Above all announcements to be given as committed previously by government itself. There is a lot of harassment hence amenesty scheme should be announced immediately. At least there have to be random assessment cases and not notices to all because this become unusual harassment & lead to corruption states in a press note issued by Shri Manubhai Soni, Hon. Secretary of Chamber.
President Shri Mayur Panchmatiya, Nag Vidarbha Chamber of Commerce attended meeting organized by Core Committee Members of Federation of Associations of Maharashtra under leadership of Shri Mohan Gurnani, on 25th March, 2015, at TISSA Meeting Hall, Thane, Mumbai. Representatives of 26 Municipal Corporations of Maharashtra State attended the meeting in large number. The members present in the meeting still they could not believe that date of LBT abolition is 1st August and not 1st April as committed during the previous delegates meet on 2nd March, 2015. In this meeting it was resolved that LBT/Octroi to be abolished from 1st April as finally confirmed on 2nd March in the meeting held at Mumbai. Amenesty scheme for payment of arrears to be announced with immediate effect and there should not be any further scrutiny of any manner of any trade / industry members. If at all government have any hurdles to abolish LBT and Octroi from 1st April, then it should be finally abolished from 1st August, 2015 as announced in State Budget.