Download DELHI VAT Form DVAT 23: Delhi Value Added Tax Refund Form
DELHI VAT Rule 35 Refund of tax for embassies, officials, international and public organizations
(1) Subject to sub-rule (2) of this rule, an organisation listed in the Sixth Schedule of the Act (in this rule called “the organisation”) may apply for the refund of tax borne by it or by a qualified person as defined in sub-rule (6) on the purchase of goods once in every quarter, if-
(a) the goods were purchased by the organisation or the qualified person from a registered dealer against a tax invoice and the sale price of the goods covered in each single tax invoice exceeds five thousand rupees (excluding tax paid, if any) or such other amount as may be notified by the Commissioner;
PROVIDED that the relaxation regarding production of retail invoices for claiming refund under sub rules (1) (a), (2), (10) and (11) of this rule shall only be available to Embassies, High Commissions, International Organizations and their qualified persons and not to any other public organization listed in the Sixth Schedule
(b) the goods purchased are for the uses specified in the Sixth Schedule in respect of the particular organization;
(c) such other restrictions or conditions as may be notified by the Commissioner have been satisfied.
(2) An application for refund under section 41 shall be made by the organisation on behalf of itself and every qualified person attached to the organisation in Form DVAT-23 within a period
of twenty eight days from the end of the relevant quarter covering all purchases made against tax invoices in that quarter.
PROVIDED that, an application for refund under section 41 shall be made by the Embassies, High Commissions, International Organizations on behalf of itself and every qualified person attached to such organization in Form DVAT-23 within period of three months from the end of the relevant quarter covering all purchases made against tax invoices/retail invoices in that quarter.
Explanation. – For the purpose of this rule, the organisation shall be deemed to be an agent duly authorised by all qualified persons attached to the organisation to make such a claim.]
(3) A refund made to the organisation shall be deemed to be made to each qualified person through its agent duly authorised by the qualified person to receive such a payment.
(4) Where an application for a refund is made in accordance with sub-rule (1) and the application is made in the prescribed form, manner and time, the refund shall be paid by the Commissioner within 30 days from the day when the Commissioner receives the application along with refund order in Form DVAT-22.
(5) The amount of any refund shall be paid to a single account with a bank nominated by the organisation and any deposit made by the Commissioner to the account shall be deemed to be paid to the organisation and to every qualified person.
(6) Subject to the restrictions and conditions notified by the Commissioner, for the purposes of this rule, a “qualified person” means a person referred to in Sixth Schedule of the Act.
(7) Where an express term in a treaty or other international agreement to which the President or the Government of India is a party is inconsistent with the conditions in this rule, such treaty or international agreement shall prevail.
(8) A claim for a refund of tax made under this rule shall be a composite of all the claims for a refund of tax of the organisation and every qualified person attached to the organisation.
(9) The form shall be signed by the Chief of the Organisation or a person duly authorised by him. In case the form is signed by an authorised signatory, the form shall be accompanied by the letter of authorization signed by the Chief of the Organisation.
(10) The organization claiming a refund under this rule shall be required to retain all tax invoices based on which such refund is claimed for a period of one year from the date on which the refund is made.
(11) The tax invoices filed along with the form shall be stamped by the Commissioner and returned along with the refund order in Form DVAT-22.]
(12) Notwithstanding anything contained in this rule to the contrary, where an organization, listed in the Sixth Schedule in the entry at Sl. No. 1, for the purpose of receiving the refund of tax borne in two different bank accounts viz. the refund of tax borne by the organization itself in one account and the refund of tax borne by all the qualified persons attached to the organization in the other account, furnishes two separate applications in Form DVAT-23, the commissioner may pay the refund admissible in two bank accounts.
Department of Trade and Taxes
Government of NCT of Delhi
Form DVAT 23
PART – A
[See Rule 35]
Delhi Value Added Tax Refund Form