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Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax

The Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department generates maximum revenue for the state. It has been estimated that the Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department generates over 60% revenue for state under eight figures. Sales tax generates the maximum revenue of these eight figures collected by Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department.

Following Are The Acts That Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department Administers

  • CST Act of Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • APVAT Act of Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • APET of Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • APRDCESSof Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • APPT of Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • Luxury Taxof Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.
  • Entry Tax 1996of Commercial Tax Andhra Pradesh.

Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department used CST Act and APGST Act for sales tax collection till the year 2005. This was replaced by VAT or the Value Added Tax. VAT plays a significant role in collection of tax by Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department. The Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax became more user- friendly post inclusion of VAT. Now the weaknesses prevalent in Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax previously were all recognized with the introduction of new system.

What Are The Objectives Of VAT?

Value Added Tax replaced APGST Act in Andhra Pradesh Commercial Taxin the year 2005. It had a long list of objectives, which it has been able to serve till date thereby improving the service that the Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax Department was providing till date. It had a service oriented approach towards the tax payers and that comes as Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax biggest strength.

Here Are Its Objectives

  • Growth in efficiency of administration of Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax.
  • Recovering tax actively.
  • Selecting cases of detailed audit effectively.
  • Movements of goods interstate under monitor.
  • Sticking to E-Governance principles.
  • Finding the tax defaulters and taking strict action against them.
  • Helping in compliance of Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax laws.

Functions of Andhra Pradesh Commercial Tax

  • Return Filling
  • Registration for Filling
  • Tax Payment
  • Verifying the claims for exemption on taxes
  • Collection of arrears
  • Various Assessments of goods movement and posts
  • Audit Investigation and enforcement
  • Internal and External Audit
  • Legal Cases and Appeals
  • Evaluation of performances of its own officers.

Address

Commissioner of Commercial Taxes Department
C.T Complex, Nampally,
Hyderabad-500 001. INDIA

Fax : 040 – 24618912.

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