GST collections in October stands at Rs. 375.73 crore

The department of state taxes and excise collected Rs. 328.55 crore in September, 2021. The cumulative GST collections in current financial year till October, 2021 stands at Rs. 2431.19 crore against Rs. 1694.04 crore during the last year.

A Spokesperson of the department informed here today that the cumulative GST revenue growth so far in the current year is 44 percent. He said the state GST revenues collection has continuously registered a positive growth in the current financial year despite restrictions resulting from second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.

He said that some of the important factors for maintaining the positive growth rate include monitoring of top tax payers, regular review of the performance of the field functionaries, effective enforcement activities by the department and physical verifications of e-way bills, etc. The performance of the field functionaries has been enhanced by upgrading their technical skills through various capacity building measures.