Manual 7 Particulars of any arrangement that exists for consultation with, or representation by, the members of the public in relation to the formulation of its policy or implementation thereof [Section 4(1)(b)(vii)]
Formulation / Implementation of Policy
Is it mandatory to ensure public participation (Yes/No)
Arrangements for seeking public participation
Anything related with the in-force Act in the dept.
The department does invite objections and suggestions from the business community viz. trade associations, trade chambers, confederations, individual dealers and sales tax practitioners and the general public from time to time while making any amendments in the Act and Rules. Members of the Sales Tax Bar Association (a registered body) are also consulted. Besides, Sales Tax Advisory Committee consisting of representatives of trade associations and tax practitioners already exists in the department.