Kashmir Indepth
Kashmir

Administrative Council approves fifty percent waiver of Passenger Tax
Compensates Commercial Transport Operators for losses on account of COVID-19 pandemic


JAMMU, FEBRUARY 02:  In a significant move, the Administrative Council (AC), which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the waiver/exemption of fifty percent (50%) of Passenger Tax chargeable on various vehicles from 1st April, 2020 to 31st March, 2021.
Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.
The decision will address the genuine demand of the operators of commercial transport who have suffered losses on account of COVID-19 induced nation-wide lockdown and restrictions leading to non-operationalization of the public transport.
For owners of commercial vehicles, who have already deposited the passenger tax for aforesaid period in full, the excess amount paid thereof by them shall be adjusted against the liability accrued or accruable in the next financial year i.e for the time period of 1st April, 2021 to 31st March, 2022. 

Related posts

Work on Rs 1600 Crore dredging project of river Jehlum to start soon: CE I&FC

Kashmir Indepth

Repeal of farm laws without discussion “a new model of democracy for a new India”: Omar

Ankit Sharma

Div Com Kashmir inaugurates ‘Eat Right Mela’ at Hotel Centaur

Ankit Sharma

Heavy snowfall damages residential house in Baramulla

Kashmir Indepth

In 2 days: 89 people test positive for coronavirus in Qazigund

Kashmir Indepth

13.63 % Voter Turnout In First Leg Of III Phase Polls For Anantnag PC: Shailendra

Kashmir Indepth

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More

Privacy & Cookies Policy