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Levy of GST—In the instant case, question before authority is that—Whether charges received by the cold storage for providing service of storing of eggs, which is produce of rearing of animals/poultry farming in cold storage is exempted from payment of GST in terms of S. no. 24 of Notification No. 11/2017-CT (Rate) and S. no. 54 of Notification no. 12/2017CT (Rate) dated 28.06.2016.
Held that—Eggs are produced out of rearing of chicken (Poultry Farming) for food and as per definition of Agricultural Produce, any produce out of rearing of all life forms of animals, except the rearing of horses, for food, fibre, fuel, raw material or other similar products, on which either no further processing is done or such processing is done as is usually done by a cultivator or producer which does not alter its essential characteristics but makes it marketable for primary market.” Thus Fresh Eggs in shell on which no further processing is done are covered under definition of “agricultural produce“.
Ruling—The charges received by the applicant for providing service of storing of “fresh eggs” in shell on which no further processing is done, which are produce of rearing of animals/poultry farming, are exempted from payment of GST in terms of entry No. 24 of Notification No. 11/2017-CT (Rate) and entry S. No. 54 of Notification No. 12/2017-CT (Rate) dated 28.03.2016.[AUTHORITY FOR ADVANCE RULING, RAJASTHAN]  4 TAXLOK.COM 040 (AAR-Rajasthan)