The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a uniform tax system, making the nation one market. Materialising the concept of ‘One Tax One Nation’, the GST has been incepted in the country. In order to understand the differences between direct and indirect taxes being levied upon citizens, the GST Commissioner, Pramod Agrawal apprised about the difference of both the taxes and benefits of GST.
Being the new system of taxation and its calculation are different, the need of skilled workforce having knowledge about the fundamentals of GST, its calculation, mode of application on different products as per its category and level of taxes. He further said that the crash course planned on GST would survey help students to develop their employment as well as enable them to help people right from registration, composition scheme, etc.
It may be mentioned that in order to create awareness amongst students and develop skilled human resources who could help people in resolving problems of tax payers in filing GST returns as well as other formalities. The six-day crash course has been designed by GST Department. The specially designed course opened at the Mata Gujri Women’s College, Marhatal.
College Principal, Dr Vineeta Kaur Saluja said that in the GST crash course, students would learn about the fundamentals of Goods and Services Tax, its calculation, the mode of application, categorisation of products and filing of returns, etc.
In the first session, GST Joint Commissioner, Manish Jaiswal and Assistant Commissioner, Prem Juneja enlightened views on the registration and composition scheme of GST.
Programme was compered by Dr Sangeeta Tomar Parihar. On this occasion, officials of the Commercial Department, teachers of the college were present in large numbers. GST Department officials including Somen Goswami, Devendra Markam were present in large numbers.