Dushyant Singh Pundir
Press Reporter News Service
Chandigarh, October 2
With enchancment in tax assortment, the UT obtained practically Eight per cent extra income within the gross Items and Companies Tax (GST) collected in September compared to the tax obtained in August.
An official of the Excise and Taxation Division stated the UT would get Rs102 crore of the gross GST income collected in September, whereas, the division had obtained Rs94 crore in August 2020.
The gross GST income collected in September stood at Rs141 crore, together with assortment of Rs26 crore underneath the Central GST, Rs34 crore underneath the UTGST, and Rs81 crore underneath the Built-in GST.
Nonetheless, the income for September was practically 10 per cent much less of the GST collected in the identical month final 12 months, which was Rs157 crore.
The gross GST assortment in August this 12 months was Rs138 crore, which was practically 13 per cent much less as in comparison with Rs160 crore tax collected in August 2019. Of the gross assortment, Central GST was Rs26.34 crore, UTGST Rs36.61 crore and Built-in GST Rs74.88 crore.
The official stated the GST assortment in July was Rs108 crore. Because of imposition of the lockdown, the UT obtained meager income of Rs13 crore in April, which elevated to Rs41 crore in Could, the official added.
Nonetheless, with selective opening of assorted enterprise institutions in Unlock 1, the income assortment witnessed a pointy improve and the UT collected Rs71 crore tax in June, the officers stated.
The rise in income assortment was a transparent indication that companies and different allied actions had been regularly returning again to pre-Covid period, the official added.
The Excise and Taxation Division created a historical past by attaining 100 per cent compliance in submitting of month-to-month tax returns within the nation underneath the GST regime for the 12 months 2017-18 and 2018-19 and 99.25 per cent within the monetary 12 months 2019-20. Because of lockdown, it was practically 90 per cent within the monetary 12 months 2020-21.
The division had launched “Mission 100%” in January this 12 months to perform 100 per cent compliance in submitting of month-to-month tax returns (GSTR-3B).
The division took variety of initiatives to attain the goal like common interplay with commerce and business, establishing of helpdesk within the workplace to help taxpayers in submitting returns, sending common SMSes on cell phones and messages on e-mails of taxpayers, in addition to telephonic contacts and these initiatives yielded good outcomes.