Download DELHI VAT Form DVAT 24B: Notice under sub-section (2) of section 74A
DELHI VAT ACT Section 74A Revision
(1) After any order including an order under this section or any decision in objection is passed under this Act, rules or notifications made thereunder, by any officer or person subordinate to him, the Commissioner may, of his own motion or upon information received by him, call for the record of such order and examine whether –
(a) any turnover of sales has not been brought to tax or has been brought to tax at lower rate, or has been incorrectly classified, or any claim is incorrectly granted or that the liability to tax is understated, or
(b) in any case, the order is erroneous, in so far as it is prejudicial to the interest of revenue, and after examination, the Commissioner may pass an order to the best of his judgment, where necessary.
(2)(a) For the purpose of the examination and passing of the order, the Commissioner may require, by service of notice, the dealer to produce or cause to be produced before him such books of accounts and other documents or evidence as he thinks necessary for the purposes aforesaid.
(b) Notwithstanding anything contained to the contrary in section 34, no order under this section shall be passed after the expiry of four years from the end of the year in which the order passed by the subordinate officer has been served on the dealer.
(c) Notwithstanding anything contained to the contrary in section 34, where in respect of any order or part of the said order passed by the subordinate officer, an order has been passed by any authority hearing the objection or any appellate authority including the Tribunal or such order is pending for decision in objection or in appeal, or an objection or an appeal is filed, then, whether or not the issues involved in the examination have been decided or raised in the objection or the appeal, the Commissioner may, within five years of the end of the year in which the said order passed by the subordinate officer has been served on the dealer, make a report to the said objection hearing authority or the appellate authority including the Tribunal regarding his examination or the report or the information received by him and the said appellate authority including the Tribunal shall thereupon, after giving the dealer a reasonable opportunity of being heard, pass an order to the best of its judgment, where necessary.
(3) If the Commissioner has initiated any proceeding before an appropriate forum against an issue which is decided against the revenue by an order of the Tribunal, then the Commissioner may, in respect of any order, other than the order which is the subject matter of the order of the Tribunal, call for the record, conduct an examination as aforesaid, record his findings, call for the said books of account and other evidence and pass an order as provided for under this section as if
the issue was not so decided against the revenue, but shall stay the recovery of the dues including the interest or penalty, insofar as they relate to such issue until the decision by the appropriate forum and after such decision, may modify the order of revision, if necessary.
(4) No proceedings under this section shall be entertained on any application made by a dealer or a person.
(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in any judgment, decree or order of any court, the provisions of this section shall be deemed to have come into effect with effect from the 1st April, 2005.
Department of Trade and Taxes
Government of NCT of Delhi
Form DVAT 24B
[See Rule 36A]