Enrolment for GST begins in Nagaland
The Goods and Services Tax would be implemented from April 1, 2017 and Taxpayers under the present VAT system who would like to continue their business operations under the GST regime would have to enroll themselves in the GST web portal.
Commissioner of Taxes, Nagaland, Asangba Chuba Ao, IAS stated that the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has been assigned the task of collection of data of existing taxpayers under indirect taxes for their smooth transition from VAT to GST regime.
All existing VAT dealers who have validated PAN cards would be given the provisional ID and password. The provisional IDs and passwords would be communicated through the state tax portal www.nagalandtax.nic.in using existing login in ID.
It would also be distributed from the respective tax office from November 30 by showing a valid PAN card. The dealers would then have to enroll themselves in the GST portal www.gst.gov.in, which would be activated on the same day.
The dealers have been requested not to share the provisional User ID and Password. In case it is misplaced or destroyed, they can contact their tax office with a request letter.
They have also been requested to complete the entire process of pre-registration within the next 4 weeks from the date of receipt of Provisional ID and Password.
A helpdesk has been set up with phone no. 0124-4688999 for assistance and queries may be sent by email to helpdesk@ gst.gov.in. The department will also set up facilitation centers in all its offices across the state to assist dealers who have problems in connectivity and accessing the Internet.