A Tax Invoice is a legal document, which shows the DVAT payable/paid for a transaction. Irrespective of the accounting basis that you follow, you can claim a tax credit only if you hold a valid tax invoice at the time of furnishing your return for the tax period.
Every registered dealer must keep a copy of all tax invoices issued by him. Every dealer must preserve all the original tax invoices received by him.
8.1 What should a Tax Invoice contain
the words " Tax Invoice " in a prominent place;
name, address and TIN/registration number of the selling dealer.
Name and address of the purchaser;
TIN/registration number of the purchaser, if he is registered;
individual pre-printed number and date of issue of invoice, description ,quantity, volume and value of goods and tax charged; and
signature of dealer or his/her authorized representative.
8.2 Duplicate and Proforma Tax Invoices
If the buyer claims to have lost his original tax invoice, after the completion of certain prescribed formalities, you may issue him a copy clearly marked as a 'duplicate'. You may issue a computer printed invoice subject to the following:
Maintain a serialised number for all invoices, and
Retain the duplicate copy.
You may also use the format of tax invoice for issuing Proforma invoices. However these should be clearlymarked 'Proforma invoice not valid for tax credit.'
8.3 Retail Invoice
A retail invoice is issued by registered dealer for each transaction of sale exceeding Rs. 25/- in cases other than where a tax invoice is not issued.
8.4 A Retail Invoice should contain:
The words 'Retail Invoice" or "Cash Memorandum" or "Bill" in a prominent place.
The name address and TIN/registration number of the selling dealer.
In case of interstate sales, the name , address and TIN/registration number of the purchasing dealer and type of statutory form against which the sale has been made.
An Individual pre-printed serialized number and date of issue of the retail invoice.
Description, quantity, volume and value of goods sold and services provided. The amount of tax charged thereon indicated separately.
The signature of the dealer or of the representative authorized by him.
8.5 We trust you
Your return is self-assessment of your tax liability under DVAT Act, 2004.
8.6 How and where dealers should pay tax
You may pay the tax, together with any interest, penalty or any other amount due from you in rupees through electronic mode of payment from the e-payment portals of the following authorized banks:- (i) HDFC Bank (ii) Axis Bank (iii) State Bank of India (iv) ICICI Bank (v) IDBI Bank (vi) Punjab National Bank. (vii) Canara Bank (viii) Bank of Baroda (ix) Indian Overseas Bank (x) Union Bank of India (xi) UCO Bank (xii) Central Bank of India(xiii) Corporation Bank (xiv) Indian Bank (xv) Punjab & Sind Bank (xvi) Maharashtra Bank (xvii) Dena Bank (xviii) Bank of India (xix) Kotak Mahindra Bank or any other bank authorized by the department.OR at a Delhi branch of Reserve Bank of India.Such amounts may be paid by way of a tax deposit challan (Form DVAT 20).