Rate of tax— The applicant seeks advance ruling on the following;
1. Whether APSPDCL & APEPDCL is a Government authority/ Government Entity or not?
2. What is the applicable rate of GST on work agreement entered into with the APSPDCL & APEPDCL as mentioned in the Annexures.
Held that— The Applicant Contractees i.e. APSPDCL and AEPDCL are Government Companies i.e. wholly owned by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. When a copy of Audited Annual Accounts of M/s APSPDCL and APEPDCL are examined, it is evident from the schedule of Equity Share Capital of the Annual Statement that 100% share capital is held by the Government of Andhra Pradesh in the name of Honourable Governor of Andhra Pradesh. Thus, based on the above facts, it is concluded that the Government of Andhra Pradesh is having full control over the APSPDCL and APEPDCL and they are covered under the definition of Government Entities.
In the instant case, the contract entered by the applicant falls under the works contract and falls under entry no. (ii) of S.No.3 of the table of Notification No.11/2017-CT (Rate) dated 28.06.2017 and the applicable rate of tax is 18%.
Since APSPDCL and APEPDCL being the Contractees are recovering the cost of the materials that are used/consumed in the services provided to them by the applicant from the R.A. Bills issued, such cost recovered is to be included in the taxable value of the supply.—Gvs Projects Private Limited., In Re…  17 TAXLOK.COM 135 (AAR-AP)