No levy of Service Tax/GST on the fee paid for award of license for sale of liquor – Vide Decision Of High Court Of Punjab And Haryana in Rajwinder Singh V. Commissioner, CGST Commissionerate, Jalandhar

Facts of the Case: The petitioner(Rajwinder Singh) has received notices dated 29.05.2017, 14.07.2017 and 11.01.2018 asking him to furnish certain information with reference to levy of service tax on the fee paid for award of license for sale of liquor.

The respondent(CGST Commissionerate,Jalandhar) fairly submitted that he has received instructions to the State that in 26th meeting of GST Council held on 10.03.2018 it has been decided that no GST/Service Tax is leviable on the fee paid for grant of license sale of liquor for human consumption.

Judgement : Keeping in view the statement made by the respondent, Honorable High Court of Punjab and Haryana has rendered the present petition infructuous and disposed the petition accordingly.

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