• Google Ads Traffic For Generating Sales On ClickBank


I've been advertising on Google ads since 5+ years and all these years I had no GST number so 18% of my ad spend was lost in tax. 
Here the things I advertised were ClickBank products - which pays me in USD and the products are neither held nor sold in India. I think this comes under zero rated nature of supplies. 

Here I am not charging GST for any sales but paying for advertising.

Now I've started using GST number but I have one question is the GST amount of 18% is refundable?
If it is then how to do that? 
Or are there are any other ways to save that 18% since it's a complete loss.
Asked 11 days ago in GST

Yes if your products or final service is zero rated than you can claim refund of all the amount you have spend for GST online on periodical basis and you can claim it from the date of GST Registration


Vishrut Rajesh Shah
CA, Ahmedabad
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In case of zero-rated supply without payment of tax, unutilised ITC is refundable. We can assist you in the process


For detailed discussion, you may opt for phone consultation 

Vivek Kumar Arora
CA, Delhi
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Are you providing advertisement service? or are you selling those products in your own name?

Who is your customer?

First need to check whether your service would fall under export or not and then we can decide whether you will get a refund or not.

If it falls under export you will get refund.


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Thank you.

Naman Maloo
CA, Jaipur
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