To enhance the knowledge on Tax policies and GST and its features and impact on economy, an informative talk was arranged by the SIGMATHS Association, Department of Mathematics by Dr Therese Pereira, Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Management of Dr. P. Dayananda Pai Sathish Pai Government First Grade College, Mangaluru on March 16, 2018.
The programme was held in Fr Fred Memorial Hall from 3.00pm to 5.00 pm. Along with the staff members of the department, approx. 140 students attended the programme.
Before the commencement of the talk, the students who scored the highest marks in the Aptitude test conducted by the association during the odd semester 2017 were honoured with a cash prize. Also the students who were the active members of the association during the time of Tiara were recognized with certificates of recognition.
Dr. Pereira in her talk explained the concepts of tax along with the various forms of tax such as- income tax, sales tax, corporate tax, service tax and so on. She also added that tax is a compulsory contribution to state revenue, lived by the government on workers income and business profits or added to the cost of some good services and transactions.
She then spoke about the concept of GST and various type of GST like Central good and Service Tax(CGST), State good and Service Tax(SGST), Integrated good and Service Tax(IGST),
SIGMATHS Association, Department of Mathematics is grateful to the Management for all the support and encouragement rendered towards the success of the programme.