Those dealers who required to get their books of accounts audited under section 61 of MVAT Act, 2002 and has uploaded the audit report online are also required to file the physical copy of the audit report to sales tax department.
Commissioner of sales tax, Maharashtra State, has issued a trade circular regarding the physical submission of Form 704 dated 16/12/2013. The circular contains the following important points:-
1. The part first of form 704, duly certified by auditor is required to submit along with following documents.
a. Statement of submission of audit report duly certified along with signature stamp and seal of the dealer and with date.
b. A duly signed copy of acknowledgement generated after uploading audit report in form 704.
c. If recommendations of auditor accepted by dealer and dealer have accordingly paid the tax then he shall also required submit copies of such tax paid challans and copies of revised return if any to avoid the further inquiry in this regard.
2. The last date of submission of Form 704 along with all above documents is 25th January 2014.