Filing an application (FORM GST ARA-01) for seeking Advance Ruling by Registered Taxpayers and Tracking or Taking Action in the Subsequent Proceedings

A taxpayer can file following types of Applications related to Advance Ruling on the GST Portal:

1) Application for seeking Advance Ruling from Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR)

2) Application for Reply to the issued Notice

3) Application of Appeal before the Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR), with Application for Condonation of Delay in Filing Appeal if applicable

4) Application of Rectification before the AAR or AAAR as per the case

Based on the Applications that are filed, Advance Ruling Proceedings can be of following types:

  • Advance Ruling: For Processing Application for seeking Advance Ruling from Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR)

  • Advance Ruling Appeals: For Processing Application of Appeal before the Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR)

  • Advance Ruling Reference: For Processing Applications referred by AAR

  • Rectification Proceedings: For Processing Applications for Rectifications of Orders issued by AAR or AAAR

  • Void Proceedings: For Processing Disposed Applications, where it was found that the Applicant has obtained an Advance Ruling by fraud, or suppression of material facts or misrepresentation of facts.

Applicant, after filing an application, needs to participate in the related proceedings and take necessary actions as intimated by AAR or AAAR.

On the GST Portal, for ease of all Applicants, details of each Application filed by the taxpayer is organized into the following six tabs in the Case Details Screen:

APPLICATIONS, NOTICES, REPLIES, ORDERS, RECTIFICATION and ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT. Applicant can easily access these tabs of an Application to track all proceedings related to that particular application and take necessary actions.

To file an application or take necessary actions related to the Proceedings of all Advance Ruling-related Applications, perform following steps:

A) Create an Application for seeking Advance Ruling from AAR if you are an Unregistered User or Create an Application for seeking Advance Ruling from AAR if you are a Registered User

B) Search for Applications related to Advance Ruling and open the Case Details Screen

C) Search and View Cause List of all Advance Ruling-related Applications

D) Take Action using APPLICATIONS tab

E) Take Action using NOTICES tab

F) Take Action using REPLIES tab

G) Take Action using ORDERS tab

H) Take Action using RECTIFICATION tab

I) Take Action using ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT tab

A. Advance Ruling by Registered Taxpayers (FORM GST ARA-01)

To apply for advance ruling, perform the following steps:

1) Access the www.gst.gov.in URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

2) Login to the GST Portal with valid credentials i.e. your User Id and Password

3) Click the Services > User Services > My Applications command.

Services

4) My Applications page is displayed.

My Applications page

5) Select the Application Type as Advance Ruling from the drop-down list.

Select the Application Type

6) Click the NEW APPLICATION button.

NEW APPLICATION

7) If there is no sufficient balance in Cash Ledger under Fee head and “Amount to be paid” is not nil, then click Deposit in Cash Ledger button to deposit the required amount in Cash Ledger.

Note: If taxpayer has sufficient balance in Cash Ledger under Fee head, click CREATE APPLICATION FOR ADVANCE RULING.

CREATE APPLICATION FOR ADVANCE RULING

8) The Create Challan page is displayed.

Create Challan

Note: In the Tax Liability Details grid, the Total Challan Amount field and Total Challan Amount (In Words) fields are auto-populated with total amount of payment to be made. You cannot edit the amount.

Select the Payment Modes as E-Payment/ Over the Counter/ NEFT/RTGS.

Click the GENERATE CHALLAN button.

The Challan is generated.

Note:

In case of Net Banking: You will be directed to the Net Banking page of the selected Bank. The payment amount is shown at the Bank’s website. If you want to change the amount, abort the transaction and create a new challan.

In case of successful payment, you will be re-directed to the GST Portal where the transaction status will be displayed.

In case of Over the Counter:

Take a print out of the Challan and visit the selected Bank. Pay using Cash/ Cheque/ Demand Draft within the Challan’s validity period. Status of the payment will be updated on the GST Portal after confirmation from the Bank.

In case of NEFT/ RTGS:

Take a print out of the mandate form and visit the selected Bank. Mandate form will be generated simultaneously with generation of challan. Pay using Cheque through your account with the selected Bank/ Branch. You can also pay using the account debit facility. The transaction will be processed by the Bank and RBI shall confirm the same within <2 hours>. Status of the payment will be updated on the GST Portal after confirmation from the RBI I.e. based on CIN received from RBI.

Click here to refer the FAQs and User Manual on Making Payment.

