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    Following the order, 2 reporter unions in the state, the Andhra Pradesh Union Of Working and also Journalists (APUWJ) and also Indian Journalist Union (IJU) satisfied government authorities.
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    Many state-accredited reporters in Andhra Pradesh obtained a notification from the Commercial Taxes Department on January 18 mentioning that they are reliant pay specialist tax obligation of Rs 2,500 per year. .
    Venkateshwar Rao, a reporter that helps a Telugu daily in Amalapuram location in the Dr Ambedkar Konaseema area obtained a notification claiming that he is reliant pay specialist tax obligation of Rs 12,500 (for 5 years) under Section 10 of the Andhra Pradesh Tax on Professions, Traders, Callings and also Employment Act -1987 (APPTCE). The notification authorized by a Deputy Commercial Tax Officer specified that Venkateshwar Rao need to pay the quantity within 15 days of getting it, otherwise activity will certainly be taken.
    Venkateshwar Rao informed TNM that numerous various other reporters also had actually obtained the notifications. “We have learnt that a list has been prepared by the Department to send this notice. “The notice was sent to those journalists who have been accredited by the state for five years and above.” .
    Following the order, 2 reporter unions in the state, the Andhra Pradesh Union Of Working and also Journalists (APUWJ) and also Indian Journalist Union (IJU) satisfied the Information and also Public Relations Commissioner, T Vijaya Sai Reddy at his workplace on January 19. .
    SN Meera, a reporter from Guntur and also participant of APUWJ informed TNM that the Commissioner recommended that whoever gets the notification can send out a letter to the Commercial Tax Commissioner mentioning that they are not accountable to pay specialist tax obligation. “He told us that journalists in the state need not worry,” stated Meera.  .
    Meera stated the union was confident that complying with the conference with Vijaya Sai Reddy, the government would certainly discontinue the notifications. “We hope that no other journalists receive notice, but if this happens, we will devise a plan of action.”
    Subba Rao, Commercial Tax Department Commissioner of Amalapuram stated that comparable notifications had actually been sent out to 28 reporters and also the procedure will certainly take place. “The notices will be sent to others too. The process is not under hold. But we will see the response from the journalists, their objections and then proceed accordingly.” He included that he has actually not obtained any type of main guidelines relating to the standstill of the notifications. He was nonetheless knowledgeable about the unions satisfying the I&PR Commissioner. .
    Senior reporters TNM talked to mentioned that numerous reporters deal with work instability and also are in some cases required to help totally free when their companies stop working to pay impressive fees. “In such circumstances, the government is collecting money in the name of tax. How can we not object?,” he asked. .
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