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Procedure to File VAT e-Returns

  • All the VAT/CST returns forms in MS Excel format can be downloaded from the website.
  • All columns of the return in form VAT-15, VAT-17, Form-I and Lists in Form VAT-18, VAT-19, VAT-23 & VAT-24 should be filled correctly as prescribed under VAT- Rules mentioned on the website. No incomplete return shall be accepted at Department of Excise & Taxation, UT, Chandigarh.
  • For VAT Return’s : Need to fill VAT15,VAT 23 and Vat 24 in ‘MS Excel’ format
  • For CST Return’s: Need to fill Form I, VAT 18 and Vat 19 in ‘MS Excel’ format
  • Before saving the forms, click on ‘NON-EDITABLE’ button in the return forms as this will secure your data. Once the return forms are filled please save them with following file names:

Return Forms

File Name

Instructions Download Forms

Form I


Form I Instructions

VAT 18


VAT 18 Instructions

VAT 19


VAT 19 Instructions

VAT 15


VAT 15 Instructions

VAT 23


VAT 23 Instructions

VAT 24


VAT 24 Instructions

Form Utilization Excel Sheet
Excel to XML Converter Tool
Sample Return Forms
User Manual for Statutory Form Request
New Statutory Form Request Excel Sheet
  • Thereafter, upload the complete using the link (Click here) and take the print out of e-receipt as acknowledgement for submission of forms.

  • Submit the hard copies of the uploaded forms along with the e-receipts at any Sampark center.

Please E-mail your queries/problems with regard to E-filing of VAT returns at the below mentioned E-mail-ID: