Goods and Services Tax or GST came into effect in India on July 1st, 2017. GST replaced all the indirect taxes and became a single indirect tax for the whole nation. The most confusing part of GST was it had 4 different slabs 5%, 12%, 18%, and 28%. Sellers are making use of this ambiguity to cheat customers and mint money. Many traders are making huge profits by increasing the price of goods by quoting GST. IndianMoney review says that some traders are not passing the GST rate cut benefits to customers.
1. GST of 5% is charged on the garments which cost less than Rs 1,000 a piece and 12% is charged on the garments which cost more than Rs 1,000 a piece. As per IndianMoney Reviews, many traders are still charging 12% on all garments and making money.
2. Many dealers are charging extra in the name of GST on items of daily use like mineral water, grains, milk, vegetables, eggs which are exempt from GST.
3. GST rate on both AC and non AC restaurants was reduced to 5%. But, many restaurants still charge the previous rates.
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To collect GST from customers, the trader has to be registered under GST with the GSTIN number and taxpayers having yearly turnover of more than Rs 20 Lakhs or those companies which have inter-state businesses are required to register under the GST regime. The person not fulfilling these criteria is not allowed to collect GST from customers.
Unfortunately, many people are paying GST on the services availed without even checking if there is GSTIN number in the bill or not. There were many cases where people had posted their bills on social media, which didn't have GSTIN number, but were charged GST.
If you a victim of GST fraud, don't just sit and suffer. File a complaint against this fraud. In this blog, IndianMoney reviews tell how you can raise a complaint against GST fraud.
If you are a victim of GST fraud, lodge your complaint on the official website of Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs. You can post your complaint by clicking on the link:
While posting complaints, you must include the name and address of the shop/restaurant/organization that has defrauded you.
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If you don't want to post your complaint on the website, you can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Your mail must contain all the details of the complaint and you can also include supporting documents, if any.
You can also post your grievances on the official Twitter handles of GST (askGST_Goi) and the Finance Ministry (@FinMinIndia).
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