State Taxes Department (STD) on Wednesday ordered proceedings against Punjabi Haveli and M/s Bhagvati Marbels, Udhampur under Section 67 of the J&K SGST Act.
The Additional Commissioner, State Taxes, (Administration & Enforcement), Jammu, ordered proceedings under Section 67 of the J&K Goods and Services Tax Act against M/S Bhagvati Marbels, Udhampur and Punjabi Haveli on Jammu- Udhampur Road.
All the records of Punjabi Haveli were seized by the inspecting team on the basis of noticing prima-facie concealing of sales by the business unit.
The Haveli has not filed the GSTR3B returns for the last eleven months which made the transaction of the business establishment more suspicious and accordingly proceeding under Section 67 of the J&K SGST Act were initiated against it.
The State Tax Officer Udhampur has been ordered to conduct proceedings under Section 67 of the J&K SGST Act against M/S Bhagvati Marbels, Udhampur. The unit has wilfully defaulted in filing of GSTR3B returns since April 2018.
Meanwhile, on the directions of the Commissioner, State Taxes, M Raju, the enforcement team of the State Taxes Department (STD) headed by Mohammed Shahid Saleem, Additional Commissioner, State Taxes (Administration and Enforcement), Jammu, conducted day-long inspections in various areas of State Tax Circle Udhampur.
The team consisted of Rakesh Magotra, Deputy Commissioner (Enforc-ement), Jammu, Arvind Sawhney, Neeraj Sharma and Saba Noor, State Taxes Officers including Inspectors of the State Taxes Department.
The tax payers whose premises were inspected are M/s Devika Hundai, J&K Vehicleades, Mahamaya Automobiles, C.D Automobiles, DA Enterprises and Proach Automobiles.
The tax on turnover running in crores have been held back by the aforesaid dealers who were directed on spot to clear their tax liability within seven days failing which action under Section 67 of the GST Act shall be instituted against them.
The drive shall be continued by the State Taxes Department and wilful tax evaders / defaulters shall be dealt under law to ensure hundred per cent tax compliance and discipline.
The Department has gathered information of all the GSTR3B non filers and noose is being tightened against them. By not filing GSTR3B returns on time, tax amount running into crores of rupees has been held back by the wilful defaulters, which is not only against Act and Rules but also a criminal offence.
The Department has requested all the dealers to file GSTR3B return to avoid imposition of penalty and interest besides proceedings under section 67 of the Act.