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The contract for Erection, Procurement and Commissioning of Solar Power Plant falls under the ambit “Works Contract Services” (SAC 9954) of Notification no. 11/2017 Central Tax (Rate) dated 28 June, 2017 and attracts 18% rate of tax

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Classification of Supply — Applicant has sought ruling on the following questions:

Whether EPC contract for set up of solar power generating system be considered as a composite supply with PV modules being the principal supply and be taxed at a rate of 5% (i.e. tax rate applicable on the P. V. modules)?

Held that— As per the statement of facts submitted by the applicant, the scope of work in respect of “Turnkey Composite EPC Contract” includes designing, planning civil works, procurement of good, erection, testing and commissioning. Accordingly, “Turnkey EPC Contract” is not covered under Entry 234 of Schedule I of the Notification no. 1/2017 - Central Tax (Rate).
The contract for Erection, Procurement and Commissioning of Solar Power Plant falls under the ambit “Works Contract Services” (SAC 9954) of Notification no. 11/2017 Central Tax (Rate) dated 28 June, 2017 and attracts 18% rate of tax.Solairedirect India Llp [2018] 4 TAXLOK.COM 047 (AAR-Rajasthan)