Uttarakhand Entertainment Tax Department

Uttarakhand Entertainment Tax Department

Department of Entertainment Tax, Uttrakhand is working under Tax Commissioner of Uttarakhand. It works in the field of entertainment tax in the state. There are four post of Assistant Commisioner in Dehradun, Haridwar, Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts. Remaining 09 districts has the posts of District Entertainment Tax Officer to forsee the function of Entertainment Tax Department.

Purpose of Entertainment Tax Department, Uttarakhand

  • Provide permission & license to various entertainment media
  • Collection of tax from various entertainment sources
  • Stop evasion of tax
  • Provide entertainment for people at affodable rate
  • Stop the illegal transmission of films
  • Enforment work to generate more tax revenue

History of Entertainment Tax Department

The department was established in 1937 for the collection of fixed and temporary sources of entertainment and stop the evasion of tax. It was widely distributed department in Uttar Pradesh but after creation of Uttarakhand state, it become much smaller due to state size.

Taxable Entertainments in Uttarakhand

Following are the list of entertainments which are taxable in Uttarakhand.

– Cinema
– Cable Operators
– VCD Library
– Rope Way
– Video Cinema
– Video Vehicle
– Exhibition
– Housie (Tambola)
– Clubs
– Cabaret
– Video Game Parlors
– Games of Skill
– Non Classical Music and Dance
– Entertainment Park
– DTH broadcasting service

Non Taxable Entertainments in Uttarakhand

Following are the list of entertainments which are tax free in Uttarakhand.

– Bungee Jump
– Drama
– Nautanki
– Quawalli
– Kavi Sammelan Mushayra
– Classical Music
– Games and Sports
– Skating
– Dangal
– Magic shows
– Pool game
– Circus

Important Links

Form for Applying for License of Video Library

Form for Applying for Permission of Cable T.V

Form for Applying for Permission of Entertainments

Form for Applying for Video cinema/Video Vehicle

Form for Applying for Direct to Home Service (DTH)

Documents Required for applying for various Entertainments

License Fees and Applicable Tax details

Payment of Entertainment Tax

Register for Entertainment Tax

Pay Entertainment Tax by e Payment

Pay Entertainment Tax by Treasury Portal

E Return

Contact Information for Uttarakhand Entertainment Tax Department

Entertainment Tax Commissioner
Office of Sales Commissioner
Mussoorie Bypass Road, Near Puliya No. 6, Nathanpur
Dehradun - 248001
entertainment-tax department of Uttarakhand

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