Tax Officials Can’t Visit Shopkeeper’s without prior permission

Express News Global

updated:July 08,2017 16:40 IST

Anyone facing any such problem to lodge a complaint on tax department's phone line.
Anyone facing any such problem to lodge a complaint on tax department’s phone line.

New Delhi: No duty officer has been approved to visit premises of brokers and retailers without earlier consent and any deviation ought to be accounted for to a protest helpline, the administration today said.

The back service turned out with an elucidation after reports proposed that some corrupt components acting like GST officers have attempted to downy retailers and clients for the sake of GST.

The central magistrate of GST (Delhi zone) has illuminated that the duty office just needs to encourage the procedure for retailers and dealers amid the move to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) administration.

“No officer of the division is approved to visit the premises of dealers and retailers without authorisation,” the service put forth it clear in an announcement.

It additionally asked anybody confronting any such issue to hold up a protest on assess office’s telephone line, 011-23370115.

Independently, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley propelled a portable application ‘GST Rates Finder’.

The application, accessible on the Android stage, enables clients to discover rates of GST for different products and ventures. It can be downloaded on any cell phone and can work in disconnected mode also, once downloaded.

“The client can decide the GST rate for a products or an administration by entering the name or the part heading of the item or administration. The item will list every one of the products and enterprises containing the name which is written in the hunt box,” the service proclamation included.

The client can look down the rundown of portrayal and when a particular thing on the rundown is clicked, the show window flies up, containing subtle elements, for example, GST rate, depiction of products or administrations and the section heading of the Harmonized System of Nomenclature (HSN).

For instance, any individual who has been charged by a lodging or an eatery or for footwear buy can cross-confirm the rightness of the rate of GST charged.

Additionally, the GST rate discoverer has been given on the entry of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC). At the gateway, a citizen can look for appropriate CGST, SGST, UTGST rate and the Compensation Cess on a specific supply.

The hunt can be made in view of portrayal of merchandise or administrations or HSN Code or heading number.

“These activities are intended to fill in as a prepared reckoner on GST rates. This will engage citizens, as well as each native of the country to learn the right GST rate on merchandise and ventures,” the announcement read.