With the government set to roll out Goods and Services Tax (GST) from June 30 midnight, traders in Uttar Pradesh are opposing the implementation of GST.
In Ghaziabad, traders will not operate on Saturday to press for amendments to certain provisions of the GST before the scheduled implementation of the new tax regime tomorrow. The strike called by The Uttar Pradesh Udhyog Vyapar Mandal demands that the provisions of GST be made more “trader-friendly”. Zonal chairman of UPUVM, Raj Kishore Gupta, confirmed that all the trade bodies affiliated to UPUVM will answer the call for the strike, reported news agency PTI.
“Option of filing GST return must be quarterly. No trader should be prosecuted in the case of any error in documentation and the only pecuniary fine should be imposed. Also, GST should be fixed at 15 per cent only,” said the state president of UPUVM, Subhash Chabda as quoted by PTI.
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