Circular No. 88/07/2019-GST
F. No. CBEC-20/16/04/2018 - GST
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Revenue
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
GST Policy Wing
New Delhi, Dated the 1 st February, 2019
The Principal Chief Commissioners / The Principal Directors General / Chief Commissioners
/ Directors General (All) / Principal Commissioners / Commissioners of Central Tax (All)
Subject: Changes in Circulars issued earlier under the CGST Act, 2017 – Reg.
The CGST (Amendment) Act, 2018, SGST Amendment Acts of the respective States, IGST (Amendment) Act, 2018, UTGST (Amendment) Act, 2018 and the GST (Compensation to States) (Amendment) Act, 2018 (hereafter referred to as the GST Amendment Acts) have been brought in force with effect from 01.02.2019.
2. Consequent to the GST Amendment Acts, the following circulars issued earlier under the CGST Act, 2017 are hereby amended with effect from 01.02.2019, to the extent detailed in the succeeding paragraphs.
3. Circular No. 8/8/2017 dated 04.10.2017 The circular is revised in view of the amendment carried out in section 2(6) of the IGST Act, 2017 vide section 2 of the IGST (Amendment) Act, 2018 allowing realization of export proceeds in INR, wherever allowed by the RBI. Accordingly, the original and the amended relevant para of the circular are detailed hereunder.
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