Input Tax Credit — Section 17(5)(g) of CGST Act,2017 —The applicant has their own in -house hospital for use by the employees, retirees and their dependents. This is a free center where all the services and medicines are provided free to the employees. No consideration is charged from the employees for this. This provision of free medical care is mandatory as per the Regulations made under Major Ports Act. These are mandated to be provided to the applicant's employees, their dependents, pensioners and family pensioners for their own in-patient and out-patient treatments. These treatments includes the use of medical, diagnostic equipment, apparatus, instruments, consumables, disposables, spares and repairing services for these. These goods and services are used for providing personal medical care to the individuals who are the employees and pensioners of the applicant. They are in effect used for personal consumption of the employees, pensioners and dependents.
Held that-As per Section 17 (5) (g) of CGST/TNGST ACT, input tax credit is not available for medical, diagnostic equipment, apparatus, instruments, consumables, disposables, spares and repairing services for these which the applicant is procuring for the consumption of its employees and pensioners and their dependents.—Chennai Port Trust, In Re…  14 TAXLOK.COM 110 (AAR-Tamil Nadu)