Copyright Policy

Material featured on www.mahagst.gov.in may be reproduced free of charge. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context. Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being Copyright of a third party. Authorization to reproduce such material must be obtained from the department or copyright holder concerned.

Privacy Policy

As a general rule, www.mahagst.gov.in does not automatically capture any specific personal information from you (like name, phone number or e-mail address), that allows us to identify you individually. If you choose to provide us with your personal information, like names or addresses, when you visit our website, we use it only to fulfil your request for information. To use the Dealer Services sections, this website requires user registration and login. Information so collected shall be used only for the stated purpose.

We gather certain information about the user, such as internet protocol (IP) address, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected. This site may contain links to external sites whose data protection and privacy practices may differ from ours. We are not responsible for the content and privacy practices of the other websites and encourage you to consult the privacy notice of those sites.


Privacy Policy for Mahagst Mobile Application

MAHAGST Mobile Application (Mahagst App) is a free app. This Service is provided by Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax Department (MGSTD) at no cost and is intended for use as it is.

This page is used to inform www.mahagst.gov.in visitors through Mahagst App regarding our policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decides to use our Service.

If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect is used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

The terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms and Conditions, which is accessible at www.mahagst.gov.in/en/terms-conditions  unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection and Use

For a better experience, while using our Service, we may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to WRITE EXTERNAL STORAGE, READ EXTERNAL STORAGE, CAMERA, RECEIVE SMS, READ SMS, SEND SMS, ACCESS COARSE LOCATION and ACCESS FINE LOCATION. The information that we request will be retained by us and used as described in this privacy policy.

The app does use third party Services that may collect information used to identify you. Link to privacy policy of third party Service providers used by the app is available at Google Privacy Policy

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you use our Service, in case of an error in the app we collect data and information (through third party product) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing our Service, the time and date of your use of the Service.


Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used as a unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your device’s internal memory. This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and to improve their Services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse these cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.

Service Providers

We may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:

•          To facilitate our Service;

•          To provide the Service on our behalf;

•          To perform Service-related activities;

•          To assist us in analyzing how our Service is used.

We want to inform you that these third-party companies and individuals have access to your information to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose other than that stated in the privacy policy.


We value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Links to Other Sites

This Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of those websites. We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any of these external sites.

Updating this Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, you are advised to review this page periodically for any changes. These changes are effective immediately after they are posted on this page.

Hyperlinking Policy

Links to External Websites/Portals

At many places on www.mahagst.gov.in you shall find links to other Websites/Portals/Web applications/Mobile apps. These links have been placed for your convenience. Department of Goods and ServicesTax, Government Maharashtra is not responsible for the contents of the linked destinations and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on www.mahagst.gov.in should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked destinations.

Links to this Website by other Websites/Portals

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this www.mahagst.gov.in and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to www.mahagst.gov.in so that you can be informed of any changes or updates therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to www.mahagst.gov.in must be opened in a new tab or new browser window.