What is the law for Recovery of tax Section 43 of DVAT Act 2004
Rule 37, Form 25, 25A
(1) The amount of any tax, interest, penalty or other amount due under this Act shall be paid in the manner specified in section 36 of this Act and a notice of assessment served on the person for such an amount shall constitute a demand for payment of the amount stated in the assessment by the time stipulated in the notice of assessment.
(2) On an application made before the expiry of the due date under section 35 of this Act, the Commissioner may, in respect of any dealer or person and for reasons to be recorded in writing, extend the time for payment or allow payment by instalments, subject to such conditions as he may think fit to impose in the circumstances of the case.
(3) Any amount of tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due under this Act which remains unpaid, shall be recoverable-
(a) as arrears of land revenue, or
(b) by the Commissioner in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (6) of this section and the rules regulating the procedure of recovery of tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due as may be prescribed.
(4) Where security, other than in the form of surety bond, has been furnished under the Act, the Commissioner may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, recover any amount of tax, interest, penalty, composition money or other amount due or part thereof by ordering the forfeiture of the whole or any part of the security.
(5) Where any security tendered for the purposes of this Act is to be sold, it shall be sold in the manner stipulated in section 63 of this Act.
(6) Where any amount of tax, interest or penalty, composition
money or other amount due under this Act is recoverable in
accordance with the provisions of clause (b) of sub-section (3),
the Commissioner may prepare a recovery certificate (hereinafter
referred to as "certificate") under his signature specifying the
amount of such tax, interest or penalty, composition money or
other amount due from the dealer, casual dealer, transporter,
carrier or transporting agent, owner or lessee or occupier of
warehouse, owner of any goods or any other person (hereinafter
referred to as the "certificate-debtor") and he shall cause the
said certificate to be
served upon the certificate debtor, in such manner and form as may be prescribed and proceed to recover from the certificate-debtor the amount specified in the certificate by one or more of the following modes in accordance with the rules as may be prescribed:-
(a) attachment and sale of movable property of the certificate debtor;
(b) attachment and sale of immovable property of the certificate-debtor;
(c) arrest of the certificate-debtor and his detention in prison for a period of fifteen days;
(d) appointing a receiver for the management of the movable and immovable properties of the certificate-debtor.
(7) The Commissioner may serve upon the defaulter the recovery certificate under sub-section (6), notwithstanding that proceedings for recovery of such tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due have been initiated or continuing by any other mode.
(8) On the service of the certificate under sub-section (6)
upon a certificate debtor.-
(a) any private transfer or delivery of any of his immovable property or of any interest in any such property, shall be void against any claim enforceable in the execution of the certificate; and
(b) the amount due from time to time in respect of the certificate shall be a charge upon the immovable property of the certificate-debtor, to which every other charge created subsequently to the service of the said certificate shall be postponed.
(9) The certificate-debtor may, within thirty days from the service of the certificate, present to the Commissioner a petition denying his liability in whole or in part.
(10) The Commissioner shall hear the petition, take evidence, if necessary, and determine whether the certificate-debtor is liable for the whole or any part of the amount for which certificate was signed.
(11) Where any proceedings for the recovery of any tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due remaining unpaid have been commenced under this section and the tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due is subsequently modified, enhanced or reduced in consequence of any assessment made, or order passed on objection, appeal, revision or review under this Act, the Commissioner may inform the certificate-debtor and thereupon such proceedings may be continued as if the tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due as so modified, enhanced or reduced has been substituted for the tax, interest or penalty, composition money or other amount due which was to be recovered under sub-section (3).