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Delegation of Jammu CCI calls on Commissioner State Taxes

Delegation of Jammu CCI calls on Commissioner State Taxes
S. Sidartha Paramedical Training Institute, Sunjwan, Jammu

JAMMU, Jan 24: A Delegation of Chamber of Commerce & Industry led by its President Sh. Arun Gupta called on the Commissioner State Taxes  Department Sh. P.K.Bhat, and apprised him about the various issues / problems being faced by the Business community which include enhancement of present limit of e-way bills from Rs. 50000 to Rs. 1 lac, goods shifted from go-downs/cold storage to the shops be treated at stock transfer and the GST reimbursement to the Industrial Units should be in a time bound manner.


Sh. Arun Gupta also requested the Commissioner State Taxes that the members who could not claim the reimbursement of GST from 2017 onwards due to some unavoidable circumstances should be given one last chance to apply for reimbursement claims and there should be no need to generate a fresh e-way bill if shifting of stock is mentioned on the bill as it is a technical points and needs to be understood.


Further he briefed the Commissioner State Taxes that some businessmen who were doing their business  since VAT regime by carrying the goods for delivery in other districts door to door are not allowed to carry on their business after the introduction of GST, these businessmen should be allowed to carry on their business with some specific guidelines. He also said that the scrap dealers who collect the scrap from door to door and are paying GST at the time of selling their goods should not be harassed unnecessarily. He also pointed out that there should be no penalty on technical fault and also take decision regarding e-way bill expiry with no penalty on humanitarian grounds.


Sh. Arun Gupta further briefed the Commissioner State Taxes about restructuring of GST for Dhabas, Halwaies, Tea Stalls and Bakeries      and requested him to reexamined the whole issue and consider charging of GST at 1% of their sales or charging of a lump-sum amount from these traders as was being charged before implementation of GST.


Sh. Arun Gupta further requested the Commissioner State Taxes to take up the matter with the Hon’ble Union Finance Minister for allowing opening of one time window as an amnesty for sending the information of e-invoices on the Invoice Registration Portal(IRP) for the dealers having annual turnover of Rs. 100 crore or more.


Sh. Arun Gupta also requested the Commissioner State Taxes to take up the issue with GST Council that if any seller does not file his return GST-1, the buyer does not get the input of that bill. This is a punishment to the honest taxpayers and this should not happen as he has a proper bill in this regard and a change in the law is required.


The Commissioner State Taxes assured the delegation that the issues raised by Chamber of Commerce & Industry Jammu are well taken and we will see that no innocent businessmen are harassed unnecessarily and the issues pertaining to the GST council shall be taken up with the concerned authorities for their early redressal. He also said that the revenue collection in the shape of penalties is not our motto, we just want to educate the business community to work and pay the taxes honestly.    

The other office bearers who accompanied the delegation include Sh. Anil Gupta, Sr. Vice President, Sh. Manish Gupta, Secretary General, Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Secretary and Sh. Rajesh Gupta, Treasurer.



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