GSTN system is not working upto the level and required to be corrected & updated to meet requirements – Rajasthan High Court
GSTN system is not working upto the level and required to be corrected & updated
The Jaipur Bench of Hon’ble Rajasthan high Court has observed that the GSTN system is not working upto the level and the same is required to be corrected & updated to meet requirements.
The High Court passed the following directions hearing the Writ Petition filed by the Rajasthan Tax Consultants Association.
(i) Whosoever try to log-in to the system, if the same is not responding, assessee or Chartered Accountant/ or Tax Practitioner will inform immediately by email to the District Information Officer of the concerned District, appointed by Central/State Government.
(ii) Address of the each District Head will be provided. Mr. R.B. Mathur will provide the address of the State Officer and Mr. Sharma and Mr. Ranka will supply address of the Officer of the Central Government.
(iii) Those who inform so by email, their problem will be resolved expeditiously.
The Hon’ble High Court also directed that in the meantime, no coercive action (penal interest, late fees and prosecution) against any of the client of the petitioners members who were referred in the petition and were informing by email, will be protected.
The Hon’ble Court observed that since the composition Scheme has been extended upto 30.9.2017, therefore, desirous assessee can apply. It was observed that those who could not apply under composition scheme upto 16.8.2017, their applications will be accepted and if their case does not fall under composition log-in, they will send it by email and their applications will be accepted w.e.f. 1.7.2017.
Copy of the Judgment is as under: