“Refund was not processed on account of clerical mistakes in furnishing of GST returns which led to mismatch with the details as appearing in shipping bills and also since no facility for rectification provided by GSTN portal,” Mr. Karnani further added.

The Division bench of Justice Rajiv Shakdher and Justice Talwant Singh directed the issuance of notice on the Government and via all permissible modes including email in respect of processing of IGST refund on account of export of goods along with a plea seeking direction to revenue for payment of due interest from the date of shipping bill.

The bench listed the matter on August 04, 2021 as the next date of hearing.

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