It has now been decided to implement the revised Softex procedure at all SEZs/EPZs/100%EOU/DTA also with immediate effect.
As per the revised procedure, a software exporter either under STPIs or SEZs/EPZs/100%EOU/DTA, whose annual turnover is at least Rs.1000 crore or who files at least 600 SOFTEX forms annually on all India basis, will be eligible to submit statements inrevised excel format sheets as per enclosed Annexures A & B. All other terms and conditions mentioned in the A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.80 dated February 15, 2012 applicable to exporters of software situated in STPIs would remain unchanged.
Authorised Dealers may bring the contents of this circular to the notice of their constituents concerned.
The directions contained in this circular have been issued under Section 10(4) and Section 11(1) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) and are without prejudice to permissions / approvals, if any, required under any other law.
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