Seminar on GST-Changes and Emerging Issues

22/11/2018 | Completed Event

GST was rolled out in India last July 2017, shedding a complex, multiple-tax system into asimpler unified one. Since then a lot of changes has happened to this new tax system where itwas tweaked multiple times. Now it is time for Companies to file their first ever GST AnnualReturns and Audit Reports for FY 2017-18 as the deadline is 31st December. With this focus,World Trade Center organised a seminar GST-Changes and Emerging Issues at Holiday Innon 22nd November 2018.MrAneish Rajan IRS, Joint Commissioner-Customs was the Chief Guest. MrAneish addressed the major issues faced by businesses pertaining toGST. He was of the opinion that the year 2017 witnessed several drasticmeasures which are expected to accelerate thegrowth of the Indian economy. MrAneish spoke about his experience when he was the Jt.Commissioner - GST Commissionerate in Thiruvananthapuram. He concluded by saying thatchanges are always inevitable and it is only a matter of time we all will take to adjust to it. MrKunal Wadhwa, Partner-Indirect Tax and MsNisha Menon, Director-Taxwere the leadspeakers from PWC. It was a joint session by them where they touched upon the recent changesthat have happened in GST. They also covered GST Annual Return and Audits: MrKunal mentionedabout the things businesses need to be mindful of when filing GST Annual Returns and he alsocovered the recent Updates covering GST Legislation and Advance Rulings. The session alsospoke about the impact of the interplay between GST and Transfer Pricing. The programme was attended by participants from different industries who also used the forum to clarify their queries with the speakers. Earlier MrVivek George, Dy. Manager WTCK delivered the welcome address. MrK.Mathai, Vice President of Amalgam Group handed over the memento to the Chief Guest. MrJhoney P.J. Director-Jhoney and Co. presented the mementos to PWC. MrSandeep Raj proposed the vote of thanks.