August 01, 2017
I represent working class who pay our taxes on regular basis, File returns regularly and a strong believer and supporter the digital transformation that we have embarked upon. We have been looking at GST with lot of hope and we sincerely believe this would be a great enabler for simplifying our tax regimes, however I will like to bring to your notice some issues and errors affecting DISABLED Community in the GST;
Due to lack of safe and comfortable transport network for disabled people in India; Myself as DISABLED WAS COMPELLED TO TAKE LEASED CAR FROM MY ORGANISATION for going to my office; so that I can be independent and work and earn for my health and living expenses;self;
This was not a luxury car and was my need to earn so that I can survive and earn living for my family and my
But the Government of India under Narender Modi wrongly considered applied higher and DOUBLE TAXATION ON LEASED VEHICLE DRIVEN BY DISABLED; THERE WAS NO CLAUSE THAT A DISABLED LEASED VEHICLES SHOULD NOT EB TAXED AS LUXURY AND UNDER 28%;
My leased is only helping me fight with my struggle for living through my disability; Developing country WITH POOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION FOR DISABLED SHOULD NOT CHARGE SO HIGH TAXES FOR DISABLED LEASE VEHICLES;India GOVT IS PENALIZING DISABLED IN INDIA BY GST;
Moreover for all the employees of organisation where we have opted for car lease prior to July 1 feel exploited and cheated with this double tax burden of GST as I took my car was bought before GST and my leasing company had already paid the excise duty and there is no way I could claim back the amount in the GST model; THIS IS NOT ONLY A DISABLED HARASSMENT BY GOVT OF INDIA BUT ALSO A WRONG LAW WHICH CHEATS PEOPLE WITH DOUBLE TAXATION.
Since, You may be aware of the fact that these people have already paid the excise duty and there is no way they could claim back the amount in the GST model. So the existing GST taxation would result in additional burden on the existing leasing. The existing leasing are with a tax rate of 13.5% or 14.5% and with GST in place, this would become 29% to 43%.
Moreover myself being disabled, I took lease so that I can pay back slowly from my monthly salary; and As I understand the GST: Devices for disabled taxed at concessional 5% rate, so for DISABLED WHO TAKE LEASED CARS FOR EMPOWERING THEM SELVES TO WORK FOR RESPECTABLE LIFE Lease should not be TAXED HIGHER THAN 5% IN GST: