PANJIM: The State Cabinet today has decided to give a 50 percent tax rebate to commercial vehicles in view of business losses due to Covid-19.
“Provided that, no penalty under this section shall be leviable in respect of the tax due for the period 01-04-2020 to 31-03-2021, if such tax is paid on or before 31-03-2021,’ the Cabinet said
Provided further that if any penalty is already paid in respect of any motor vehicle, for period 01-04-2020 to 31-03-2021, then it shall be adjusted towards the tax payable in respect of the same motor vehicle in future.” the cabinet note states
Further, MoRTH has advised all the States and UTS to implement this advisory, in letter and spirit, so that the citizens, the transporters and various other organizations which are operating under this difficult time may not get harassed and face difficulties .
The proposed amendment is for creating enabling provision in The Goa Daman and Diu Motor Vehicles Tax Act, 1974 for granting relief by way of grace period to pay M.V. Tax without penalty, to all the commercial vehicle plying within the State of Goa