The GST Constitutional Amendment Bill paves the way for a pan-India Tax regime and a unified market across the Country, ending the multiplicity of Central and State Taxes. Because it seeks to amend the Constitutional, it needs two-thirds of both houses to vote in its favour. Key features of the bill as passed by the Lok Sabha is given as under.
Punjab Excise & Taxation Department vide its public notice dated 10th December, 2014 has extended the due date for filing Annual Vat return in VAT-20 form for Financial Year 2013-2014 to 15th December, 2014. The said public notice is enclosed below.
Excise & Taxation Department of Punjab government has issued the Notification regarding its Rahat scheme for small traders and has also issued the list of Class-I, Class-II and Class-III towns under the scheme. Below are both the notifications.
Govt introduces one-time tax for those with turnover up to Rs 1 cr
Excise and taxation inspectors (ETIs) would not be allowed to check commercial premises of traders in at least 71 towns of Punjab after February 13 as the state excise and taxation department is launching a new scheme under which traders would have an option to pay value added tax (VAT) once a year in proportion to their annual income. In lieu of this tax amount, the government would provide traders cashless treatment up to Rs 50,000, life and accidental insurance worth Rs 2 lakh and Rs 5 lakh insurance in case of damage to property due to fire.
tax 'N' accounts people
Tarun Kumar Gupta
Life style Post