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The Commercial Tax Department is administering levy and collection of tax revenue under the Goa Value Added Tax / Goa Sales Tax, Central Sales Tax, Goa Luxury Tax on residential accommodation, Goa Tax on Entry of Goods into local area and Goa Entertainment Tax Acts.

For the purpose of proper control and administration, the State of Goa has been divided into seven ward offices, namely, Panaji, Mapusa, Bicholim, Ponda, Margao, Vasco and Curchorem. The overall tax administration is controlled and monitored by its Headquarters at Panaji.

Important Notices
  • New=>Amendments of Schedule C and Schedule G
  • New=>Rate of tax on Motor Spirit and High Speed diesel Oil reduced from 17% to 13% and 19% to 15% respectively
  • New=>Notification of Result of the Departmental Examination (2018) for promotion to the post of Commercial Tax Inspector
  • New=>Result Sheet for the Departmental Examination (2018) For Promotion To The Post Of Commercial Tax Inspector
  • New=>Wanted Office Space On Lease/ Out Right Purchase For Bicholim Ward Office
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 1 of 2018-19 Date For Applying For Declaration Forms Extended To 20/11/2018
  • New=>Quotation For Supply Of Toner Cartridges
  • New=>Order extending due date for filing of Audit report for the financial year ended 31st March,2017
  • New=>Order extending due date for filing of Audit report for the financial year ended 31st March,2018, for dealers required to file Audit Report under Section 70 (1A)
  • New=>Quotation for supply of Stationery Items
  • New=>Procedure for updating mobile number and email id of Primary Authorized Signatory by a Taxpayer
  • New=>Joint Trade Circular No.1 /2018-GST Clarification regarding levy of GST on Accomodation Services
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 5 of 2017-18 Final opportunity to apply for CST Declaration Forms
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 4 of 2017-18 Clarification pursuant to OM of Central Government
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 3 of 2017-18 Date for applying for Declaration Forms extended to 27/12/2017
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 1 of 2017-18 Circular regarding issuance of declaration forms for transactions upto 30/06/2017
  • New=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Fourteenth Amendment) Rules, 2018
  • New=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules, 2017
  • New=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2016
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 2 of 2017-18 Date for applying for Declaration Forms extended to 30/11/2017
  • New=> Circular for disposal of Appeals and Refund
  • New=>Quotation for Supply of Toner Cartridges
  • New=>VAT rate on Diesel reduced from 22% to 19%
  • New=>Amendment Of VAT Schedules, VAT (Thirteenth Amendment) Rules And VAT (Tenth Amendment) Ordinance
  • New=>Wanted Office Space On Lease For Sub Office - Curchorem Ward
  • New=>Rate of tax on Petrol enhanced to 15%, Electric Cars exempted from VAT, ITC available on Mineral Ore
  • New=>Waiver from payment of VAT renewal fees by certain category of dealers
  • New=>Waiver from payment of Entertainment Tax renewal fees by Proprietors
  • New=>Period for VAT Assessments for the FY 2013-14 extended by 2 months
  • New=>Trade Circular 2 of 2016-17- Clarifications regarding Appeal for encouraging cashless transactions
  • New=>Trade Circular 1 of 2016-17- Appeal for encouraging cashless transactions
  • New=>Procedure for enrollment of existing VAT Dealers on GST System Portal
  • New=>GST Enrollment FAQs
  • New=>Concessional rate of tax on motor vehicles for defence personnel and their spouse and conditions for availing the benefit of concessional rate of tax
  • Wanted Premises on Lease basis
  • New=>Enrollment for Tax Practitioners Certificate
  • New=>Amendment of Cess Rate
  • New=>Category of dealers who shall file annual e-returns
  • New=>Category of dealers who shall file quarterly e-returns
  • New=>FAQs on Taxation of Developers
  • New=>Date of effectivity for the amended definition of 'sale' i.e. inclusion of agreement carrying out the work of building, construction, etc of flats dwelling units, etc.
  • Changes w.e.f. 01/11/2015 - Composition rates for works contractors being builders of flats, dwelling units, houses, etc New=> Sanitary napkins and diapers including adult diapers taxable @ 5%

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