ShopianThe District Development Commissioner Mohammad Aijaz Asad Saturday convened a meeting with Traders association here at District Administrative Shopian.
The meeting was intended to discuss the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the district.
The meeting was attended by Chief Planning Officer, Chief Accounts Officer district Fund Office, Assistant Treasury Officer, Commercial Taxes Officer, President of Traders Federation besides other concerned officers and local traders of the district.
On the occasion the federation highlights various aspects of GST concept of GST, Registration types of taxes difference between GST and VAT etc.
The meeting was informed that commercial taxes district Shopian has registered 710 traders under GST and Provisional IDs have been generated in respect of 455 number of traders while 401 traders migrated to GST regime and 13 fresh registrations have been issued under GST from July to till date.
Speaking on the occasion DDC pointed out GST aims and simplified tax structure which will facilitate the ease of doing business. DDC also assured trading units and business establishments that district administration shall address all of their concerns regarding GST.
On the occasion the DDC directed the concerned department to organise awareness camps at town hall Shopian for generating masses about the GST and its successful implementation of ground level.
He also directed the commercial taxes officer to start operating the sanctioned Commercial Tax centre in the district so that the traders will not face any inconvenience
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