Import of Challenge cups and trophies exempted from paying IGST and import duty


Import duty and IGST exempted for import/re-import of trophies and challenge cups

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259/58-Customs, dated 11.10.1958 is valid when introduction of GST in India on July 01, 2017 for exemption of IGST on imports.


According to customs notification number 259/58 dt.11.10.1958,  import duty is exempted to Challenge cups and trophies:  (a) Which have been won by any unit of the Defence Forces in India or by a particular member or members of such unit in a competition; or  (b) Which are being re-imported and which before being exported has been won by any such unit or member or members of a unit in a competition; or   (c) Which have been sent by donors resident abroad for presentation to or competition among such units or members of such units.


The above exemption is also granted to IGST under GST as per Customs Notification No.259/58 dt. 11.10.1958.


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customs notification number 259/58 dt.11.10.1958


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