Central CGST Deptt collects revenue worth Rs 12,771 cr in Nagpur Zone

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 14 Jun 2018 12:25:55


AFTER the roll out of the biggest indirect tax reform in the country -- Goods and Services Tax (GST) on July 1, Nagpur Zone recorded a healthy revenue collection of Rs 7,950 crore (consisting of Central GST, Integrated GST and Cess) and plus State GST of Rs 4,821 crore totalling Rs 12,771 crore as on March 31, 2018. Similarly, the Customs Duty collected was to the tune of Rs 1,170 crore as against a target of Rs 875 crore in FY 2017-18 showing an appreciation of Rs 295 crore. This was disclosed by Ashok Kumar Pande, Principal Chief Commissioner, Nagpur Zone while speaking at a press conference organised on Wednesday.

In Nagpur Zone, a total of 87,171 taxpayers are required to file monthly GSTR-3B returns excluding the composition dealers and taxpayers whose turnover is below Rs 1.50 crore.
“About 56,141 taxpayers are regularly filing their returns which works out to 64.04 per cent higher than the Maharashtra State average of 57 per cent. Furthermore, the officers contacted each non-filer by SMS or e-mail due to which 37,029 non-filers had successfully filed their returns resulting into depositing a total GST of Rs 1,080 crore,” Pande noted.

On the Inter-State e-Way Bill movement in Maharashtra State which was implemented on April 1 and Intra-State e-Way Bill introduced on May 25, he said, “Both are witnessing a huge success as 99 per cent of the truckers are having the e-Way Bill. The generation of e-Way Bill is being checked on regular basis through selected check posts in Nagpur Zone.”