IEP Chandigarh, November 8
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant Chautala, who also holds the portfolio of Excise and Taxation, said that India will lead in the system of “One Tax – One Nation” with the cooperation of every individual. He said that in the coming years, many new taxpayers will join and the tax-paying capacity of the people will increase. Apart from this, he said that Haryana is making changes in the tax system from Module 1 to Module 2.
Sh. Dushyant was addressing the attendees at the TIOL Awards function at the Taj Hotel in New Delhi on Tuesday. It is noteworthy that TIOL aims to act as a credible channel for providing tax-compliant taxpayers, tax technology service providers, proactive facilitators, tax-friendly commissionerates, reformed states to the wheels of economic growth, motivating taxpayers along with giving feedback to policymakers.
Haryana played a leading role in implementing the VAT tax system- Sh. Dushyant Chautala
He said that Haryana is making a transition from Module-I to Module II in the tax system, while this change is not easy, Haryana had taken the lead in implementing the VAT tax system in the year 2003, and after that other states introduced VAT. Tax system was already adopted. Dushyant said that after this, between 2003 and 2006, there was a change due to the implementation of VAT system in the country and after that other states also adopted VAT. He said that in the year 2017 when Sh. Arun Jaitley was the Finance Minister of the country, he took a step and said that we are bringing the tax system under one roof.
Haryana leads in per capita receiver goods in small states except for Goa and Delhi – Sh. Dushyant Chautala
Deputy Chief Minister, Sh. Dushyant said that today when GST compensation has been stopped, he stated in Parliament that not all producing states would be as healthy as consumption- states. He proudly said that today Haryana is a producing state with a population of less than 3 crores and Haryana is at the forefront of per capita receiver goods in small states except for Goa and Delhi.
Officials of the United Kingdom are training more than 200 officers of Haryana in relation to the tax system – Sh. Dushyant Chautala
Sh. Chautala said that in collaboration with the British High Commission, the officials of the United Kingdom are training more than 200 officers of Haryana regarding the tax system. He said that we are every day learning new things in the tax regime. This is our annual programme and it is also necessary for the rapid development of the country.
Activity of every GST member will contribute to the development of the country- Sh. Dushyant Chautala
While congratulating the GST team, he said that the activism of every GST member of the Central and State Governments will contribute to the development of the country. He said that I have learned a lot in the last three years on how to reform the tax system, day-to-day demands, and how to cover small and medium businesses in the GST Council. After this, we have taken many decisions and due to those decisions, work was done in making the tax system faster and better. He added that digitalization has taken the country forward. He added that we need to cooperate with everyone in the environment of the tax system and in the development of the country; cooperation is expected from the Center and the state as well as the taxpayers.
Cooperation is also being done by corporations and businessmen etc. in tax reform- Sh. Dushyant Chautala
He said that the government is also being supported by corporations, businesses, etc. in day to day collection of tax and reformation of the tax system. He said that former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rajya Sabha MP, Sh. Sushil Modi and I did a phenomenal job to convert the tax system to GST. He said that we went ahead with the vision of Sushil Modi and this transformation during Covid supported us.
TIOL did a good job in tax assessment in the country – Sh. Dushyant Chautala
Regarding TIOS, he expressed happiness and said that TIOL has done a commendable job of assessing the tax of the entire country as well as the states.
On this occasion, he also honoured compliant taxpayers, tax technology service providers, proactive facilitators, tax-friendly commissionerates, etc.
On this occasion former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar and Rajya Sabha MP, Sh. Sushil Modi, Trustee of TIOL, Sh. Shailendra Kumar, Member of Jury Sh. A.K. Bhattacharya and other dignitaries were present.