Plea to Modi on input tax credit for mask, gloves, soap etc


MADURAI: A memorandum was sent to Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi today urging him to consider and allow claiming of input tax credit for hand wash soap and liquid, face mask, gloves, sanitizer, face shield PPE kit, infrared thermometer etc whihc are being used as precautionary items to curtail the spread of COVID-19 corona cases.

The memorandum to PM was sent by Tamil Nadu Foodgrains Merchants Association from Madurai, signed by its president Mr.S.P.Jeyapragasam on 10th July 2020. He said that Input Tax Credit claim for the said items on their purchases can be considered and notified since they are being used for employees in the premises for organizational and industrial purpose.

A copy of this memorandum was also sent to Union Finance Minister Mrs.Nirmala Sitharaman, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr.Edappadi K Palanisami and to concerned officials of Central and State governments.

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