Tax places of work, for each income tax and GST, will remain open on Saturday and Sunday as the department’s races against time to fulfill the revenue collection targets.
“As according to past exercise, all field workplaces of CBIC (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs) will remain open during the last weekend of the modern-day economic year also March 30 and March 31, 2019, for supporting the taxpayers in all matters,” CBIC stated in a workplace memorandum.
In a workplace order, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) asked its area offices to facilitate the filing of tax returns by using the taxpayers through establishing additional receipt counters, wherever required, on March 30 and 31.
“The last date for submitting belated/revised tax-returns for evaluation yr 2018-19 is March 31, 2019. The monetary yr 2018-19 also closes on (March) 31. Given the closed vacations March 30 and 31, being Saturday and Sunday, Income Tax Offices throughout India (such as the ASK Centres), shall continue to be open on March 30 and 31 for the duration of regular office hours,” the CBDT stated.
The authorities have pegged items and services tax (GST) series target at Rs eleven. Forty-seven lakh crore within the current fiscal, while the equal for direct tax mop-up is Rs 12 lakh crore.
GST collections within the current economy till February totaled Rs 10.70 lakh crore.
Concerning direct taxes, the CBDT had accumulated only Rs 10.21 lakh crore as of March 23; that’s 85.1 in step with cent of the revised estimate of Rs 12 lakh crore. The apex coverage-making body for profits and company taxes has requested its discipline places to “take all viable movements” to attain the collection targets.
The Reserve Bank of India has also asked banks to maintain their branches open on March 31. All government transactions for financial 12 months 2018-19 are accounted for in the equal monetary yr. Together with RTGS and NEFT, all electronic transactions will hold for a prolonged time on March 30 and March 31, 2019.