9) After a successful payment, user will be redirected to Advance Ruling Application page.

10) Click ‘CREATE APPLICATION FOR ADVANCE RULING’ to create application for Advance Ruling.

CREATE APPLICATION FOR ADVANCE RULING

11) Application page opens.

Application page dashboard

12) Under Details of Jurisdictional Officer section, SGST will be selected by default from the dropdown menu of ‘Application filed for’ and below details will be displayed (Name, Designation, Email ID, Address, Jurisdiction Details).

Details of Jurisdictional Officer page

13) Under Correspondence Address section, enter Building no./Flat no., Name of the primases/Building, Floor no., Road/Street, City/Town/Locality/Village.

14) Select State, District from drop down menu and enter the PIN Code.

Correspondence Address

15) If correspondence address is Same as Registered Address, select the checkbox. Address details will be auto-populated and the fields will be non-editable in this section.

Correspondence Address

16) Select the applicable checkbox for Nature of the activity(s)(proposed/present) in respect of which Advance Ruling sought.

Select the applicable checkbox

17) Select the checkbox for Issue/s on which advance ruling required (Tick whichever is applicable).

Select the checkbox for Issue

18) To download the template for Advance Ruling Application, Click Download Template.

Click Download Template

19) AdvanceRulingTemplate.docx will be downloaded in Downloads folder.

20) Click Enable Editing.

Click Enable Editing

21) Update the template with required information.

Update the template

22) Under Details of Advance Ruling Application, upload, click the Choose file button. Navigate and select the Filled template.

Details of Advance Ruling Application

23) Click Save As and Choose the folder to save the AdvanceRulingTemplate.

Click Save As

24) Select Save As Type to PDF(.pdf).

Select Save As Type

25) Click SAVE.

Click SAVE

26) Steps to convert Word File to PDF are also at in the Application.

Convert Word File to PDF

Note:

You can upload only PDF file with maximum file size for upload of as 5 MB.

27) Under Upload Supporting Documents, Enter Document Description and click the Choose File button. Navigate and select the Supporting Documents.

Upload Supporting Documents

28) After the document is uploaded, Click ADD DOCUMENT button.

Add Document

Note:

  • You can upload only PDF file with maximum file size for upload of as 5 MB.

  • Maximum 4 supporting documents can be attached in the application. The remaining documents can be handed over in hard copy during personal hearing.

29) Under Declaration, select both the checkboxes.

Declaration

30) Under Verification Tab, Enter Name of in box against ‘Son/Daughter/Wife of’, Designation.

Verification Tab

31) In the Name of Authorized Signatory drop-down list, select the name of authorized signatory.

32) In the Place field, enter the place where the form is filed.

33) Once Name of Authorized Signatory and Place is updated, Designation/Status and Date is auto-populated.

Designation/Status and Date details

34) To preview the Application before filing, Click PREVIEW. The Preview functionality is used to check the values we entered in screen are same as in downloaded PDF file.

Click Preview

35) AdvanceRuling.pdf file will be downloaded. Open the pdf file and check if all the details are correctly updated.

AdvanceRuling.pdf

36) Click Proceed to File.

Click Proceed to File

37) After filling the enrolment application, you need to digitally sign the application using Digital Signature Certificate (DSC)/ E-Signature or EVC.

Digitally signing using DSC is mandatory in case of LLP and Companies.

E-Signature or EVC

38) Once the Verification is completed, fee amount will be auto debited from the cash ledger and ARN will be generated and status is changed to Filed.

Acknowledgement

To search for Applications related to Advance Ruling and open the Case Details Screen, perform following steps:

1.Access the www.gst.gov.in URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

2.Login to the portal with valid credentials.

3.Dashboard page is displayed. Click Dashboard > Services > User Services > My Applications

Dashboard

4.My Applications page is displayed. Select "Advance Ruling" in the Application Type, select submission period in the From Date field and To Date field and click SEARCH.

My Applications

Note: Maximum of 3 months submission period can be entered at a time and minimum one day period. Using the submission period, Taxpayer can search maximum of last 7 Years data.

5.Based on your Search criteria, all types of Advance Ruling related Applications are displayed. Click the ARN hyperlink you want to open.

