Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Objectives/ purpose of the Organization:
Collection of tax revenue for the state with due concern for the tax payers.
2. Mission/ Vision Statement:
The Commerce Tax Department with a vision to achieve excellence in the formulation and implementation of different taxes administered by it works for the following mission-collection of taxes in a transparent, fair and efficient manner, facilitation of trade and commerce by simplification of the procedure, encouragement of voluntary compliance by building mutual trust, prevention of tax evasion and frauds making the tax administration more transparent, prompt, efficient and accountable to the stakeholders.
3. Duties of the Public Authority:
Collection of indirect taxes under Odisha Value Added Tax Act, 2004. Odisha Sales Tax Act, 1947, Central Sales Tax Act, 1956, Odisha Entertainment Tax Act, 2006, Odisha Entry Tax Act, 1999, Odisha State Tax on Professions, Traders, Callings & Employments Act, 2000.
4. Main Activities & Functions:
Tax administration and monitoring of collection of commercial taxes.
5. Details of Service Rendered:
To facilitate the tax administration, the Department provides statutory services like registration of the dealer under the provision of different Acts, distribution of statutory Forms & Waybills, receipt of periodical returns under different Acts and providing time to time advice on different aspects of C.T, Laws, Circulars, Notifications etc.
6. Organizational Structure:
The Head of the Office is the Asst. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, (A.CC.T) OFS-I who is assisted by Four Commercial Tax Officer (C.T O), O.F.S including three CTO deputed from Range Office and Eight nos. of Asst. Commercial Tax-Officers (A.C.T.O) including two ACTO deputed from Range Office and Bargarh Circle. At present one CTO post Vacant, one ACTO not yet join, one ACTO working in R.R.Unit, Sambaipur, three numbers of ACTO are deputed to work in Bargarh Circle, Luhurachati Checkgate and Manaktora Checkgate as per order of Range Office.
7. Expectation of Public Authority from the Public:
The Department is emphasizing on consumer awareness through Electronic Media & Newspapers for enhancing its effectiveness and efficiency.
8. Arrangements/ Methods for seeking Public Participation:
Suggestion through State level and Range level Advisory Committees.
9. Address of the Main Office:
Office of the Asst. Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Jatni, Circle, Jatni
10. Working Hours Both for Office & Public:
Morning Hours: 10.00 A.M.Closing Hours: 5.00 P.M.
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