After the implementation of GST, it’s important for all businesses to make sure they train their employees according to the new taxation system. In fact, there is a great opportunity for students who are pursuing their studies in accounting and finance. They must opt for GST training programs to build their future in the new indirect taxation system which is entirely different field emerged recently that aims at removing the cascading effect of taxes. Government need individuals who are capable enough to perform the GST calculations accurately and timely. The proper knowledge of GST is of utmost importance before entering into this field to prevent any financial losses to the industries as well as the small businesses.
Quality and authorized GST training programs have become a necessity for various industries and stakeholders for the successful rollout of GST. If you want to set-up a training institute for the GST trainings, you need to get registered in Government of India’s Trade Outreach Programme. The application must address the Director General, NACEN, NACEN Complex and should be send via post or email in offices located in Haryana. Shortlisted institutions might require to make a presentation to inform NACEN about their plans, strategy, and available facility before the final selection.
It’s important to know the eligibility before getting registered into the programme. Reputable institutions and professional bodies that have experience in fiscal and indirect tax training and are willing to impart the GST training to the industry, trade, stakeholders, or even to the freshers would be eligible to apply in this programme.
Another important aspect of getting selected as ATPs for GST training is the reasonable fees and a good training infrastructure. The training institutes/ professional bodies in the public sector or the industry associations that have proven track records of various financial and accounting trainings will be given preference. Interested institutions need to provide supporting data on the existing training activities, faculty strength, available infrastructure, and planned fee structure.
A committee under NACEN will examine the details provided by the institutions and shortlist those who are assessed who have requisite facility & ability to undertake such training. Shortlisted institutions will be called up to make a presentation and need to have a discussion with the committee.According to the selection, the institutes must abide the terms and conditions of the programme.
Modalities of Training
- Trainings must be conducted by AGTs (Accredited GST Trainers) who are trained and certified by NACEN.
- NACEN will provide a proper and standard GST training module with the course syllabus and material required to conduct the training. The ATPs should arrange the necessary materials for trainings and provision to the trainees. No change can be done from the institution’s side in the training module without prior approval of NACEN.
- The GST training modules must be based on the GST rules, procedures of filing and returning, law and systems. To improve the trains and modules effective measures will be taken by respective ATPs and NACEN.
- The publicity for the GST trainings need to be done by ATPs in which they need to mention that these trainings are conducted by ‘GST Training Accreditation Programme’ in partnership with NACEN.
- The fees that will be charged from the trainees as per the ATP’s will be decided by the Government/NACEN in advance. The fee structure will be divided under two categories that is training as per the trainee with or without accommodation cost. The cost involved will be reasonable and set at a realistic level to ensure that it is affordable for each class of the population.
In order to get registered orto be a part of GST training programme, institutions need to train the staff and members so that they can further train people and provide authentic information regarding the law. The larger industries who deal with supply of goods and services need to train their employees according to the new taxation regime. For that matter, government has taken appropriate measure and have appointed institutions that are eligible and fulfils the criteria to provide the GST services and trainings to the vast population of India be it industries or common man. Though businesses might have to spend their hard-earned money to provide knowledge to their employees for the new taxation regime, they will be benefited in the long run.