Gujarat Global News Network, Gandhinagar
The state government has proposed a amnesty scheme for GST for a period of six months starting from 15-8-2019. The detailed scheme will be announced shortly.
This announcement was made by State Finance Minister Nitin Patel in the state Assembly while presenting the modified budget for the year 2019-20. He said that under the amnesty scheme dues pertaining to sales tax, VAT, motor spirit tax, CST, Entry tax, Sugarcane purchase tax will be covered, he said that liberal relief will be granted in interest and penalty in the scheme.
Over 20,000 litigations of various taxes are pending at different states and the government has received representation from chamber and trade associations from time to time.
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