Raipur, 30 June 2017
The State Government Commercial Taxes Department officials said that Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from 1 July 2017, but TDS will not be included immediately. According to information available at the Divisional Deputy Commercial Tax officials said that if payments of goods/ services exceed more than Rs Two lakh fifty thousand then TDS had to be deducted. But in the current scenario this proposal had not been included. The date of implementation will be announced later. The officials said that it is mandatory for the registration of State Government Departments for the deduction of TDS. The registration process will begin from 20 July 2017. This facility is available on GST network. GST Sewa Kendra had been established in every district. The representatives of various State Government departments can obtain information on phone or from the Sewa Kendras.