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West Bengal govt to give small traders free software for filing GST returns

West Bengal would be one of the few states to provide free GST software under the new tax regime

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

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government will provide free software to small traders for filing (GST) returns, state Finance Minister said here on Thursday.

"We are in touch with the NIC (National Informatics Centre) and work is on to develop the software," Mitra said while addressing a seminar on


would be one of the few states to provide free software under the new tax regime in the country.

Mitra requested the Confederation of Trade Associations (CWBTA), organiser of the seminar, to submit a detailed project report (DPR) for setting up a trading logistical hub in and around Kolkata.

He also said that CWBTA, being one of the apex trade bodies, should organise an international Trade Summit in Kolkata to highlight the development taking place in the area of trade and e-commerce.

First Published: Fri, September 01 2017. 09:24 IST
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