Download P VAT Form VAT -7 Application for grant of input tax credit under Punjab Value Added Tax Act, 2005 in case of loss / destruction / mutilation of Original copy of VAT invoice under Punjab Value added tax Act, 2005
As per Punjab vat Rule 26
(1) In case, the original VAT invoice has been lost, destroyed or mutilated, a taxable person, shall make an application to the designated officer in Form VAT-7 along with a duplicate copy of VAT invoice, issued by the seller and an indemnity bond in Form VAT-8 for the amount, equal to the amount of input tax claimed under such invoice.
(2) On receipt of such application, the designated officer shall cross-check the transaction and after satisfying about the genuineness of the transaction , shall allow the claim by an order to be passed within a period of sixty days from the receipt of such application.
(3) The taxable person shall avail the input tax credit only after the receipt of the order mentioned in sub-rule (2).
(4) A taxable person shall be entitled to the input tax credit, in such manner and subject to such conditions, as may be prescribed, in respect of input tax on taxable goods, including capital goods, purchased by him from a taxable person within the State during the tax period:
Provided that such goods are for sale in the State or in the course of inter-State trade or commerce or in the course of export or for use in the manufacture, processing or packing of taxable goods for sale within the State or in the course of inter-State trade or commerce or in the course of export:
Provided further that a taxable person shall be entitled to partial input tax credit in any other event, as may be provided in this section in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed:
Provided further that if, purchases are used partially for the purposes specified in this sub-section and the taxable person is unable to identify the goods used for such purposes, then the input tax credit shall be allowed proportionate to the extent, these are used for such purposes, in the prescribed manner
Provided further that input tax credit in respect of purchase tax paid or payable by a taxable person under section 19, shall be allowed subject to the conditions laid therein.
(5) Input tax credit shall be allowed only to the extent by which the amount of tax paid in the State exceeds four percent on purchase of goods –
(a) sent outside the State other than by way of sale in the course of inter-State trade or commerce or in the course of export out of territory of India; and
(b) used in manufacturing or in packing of taxable goods sent outside the State other than by way of sale in the course of inter-State trade or commerce or in the course of export out of the territory of India.
(6) Where a taxable person sends any goods as such or after being partially processed for further processing on job work basis, he shall debit the ITC by four percent of the value of such goods. If such goods after processing are received back by such person, the ITC debited at the time of despatch, shall be restored. Such person shall, however, be required to produce proper evidence in the shape of records, challans or memos or any other document evidencing receipt of such goods, whenever asked for.
(7) Input tax credit on furnace oil, transformer oil, mineral turpentine oil, water methanol mixture, naphtha and lubricants, shall be allowed only to the extent by which the amount of tax paid in the State exceeds four per cent:
Provided that these goods are used in production of taxable goods or captive generation of power.
(8) A taxable person under this section, shall not qualify for input tax credit in respect of the tax paid on purchase of, –
(a) automobiles including commercial vehicles, two wheelers, three wheelers and spare parts for the repair and maintenance thereof, unless the taxable person is in the business of dealing in such automobiles or spare parts;
(b) petrol, diesel, aviation turbine fuel, liquefied petroleum gas and condensed natural gas, unless the taxable person is in the business of selling such products;
(c) civil structure and immovable goods or properties;
(d) office equipment and building material, unless the taxable person is in the business of dealing in such goods;
(e) furniture fixtures including electrical fixtures and fittings, unless the taxable person is in the business of such goods;
(f) air-conditioning units, air circulators and refrigeration units, unless the taxable person is in the business of dealing in such goods or where air-conditioning, air circulating or refrigeration is essential for sale or storage of taxable goods or in the manufacturing process of taxable goods;
(g) weigh bridge, except when installed inside the manufacturing premises for use in the manufacturing process of taxable goods;
(h) goods used in manufacture, processing or packing of goods specified in Schedule ‘A’;
(i) goods used in generation, distribution and transmission of electrical energy unless such generation, distribution and transmission of electrical energy is for captive consumption, in which case, it would be allowed subject to the provisions of sub-section (4) of this section;
(j) the provisions of food, beverage and tobacco products, unless the taxable person is in the business of selling food, beverage and tobacco products; and
(k) goods used for personal consumption or gifts.
(9) A person, who was earlier registered for VAT and has subsequently got himself registered for TOT, shall reverse the input tax credit availed by him before such change of option, on the stock of goods held by him on the day, when he is registered as a registered person.
(10) A person, who was earlier registered for TOT and has subsequently got himself registered for VAT, shall not be entitled for input tax credit on the stock of goods held by him on the day, when he got registered as a taxable person and shall be liable to pay TOT on such stock, if sold within thirty days from such date.
(11) A person, who exports goods out of India and has claimed refund of input tax under sub–section (2) of section 18, shall reverse the input tax credit, if any, availed by him on such goods.
(12) A person shall reverse input tax credit availed by him on goods which could not be used for the purposes specified in sub-section (1) of this section or which remained in stock at the time of closure of the business.
(13) Where the selling taxable person has made any modification in respect of a sale by issuance of debit or credit note on the invoice book, the purchasing taxable person shall make necessary adjustment of input tax credit availed.
(14) Input tax credit shall be non-transferable, except where the ownership of the business of a person is entirely transferred.
(15) Save as otherwise provided hereinafter, input tax credit shall be allowed only against the original VAT invoice and will be claimed during the period in which such invoice is received.
(16) In case the original VAT invoice is lost or mutilated, the input tax credit will be available only after the designated officer has determined the credit in the prescribed manner.
(17) If upon audit or cross verification or otherwise, it is found that a taxable person has made a false input tax credit claim, the Commissioner or the designated officer, as the case may be, shall order for recovery of the whole or any part of such input tax credit, as the case may be, without prejudice to any action or penalty provided for in this Act.
(18) The onus to prove that the VAT invoice on the basis of which, input tax credit is claimed, is bonafide and is issued by a taxable person, shall lie on the claimant.