The GCCI in association with the Chamber of Tax Consultants (CTC), Mumbai and Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Goa Branch organised a seminar, ‘GST case studies and anti-profiteering in tourism and real estate sectors,’ at the GCCI convention hall on March 3. In his inaugural speech Adv Ajay Singh, president, CTC mentioned that “he was very happy with the program arrangements and is hoping for more collaborative programs with GCCI in future.
The seminar was divided into two sessions, with first session focusing, on the tourism sector conducted by Sunil Gabhawalla, eminent tax expert and member of Maharashtra’s GST Implementation Advisory Panel, followed by the second session on the real estate industry by Naresh Sheth, an indirect tax expert with in-depth knowledge of real estate and allied sectors.
Participants from various hotels, tour and travel businesses attended the session understanding the nitty-gritty of GST and anti-profiteering in their respective areas. Similarly reputed builders, work contractors, real estate agents attended the seminar. Also present in large numbers were chartered accountants, consultants and tax practitioners who took advantage of the extensively knowledgeable platform for the biggest tax reform of India in recent years. The program was co-ordinated by chartered accountants Parimal Kulkarni, chairman, GCCI taxation committee, Santosh Kenkre, Gaurav Kenkre, other members of the taxation committee.