April has highest collection of GST


GST is growing like population. in the march GST collection was 1.06 lakh. In april no wonder GST collection is 1,13,865. The government has settelment that for central GST 20,370 crore and for state GST 15,975 crore. The total renue added after settlement of provision 47,533 crore CGST and 50,776 crore SGST by the central and state government.

From the July 1, 2017 this much raise in GST collection is not seen what is wittnessed  in April. the momthly coolection of GST of subsequet three was shown in 2017. After that the  scenario was changed completely. The reasons behind are mechanism of e-billing which do the tightening of tax compliance, change in taxation of real estate which pushed the collection of GST and year end adjustment is also can be reason. 

In march GST council somewhat relieved the real estate world with input tax credit(ITC). GST council gave option to the real estate world to opt to the old rates of 12 percent for residential and 8 percent for housing with ITC. There is also option to use the new 5 percent tax on residential and 1 percent tax on housing without getting the benifits of adjusting the credits on input  while constructing.

The GST Law  plays role in the monthly collection of GST.   GST Law comprising (i) Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 including Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017, (ii) State Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 as notified by respective States, (iii) Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017, (iv) Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 including Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir Act, 2017), (v) Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 (hereinafter referred as CGST, SGST, UTGST, IGST and CESS respectively at the GST portal) and (vi) Rules, Notifications, Amendments and Circulars issued under the respective Acts.

The enhancements in E-bill are due to 

  •  Auto calculation of route distance based on PIN code for generation of EWB
  •  Knowing the distance between two PIN Codes
  • Blocking of generation of multiple E-Way Bills on one Invoice/document
  •  Extension of E-Way Bill in case Consignment is in Transit
  • Report on EWB which are about to expire soon
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