MVAT

In the rush of GST Take Care of MVAT Audit

Goods and Services Tax - GST has been applicable from 1st July but Sales tax department has issued notification regarding VAT Audit on 8th December. Please explain in details regarding VAT Audit. ...

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Steps to resolve GST Migration Issue: Edited Details in Part-B are Not Getting Saved

Goods and Services Tax - Some taxpayers have approached with the complaint that their migration is incomplete and they are trying to edit some details in Part-B, but the details filled are not getting saved. This is mainly due to some technical error in any of the following sections...

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A Shift from MVAT to GST for Traders

Goods and Services Tax - The Biggest Indirect Tax Reform of India is about to take place on 1st July, 2017. A Summarized Format of Significant Differences under M-VAT Provisions & GST has been given below :-...

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Issue and solution to challan paid details but not updating on MVAT draft return

Goods and Services Tax - I have noticed many of us facing the issue of not reflecting challan details or amount paid details in the Mvat draft return for VAT, CST, PT and luxury tax return filling for April 2016 onwards....

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Maharashtra Budget 2017-2018 Highlights with Speech

Goods and Services Tax - In this article we have compiled highlights of Maharashtra Budget 2017-18 alongwith Budget Speech including the changes on Tax Front in GST, Formation of additional benches of Maharashtra Sales Tax Tribunal, Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, Profession Tax Act, Entry Tax Act, Sugarcane Purchase Tax, Value Added Tax, Lottery tax etc. Budget...

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MVAT Audit Acknowledgement submission date extended to 26.02.2018

Goods and Services Tax - Due to public holidays on 24th and 25th February 2018, last date for submission of physical copy of acknowledgment of Form e-704 is extended by one day i.e. up to 26.02.2018. Source- https://mahagst.gov.in/en/due-public-holidays-24th-and-25th-february-2018-last-date-submission-physical-copy-acknowledgment...

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Two websites for VAT / GST Dealers in Maharashtra wef 26.12.2017

Goods and Services Tax - MGSTD Portals Starting from 26/12/2017 MGSTD will have two portals, www.mahavat.gov.in for old e-Services and www.mahagst.gov.in for all New Automation / SAP e-Services. www.mahavat.gov.in 1. Prior period return filing, prior period e-CST declarations and audit VAT Audit Report (e-704) for F.Y.2016-17 and earlier periods along with CDA sh...

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MVAT: Ease of doing Business Initiative by Dept. of Sales Tax

Goods and Services Tax - Registration process and payment of Fee for registration is end to end online for all the Acts administered by the Department (MVAT Act, CST Act, Entry Tax Act, Profession Tax Act, Luxury Tax Act and Sugarcane Purchase Tax Act....

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Waiver of Late Fee for late filing of VAT, CST, PT & Luxry Tax returns

Goods and Services Tax - Waiver of Late Fee for late filing of VAT and CST returns in Maharashtra The Trade has represented that many technical difficulties are being faced by them while filing their returns and therefore the late fees for delayed filing of returns should be waived. The issue was examined and in order to provide relief to […]...

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Maharashtra VAT Advance Ruling Authority Regulations, 2016

Goods and Services Tax - An application under sub-section (2) of section 55 shall be made in Form 703. Every such application shall be verified in the manner indicated therein. The applicant shall clearly set out and specifically mention where the question/ questions falls in sub rule (1) of rule 63 prescribed for said purpose....

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Port Trust is a dealer liable to sales tax under Bombay Sales Tax Act 1954: HC

The Board of Trustees of the Port of Bombay Vs. The State of Maharashtra (Bombay High Court) - judgment of the Supreme Court in Cochin Port Trust holds the field. We are accordingly of the view that the Port Trust falls within the definition of dealer and is liable to sales tax under the Bombay Sales Tax Act 1954....

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Bombay HC on inclusion of insurance and carrying charges in ‘Sale Price’

The Commissioner of Sales Tax Vs. M/s. Ravi Trading Company (Bombay High Court) - A division bench of the Bombay High Court, on Monday, held that insurance charges and carrying charges do not form part of the sale price under section 2(29) of the Bombay Sales Tax Act, 1959. A bench comprising Justices R.K Deshpande and Manish Pitale was hearing a departmental appeal against the o...

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SC Upheld validity of MVAT (Levy, Amendment and Validation) Act, 2009

Eurotex Industries and Exports Limited Vs State of Maharashtra & Anr. (Supreme Court of India) - SC upheld constitutional validity of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax (Levy, Amendment and Validation) Act, 2009 which amended certain provisions in the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 (MVAT Act) with retrospective effect from April 01, 2005. ...

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Railway catering services not exempt from sales tax: Bombay HC

Union of India Vs State of Maharashtra and Ors. (Bombay High Court) - The only contention and which has prevailed throughout is that the departmental catering service being a property of the Union of India through General Manager, Western Railway, it squarely falls within the exemption provision and particularly carved out by Article 285 of the Constitution of India. ...

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VAT on Tractors: General Entry cannot override specific Entry

M/s Kirloskar Oil Engines Ltd. Vs The Commissioner of Sales Tax (Bombay High Court) - In this case on the applicability of VAT Rate under Bombay Sales Tax Act, 1959 it was held by Bombay High Court that Tribunal was justified in holding that the bearings sold by the Applicant were covered by Entry C-II-146 of the Bombay Sales Tax Act, 1959 and not by Entry C-II102(2) as auto parts an...

