e-Filing of VAT Return


Potential dealers are selected for e-Services. These dealers are issued with user-id and password. They logs in from their internet facility by these usrid and password. On maiden access, the dealer is compelled to changed his password. Dealer downloads the user manual, and Forms to fill up, enters data offline. Generates XML file. Again logs in and uploads the files containing data. Acknowledgement is printed for future reference. At present nearly 20,000 dealers are covered under this service. It covers almost the dealers contributing 65% of total revenue collected by the Commercial Tax, West Bengal. This has been made as the basic requirement for availing other e-services on issue of Waybills etc. Dealer is benefited by not visiting the directorate for return filing. The days of waiting in along queue has gone past. He can submit revised return using the same facility. Directorate can generate mismatch report on purchase of a dealer with the corresponding sale of the other dealer. Scrutiny for mathematical calculation is no more required as the software is scripted with this and dealer is allowed to file return successfully only when everything is correct. Even the tax credit carried forward is verified with the brought forward of tax credit in previous quarter. Input-output ratio, identification of un-registered dealer liable to take registration etc and many more analytical reports are obtained easily. The electronic filing of VAT return started from 01/01/08.

Contact Details

National Informatics Centre
West Bengal State Centre
Vidyut Bhawan Gr. Floor
Block-DJ, Sector II
Salt Lake City , Kolkata-700091