Click the ARN hyperlink

Click the ARN hyperlink 1

6.Case Details page is displayed. On this page, yellow header provides details of this Application. There are six tabs in the left side of the page: APPLICATIONS, NOTICES, REPLIES, ORDERS, RECTIFICATION and ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT. You can click each tab to view Application details related to the tab. APPLICATIONS tab is by default selected. You can click "View" in the Action column and download the details of the filed application.

Case Details page displayed

To search and view Cause List of all Advance Ruling-related Applications, perform following steps:

1.Access the www.gst.gov.in URL. The GST Home page is displayed.

2.Navigate to Services > User Services > Cause List

Note: You can access Cause List without logging to the GST Portal with your credentials. Navigate to Services

3.Cause List Screen is displayed.

Cause List

4.From the Type of Authority drop-down list, select Authority for Advance Ruling (u/s 96) or Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (u/s 99).

Type of Authority drop-down list

5.From the State drop-down list, select State in which Application was filed.

6.From the Jurisdiction drop-down list, select Jurisdiction in which Application was filed. This is not mandatory field.

7.Select Date.

8.Click SEARCH and Cause List of the day will be displayed. In case of no hearing scheduled for the day, following message will appear "No hearings are scheduled for date".

No hearings are scheduled for date

Note: In case you don't select any date, System will search and display the Cause List of the current day.

D. View Application Details based on which the Case was created

To view Application Details based on which this Case was created, perform following steps:

1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the APPLICATIONS tab, if it is not selected by default. This tab provides you an option to view the filed application in PDF mode. The PRN (Payment Reference Number) along with Date of Debit and Status of Applicant is also displayed here

Case Details

2.Click the View link under Action to download and view the application in PDF mode.

E. View Issued Notices and File Reply

To view issued Notices and File your Reply, perform following steps:

1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the NOTICES tab. This tab displays all the notices (Hearing/Adjournment) issued by AAR or AAAR.

View Issued Notices - Case Details

Note:

Following types of Notices can be issued against the filed Applications related to Advance Ruling:

Notices Issued by Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR)Notices Issued by Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR)
  • Notice of Personal Hearing for Admitting or Rejecting Filed Application seeking Advance Ruling
  • Notice of Adjournment
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of rectification application
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of Suo Moto rectification
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of declaring advance ruling order void
  • Notice of Personal Hearing for Admitting or Rejecting Appeals
  • Notice of Adjournment
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of in respect of reference application
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of rectification application
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of Suo Moto rectification
  • Notice of Personal Hearing in respect of declaring advance ruling order void
  • 2.Click Reply hyperlink in the Action column against the Notice for which reply is to be filed.

    Click Reply

    3.Reply application is displayed. Application Details and your details are auto-populated. The remaining details must be filled manually. To go to the previous page, you can click BACK.

    can click Back

    4.Click Download Template to download and manually fill details of Reply and then upload the converted PDF using Choose File button under Details of Reply field.

    5.If required, you can also upload supporting documents. This is not a mandatory field. To upload, first fill Enter Document Description field and then click Choose File to upload them.

    6.Enter Verification details and click PREVIEW to download and review your Reply. Once you are satisfied, click PROCEED TO FILE.

    7.A Warning message popup is displayed. Click PROCEED.

    Warning message popup is display

    8.Submit Application page is displayed. Click SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC.

    Submit Application page

    9.Acknowledgement page is displayed. Click OK.

    Acknowledgement page

    Note: You will also receive an email acknowledging receipt of this Counter reply, along with generated Reply Reference Number.

    10.GST System automatically directs you to the REPLIES tab where the reply you just filed will be displayed in a table. Also, system generated email is automatically sent to the JO/CO intimating them about successful submission of the reply and the generated Reply Reference Number.

    REPLIES tab

    Note: Once the reply is submitted, the Reply link in the NOTICES tab will get disabled. You can submit only one reply per each Notice.

    NOTICES tab

    F. View Replies/Counter-replies Filed by Self or Concerned Officer (CO)/Jurisdiction Officer (JO)

    To view Replies/Counter-replies Filed by Self or Concerned Officer (CO)/Jurisdiction Officer (JO), perform following steps:

    1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the REPLIES tab. This tab displays the replies filed by either yourself or the counter replies by the CO and/or JO, against the Notice issued by Authority.

    REPLIES - Case Details

    Note: Maximum 3 replies can be submitted against any Notice. 1 reply by Taxpayer, 1 Reply by Jurisdictional Officer and 1 reply by Concerned Officer.

