The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) on Wednesday said it has launched a new toll-free number for GST helpdesk, which will be operational 365 days for answering queries related to the indirect tax
Businesses under GST composition scheme will be barred from generating e-way bill if they fail to file tax returns for two consecutive filing periods, which is six months
Non-filers of GST returns for 6 consecutive months to be barred from generating e-way bills for movement of goods
Central tax officers have detected 3,626 cases of GST evasion/violations cases, involving Rs 15,278.18 crore in April-December period.
The GST, to be rolled out at midnight, would subsume central and state levies like excise, sales tax and pave the way for a single indirect tax regime across India.
Despite the GST Council giving a one-month extension in filing returns under the new indirect tax regime, businesses should start uploading invoices much earlier, says Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) Chairman Navin Kumar.
The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) met all the GST Suvidha Providers (GSP) and explained the method and manner in which the GSPs would be able to integrate with the GST System to be able to submit all the return forms on behalf of their clients and taxpayers.
Goods and Services Tax (GST) Suvidha Providers, key links between taxpayers and the government say the IT systems for a 1 July roll-out are not ready yet.
The framework that will permit IT/ITeS/BFSI companies to become part of the new tax structure has been laid out by Goods and Services Tax Network
The government of India holds 24.5 percent stake in GSTN while states together hold another 24.5 percent.
BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has raised strong objections to a majority stake for private entities in the company formed during UPA to manage and control the accounting and collection of GST and has urged the Prime Minister to ensure that it is replaced by a government-owned structure.
As per the detailed GST rollout roadmap prepared by Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the IT infrastructure framework will be ready by March 2017 and a massive outreach and industry sensitisation programme will also be carried out
The ministry on Wednesday issued a set of FAQs and a total of 14 queries have been answered.