Among others State Taxes Officers, various stakeholders and representatives of trade and industry participated in the meeting.


Baramulla, September 15:

An interactive session was today organized by the Department of State Taxes with various Trade and Industrial Federations of North Kashmir at Dakbanglow Baramulla,here.

The Commissioner State Taxes J&K, Dr. Rashmi Singh who chaired the interactive session elaborated on the achievements of the GST regime highlighting the increase in revenue collections and compliance and enjoined upon all bodies to enhance registrations of tax payers and ensure compliances under filing of GST returns.

Among others State Taxes Officers, various stakeholders and representatives of trade and industry participated in the meeting.

The session was also attended by Shakeel Maqbool,Deputy Commissioner,State Taxes Enforcement and Recovery who apprised regarding functioning of CGST set up in Kashmir.

The Trade bodies and Industrialists thanked the department in organizing such sessions whereby they could clarify many operational issues, get all relevant updates and also offer their suggestions for the policy domain in order to facilitate trade further.

On the occasion,The issues and suggestions given by the stakeholders were discussed by the Concerned officers. The issues requiring immediate redressal were resolved by the Commissioner and those pertaining to policy matters were taken note of. The Commissioner also stressed upon the stakeholders to come up with specific instances so that the issues can be taken up for quick redressal.

Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, Additional Commissioner, State Taxes (Adm & Ent) Kashmir gave welcome address. Waseem Raja Assistant Commissioner State Taxes (Technical) J&K gave a technical presentation on the occasion.

Shanawaz Bukhari, Assistant Commissioner State Taxes Enforcement North informed that the session has been organised to provide a common platform for government and the businessmen to share the relevant information.

At the end,Majeed ul Islaam, State Taxes Officer Baramulla 2nd and Sopore presented a vote of thanks to all participants.


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