South Indian Film Chamber president “Abirami” Ramanathan has communicated his certainty that an answer may soon be touched base at as to diminishment or rejecting the 30% entertainment tax by the State Government.
State Govt. is forcing 30% entertainment tax on cost of tickets in theaters, which, when added to the amazing 28% GST by the Center, would make tickets costly by over half than regular. Theater-proprietors, who are anxious about the possibility that this would keep motion picture goers and individuals far from theaters, have been striking work since Monday (03rd July) to challenge the twofold tax assessment framework.
Delegates of Film Chamber and from different bodies have been in converses with the State Government asking for it to either lessen the entertainment tax significantly or scrap it out and out.
“We are in chats with the State Govt. in such manner… we would like to discover an answer for the issue by Thursday evening. We additionally trust that the greater part of the theaters striking work would continue work from Friday,” Ramanathan radiated certainty.