Travelling Allowance for Central Govt Employees – GST Paid reimbursable over and above travel entitlement
GST paid on Hotel accommodation by Central Government Employees for official purposes to be reimbursed over and above travel entitlement allowed – Finance Ministry issues orders
Government of lndia
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 29th June,2018
Sub: Reimbursement of Taxes/GST on the prescribed entitlement of Hotel accommodation/Guest House to Central Govt. employees – reg.
Various references have been received in this Department seeking clarification regarding admissibility of Taxes/GST on the prescribed entitlement of Hotel accommodation/Guest House as mentioned in Para 2E(i) of the annexure to this Department’s OM No. 19030/1/2017-E.IV dated 13.07.2017.
2. The matter has been considered in this Department and it is clarified that the entitlement prescribed in r/o Hotel accommodation/Guest House as mentioned in Para 2E(i) of above mentioned 0M, is exclusive of all Taxes/GST and these Taxes/GST shall be reimbursed to the Govt. employee over and above the prescribed entitlement. Further, reimbursement of GST shall be calculated on the actual charges paid by the Central Govt. employee within his/her prescribed entitlement,
3. This is issued with the approval of Competent Authority.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of lndia
Also read the following official order from finance ministry for complete details: