Punjab VAT due date for e-filing returns of Q3 extended till March 15th, 2013

Excise and Taxation Department
Dated: 4thMarch 2013
Kind Attention: All VAT Dealers, Advocates, Chartered Accountants and Cost Accountants
Subject: The last date for E-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 eservices.
  4. 4. It has therefore, been decided that the last date of e-filing the Q3 returns be extended uptoMarch15th ,2013.
  5. 5. All concerned may also send their comments/suggestions and feedback to


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