Chandigarh-In a bid to annihilate the apply of tax evasion from its roots, the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Monday launched “Mera Bill App” below “Bill Liyao Inaam Pao Scheme” (Bring a invoice and get a reward) to bolster income assortment within the state.
During the launch of the App at his workplace right here, the Chief Minster knowledgeable that the scheme is geared toward enhancing the compliance below GST and thereby the income of the State. The scheme is focused at motivating the customers to acquire payments from the sellers for his or her purchases made inside the State and thereby forcing the sellers to subject the payments for his or her gross sales. Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that the customers might be inspired to add the payments for his or her purchases on the “Mera Bill App” after they’ll routinely change into eligible to take part within the fortunate draw, which shall be held at seventh of every month.
The Chief Minister mentioned that there might be most 10 prizes per Taxation district (29 taxation districts within the state), taking the tally to 290 rewards every month. The reward could be equal to 5 instances the taxable worth of products/companies declared within the invoice with most capping of Rs. 10, 000/- every reward. He mentioned that the listing of winners might be displayed on the web site of the Taxation Department and the winners can even learn by cellular app. Bhagwant Singh Mann knowledgeable that the sale payments of petroleum merchandise (crude oil, petrol, diesel, aviation turbine gasoline and pure fuel) and liquor in addition to B2B (enterprise to enterprise) transactions shall not be eligible for participation within the scheme.
Encouraging the individuals to get the payments of their purchases, the Chief Minister mentioned that the individuals of the state should take part vigorously on this scheme in order that the message of tax compliance can attain each door step and the state will get its due share of income for the assorted social welfare schemes. Bhagwant Singh Mann emphasised that this scheme is for the individuals and can allow the Government to verify tax evasion and on the identical time inspire them to maneuver in direction of a tax compliant society and thereby change into the largest stakeholder within the growth of the State.
Finance, Excise and Taxation Minister Harpal Singh Cheema was additionally current within the occasion.