Awareness programme on GST held in Dimapur
Dimapur, September 23: With a view to successful implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) law in the State, the Department of Taxes organized an awareness programme on SGT with business and market leaders in the state at Taxes Commissioner office, Dimapur today.
According to DIPR report, Additional Taxes Commissioner, Y. Mathung Murry who also gave a power-point presentation on the “brief overview of GST” said that such programme was organised to seek active participation and cooperation from business and market leaders of the State so as to facilitate the department to support and assist the taxpayers effectively for smooth transition from VAT to GST in the State and also to pave way for more meaningful and closer partnership and collaboration in the coming days.It was discussed and resolved that for smooth transition to GST the taxpayers will furnish their PAN, Aadhar, Mail ID and mobile number and other basic details as may be required of them, for easy location and communication and take steps for proper accounting of inventories /Stock for smooth carry forward of the ITC, if any to GST regime. In this regard the Taxes Department has appealed to all business and market leaders in the state to champion the GST implementation in the state and carry forward the message to all their esteem members and to come and actively participate in awareness programmes and workshops to be conducted very shortly by the department and get themselves adequately prepared and ready to implementation of GST from 1st April 2017, the report said.
“It was also resolved that the Taxes Department will continue to extend all necessary support and assistance to the taxpayers and to ensure that the valued taxpayers are adequately prepared for smooth transition to GST regime the department will conduct training, workshops and hands holding support in all district headquarters and strengthen the existing Dealers’ Facilitation Centres (DFC) and may authorised Tax Return Preparer (TRP) for easy access of services to the taxpayers.”
The programme was chaired by Joint Taxes Commissioner, Wochamo Odyuo while the vote of thanks was delivered by Deputy Commissioner of Taxes, C Lima Imsong.