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Amusement taxes fall down with the ban of Hindi Film – Dept.

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Imphal, Aug 3: Department of Taxes, Govt. of Manipur has put excuses to the ban of Hindi Film in the state as the fall out in low revenue from amusement and luxury taxes.
Talking to media persons at DIPR complex, Modak Hrishikeshy Arvind, IAS, Commissioner Taxes said that there has been raise in the various other tax collection however there is a rapid falls in the revenue collection in amusement taxes.
He said the reason was because of the ban of Hindi Film in the state.
The commissioner further added that in the year 2015-16, the department collected revenue of Rs 489.26 from VAT & CST, Professional Tax and Amusement &Luxury taxes from the state. Manipur has around 5 thousand dealers which have been registered to the department and around 10% of the revenue is acquired from them.
He further added that besides Head Quarter, at present there are three check posts namely Henbung, Moreh and Jiribam check posts and Churachandpur out post headed by one superintendent of taxes each.
He said that the Department of Taxes has implemented e-Services of e-Registration, e-Return, e-Statutory forms, e-Way bill and e-Payment of tax to simplify taxes administration and improvement compliance by the dealer through e-services and subsequently to enhance tax revenue National e-Governance plan (NeGP). In addition, e-TDS and ePay with SBI which will be enabling all other account holders to pay tax through SBI portal are on the pipeline.

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