GST exemption on Advance amount payable in instalments for long term lease of plots

CBIC vide Circular No. 101/20/2019-GST dated April 30, 2019 had clarified that GST exemption on the upfront amount (called as premium, salami, cost, price, development charges or by any other name) payable for long term lease (of thirty years, or more) of industrial plots or plots for development of infrastructure for financial business under Entry No. 41 of Exemption Notification 12/2017 – Central Tax (R) dated June 28, 2017 is admissible irrespective of whether such upfront amount is payable or paid in one or more instalments, provided the amount is determined upfront.

The complete circular can be accessed at: http://www.a2ztaxcorp.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/circular-cgst-101.pdf