The Trade & Taxes Department has created Ward No. 300 and also a new zone with the name ‘E-Commerce Zone’ to deal with E-commerce companies. All the Ecommerce companies currently registered shall be shifted to this newly created Ward. Further, future new registrations will also be dealt with in this Ward.
GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI
OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER (VAT)
DEPARTMENT OF TRADE & TAXES
VYAPAR BHAWAN, I.P. ESTATE, NEW DELHI-110002.
NO.F.111/7/T&T/Misc/2000/Estt/Pt.File-I/1061-71 Dated: 12/02/2016
Recently a new phenomenon has emerged in the business in which sales are being conducted through on-line web portals. To tap the value added tax being collected on the sales being made through these web portals, the Commissioner, VAT, Govt. of NCT of Delhi has prescribed a periodical return for the persons engaged in providing facilities of electronic shopping (commonly known as E-commerce) through their web portals vide notification No.F.3(515)/PolicyNAT/2015/330-41 dated 26.06.2015 and its amendments. Since the E-commerce companies are new entrants in the market and doing business in very large volume it is desirable that they should be paid special attention by the Trade & Taxes Department. To provide better facilities to these E-commerce companies, it has been decided that a separate ward for catering to the E-commerce companies may be created in the department. Therefore, the Trade & Taxes Department hereby creates a new Ward and also a new zone with the name of ‘E-Commerce Zone’ to deal with E-commerce companies. All the E-commerce companies registered in the department shall be shifted to this newly created Ward and future new registrations for all the E-commerce companies shall be dealt in this Ward, This newly created Ward for E-commerce companies shall be called Ward No.300 and simultaneously newly created Zone shall be called ‘E-Commerce Zone’. The geographical jurisdiction for this newly created Ward No.300 and E-comrnerce Zone would be the geographical limits of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The Commissioner, Trade & Taxes and also the Value Added Tax Authorities appointed under the DVAT Act, 2005 and Rules made thereunder shall exercise all the powers in r/o this ward/zone conferred upon the said officers under the DVAT Act, 2005 and Rules made thereunder.
(S. S. Yadav)