Madam Cama Marg, Hutatma Rajguru Chowk,
Mantralaya, Mumbai 400 032, dated the 23rd October 2020
MAHARASHTRA VALUE ADDED TAX ACT, 2002,
No. VAT/1520/CR-73/Tax-1.—Whereas, the Government of Maharashtra is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action further to amend the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005 and to dispense with the condition of previous publication thereof under the proviso to sub-section (4) of Section 83 of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Act, 2002 (Mah. IX of 2005) ;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1), (2) and (3) read with the proviso to sub-section (4) of Section 83 of the said Act, and of all other powers enabling it in this behalf, the Government of Maharashtra hereby, makes the following rules further to amend the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005, namely.-
1. These rules may be called the Maharashtra Value Added Tax (Third Amendment) Rules, 2020.
2. In rule 17 of the Maharashtra Value Added Tax Rules, 2005, in sub-rule (4B), the following proviso shall be added, namely :
“Provided that, from the period starting on or after 1st April 2020, the retail outlets, not owned by any Oil Company, registered under the Act and who have effected sales of High Speed Diesel Oil or Petrol purchased from the registered dealers, within the State of Maharashtra, shall not be liable to file return under this sub-rule.”.
By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra,
Deputy Secretary to Government.