TAAN President welcomes Joint-Secretary of IRD

2nd Mar, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Mar 02: President of the Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nava Raj Dahal, welcomed the Joint-Secretary of the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) constituency no. 1, Jhalak Ram Adhikari, at the TAAN Secretariat, Maligaun on February 25.

President Dahal spoke about tax and VAT issues being faced by tourism entrepreneurs. He said, “We don’t want to evade tax; we only want the government to simplify provisions related to tax”. He requested Mr. Adhikari to seriously consider the issues raised by TAAN and organize an orientation program related tax and VAT to TAAN’s member agencies.

IRD Joint-Secretary Adhikari responded positively towards the issues raised by tourism entrepreneurs and assured to formulate policies favoring affairs raised by TAAN. He also said, “We will support TAAN for organizing orientation program on tax and VAT system of Nepal.”

Chitra Gurung, Immediate Past President of VITOF Nepal and Rishi Ram Bhandari, M.D of Satori Adventure Pvt. Ltd. were also present at the occasion. Both are general members of TAAN. Rishi Ram Bhandari asked for TAAN’s support in order to conduct Annapurna Marathon (Annapurna Century) which is being organized by Annapurna Kathmandu Society Nepal.