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Tamilnadu IT Partners Need Relief in Taxes

Election buzz is over for South state, Tamilnadu. AIADMK has bettered its vote share. Elections were held only to 232 out of the 234 Assembly constituencies. AIADMK bagged 134 seats while DMK got 89 seats. With respectively winning and loosing game IT partners are expecting much from new governments.

In an exclusive interview with The DQ Week, Channels partners of Tamilnadu shared their views on expectations from new Government. IT partners in Tamilnadu wants government to give relief in taxes, Ravishankaran, President of Tirupur IT association said, “ We are facing problems with online issue, people selling online, deals with other states to induce in Tamilnadu and due to this sales tax is not paid to local government, we have to address this issue. Sales tax in state is 5% while CEC is 2%, for eg. Online store is dealing business from Bengaluru to Tamilnadu then state govt is loosing 5% of sales tax. And we also can’t compete to online stores as we are paying double amount of taxes.”

Aimm Computers, owner, P. Shanmugam told us,” We want GST to come as soon as possible as we are having issues with taxes, service tax and VAT doubles are burden in doing business.”

Kumar P of Albedo systems is happy what state Government has already done for IT sector, he said,” the Govt has done a very good job in IT activities, there is no problems.”

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