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Laterals of drip irrigation system will attract GST 12%

Shanti Prime Publication Pvt. Ltd.

Classification of goods—The applicant seeks advance ruling over the coverage of various items used in the sprinklers and drip irrigation systems sold individually as well as part of a complete system.
2. The applicant is engaged in manufacturing and trading of various plastic and metallic items which are used in agricultural irrigation. These items are Adopter, coupler, Tee, Clamps, Foot button, Ripit, Nozzle etc. All these items are used as part of sprinkler or Drip irrigation system depending upon the requirement of each farmer. These items are supplied as part of a complete sprinkler or drip irrigation system and also as spares separately as and when required by farmer for replacement.
3. All above items are used by the farmers and most of the items do not have an independent use. They are used only as part of Sprinkler or Drip irrigation system for the purpose of irrigation only.
Held that :- As per entry No. 195 B of the schedule II of Notification No. 1/2017 - CT (Rate) dated 28-6-2017, as amended by Notification No. 06/2018 - CT (Rate) dated 25-1-2018, Laterals of sprinklers such as clamps, bends, tee, coupler, bush, foot button, latch, clamp, riser pipe, socket etc. are not covered to attract GST 12% (CGST 6% + SGST 6%) but instead will attract GST at 18% (CGST 9% + SGST 9%).
Laterals of drip irrigation system will attract GST 12% (CGST 6% + SGST 6%). [2018] 3 TAXLOK.COM 042 (AAR-Rajasthan)