Pune, 8 Dec (The Press Watch) – The Central Government has introduced the ‘Sabka Vishwas’ scheme in order to resolve issues related to taxes before the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was applicable. The pending cases should be resolved and there are many concessions given under this scheme which would be operational till December 31. The ‘Sabka Vishwas’ scheme will be most useful to resolve controversial tax issues and legacy disputes, said Commissioner of Central GST Pune-2 Rajeev Kapoor.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), Pune branch & GST and Indirect Tax Committee organised a outreach program on the ‘Sabka Vishwas’ (Legacy Dispute Resolution) scheme and also the new returns system under GST, where Kapoor was speaking.
On this occasion, Himani Dhamija, CGST Deputy Commissioner, Amit Shrivastav, CA Ruta Chitale, Chairman of Pune ICAI, CA Abhishek Dhamne, Vice-Chairman, treasurer Kashinath Pathare, member Rajesh Agarwal, CA Swapnil Munot among others were present.
Himani Dhamija said, “The Sabka Vishwas scheme should reach maximum tax payers. If there are any controversial cases, the GST division will try to resolve those cases. The role of chartered accountants is also important in this process and they should inform about this scheme to all the tax payers. If there are any issues in this regard, they can directly inform the department. In order to resolve these issues, many concessions are also on offer. The scheme will last till December 31 and maximum tax payers should take advantage of this scheme and avoid any legal action.”
Himani Dhamija also gave a power point presentation on ‘Sabka Vishwas’ scheme. Through this presentation Dhamija explained how the scheme works, how to register and other details. CA Swapnil Munot explained the process regarding filing the GST returns. CA Ruta Chitale gave the welcome address and introduced the panel while CA Abhishek Dhamne conducted the sessions while Kashinath Pathare gave the vote of thanks.