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Gujarat high court sets aside IGST on ocean freight.

Reverse Charge — The writ-applicants challenged the levy of the IGST on the estimated component of the Ocean Freight paid for the transportation of the goods by the foreign seller as sought to be levied and collected from the writ-applicants as the importer of the goods. No tax is leviable under the IGST Act, 2007, on the ocean freight for the services provided by a person located in a non-taxable territory by way of transportation of goods by a vessel from a place outside India upto the customs station of clearance in India and the levy and collection of tax of such ocean freight under the impugned Notifications is not permissible in law. Writ applications allowed. — Mohit Minerals Pvt Ltd Vs. Union of India & 1 Other [2020] 20 TAXLOK.COM 045 (Gujarat)