    2.Click the Reply No. hyperlinks to download the filed Replies. Click Notice No. hyperlinks to download the respective notice. You can also click document names in the Supporting Documents column to download and view the documents filed along with each reply.

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    G (1). View ORDERS and File Appeal

    This section of the document discusses the steps to view ORDERS and File Appeal. In case, you want to take other actions (such as, search application, view notices and file replies, view counter replies etc.)

    To view ORDERS and File Appeal, perform following steps:

    1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the ORDERS tab. This tab displays all the Orders issued by AAR or AAAR against this case. Click File Appeal hyperlink to initiate your Appeal Application.

    Case Details

    Note 1: Here are the types of Orders issued by AAR and AAAR.

    Orders Issued by Authority for Advance Ruling (AAR)Orders Issued by Appellate Authority for Advance Ruling (AAAR)
  • Declaring Advance Ruling Void
  • Dropping Void Proceedings
  • Admission of Advance Ruling Application
  • Rejection of Advance Ruling Application
  • Advance Ruling Order
  • Rectification of Order
  • Rejection of Rectification Application
  • Declaring Advance Ruling Void
  • Dropping Void Proceedings
  • Acceptance of Condonation of Delay
  • Rejection of Condonation of Delay
  • Appeal Order (Confirming Advance Ruling)
  • Appeal Order (Modifying Advance Ruling)
  • Rectification of Order
  • Rejection of Rectification Application
  • Note 2: You can file an Appeal against only the Advance Ruling Order issued by AAR.

    2.New Application page is displayed. Act(s) for which Appeal against the Advance Ruling has to be filed is auto-selected. In case, there is no sufficient balance in Cash Ledger, click DEPOSIT TO CASH LEDGER button to deposit the required amount of the displayed Total Fee Applicable in Cash Ledger. Click here to refer the FAQs and User Manual on Making Payment. Otherwise, click CREATE APPLICATION FOR APPEAL.

    New Application

    3.Advance Ruling Appeal Application page is displayed. System auto-calculates the number of days delay in filing appeal from the date when Advance Ruling Order was passed by the AAR. If the No. of days delay in filing appeal field is not 0, you must attach the Details of Condonation of Delay (COD) in the Upload Supporting Documents field. Also, based on the Act(s) for which Appeal against the Advance Ruling has to be filed, Details of Jurisdictional Officer is auto-populated.To go to the previous page, you can click BACK.

    Note: Appeal can be filed even after 30 days and up to 60 days (even without COD) or even after 60 days from the date of communication of the order appeal against. In case of delay, please attach the Application for COD in “Upload Supporting Document” section of the Appeal Application.

    Advance Ruling Appeal Application

    4.Enter details in the Address of Appellant at which notices may be sent field in case the address for communication of Notice is different than the registered address. If the Address is same as registered address, then select the Same as Registered Address check-box and the already registered address will get pre-filled.

    5.Select the radio buttons Yes or No, based on your choice of being heard in person or not.

    6.Click Download Template to download and manually fill details of Appeal and then upload the converted PDF using Choose File button under Details of Appeal for Advance Ruling Application field.

    7.If required, you can also upload supporting documents. This is not a mandatory field. To upload, first fill Enter Document Description field and then click Choose File to upload them.

    Note: You must upload the Details of Condonation of Delay (COD) if No. of days delay in filing appeal field is not 0.

    8.Enter Verification details and click PREVIEW to download and review your Appeal Application. Once you are satisfied, click PROCEED TO FILE.

    9.In case, No. of days delay in filing appeal field is not 0; a Warning message popup is displayed. Click PROCEED.

    Warning - Click PROCEED

    10.Submit Application page is displayed. Click SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC.

    Submit Application

    11.Advance Ruling Acknowledgement page is displayed. In the top section of this page, success message is displayed in green. New generated ARN and its details are displayed in the Acknowledgement section. You can click the DOWNLOAD button to download the filed Appeal or you can click GO To My Applications hyperlink on the top-right side to open this new ARN.

    Advance Ruling Acknowledgement

    Note 1:

    Following actions take place on the GST Portal after a Taxpayer successfully files an Appeal Application against the Advance Ruling Order passed by AAR:

    • ARN gets generated along with Acknowledgement and is communicated to the Appellant through an email and SMS.

    • An email is sent to the CO and JO informing them about receipt of application along with ARN and application date.

