GST Helpline Number for consumers soon, says Piyush Goyal

Written by July 1, 2018 12:42

Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said that a telephone helpline number will be started soon, where consumers can report against those traders who evade tax by not issuing purchase bill.

According to the Finance Ministry’s tweets, the Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs also appealed to consumers to demand for bills, whenever they buy any goods or services which would help in reducing the rates under the GST.

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Meanwhile, on the occasion of GST Day celebrations in Delhi, Finance secretary Hasmukh Adhia said that it was interesting to see how the states defended their interests irrespective of party line and sitting through 27 meetings of GST Council. 31 states passed the GST Bill in record time of one and a half months.

He also said that June GST collection was Rs 95,610 Crore.