The GST collections have increased in the months of Jan. 2018 in comparison to previous two months
The month-wise consolidated figures of Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), State Goods fand Services Tax (SGST), Integrated Goods and Services Tax
(Amount in Rs. Crores)
August, 2017- 93,590
September, 201- 93,029
January, 2018- 88,929
The GST collections have increased in the months of Jan. 2018 in comparison to previous two months.
The summary of returns filed for the month of January, 2018 is detailed below:
Taxpayers required to file Return (Other than composition Taxpayers) – 83,52,202
GSTR-3B filed till last day of filing – 53,94,018
% of returns filed till last date of filing- 64.58%
Filed till 18th March 2018- 62,96,048
% of filing as on 18th March, 2018-75.38%
The Government is taking various steps to check evasion as well as educate the taxpayers about the new tax regime and encouraging voluntary compliance. The steps which are being taken include introduction of e-way bill, simplification of measures for filing tax returns, steps to capture invoice details of transactions so that the same could be matched with credit taken and verification of transition credit availed by tax payers.
This was stated by Shri Ship Pratap Shukla, Minister of State for Finance in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.