70 complaints have been filed with Anti-Profiteering Authority says finance ministry

Vastavam web: As many as 70 complaints have been filed with the Anti-Profiteering Authority, which deals with cases under the GST regime, the finance ministry said today.A National Anti-Profiteering Authority and a Standing Committee on anti-profiteering has been set up to examine complaints of not passing benefits to consumer under the Goods and Services Tax (GST), rolled out on July 1.”These are being examined by the state-level screening committees,” the minister said.

The government has set up two call centres to reply to queries of taxpayers regarding different aspects of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).As per the available data, over 25 lakh calls have been answered by the GST Network help desk during June 25 to December 19.