Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party govt simplifies VAT filing system in Delhi

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Jan 2 2014, 03:06am hrs
Arvind KeijriwalDelhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said VAT norms in city will be simplified. (IE photo: Prem Nath Pandey)
At a Cabinet meeting presided over by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government decided to simplify filing of the Value Added Tax (VAT) by traders which has been a long standing demand by various traders' associations of the city.

Talking to reporters Kejriwal said, "The Cabinet has decided to simplify filing of the VAT by the traders as demanded by them."

Various traders' association have been demanding the simplification of the VAT system.

He also announced extending the date to file the Form AR1 by the traders till January 31. Every registered dealer is required to get his accounts audited as per Delhi VAT Act and need to furnish audit report in Form AR1.

In its election manifesto the AAP had promised to simplify the VAT tax system.