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ITC - ELIGIBLE FOR GST ON PURCHASE OF AMBULANCE ??
Our Pharma client is purchasing an Ambulance for plant staff, we are informed no itc credit can be availed as it traps under 17(5)(a) for motor vehicle used for transportation of persons having seating capacity not more than 13 persons,please note this is a specialty vehicle having no seating but carries portable bed , this is maruti ecco converted at maruti plant and cleared from their factory gate as ambulance and not as car, even rto registration fees are different for a regular car and an ambulance , Prime definition in motor vehicle act 1988 , Motor-car, defined-: as other than a “transport vehicle” and “transport vehicle” means a public service vehicle, a goods carriage, an educational institution bus or a private service vehicle; Thus Ambulance being a private service vehicle, it is not motor car but a specialty Vehicle, kindly share your views and other suggestions to drive point on this GST ITC eligibility Thanks
CA VIPUL D. JHAVERI
Jun 27 2020 12:00AM