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Government Of Assam Sonitpur District

Finance (Taxation) - Profile

DEPARTMENT: FINANCE (TAXATION), GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM

ADDRESS: O/O THE ASSISSTANT COMMISSIONER OF STATE TAX, TEZPUR UNIT,

                  JYOTISH ROAD, TEZPUR, SONITPUR, PIN-784001

CONTACT DETAILS: 9435160203,7002314299

OFFICIAL MAIL ID: tezpur.unit@assam.gov.in

GENERAL PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT: It is one of the vital department under the Government of Assam. The primary function of this department is to deal with revenue collection. The main source of revenue collection are indirect taxes which are collected from Goods and Services Act,2017, IMFL (Covered under AVAT,2003), Assam Professions, Trade, Calling and Employment Act, 1947, Assam Taxation (on Specified Lands) Act,1990, The Assam Electricity Duty Act,1964.

The Goods and Services Tax regime came into force with effect from 1st July,2017. It is governed by the GST council headed by The Honorable Union Finance Minister of India. The motto of GST is ONE NATION ONE TAX.GST is mainly technologically driven. All the activities like registration, return filing, application for refund, audit and response to notice needs to be done online on the GST portal which accelerates the processes.