Excise & Taxation Department, Punjab has made online filing of VAT-20 (annual statement) under Punjab VAT Act, 2005, for the year 2011-12, mandatory w.e.f 01-11-2012. A public notice to this effect has been issued.
The procedure for e-filing the Annual VAT returns will be the same as the procedure prescribed for e-filing of the quarterly returns. The facility shall be available on the Department’s website www.pextax.com from 01.12.2012.
ATTN: ALL DEALERS, ADVOCATES AND CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS
1. It has been decided that the Annual VAT Returns for the year 2011-12 will be received in form VAT-20 online through the e-Return module being implemented by the Excise and Taxation Department, Punjab. All concerned are requested to note that the annual return will now be filed from 1st December 2012 to 31st December 2012. “No manual return in form VAT-20 will be received in the offices of the Excise and Taxation Department after 31th October 2012.”
2. The annexures which are to accompany the VAT-20 shall be submitted after filing of the return to the respective AETCs in-charge of the district. The annexures must be accompanied by the system generated acknowledgment of e-Return. The last date for this activity shall be 4th January 2013.
3. Those dealers who have already filed their returns for this period to their respective AETC need not file again.
4. The procedure for e-filing the Annual VAT returns will be the same as the procedure prescribed for e-filing of the quarterly returns. The facility shall be available on the Department’s website www.pextax.com from 01.12.2012. For any queries, please visit department’s website or contact officials on Mobile Number 98729-10004 or 98729-10044.
Excise and Taxation Commissioner,
Government of Punjab.
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