How to get Entry Tax Exemption Cerificate for new units under Operational phase (SHLCC Approved projects) from Commerce and Industries Department in Karnataka?

Name of the Service Entry Tax Exemption Certificate
Name of the Sub Service Entry Tax Exemption Cerificate for new units under Operational phase (SHLCC Approved projects)
Whom to approach for this service (Designated Officer)? Joint Director ( Industrial Develpoment), Department of Industries and Commerce
Procedure involved to get this service

1.Application along with the required Documents will have to be submitted to Directorate of Industries & Commerce, Bangalore .

2. Directorate will verify the proposal,and will obtain the report from concerned DIC if necessary, and on conformity with the eligibility of the unit, will issue the exemption certificate within the prescribed time schedule, in respect of Large & Mega enterprises cleared in State High Level Clearence Committee.

Who are eligible to get this service New Large and Mega enterprises (SHLCC approved projects) which have made investments in the State as per Karnataka Industrial Policy.
Documents to be enclosed with the request

1 . Application in plain paper or letter head

2 . Copy of the IEM acknowledgement part ii or industrial license or 100 percent EOU Certificate or EOU certificate whichever is applicable

3 . Copy of the project report, duly signed by promoter

4 . Vat registration copy

5 . Land documents/ records

6 . Term loan sanction order, if any

7 . Copy of partnership deed/ memorandum and articles of association/ bye-laws.

8 . Copy of first sale invoice

9 . Copy of SHLCC approval letter

10 . Statement of annual requirements of raw materials/ inputs/ components/ consumables for which entry tax exemption to be claimed

11 . Copy of license and plan approval issued by dept. Of factories and boilers wherever applicable.

12 . Copy of CFO issued form KSPCB

13 . ECC issued by DFEE, GOK/MOEF, GOI wherever applicable.

14 . Approval form energy department in case of co- generation plants

15 . Approval form secretary(sugar) commerce and industries department in case of sugar plants

16 . Form of declaration regarding employment of local persons in annxenure-8

17 . Investment certificate from the banks/financial institutions as per annexure-6 or ca certificate as per annexure-9.

Fee/Charges to be paid to get the service NIL
Maximum number of days to wait to get this service delivered 10 Working Days
Whom to approach as a appeal (Competent Officer), if the service is not delivered in time or rejected by officer Commissioner for Industrial Develpoment and Director of Industries and Commerce,
Maximum number of days to wait to get the decision of the Competent Officer 7 Working Days
Whom to approach as 2nd appeal (Appellate Authority), if the decision of the Competent officer is not acceptable or not implemented? Principal Secretary to Government, Commerce and Industries
Maximum no. of days to wait to get the decision of Appellate Authority 7 Working Days

Work Flow



No. of Days



Application received at KGSC will be submitted to joint director for perusal/initial and then entered in the inward register and it is then sent to the concerned case worker




Case worker opens a new file or processes in the concerned existing file and verifies the application and then submits the file to the next higher officer i.e., assistant/deputy director (AD/DD).


Case Worker


Concerned officer i.e., AD/DD verifies the proposal and submits the file with their opinion to joint director(id) required documents will be obtained from the concerned DIC,if necessary.


Administrative officer


Joint director (id) verifies the proposal and if eligible he will issue the certificate with the approval of commissioner(id)..


Joint Director


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