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Commercial Taxes Department, Rajasthan

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The State of Rajasthan was formed with the merger of former princely government States and centrally administered territories of Ajmer & Marwar. Each state had its own different Taxation system. After the formation of Rajasthan, Excise & Taxation Department started functioning as the main tax Collection authority in the State, with headquarters at Udaipur, There was a post of Additional Commissioner Sales taxes with a small strength of staff to look after the sales tax revenue with headquarters at Jaipur. It was under the administration of Excise & Taxation Department.

At present Department is administering seven important laws which are as follows:

  • The Rajasthan Value Added Tax Act, 2003
  • The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956
  • The Rajasthan Entertainment and Advertisements Tax Act, 1957.
  • The Rajasthan Electricity (Duty) Act, 1962.
  • The Rajasthan Tax on Entry of Motor Vehicles into Local Areas Act, 1988.
  • The Rajasthan Tax on Luxuries (in Hotels and lodging houses) Act, 1990.
  • The Rajasthan Tax on Entry of Goods into local Areas Act, 1999.

Commercial Taxes Department Activities

Sales Tax department Rajasthan is an elastic and expanding source of revenue.

Besides the changes made from time to time in the rate of taxes and its coverage, the receipt from the source is dependent upon the monetary value of turnover of taxable commodities, which in turn, is influenced to a large extent by the fluctuation in the price level and demand for and supply of such goods from time to time.

During 2009-10, the revenue from VAT was Rs. 10163.53 crores which are 14.14% higher than the previous year and the revenue from CST was Rs. 482.15 crores which are 4.25% higher than the previous year.

Entertainment and Advertisement Tax

Under Rajasthan Entertainment and Advertisement Tax Act, 1987, Rajasthan Government department levies tax in respect of admission of Theatres, Cinemas and other places of public entertainment in the State.

The revenue during the year 2009-10 from the tax was Rs. 14.03 crores which are –20.24% lesser than the previous year.

The exemption of films from payment of entertainment tax and expansion of T.V., Video and Cable Network continued to affect adversely the revenue during the year.

Electricity Duty

Rajasthan Electricity Duty Act, 1962 provides for levying a duty on the consumption of electrical energy in Rajasthan, Electricity duty is collected by the supplier from the specified type of consumers and paid to the department by the supplier i.e. Rajasthan Electricity Board, etc.

The electricity duty amounted to Rs. 693.76 crores during 2009-10 which is 6.84% higher than the previous year.

Luxury Tax on Hotels and Lodging Houses

Luxury Tax in Hotel and Lodging Houses was introduced from 1.9.97 and the amount collected under this head was amounting to Rs. 44.49 crores in the year 2009-10.

Entry Tax

The Rajasthan Tax on Entry of Goods into Local Areas Act, 1999 & The Rajasthan Tax on Entry of Motor Vehicles into Local Areas Act, 1988.

The Revenue collected from Entry Tax (Goods & Vehicles) was Rs. 176.10 cores during 2009- 10.

Contact :
Commercial Taxes Department
Kar Bhawan, Bhawani Singh Road,
Ambedkar Circle, C-Scheme,
Jaipur, Rajasthan - 302005
Phone No : 0141-2227291, 0141-2227597
Email Id : ctd@rajasthan.gov.in
Website : www.rajtax.gov.in

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17 Responses to “Commercial Taxes Department, Rajasthan”

Jacob Jones Says

What is the tax rate on commercial vehicle in Rajasthan ?

Amit Says

I want to share an information regarding frauds carried out by a company in ricco industrial area dholpur pls provide me the source wr i can file my complaint.


As almost all State has provided the E mail ID of All officer we should also provide


Please send me E mail ID of all officer of JAIPUR specially of Circles

Mohmmad Raish Says

Sir/ Madam,

i want change my login id password for vat, its already locked. i m trying forget password and complete the process, and trying forget security question, website say send the security question on your registered mail id and reset your password, but mail is not receive, so please tell me how can i change my user id password. i m contact in commercial taxes department in jodhpur, they trying but it not set, so please short out my problem.

vivek vyas Says

i sent a letter by speedpost to the Commissioner , Commercial Taxes department , Government of Rajasthan , JAIPUR. The matter is regarding allotment of GST Registration certificate on my residential address by a company , namely, A.K.Enterprises. I do not know the owner of this company and i have not given my premises on rent to this company or it’s owner. this is a case pf misuse of GST Number and my residence. please look into this matter.

imran Says

i want to know my state jurisdiction ward. my address is tekchandpura bassi jaipur 303301

S C Gupta Says

I want to know the name and contact number of assistant commissioner of CDT in circles of Rajasthan who are responsible for input tax verification

vikas joshi Says

Respected sir,
I have to hotel jhankar near ringus,i have just asked about the bills n they said they are not providing bills as they have the bills facility and they are making fool of customer and involving in revenue leakage n fraud n not paying govt .gst n sales tax .please take proper action against hotel jhankar

Shiv kumar Says

Dear sir I am shiv kumar recently I have visited to bikaner and had drinks with my friends in krishna hotel bar just opposite to bikaner junction railway station I have paid 3018 against bill number 10844 dated 22/7/17 the bill was computerised but was not carrying any tin no no gst number no sales tax number but still I have paid 14% vat and even when I warned them they told me that it’s our style of billing.kindly take the action ASAP .

Shiv kumar

Rajesh Says

How i can change my pan number in tin profile

ramGopal Says

Krishna Trading Co Tin No 08164203329 Sales Tax Fraud

Meenal Jain Says

How can I know my vat account details



Mrs Kaniz Bhatti Says

Mission Compound ,Near Ajmer Pulia, ‘C’Sceme Jaipur is a residential area and there are so many commercial activities are running in private houses. I think your Department has overlooked it. We the residents of this colony are being too much disturbed by these activities. Whole day since 6 am till 11 pm there is too much crowd, noise and traffic due to these different commercial offices, Kindly look in this matter seriously. Hope to receive a favourable action from you office. Thanking you.

piyush gupta Says

tinxsys site for f form Purchasing Dealer Information Not Available

Abdul Nasser Says

We’re doing e-Commerce and need to know which form has to be submitted while sending product above Rs 10000/- which is the limit set by our courier partner.
Please let me know if this has to be made by shipper or consignee?