Commissioner lays emphasis on regular tax law awareness, compliance by stakeholders
SAMBA: Department of Taxes, J&K on Tuesday organised a stakeholders’ awareness meet on Goods and Services Taxes (laws) here at the conference hall of DC Office.
Commissioner, State Taxes, J&K, Dr. Rashmi Singh presided over the interactive meet of Industrialists, Traders Association members and State tax officers from the Kathua and Samba Zones.
During the interactive session, the latest up-dates on GST laws of the Country were discussed with the traders, manufacturers, Shop owners, retailers, Industry owners, even as different issues projected by the participants related to GST were also addressed.
The Commissioner State Taxes appealed to the stakeholders for Tax compliance & timely filing of returns. She emphasised on holding regular public outreach programmes in coordination with different stakeholders.
Additional Commissioner State Taxes Admin & Enforcement, Nitu Gupta urged the traders unions to create awareness among the public regarding proper issuing of E-way bills/Invoices.
Additional Commissioner Tax Planning, Ankita Kar, while addressing their issues, sought suggestions from Trade unions & Industrial associations regarding policy related matters.
During the meeting recent changes in GST & a roadmap along with an action plan was also discussed in detail.
Several issues and suggestions projected by the traders, Industrialists and retailers were adequately addressed by the department, while the issues requiring immediate redressal were resolved by the Commissioner and those pertaining to policy matters were taken note of.
The traders’ bodies and participants from the industry sector expressed gratitude to the department for organizing such interactive sessions.
The meeting, among others, was attended by Ranjit Singh, DC Enforcement Kathua; Bal Krishan, DC Judicial; Sanjay Gupta, DC Enforcement Samba; Aijaz Qaiser, AC Enforcement Samba and Sona Gupta, AC Enforcement, Kathua.