GSTN Launches New Toll-Free Number For Helpdesk
The Goods and Services Tax Network on Wednesday said it has launched a new toll-free number for GST helpdesk, which will be operational 365 days for answering queries related to the indirect tax.
In a statement, the GSTN said it has revamped GST helpdesk by introducing new features to improve taxpayers' experience by making the system more robust and transparent.
The GSTN has come up with a new GST help desk toll-free calling number 1800 103 4786. The caller may call on this number on 365 days in a year from 9 am to 9 pm.
With the introduction of the toll-free number, the existing contact number for the GST helpdesk (0120-24888999) has been discontinued, the GSTN added.
Further, 10 new languages were introduced on helpdesk. Till now, taxpayers had a facility to interact with the GST helpdesk agents in Hindi and English.
Now they can interact in 10 other Indian languages -- Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Gujarati, Kannada, Odia, Malayalam, Punjabi and Assamese.
Further, an improved version of Grievance Redressal Portal too has been launched.
The GST helpdesk receives average 8,000 to 10,000 calls every day.