A spokesperson of Excise and Taxation department said here today that the department has collected Rs. 342 crores under GST in the month of December,2021. The GST collections in the current financial year upto December, 2021 stands at Rs. 3157.26 crores vis-a-vis Rs. 2370.45 crores during the same period of the last financial year which is 33 percent more than the last financial year.
He said that a number of initiatives of the department include capacity building of tax officers, nudging non-filers after last date of filing of returns, performance monitoring of field functionaries, verification of e-way bills and input tax credit are some of the factors which have led to the improvement in collections.
The spokesperson said that the department plans to organise tax haat program in the near future to further improve the performance by way of voluntary compliance.