    • The application will land in the AAAR's queue under Application inbox and will be available to all tax officials and Appeal Proceedings will follow.

    Note 2:

    Following actions take place on the GST Portal after a CO/JO successfully files an Appeal Application against the Advance Ruling Order passed by AAR:

    • ARN gets generated along with Acknowledgement and is communicated to the Appellant through an email and SMS.

    • An email is sent to the Taxpayer informing him/her about receipt of application along with ARN and application date. He/she can navigate to Dashboard > Services > User Services > My Applications and search for the Application and open the Case Details Screen. Status of the ARN will be "Pending for Order".

    • The application will land in the AAAR's queue under Application inbox and will be available to all tax officials and Appeal Proceedings will follow.

    12.On clicking GO To My Applications hyperlink, My Applications page is displayed. Once you search with today's date, the new ARN will be displayed with Status as "Pending for Order". Click ARN hyperlink.

    GO To My Applications

    13.Case Details page of your Appeal Application is displayed. You will be able to track all proceedings related to this Appeal Application and take necessary actions from this page using the tabs provided on the left.

    Case Details

    Note:

    Key-steps of the Proceedings related to an Appeal Application are:

    If COD is required:

    • AAAR reviews the COD Application and issues "Hearing Notice" for Admission/Rejection of Condonation of Delay. Its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant and Respondents, with date, place and time of hearing.

    • On the date of hearing, parties appear before the authority. AAAR can also issue an Adjournment Notice to the parties with details of new date, new place and new time of hearing.

    • After hearing the parties and examining the application and records received during Personal Hearing, if any, AAAR can take following actions:

    (i) Issue "Acceptance of Condonation of Delay" Order if AAAR is satisfied that the Appellant was prevented by sufficient cause to present the appeal within 30 days from the date of the communication of the order of the AAR. In this case, its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant and Respondents and the Status of the ARN is changed from "Pending For Order" to “Admitted”.

    (ii) Issue "Rejection of Condonation of Delay" Order if AAAR is not satisfied that the Appellant was prevented by sufficient cause to present the appeal within 30 days from the date of the communication of the order of the AAR. In this case, its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant and Respondents and the Status of the ARN is changed from "Pending For Order" to “Rejected”.

    If COD is not required or if COD is condoned and Appeal is admitted:

    • AAAR reviews the Appeal and issues "Hearing Notice" for Disposal of Advance Ruling Appeal Application. Its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant and Respondents, with date, place and time of hearing.

    • If required, Respondents can submit their Counter-replies on the GST Portal. System will send an intimation regarding the submission of counter reply by respondent to the appellant through an email.

    • On the date of hearing, parties appear before the authority. AAAR can also issue an Adjournment Notice to the parties. Its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant and Respondents, with details of new date, new place and new time of hearing.

    • After hearing the parties and examining the application and records received during Personal Hearing, if any, AAAR can take following actions:

    (i) Issue "Appeal Order (Confirming Advance Ruling)". Intimation of the Order is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant, Respondents and AAAR and the Status of the ARN is changed from "Pending For Order" to “Disposed by Appellate Authority”. If there is difference of Opinion among the AAAR Members on any point, AAAR will mention in the order that no advance ruling can be pronounced in respect of such point or points.

    (ii) Issue "Appeal Order (Modifying Advance Ruling)". Intimation of the Order is sent by a system-generated email to the Appellant, Respondents and AAAR and the Status of the ARN is changed from "Pending For Order" to “Disposed by Appellate Authority”. If there is difference of Opinion among the AAAR Members on any point, AAAR will mention in the order that no advance ruling can be pronounced in respect of such point or points.

    G. (2) File Rectification

    To file Rectification and view them, perform following steps:

    1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the ORDERS tab. This tab displays all the Orders issued by AAR or AAAR against this case. Click File Rectification hyperlink to initiate your Rectification Application.

    Case Details - ORDERS - File Rectification

    Note: In case the difference between the date of the order and rectification application filed is more than 6 months, the information message will pop up asking for confirmation if you still want to file the Rectification Application as the period exceeds 6 months from the date of the order. In case, you select “YES”, System will allow you to proceed with the application. In case, you select “NO”, System will bring you back to the earlier screen.

    2.Rectification application is displayed. Your details, Order Details, Details of JO are auto-populated. The remaining details must be filled manually. To go to the previous page, you can click BACK.

