Charge of Tax on Entry of Goods
(1) Not withstanding any thing contained in Sections 9, 12, 13 and 14 of this Act or any notification issued there under, there shall be levied and collected a tax on Import price(s), on entry of such goods mentioned in schedule III of this Act, into the State or into a local Area for consumption, use or sale therein, subject to such condition as may be prescribed.
Provided that the tax levied on import price(s) of such goods mentioned in schedule III, shall be levied at the rate of 4 percentum.
Provided further that where a dealer has paid tax on entry of such goods, and on which he is not liable to pay Tax u/s 17 of the Act, but is liable to pay tax by virtue of sale of such goods, under sub-section (2) of Section 9, his liability to pay tax on such goods, as specified in Part-E of Schedule-II under Section 13, shall stand reduced to the extent of tax paid on the entry of such goods subject to such condition as may be prescribed.
(2) The tax leviable under this Section shall be paid by every dealer or registered dealer or any other person who in course of his business or otherwise brings or causes to be brought into the local area, such goods mentioned in schedule III whether on his own account or on account of his principal or takes delivery or is entitled to take delivery of such goods on such entry.
Provided no tax shall be leviable in respect of entry of such goods effected by a person other than the dealer if the value of such goods does not exceed Rs. 10,000 (ten thousand) in a year.
(3) The liability to pay tax under this Section, on goods mentioned is schedule III shall be only at the point of first entry into the State or into a local area and any subsequent sale or sales into the State or into any local area or areas of the said goods, shall not be subject to tax under this Section, provided the subsequent selling dealer or registered dealer produces before the prescribed authority, original copy of bill, invoice, cash memo or challan issued to him by the dealer from whom he purchased or received the said goods and files a true declaration in the Form and manner prescribed.