Mehta reviews development of online facility for automation of tax reimbursement to Industrial units of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: Financial Commissioner, Finance Department, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, today convened a meeting to review status on completion of online utility for reimbursement of taxes to eligible industrial units for availing the facility under different reimbursement schemes announced by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir in order to provide budgetary support to the industrial units for growth and development in the Union Territory.

Commissioner State Taxes Department P.K Bhat, SIO NIC Abhay Kumar and other technical officers of State Taxes Department and NIC attended the meeting.

Pertinently, the most attractive aspect of the facility is that it provides faceless facility to the industrial units through single window application wherein there will be an ease of filing of claims, online tracking of filed claims by the Industrial units, event based e mail and SMS alerts.

The system will help the Government/State taxes Department in management and disposal of cases without any physical interaction besides ensuring disposal and reimbursement of the due claims in a time bound manner as prescribed in the schemes.

All the reimbursement claims from 3rd quarter 2020-21 onwards shall be processed through the system only and the Industrial units are required to apply online after getting themselves registered in the portal so as to claim the benefits under the scheme. The system has built in checks and the processes are time bound and the discrepancies, if any, shall be communicated to the industrial units on their registered emails and mobile numbers.

The meeting was informed that application has been designed as per the reimbursement schemes announced by the Government from time to time and will surely be a big step towards ease of doing business and Atamanirbhar Bharat. The application has been designed and developed by NIC, J&K in collaboration with the State Taxes Department.