Sales tax department declared the Wednesday as “Taxpayer’s Day”

Office of

The Commissioner of Sales Tax

Maharashtra State, Mumbai

8th floor, Vikrikar Bhavan,

Mazgaon, Mumbai- 400010






No.JC(HQ-7)/Tax Payer’s Day/Service Cell/2016-17/B-982-Mumbai, dt. 09/05/16

Trade Circular No.-17 T of 2016

Subject: Designation of Wednesday as Taxpayers’ Day… reg

The Government has been placing great emphasis on taxpayer-friendly tax administration as part of its initiatives to improve ease of doing business. In this direction, the State Government has taken several initiatives in the recent past to facilitate trade.

2. It is reiterated that the Department considers all taxpayers as the cornerstone of our economic independence and prosperity. To further the Government’s objective to ensure responsive governance, it has been decided to designate one day of the week viz., Wednesday (2 pm to 5 pm) as Taxpayers’ Day wherein Zonal/Divisional/Unit heads of all offices will meet the taxpayers/other stakeholders in their chambers without any prior appointment in order to address theft grievances relating to Sales Tax expeditiously.

3. Further, it is declared that Service Cell Meeting of all dealers and their representatives will be held on first Saturday of third month of every quarter (i.e. June, September, December and March) at all the divisional levels.

4. You are requested to bring the contents of this circular to the notice of the members of your association.


(Rajiv Jalota)

Commissioner of Sales Tax,

Maharashtra State, Mumbai

No.JC(HQ-7)/Tax Payer’s Day/Service Cell/2016-17/B-982 Mumbai, dt. 09/05/16

Trade Circular No.-17T of 2016

Copy to Joint Commissioner of Sales Tax (Mahavikas) with the request to upload this Trade Circular on Department’s Website

Copy forwarded with compliments to :-

  1. Deputy Secretary, Finance Department, Mantralaya, Mumbai
  2. Accounts Officer, STRA, Mumbai and Nagpur


(D. A. Patil)

Jr. Commissioner of Sales Tax,

(HQ-7), Mumbai

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