M/s Robo Quarries Private Limited, East Wing Imperial Court, 1st Floor, 33/2, Cunningham Road, Bengaluru-560052 (herein after referred to as ‘Applicant’) having GSTIN number 29AAFCR4917D1ZC, have filed an application, on 16.05.2018, for advance ruling under Section 97 of COST Act, 2017, KGST Act, 2017 read with rule 104 of CGST Rules 2017 & KGST Rules 2017, in form GST ARA-01. They also enclosed copies of challans for Rs.10,000/- (CGST – Rs.5,000/- & SGST – Rs.5,000/-) bearing CIN No.18102900468717 dated 31.10,2018 and CIN No. 18102900468723 dated 31-10-2018.
2. The Applicant Company is engaged in manufacturing and supply of sand and a range of construction materials. They obtained mining rights from the Government of Karnataka for quarrying minerals from the mines located at different locations within the state of Karnataka.
3. In view of the above, the Applicant has sought for Advance Ruling on the following questions.
a) What is the classification for the services received by M/ s Robo Quarries Private Limited from the state of Karnataka for which Royalty is being paid by M/s Robo Quarries Private Limited? Whether the said service can be classified under the heading 9973 specifically under 997337 as licensing services for the right to use minerals including its exploration and evaluation or any other service under notification No 11/2017 -Central Tax (Rate) dated 28.06.2017 ?
b) What is the applicable rate of CST on the services received by M/ s Robo Quarries Private Limited ?
4. The Applicant has requested to permit them to withdraw the application filed for advance ruling vide their e-mail letter dated 26.022019, consequent to the amendment to the Notification No 13/2017 Central Tax (Rate) dated 28.06.2017 vide Notification No.27/2018 Central Tax (Rate) dated 31-12-2018 in according to which the services falling under serial number 17, are chargeable to GST at the rate of 18% (CGST + SGST), effective from 01.01.2019.
5. In view of the foregoing, we pass the following
The application filed by the Applicant for advance ruling is dismissed as withdrawn.