Ministry of Finance declares the Goods and Services Tax Database as protected system

Feb 06, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Finance & Taxation Compliance

The Ministry of Finance on February 04, 2020, declares the Goods and Services Tax Database and its associated infrastructure dependencies installed at Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), as the protected system under the Information Technology Act, 2000.

The following persons shall be authorised to access the protected system: -

(a) designated GSTN employees authorised by Head of GSTN;

(b) designated Tax officers of the Central Government, State Government, Union territories, Auditing agencies and Accounting Authorities;

(c) authorised members or employees of Contractual Managed Service Provider or third-party vendor(s) or its partner(s); and

(d) GSTN authorized business partner(s).

This Notification shall come into effect from February 04, 2020.

[Notification No. G.S.R. 84(E)]


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