Haryana Lets GST Refund on Covid Items’ donation
The Haryana government has allowed reimbursement of goods and service tax paid by companies, non-governmental organisations and individuals on purchase of 15 items including Covid vaccines, remdesivir injections, ventilators and oxygen cylinders that they have donated free of cost to the state government or state-run hospitals. Haryana is the first state to give such a relaxation. The Centre has already waived integrated GST (IGST) till June 30 on the import of Covid-related relief material donated or received from outside India for free distribution. “In order to encourage such efforts, it is necessary in the public interest to facilitate donation of such items appearing in the table annexed herewith by way of reimbursement of GST, if any, already paid on such Covid- related items.
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The 17th May 2021
No. 28/19/2021-5B&C.— In view of the surge in number of cases of COVID-19 pandemic, the State of Haryana is facing acute shortage of liquid medical oxygen and other health equipment such as ventilators, medicines etc. Large number of Corporates, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and individuals are coming forward to help the State Government in its efforts to augment the health infrastructure and equipment by way of donating such material to Government medical facilities.
In order to encourage such efforts, it is necessary in the public interest to facilitate donation of such items appearing in the table annexed herewith by way of reimbursement of GST (including the State, Central or IGST portions), if any, already paid on such covid related items. The reimbursement of GST shall be subject to the following conditions:
- Such covid related material shall be donated free of cost to the Government of Haryana, hospitals run by State Government, or any Hospital/ Institution permitted by State Government to receive such material through Health & Family Welfare, Department, Government of Haryana.
- This Scheme shall remain in force up to and inclusive of the 30th June, 2021.
- The Health & Family Welfare Department shall issue a certificate of such donation, which shall be submitted by such donors to the Excise and Taxation Department for claiming refund, which shall after verifying the amount of GST paid, sanction the reimbursement of GST.
By order and in the name of Governor of Haryana.
Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Finance Department.
|1||Oxygen concentrator including flow meter, regulator, connectors and tubings|
|2||Vacuum Pressure Swing Absorption (VPSA) and Pressure Swing Absorption (PSA) oxygen plants, cryogenic oxygen Air separation Units (ASUs) producing liquid/gaseous oxygen.|
|3||Oxygen canister/cylinders (D-type or B-type)|
|4||Oxygen filling systems|
|5||Oxygen storage tanks|
|7||ISO containers for Shipping Oxygen|
|8||Cryogenic road transport tanks for Oxygen|
|9||Oxygen cylinders including cryogenic cylinders and tanks|
|10||Ventilators, including ventilator with compressors; all accessories and tubings; humidifiers; viral filters (should be able to function as high flow device and come with nasal canula).|
|11||High flow nasal canula device with all attachments; nasal canula for use with the device|
|12||Helmets for use with non-invasive ventilation.|
|13||Non-invasive ventilation nasal masks for ICU ventilators|