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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=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 2020
  • New=>Notification extending the time limit for completion of assessments for 2016-17 upto 31/08/2020
  • New=>Rate of tax on High Speed Diesel Oil increased from 18% to 22%
  • New=>The Goa (Recovery of Arrears of Tax through Settlement) (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020
  • New=>Modification of application for Settlement Scheme 2020
  • New=>Application for Settlement Scheme 2020
  • New=>Extending due date of returns for the year/ Quarter ended 31/03/2020
  • New=>Period for completion of assessments for FY 2016-17 extended by Three months
  • New=>Rate of tax on Motor Spirit increased from 21% to 25%
  • New=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Tenth Amendment) Act, 2017
  • New=>Notification giving effectivity to the Goa Value Added Tax (Eleventh Amendment) Act, 2019
  • New=>Rate of tax on Motor Spirit increased from 20% to 21%
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 1 Of 2019-20 Circular Regarding Issuance Of Declaration Forms For Transactions Upto 30/06/2017
  • New=>GST Taxpayers Outreach Program
  • New=>Rate of tax on Motor Spirit and High Speed diesel Oil increased to 20% and 18% respectively
  • 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=>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=>Joint Trade Circular No.1 /2018-GST Clarification regarding levy of GST on Accomodation Services
  • New=>Trade Circular No. 4 of 2017-18 Clarification pursuant to OM of Central Government
  • New=>The Goa Value Added Tax (Twelfth Amendment) Rules, 2016
  • New=> Circular for disposal of Appeals and Refund
  • New=>Waiver from payment of Entertainment Tax renewal fees by Proprietors
  • New=>Trade Circular 2 of 2016-17- Clarifications regarding Appeal for encouraging cashless transactions
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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%
  • 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.

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