DIMAPUR, Sept 25 - For successful implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Nagaland, the Department of Taxes organised an awareness programme with business and market leaders of the State at Tax Commissioner�s office here on Friday.
Additional Taxes Commissioner Y Mathung Murry, who gave a brief overview of GST, said the programme was organised to seek active participation and cooperation from business and market leaders of the State so as to facilitate the department to support and assist the taxpayers for smooth transition from VAT to GST.
It was discussed and resolved that for smooth transition to GST, the taxpayers will furnish their PAN, Aadhar, mail ID and mobile number and other basic details as may be required for easy location and communication and take steps for proper accounting of inventories/stock for smooth carry forward of the ITC, if any, to GST regime.
The Tax Department appealed to all business and market leaders in the State to get themselves adequately prepared and ready for GST from April 1, 2017.
It was also resolved that to ensure that the taxpayers are adequately prepared for smooth transition to GST regime, the department will conduct training and workshops in all district headquarters and strengthen the existing Dealers� Facilitation Centres (DFC) and may authorise Tax Return Preparer (TRP) for easy access of services to the taxpayers.