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Manual filing & processing of GST refund of inverted tax structure & deemed exports

Trade Cir. No. 8T of 2018 - (21/02/2018) - As explained earlier, due to the non-availability of the refund module on the common portal, it has been decided, on the recommendations of the Council, that the applications /documents /forms pertaining to refund claims on account of inverted tax structure and deemed exports shall be filed and pro...

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Single revised return for year 2016-17 onwards under MVAT Act

Trade Circular No. 07T of 2018 - (17/02/2018) - The new single revised return filing process envisages preparation of invoice-wise sales and purchase annexure. For this dealer is required to visit to MGSTD Web-site and download the return template form. The new process of filing of single revised returns for the periods starting from Apr 2016 is ...

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Procedure to obtain CST declarations for period starting from 01/04/2016

Trade Cir. 06T of 2018 - (14/02/2018) - he dealers registered under the CST Act, 1956, on or after 25.05.2016 can apply for eCST declarations for the periods starting from 01.04.2016 on the SAP System available on the web Portal mahagst.gov.in. The process of raising, downloading and cancelling CST declarations has been explained in Trade...

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Modification to Circular No. 37T of 2017 dated 24th August 2017

Trade Cir. No. 5T of 2018 - (09/02/2018) - VAT registration of the dealers not selling the goods mentioned above are deemed to be cancelled from 30 June 2017, it has become necessary to allow the dealers to remain registered under the MVAT/ CST Act if they sell the above mentioned goods...

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Postponement of introduction of E-way bill under GST in Maharashtra

Notification No. 11/2018-State Tax - (05/02/2018) - Government of Maharashtra hereby rescinds, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such rescission, the notification of the Maharashtra Government, Finance Department No. MGST1018/C. R.-04/Taxation-1 [Notification No. 74/2017 –(State Tax)] dated the 29th December, 2017 ...

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MVAT Audit Acknowledgement submission date extended to 26.02.2018

Due to public holidays on 24th and 25th February 2018, last date for submission of physical copy of acknowledgment of Form e-704 is extended by one day i.e. up to 26.02.2018. Source- https://mahagst.gov.in/en/due-public-holidays-24th-and-25th-february-2018-last-date-submission-physical-copy-acknowledgment...

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Manual filing & processing of GST refund of inverted tax structure & deemed exports

Trade Cir. No. 8T of 2018 (21/02/2018)

As explained earlier, due to the non-availability of the refund module on the common portal, it has been decided, on the recommendations of the Council, that the applications /documents /forms pertaining to refund claims on account of inverted tax structure and deemed exports shall be filed and processed manually till further orders....

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Single revised return for year 2016-17 onwards under MVAT Act

Trade Circular No. 07T of 2018 (17/02/2018)

The new single revised return filing process envisages preparation of invoice-wise sales and purchase annexure. For this dealer is required to visit to MGSTD Web-site and download the return template form. The new process of filing of single revised returns for the periods starting from Apr 2016 is being explained in the latter part of th...

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Procedure to obtain CST declarations for period starting from 01/04/2016

Trade Cir. 06T of 2018Trade Cir. 06T of 2018 (14/02/2018)

he dealers registered under the CST Act, 1956, on or after 25.05.2016 can apply for eCST declarations for the periods starting from 01.04.2016 on the SAP System available on the web Portal mahagst.gov.in. The process of raising, downloading and cancelling CST declarations has been explained in Trade Circular No 8T of 2017....

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Modification to Circular No. 37T of 2017 dated 24th August 2017

Trade Cir. No. 5T of 2018 (09/02/2018)

VAT registration of the dealers not selling the goods mentioned above are deemed to be cancelled from 30 June 2017, it has become necessary to allow the dealers to remain registered under the MVAT/ CST Act if they sell the above mentioned goods...

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Postponement of introduction of E-way bill under GST in Maharashtra

Notification No. 11/2018-State Tax (05/02/2018)

Government of Maharashtra hereby rescinds, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such rescission, the notification of the Maharashtra Government, Finance Department No. MGST1018/C. R.-04/Taxation-1 [Notification No. 74/2017 –(State Tax)] dated the 29th December, 2017 ...

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SAP based e-CST module on MAHAGST portal for dealers registered before 25.05.2016

Trade Circular No: 04 T of 2018 (01/02/2018)

The date on which the utility of obtaining the e-CST declarations shall start on MAHAGST portal will be notified soon through a Trade Circular. In the meantime, the nodal officers with whom the e-CST applications of the dealers registered prior to 25/05/2016, for periods up to 30 /06/2017 are pending have been instructed to dispose off th...

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MGST Notification No. 09/2018-ST(R)- Amendment to Notification No. 45/2017-SGST (Rate)

Notification No. 9/2018-State Tax (Rate). (25/01/2018)

Government of Maharashtra makes the following amendments in Notification No. 45/2017- State Tax (Rate)], dated the 14th November, 2017, published in the Maharashtra Government Gazette, Extra-ordinary, Part IV-B, No. 374, dated the 14th November, 2017, namely :—...

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MGST Notification No. 08/2018-ST(R)- Amendment to Notification No. 1/2017-SGST (Rate)

Notification No. 8/2018-State Tax (Rate). (25/01/2018)

Government of Maharashtra hereby exempts the state tax on intra- state supplies of goods, the description of which is specified in column (3) of the Table below ...

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MGST: Amendment to Notification No.2/2017-SGST (Rate)

Notification No. 7/2018-State Tax (Rate) (No. GST-1018/C.R.16(2)/Taxation-1) (25/01/2018)

No. GST-1018/C.R.16(2)/Taxation-1.– In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (3) of section 11 of the Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 (Mah. XLIII of 2017), the Government of Maharashtra, on the recommendations of the Council...

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