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Download P Vat Form Vat – 15

Download P VAT Form VAT – 15 Return by a Taxable Person under Punjab value added tax act, 2005.

As per Punjab vat Rule 36

(1) Every taxable person shall file quarterly self-assessed return in Form VAT-15 within a period of thirty days from the date of expiry of each quarter along with the proof of the payment made into the appropriate Government Treasury and the Tax Deductions at Source (hereinafter referred to as the TDS ) certificates, if any

Provided that where a person opts to make the payment of tax through crossed cheque or bank draft, he shall enclose the crossed cheque or the bank draft, as the case may be, along with the return, which shall be filed within a period of twenty days from the date of the expiry of the quarter

Provided further that a person, whose annual gross turnover exceeds rupees one crore in the previous year, shall determine his tax liability for every month and shall pay tax by the 20th day of the month, if paid through the crossed cheque or draft and by the 30th day of the month, if paid through the treasury receipt and shall submit the same to the designated officer, along with the information in Form VAT-16; and payment for the last month of each quarter shall be made on the 20th or the 30th day of the close of quarter, as the case may be, along with the quarterly return. The return in Form VAT 15, shall be accompanied by photocopies of the treasury receipt evidencing the payment of tax for the previous two months also.

Provided further that a person making sales in the course of inter-State trade or export out of India may, by making an application to the designated officer, opt to file self-assessed return on monthly basis in Form VAT-15 within a period of twenty days, if payment of tax is made by a crossed cheque or draft and within a period of thirty days, if payment is made through a treasury receipt.

Every registered person, shall file quarterly self-assessed return in Form VAT-17 within a period of thirty days from the date of expiry of each quarter along with the proof of payment made into the appropriate Government Treasury and the TDS certificates, if any:

Provided that a person, who opts to make payment of tax through the crossed cheque or bank draft, he shall enclose the crossed cheque or the bank draft, as the case may be, along with the return, which shall be filed within a period of twenty days from the date of the expiry of the quarter.

(2) In the case of a taxable person or a registered person, having more than one place of business in the State, returns shall be submitted by the authorised person of principal place of business in the State and shall include the total value of goods sold or purchased or transferred by all additional places of business of such taxable person or registered person, as the case may be.

(3) In the event of cancellation of registration, the taxable person or registered person, as the case may be, shall file a final return in Form VAT-15 or Form VAT-17, as the case may be, within a period of thirty days of such closure along with a statement of stock existing on the date of closure.

(4) A return in Form No. VAT – 15 or VAT – 17, as the case may be, shall be in duplicate. The original copy, shall be retained by the designated officer and the duplicate copy shall be returned to the person after acknowledging the same by signing and affixing the official stamp and the receipt number.

(5) Every taxable person shall make self assessment of tax and shall file return for a period, within such time and in such form as may be prescribed.

(6) Every registered person shall make self assessment of tax and shall file return for a period, within such time and in such form as may be prescribed.

(7) Every person shall, in such manner, as may be prescribed, pay into a Government Treasury or any bank authorized to transact Government business or at the District Excise and Taxation Office, the full amount of tax due from him as per provisions of this Act and shall furnish along with the returns, receipt from such Treasury or Bank or District Excise and Taxation Office, as the case may be, showing the payment of such amount

Provided that no payment of such amount shall be accepted at the District Excise and Taxation Office, except through a bank draft or crossed cheque drawn on a local Scheduled Bank in favour of the designated officer.

(8) If any person referred to in sub-sections (1) and (2), discovers any bonafide error or omission in any return furnished by him, he may rectify such error or omission in the return, due to be filed immediately following the detection of such error or omission. If such rectification results in a higher amount of tax to be due than the original return, it shall be accompanied by a receipt for payment of the additional amount of tax, payable along-with the interest at the rate specified under this Act for the period of delay, in the manner prescribed in sub-section (3). No such rectification shall, however, be allowed after the end of the financial year immediately following the year to which the rectification relates or issue of a notice for audit or assessment whichever, is earlier. Where such rectification results in excess amount of tax having been paid than due, such excess tax shall be refundable on application as per provisions of this Act and the rules framed thereunder. No adjustment shall, however, be allowed for such excess payment.

