Rule 94 of CGST Rules 2017: Order Sanctioning Interest on Delayed Refunds

Provisions under Rule 94 of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 relating to “Order Sanctioning Interest on Delayed Refunds”, are as under:

CGST Rule 94: Order Sanctioning Interest on Delayed Refunds (Chapter-X: Refund) 

Where any interest is due and payable to the applicant under section 56, the proper officer shall make an order along with a payment order in FORM GST RFD-05, specifying therein the amount of refund which is delayed, the period of delay for which interest is payable and the amount of interest payable, and such amount of interest shall be electronically credited to any of the bank accounts of the applicant mentioned in his registration particulars and as specified in the application for refund.

Amendments History:

1. CGST Rule 94 amended vide Notification No. 31/2019 Central Tax dt. 28 June 2019., pending notification on effective date. Subsequently, 24th Sept. 2019 notified as the effective date vide Notification No. 42/2019 Central Tax dt. 24 Sept. 2019.


It may be noted that the above information is based on Updated CGST Rules 2017 (amended upto 5th May 2020), as compiled/ shared by CBIC (i.e. as notified/ amended upto 5th May 2020 by the CBIC). However, for detailed/ official information and/ or subsequent updates, please refer relevant Notifications. E&OE

Further, it may be noted that Rules 27 to 138 (pertaining to various Chapters) of the Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST) Rules, 2017 were initially notified by CBIC vide CGST (2nd Amendment) Rules, 2017 Notification No. 10/2017 Central Tax dt. 28 June 2017, applicable w.e.f. 1 July 2017 (or as may be specified in respective Rules).

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