Vodafone Partners With HP, KPMG For GST

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Vodafone Business Services (VBS), the enterprise arm of Vodafone India, has announced its association with HP India and KPMG in India to introduce GST Ready Solutions for Business – a suite of offering comprising hardware, GST e-filing and accounting software and connectivity to enable a seamless transition to millions of Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs), Start-ups and SOHOs (Small Offices Home Offices) to Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. Vodafone is the first telco to provide such an integrated GST solution for enterprises.

The end-to-end solution comprises of hardware from HP, GST invoicing software by KPMG, cloud storage for storing invoice data, uninterrupted GST Suvidha Provider (GSP) access, e-sign, GST registration and migration services. Adding to it, Vodafone’s seamless connectivity will ensure a smooth transition of enterprises to the adoption of GST, Vodafone said in a statement.

The solutions are available on VBS platform at an affordable price with EMI options starting from INR 630 per month for 24 months. VBS solutions also include cloud storage for secure data backup, registration, migration and e-sign services, and professional guidance and support.

HP Laptop + GST Software by KPMG in India + 24*7 Vodafone Connectivity + Professional guidance and support services at INR 36,490 (bundled offer)
GST Software by KPMG in India + 24*7 Vodafone Connectivity + Professional guidance and support services at INR 12,990 (bundled offer)
GST software by KPMG in India + Professional guidance and support services at INR 2999 (downloadable version for one year)

“We are excited to offer a first-of-its-kind integrated GST solution for SMEs, start-ups and SOHOs – our GST Ready Solutions for Business, to help them embark upon the digital journey. At Vodafone Business Services, our endeavor is to make all businesses digitally ready to take their business to the next level. We are happy to be associated with HP and KPMG in India and provide a seamless experience to our customers by being the first service provider in the country to offer an integrated GST solution,” said Nick Gliddon, Director, Vodafone Business Services.

“GST is a major tax reform for India and we are confident that the GST Ready Solutions for Business from HP, KPMG in India and Vodafone will enable smooth transition for businesses to the new tax regime. This solution will especially help SMEs, start-ups and SOHOs manage their business under the new structure, while enhancing their contribution to India’s economic growth. In addition, we are also enabling a dedicated call center, managed by specialized tax experts to support customers on any GST related queries and operational issues,” said Sumeer Chandra, MD, HP Inc. India.

“To implement the historical transformation that GST has brought in India for SMEs, start-ups and SOHOs, the ‘KPMG in India & HP GST Solution’ powered by Vodafone connectivity will facilitate in seamless GST invoicing and returns filing. It is expected to be a game changer for the MSMEs, unequipped to own and operate the minimal information systems to manage GST, supporting their migration and thereby assisting Government’s vision of Digital India. We are glad to share that Vodafone has adopted the ‘KPMG in India & HP GST Solution’ for their own ecosystem while also propagating the same to help KPMG in India further their market share,” said Akhil Bansal, Dy. CEO, KPMG in India.

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