Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Revenue)
Central Board of Excise and Customs, New Delhi
Subject : The manner of preparation of invoice under rule 57GG-regarding
I am directed to refer to the provisions of Rulr 52A as amended by Notificaiotn No.23/94-CE (NT) dated 20th May, 1994 according to which the duplicate copy of the invoice shall be used for taking credit under rule 57G and Rule 57T of the Central Excise Rule 1944.
2. In the above connection it is observed that Rule 57 GG does not alter the position so far as MODVAT is to be availed on the basis of the duplicate copy of the invoice. Rule 57 GG, vide paragraph 4 of the said Rule, further provides that the registered person shall issue an invoice containing the details as prescribed by the Central Board of Excise & Customs or as the case may be, Collector of Central Excise.
3. In view of the above, Board has decided that the provisions of Rule 52 A shal mutatis mutandis apply to the registered person under rule 57 GGexcept that the content of the invoice shall be in the proforma prescribed under rule 57GG read with the contents of the Board”s Circular No. 49/49/94-CX-8 dated 18.8.1994 (F.No.267/50/94-CX-8). The registered person shall also forward the triplicate copy of the invoice to the Range Officer having jurisdiction over factory of the buyer which the said Range Officer may use for comparison with the duplicate/original copy of the invoice as and where necessary.
4. Regarding the cases where the Modvat has been availed by the manufacturer on the basis of the original copy of the invoice issued under Rule 57 GG, necessary action may be initiated as per provisions of the Act and the Rules.