Ludhiana businessmen, at a recent meeting of with Yogendra Garg, Additional Director General (ADG), GST, demanded that their GST numbers be transferred to the central GST Commissionerate from state taxation department as they are not getting refunds. The meeting was attended by several other high officials of both central and state taxation departments including Ashutosh Baranwal, Central GST Commissioner, Ludhiana and Pawan Garg, Deputy Excise and Taxation Commissioner, State Taxation Department.
The meeting was conducted at the GST commissionerate Rishi Nagar. Its main motive was to know the problems being faced by the textile industry and reasons for delay in processing of GST refunds. Bobby Jindal, President, Punjab Dyers Association informed that they were being apprised by ADG that the GST refunds are being expedited on timely basis and the assesses registered with the centre’s GST commissionerate are getting their refunds on time and there are no refunds pending.