Section 12 of UTGST Act 2017: Tax Collected Wrongfully and paid to Central/ UT Govt

Section 12: “Tax Collected Wrongfully and paid to Central/ UT Govt” (UTGST Act, 2017)

Provisions under Section 12 of the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (UTGST) Act, 2017 relating to “Tax wrongfully collected and paid to Central Government or Union territory Government”, are as under:

(1) A registered person who has paid the central tax and the Union territory tax on a transaction considered by him to be an intra-State supply, but which is subsequently held to be an inter-State supply, shall be refunded the amount of taxes so paid in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed.

(2) A registered person who has paid integrated tax on a transaction considered by him to be an inter-State supply, but which is subsequently held to be an intra-State supply, shall not be required to pay any interest on the amount of the central tax and the Union territory tax payable.

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