Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017 : Bond and security for release of seized goods.

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 Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017

Summary of Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017

( Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017 explains Bond and security for release of seized goods. and is covered in Chapter XVII  – Inspection, Search and Seizure  : Inserted by the Central Goods and Services Tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2017, w.e.f. 1-7-2017.)

 Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017

Bond and security for release of seized goods.

140. (1) The seized goods may be released on a provisional basis upon execution of a bond for the value of the goods in FORM GST INS-04 and furnishing of a security in the form of a bank guarantee equivalent to the amount of applicable tax, interest and penalty payable.

Explanation.—For the purposes of the rules under the provisions of this Chapter, the “applicable tax” shall include central tax and State tax or central tax and the Union territory tax, as the case may be and the cess, if any, payable under the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 (15 of 2017).

(2) In case the person to whom the goods were released provisionally fails to produce the goods at the appointed date and place indicated by the proper officer, the security shall be encashed and adjusted against the tax, interest and penalty and fine, if any, payable in respect of such goods.


 Rule 140 CGST Rules 2017

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