A) General Instructions:-
New return forms Form 231, Form 232 , Form 233 , Form
234 , Form 235 and CST Form III (E) have been
introduced in place of Form 221, Form 222, Form 223,
Form 224 , Form 225 and CST Form III ( B)
Now for all the Dealers
, filing of e-Return has been made mandatory, have to
make the payment before the online filing of return
IN case of MVAT payments such payments should be made in
the Chalan 210 where as in case of CST payment should be
made in Return form III (E) showing only amount of CST
payable and paid ( as there is no prescribed form of
chalan for CST
While preparing the electronic return dealers shall
write the amount paid in the field "Amount Already Paid"
provided in the return form.
Dealers shall also write details of Chalan Number , date
of payment and name of bank and Branch in the filed
provided in the eReturn.
The refer the notification available on website
B) Procedure for online filing of
On line Registration for filing of e- return
Dealer can file e_return only after getting enrolled
for e Services through ï¿½
New user registrationï¿½
utility available on web site of department of sales tax
After selecting above utility , a home page will be
displayed wherein dealers have to Click on " New User
Register Here ï¿½ link . This link is also available
ï¿½ window available on Home page.
A new screen will be displayed wherein dealers have to
enter TIN No and press Submit button.
After , a new screen will be displayed wherein basic
information in the ï¿½DEALER INFOï¿½ should be entered.
i.e. PAN No., Mobile No., Email id, Address.(
fields are mandatory
In the same screen facility to ï¿½ CREATE PASSWORDï¿½ is
available , wherein dealer should enter the password
of his choice which should be used at the time of
login for e-filing utility or for other e Services.
In the same screen under ï¿½PASSWORD RECALLï¿½ screen, the
dealer should select the question of his choice and
enter the answer in the given field which enable the
department to ask the secret question in the event the
user forgets his password. Dealer should enter these
fields carefully and also remember the details entered
Upon successfully registered for e Services , ï¿½
E-SERVICES ACKNOWLEDGEMENTï¿½ sheet will be generated with
a unique transaction id. Dealer should take a print out
of the acknowledgment and submit the copy duly signed
by authorized person to the respective Registering
case of any difficulty in user registration please
In case of LTU Dealer
, the In Charge Officer from LTU Branch of Department,
In other E Return Mandatory Dealers, the liaison
officer from sales tax department ( the officer monitoring
the dealers filing of E Returns)
In other Cases authority in charge of return branch
under whose jurisdiction
place of business of dealer falls
Contact on Toll Free number given below in help
022 - 23735601
d. Send mail on e-Mail id
mention below in help desk
Downloading the Return template ( forms)
The template of e-return is prepared in MS Excel and
freely available on web site .
from ï¿½ DOWNLOADï¿½ menu in Home Page.
Presently templates of Form 231, 232, 233, 234 , 235
and CST return Form are available
The return templates have inbuilt validation utility in
MS Excel as well as Visual Basic to check the self
consistency of data entered.
The templates downloaded from the web site shall be used
by dealer as these templates will be uploaded and
accepted on web site .
This template can be used for off line preparation of
Downloads -> Forms ->
Forms -> Electronic Forms
Simply follow the URL
Step 3. Preparation of
Dealers shall taken precaution to use MS Excel in MS
Office for preparation and validation of return
security level setting:-
Dealer should keep macro security level ï¿½mediumï¿½ or
ï¿½lowï¿½ in ï¿½ tools ï¿½menu on Manu Bar. This will activate
the Visual Basic Validation utility in template of
After setting the macro security level, the templates
should be closed after saving. Thereafter again the
same template should be reopened for the purpose of
entering the information.
The return templates have inbuilt validation utility
in MS Excel as well as Visual Basic. There are two
sheets in the return template. First sheet provides for
entering of data whereas on second sheet error are
displayed along with detailed error messages.
After entering the data , dealers must validate the
data by pressing ï¿½ validateï¿½ button which at the
bottom of the first sheet. After validation errors are
displayed on Error Sheet.
Dealer must ensure that the data entered is error free
and not a single error message is displayed on error
sheet and information entered in such template should be
saved. E_ Return filing utility will accept only
validated and error free returns .
When the E return Template is error free , the
validation utility ( after pressing the ï¿½ Press to
Validate ï¿½ Button) , the separate ï¿½rem.xlsï¿½ file is
automatically generated and saved in ï¿½My Documentsï¿½ by
Dealer should ensure that this automatically generated ï¿½
rem.xlsï¿½ file should be uploaded . Other file will not
be accepted by E Return uploading utility.
Downloadable templates 231, 232, 233, 234 , 235 and CST
return Forms made available .
4. Uploading the return
Facility of uploading of electronic return is restricted
to authorized dealers only . These are the dealers who
are successfully registered from ï¿½ New user
registration utility ï¿½ on the Sales tax Department web
At the home page , select dealer type as ï¿½ Dealerï¿½
and enter valid user_id & password and press the
User_id is MVAT TIN Number ( 12 digit including first 11
numerical and 12th Alphabet ï¿½Vï¿½ in capital
After successful login , click on the ï¿½e-returns
linkï¿½ Or ï¿½ Submit E Return linkï¿½ available
on home page.
There is a option to browse the file that you
intend to upload. You may manually enter the path & file
name that you wish to upload or browse & select it.
(Remember that you should upload the correct rem.xls
file generated after offline validation of return
After selecting the file to be uploaded , press the
button ï¿½validate & uploadï¿½. The process of
uploading starts & the system validates the template
that is being uploaded. If the same is error free it is
validated & uploaded. Please note that the system shall
not upload the return if ,
ï¿½ Correct rem.xls file is
ï¿½ User_id TIN and TIN
mentioned in return is not correct.
If uploading process detects errors or defects in return
, then error sheet is generated showing details of
fields in which errors are detected. This error sheet
helps you to make necessary correction in the return
Step 5. Generation of
Upon successfully validating & uploading of the form, a
acknowledgement sheet will be generated. with a unique
transaction id and transaction date .
It shall contain some key fields that you have filled in
You can take a print out of the acknowledgment and
retain it for future reference & record.
Now, facility of downloading acknowledgements of last
4 e-transactions is available after login.
through the transaction sub utility under dealer
Step 6 Submission of
physical signed Copy of Acknowledgement
Department is in then process of issuing a notification
whereby dealer filing e-Return with the digital
signature will not be required to file physical copy of
return. The date will be separately notified.
Dealer uploading return without digital signature after
the notified date shall submit the physical copy of the
acknowledgement generated duly signed by authorized
Such copy should be submitted to the officer in
charge in the LTU branch in case of dealer being
monitored by LTU branch of the department Or Liaison
officer who is monitoring the dealer e return filing Or
in other cases to the authorities in charge of return
branch under whose jurisdiction the place of business
of dealer falls .
Help Desk :-
In case of ant difficulty please contact ,
a. call on the Number given below in help desk
022 - 23735601
b. e-Mail id mentioned below
accessing web site :-
ï¿½ Password Retrieval : Should You Forget
your login password you can retrieve your password using
the link "
Forgot Password " from the home page, wherein
you can reset the password after entering the key
ï¿½ On the web site of Sales Tax
, there are some add on programs . For functioning these
programs , certain utilities are needed on the personal
computer from which web site is accessed. If these
utilities are not available , then these add on programs
may interfere the operation of browser. On the department
web site there is Add On program ï¿½ Shock Wave Flash Object
ï¿½ . If the problem is faced in accessing the Web site
then ,it is necessary to disable this Add On program from
the ï¿½ Manage Add On's ï¿½ utility in Tools menu
on Menu bar.