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Notices issued to banquet halls in Jammu for GST evasion

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The Commercial Department (CTD) of and Kashmir has detected evasion of GST amounting to lakhs of rupees by halls in district and issued notices to them, a senior said here.

A team headed by the today launched an extensive drive to register halls, he said.

During the drive, 31 halls falling under the territorial jurisdiction of were found unregistered and notices were issued seeking their registration under the provisions of J&K (GST) Act, 2017, the said.

According to sources, a complaint filed with the department cited a banquet hall owned by a renowned company in Jammu city refusing to take a cheque of Rs 7.50 lakh as payment and demanding cash to allegedly evade taxes.

The people, who had booked the banquet hall, were detained illegally by the staff of the banquet hall for several hours till they could arrange for the cash, the sources added.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 16:15 IST