Due Date of efiling of vat returns of 3rd qtr 2012-13 extended to 15th March, 2013


Excise and Taxation Department
Dated: 4thMarch 2013

Kind Attention: All VAT Dealers, Advocates, Chartered Accountants and Cost Accountants

Subject: The last date forE-Filing Returns of Q3 extended upto 15th March,2013

1. E-Filing returns of VAT-15 started on 31st January 2013. Subsequently, a newer version  of VAT-15 was also made availableon 20th February 2013, to improve the E-Filing experience for the users. However, it may please be noted that the users canupload the older version as well.

2. This is also to inform that though the filing through the older version will still continue but the newer version will provide the following better features to the users:

a. In VAT-23/24, „A/F‟ in TIN field will now be accepted for “Job Work” also.

b. In WS-5B one checkbox added select NO for all questions.

c. In VAT-15 unspecified purchase / sale amount exempted till difference of Rs. 100 (for Both + & -)

d. Search Commodity functionality implemented inside the form. User can now search and view results for commodities (& trade) within the form.

e. Form has been enabled to check the errors arising while Copy / Pasting in Dropdown validation, negative & decimal values.

f. Label name changed in VAT 18 / 19 from Description of Goods to “Description of Goods / Commodity”

3. It is also informed that till today i.e 5th March,2013(1pm ) 1,47,618 dealers have filed their  Q3 returns.However, it is acknowledged that there have planned & unplanned technical activities during the Month of Feb which have resulted in disruption to the VAT-15 e-services.

 4. It has therefore, been decided that the last date of e-filing the Q3 returns be extended  upto March 15th ,2013.

5. All concerned may also send their comments/suggestions and feedback to additionalexcise@yahoo.com cc:helpdesk.pex@wipro.com.

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