Section 25 of Delhi Value Added Tax Act 2004 - Security from certain classes of dealers and other persons

What is Security from certain classes of dealers and other persons? Section 25 of DVAT Act 2004

Section 25 : Security from certain classes of dealers and other persons - Delhi Value Added Tax Act 2004

Rule 22 to 25 Form 12 to 15


(1) The Commissioner may, if it appears to him to be necessary so to do, for the continuance of the certificate of registration, or for the proper realisation of tax, composition money or other dues payable under this Act or as a condition of registering a person as a dealer or as a condition of making a refund under section 38 of this Act, or as a condition of de-sealing or release under sub-section (4) of section 60, require a person or prescribed class of persons to furnish security for the proper performance of their responsibilities under this Act or under the Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 (74 of 1956) in the prescribed amount, in the prescribed manner and within such time as may be prescribed.

(2) Notwithstanding sub-section (1) of this section, the Commissioner may increase, vary, reduce or waive the prescribed amount of the security, having regard to ?

(a) the nature and size of the business activities of the person;

(b) the amount of any tax, interest or penalty for which the person may be or is likely to become liable at any time under this Act;

(c) the creditworthiness of the person;

(d) the nature of the security; and

(e) any other matter which the Commissioner considers relevant.

(3) Where the security or additional security furnished by a person is in the form of a surety bond and the surety dies or becomes insolvent, the person shall within one month of the occurrence of such event, inform the Commissioner and shall within three months of such occurrence, execute a fresh surety bond.

(4) Where the surety bond has been executed by another registered dealer and the dealer's registration is either cancelled or he has closed down his business, the person shall furnish a fresh security as may be prescribed and in the manner as stated in sub-section (3) of this section.

(5) The Commissioner may, for good and sufficient cause, order the forfeiture of the whole or any part of the security furnished by a person.

(6) Where the security furnished by any person is forfeited in whole or is rendered insufficient, he shall furnish a fresh security of the requisite amount or, as the case may be, shall make up the deficiency in such manner and within such period as may be specified.



Section 21 : Amendment of registration

Section 22 : Cancellation of registration

Section 23 : Effect of de-registration

Section 24 : Registration during transition

Section 25 : Security from certain classes of dealers and other persons

Section 26 : Periodical payment of tax and furnishing of returns

Section 27 : Power to require other returns

Section 28 : Correction of deficiencies

Section 29 : Signing returns

Section 30 : Assessment of tax, interest or penalty



Section 31 : Self assessment

Section 32 : Default assessment of tax payable

Section 33 : Assessment of penalty

Section 34 : Limitation on assessment and re-assessment

Section 35 : Collection of assessed tax and penalties



Section 36 : Manner of payment of tax, penalties and interest

Section 36A : Tax deducted at source

Section 37 : Order of application of payments

Section 38 : Refunds

Section 39 : Power to withhold refund in certain cases

Section 40 : Collection of tax only by registered dealers

Section 40A : Agreement to defeat the intention and application of this Act to be void

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