    Rectification application

    3.Click Download Template to download and manually fill details of Rectification and then upload the converted PDF using Choose File button under Details of Rectification of Order field.

    4.If required, you can also upload supporting documents. This is not a mandatory field. To upload, first fill Enter Document Description field and then click Choose File to upload them.

    5.Enter Verification details and click PREVIEW to download and review your Reply. Once you are satisfied, click PROCEED TO FILE.

    6.Submit Application page is displayed. Click SUBMIT WITH DSC or SUBMIT WITH EVC.

    SUBMIT WITH DSC

    7.Acknowledgement page is displayed. Click OK.

    Acknowledgement page

    Note: You will also receive an email and SMS confirming successful filing of Rectification, along with generated Rectification Reference Number.

    8.GST System automatically directs you to the RECTIFICATIONS tab where the Rectification of Order you just filed will be displayed in a table. You can click hyperlinks in the Rectification No. and Order No. to download their related documents. Also, intimation for submission of rectification application is sent to the JO/CO through an email and alert will go to the AAR/AAAR.

    Rectification

    Note: Rectification of Order can also be filed by CO/JO or AAR and AAAR.

    H. View Rectifications filed for Orders of an ARN

    To view Rectifications you have filed, perform following steps:

    1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the RECTIFICATIONS tab. This tab displays the Rectifications you or CO or JO or AAR or AAR have filed.

    Case Details - Rectifications

    2.Click hyperlinks in the Rectification No. and Order No. to download their related documents.

    Note: Once the Rectification Application is filed, following steps occur:

    If Rectification is filed by a Taxpayer or CO/JO:

    AAR/AAAR reviews the Application and can take the following actions:

    i. Issue "Rejection of Rectification Application" Order, with reasons for rejection: If the AAR/AAAR is satisfied that the rectification is not required or the application is time barred, it will provide an opportunity of being heard and issue "Hearing Notice" for Acceptance/Rejection of Rectification Application to the Applicant and CO and/or JO, with date, place and time of hearing. Based on the hearing, it will pass the Order. Also, Status of the ARN is updated to "Rectification Rejected". The parties (i.e. the applicant and the jurisdictional officer and/or concerned officer) will be informed about such order through email.

    ii. Proceed with Rectification:

    • AAR/AAAR issues "Hearing Notice" for Disposal of Rectification Application. Its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Applicant and CO/JO, with date, place and time of hearing. AAAR can also issue an Adjournment Notice to the parties. Its intimation is also sent by a system-generated email to the Applicant and CO/JO, with details of new date, new place and new time of hearing.

    • On the date of hearing, parties appear before the AAR/AAAR. AAR/AAAR after giving the persons concerned an opportunity of being heard can rectify the order. Status of the ARN is updated to "Application Disposed ". The parties (i.e. the applicant and the jurisdictional officer and/or concerned officer) will be informed about such order through email.

    If Suo moto Rectification is done by AAR/AAAR:

    CASE 1 - In case opportunity of being heard is required because the rectification has the effect of enhancing the tax liability or reducing the amount of admissible input tax credit, following steps take place:

    1.AAR/AAAR issues "Hearing Notice" along with the grounds of rectification. Its intimation is sent by a system-generated email to the Applicant and CO/JO, with date, place and time of hearing. AAR/AAAR can also issue an Adjournment Notice to the parties. It's intimation is also sent by a system-generated email to the Applicant and CO/JO, with details of new date, new place and new time of hearing.

    2.On the date of hearing, parties appear before the AAR/AAAR. AAR/AAAR after giving the persons concerned an opportunity of being heard can rectify the order. Status of the ARN is updated to "Application Disposed". The parties (i.e. the applicant and the jurisdictional officer and/or concerned officer) will be informed about such order through email.

    CASE 2 - In case opportunity of being heard is not required, AR/AAAR will rectify the order. Status of the ARN is updated to "Application Disposed". The parties (i.e. the applicant and the jurisdictional officer and/or concerned officer or AAR, if Order is rectified by AAAR) will be informed about such order through email.

    H. View Additional Documents

    To view Additional Documents related to a case uploaded by AAR/AAAR, perform following steps:

    1.On the Case Details page of that particular application, select the ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT tab. This tab displays the additional documents submitted physically by any party (i.e. Applicant or Jurisdictional Officer or Concerned Officer) during the hearing.

    Additional Documents

    2.Click hyperlinks in the Download Document Column to download and view.