(9) In addition to any return under sub-sections (1) and (2), the Commissioner or the designated officer may, require a taxable person or a registered person to furnish such further information along-with the returns or at any other time, as may be deemed necessary.

(10) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, the Commissioner or the designated officer, as the case may be, may by notice, direct a person

(11) other than a taxable person or a registered person, to file returns at such intervals and in such form and containing such information, as may be required.

(12) Every taxable person or registered person, as the case may be, shall file an annual statement in such form and in such manner, as may be prescribed.

(13) A taxable person or a registered person, whose registration is cancelled under section 24, shall file such final return, as may be prescribed, within thirty days from the date of cancellation by the Commissioner or the designated officer, as the case may be.

Tax deduction from the amount payable to works contractor.

1. Notwithstanding anything contained in any of the provisions of this Act, every contractee responsible for making payment to any person (hereinafter in this section referred to as the contractor) for discharge of any liability on account of valuable consideration, exceeding rupees five lac in a single contract payable for the transfer of property in goods (whether as goods or in some other form) in pursuance of a works contract, shall, at the time of making such payment to the contractor either in cash or in any other manner, deduct an amount equal to two per cent of such sum towards the tax payable under this Act on account of such contract

Provided that any individual or Hindu undivided family not registered under this Act, shall not be liable for deduction of such tax.

2. Any contractor responsible for making any payment or discharge of any liability to any sub-contractor or in pursuance of a contract with the sub-contractor, for the transfer of property in goods (whether as goods or in some other form) involved in the execution whether wholly or in part, of the work undertaken by the contractor, shall, at the time of such payment or discharge, in cash or by cheque or draft or by any other mode, deduct an amount, equal to two per cent of such payment or discharge, purporting to be a part of the tax, payable under this Act on such transfer, from the bills or invoices raised by the sub-contractor, as payable by the contractor.

3. Every person liable to deduct tax at source under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), as the case may be, shall make an application in the prescribed manner to the designated officer for allotment of Tax Deduction Number. The designated officer, after satisfying that the application is in order, shall allot Tax Deduction Number.

4. The amount deducted under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), as the case may be, shall be deposited into the Government Treasury by the person making such deduction in the prescribed manner and shall also file a return of

5. tax deduction and payment thereof in such form and in such manner, as may be prescribed.

6. Any deduction made in accordance with the provisions of this section and credited into the Government Treasury, shall be treated as payment towards the tax payable on behalf of the person from whose bills and invoices, the deduction has been made and credit shall be given to him for the amount so deducted on the production of the certificate, in the prescribed form in this regard.

7. If any contractee or the contractor, as is referred to in sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), as the case may be, fails to make the deduction or after deducting such amount fails to deposit the amount so deducted, the designated officer may, after giving an opportunity of being heard, by order in writing, direct that the contractee or the contractor shall pay, by way of penalty, a sum, equal to the amount deductible under this section, but not so deducted, and if deducted, not so deposited into the Government Treasury.

8. Without prejudice to the provision of sub-section (6), if any contractee or the contractor, as the case may be, fails to make the deduction or after deducting, fails to deposit the amount so deducted, he shall be liable to pay simple interest at the rate of one and half per cent per month on the amount deductible under this section, but not so deducted and, if deducted, but not so deposited, from the date on which such amount was deductible to the date, on which such amount is actually deposited.

9. Where the amount has not been deposited after deduction, such amount together with interest referred to in sub-section (7), shall be a charge upon all the assets of the person concerned.

10. Payment by way of deduction in accordance with sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), shall be without prejudice to any other mode of recovery of tax, due under this Act from the contractor or the sub-contractor, as the case may be.

Where on an application being made by any contractor or sub-contractor, the Commissioner or designated officer is satisfied that no deduction of tax or deduction of tax at a lower rate is justified, he shall grant him such certificate permitting no deduction of tax or deduction of tax at a lower rate, as the case may be. On furnishing of such certificate, the person responsible for deduction of tax, shall comply with such certificate.

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