How is IGST rate on imports treated?


IGST rate on imports


How is IGST rate on imports treatedImport of goods to India is treated as interstate supply, hence treated as IGST. So IGST is levied on import of goods to India. When calculating customs duty for imports, IGST, Integrated Goods and Service Tax is also incorporated. Means, previously along with basic customs duty, CVD (Countervailing Duty) and SAD (Special Additional Duty) are accounted. However, after introduction of GST, CVD and SAD are replaced with Integrated Goods and Service Tax, IGST. So IGST and Basic Customs Duty are the main two components in determining the total import duty payable to customs at the time of Import of Goods to India after introduction GST.

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