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GST readiness: EY launches helpdesk to ease transition for small firms

Firm to provide assistance from a pool of over 800 experts across 14 cities

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

GST, goods and services tax
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a uniform indirect tax levied on goods and services across the country. Photo: PTI

consultancy firm has launched a helpdesk for small businesses wherein they can post their queries on the new indirect regime online.

Helpdesk is driven by a pool of indirect professionals powered by over 800 practitioners across 14 cities.

The facility would be available for free to small businesses, traders and entrepreneurs to achieve a seamless transition to and queries can be posted on Insights App, DigiGST website and EY_India on

"This facility will help in enabling a smooth transition for smaller businesses and traders across the country," Chairman Rajiv Memani said.

Businesses are in the midst of ensuring compliance and they have to align their software systems as per the requirement as well as adapt themselves to the new return filing and invoice generating format.

"We believe this helpdesk will be of great help to small entrepreneurs and help them realise the benefits of GST," National Leader Sudhir Kapadia said.

Goods and Services (GST), rolled out from July 1, unifies 17 different taxes like excise, service and and will transform into a single market for seamless transfer of goods and services.

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First Published: Sun, July 09 2017. 13:28 IST
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