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supply of cold storage service in relation to Agricultural Produce s exempt from the levy of GST

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Classification of Goods — The issue involved in this case is whether the goods comes for storage will come under the definition of agricultural produce or not & whether the supply of Cold Storage services by the applicant firm to the goods as mentioned above in the table as Group A to Group G. attracts Nil rate of duty or not as per Notification No. 11/2017 Central tax (Rate) dated 28/06/20172017 and Notification No 12 2017 -Central lax (Rate) dated 28/06/2017
Ruling—Taxability of the supply of Cold Storage services in respect of goods as mentioned under Group A to Group G in the application for Advance Ruling tiled by M/s Sardar Mai Cold Storage & Ice Factory , H-141,142,150, Malviya Industrial Area, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur is as follows :-
1. Goods mentioned under Group A fall under the definition of Agricultural Produce in terms of the aforesaid notification and so supply of cold storage service in relation to these is exempt from the levy of GST. However if and processing is done on these products as is not usually done by a cultivator or producer at farm level , then these would fall outside the definition of agricultural produce as given in the aforesaid Notification and in that cast-supply of cold storage service in relation to these would remain chargeable to GST.
2. Goods mentioned under Group B to G are not Agricultural produce in terms of the aforesaid notification and so the supply of cold storage service in relation to these would remain chargeable to GST.Sardar Mal Cold Storage And Ice Factory In Re…. — [2018] 2 TAXLOK.COM 182 (AAR-Raj)