SAD or special additional duty are the charges that a client pays at the rate of 4%. We, at our end make sure to assist our clients in getting their Refund of Special Additional Duty (SAD) without minimal complications.
Conditions to be fulfilled for the refund :
All the duties, including the SAD of customs shall be paid by the importer of those goods
The importer shall pay appropriate sales tax or value added tax on the sale of those goods
A claim shall be filed by the importer for a refund of the SAD of customs charged on the imported goods with the jurisdictional customs officer
While issuing the invoice for the sale of the said goods, the importer shall specify on the invoice that no credit of the additional duty of customs in respect of the goods covered is charged under sub-section (5) of section 3 of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975 shall be admissible; (Credit and refund is not available simultaneously)
Following are the documents to be attached to the refund claim :
Time Limit :
- Documents for the payment of sales tax or value added tax (VAT)
- Documents for the payment of the Special Additional Duty
- Invoices of the imported goods
- Self Declaration/ Affidavit
- Copy of the consignment sale agreement
The importer has the time limit of one year from the date of SAD payment to file the claim.