Haryana 6th on list of GST collections: Abhimanyu

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Chandigarh, Sept 5 (PTI): The Haryana government on Tuesday said the state stood at the sixth place in terms of Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue with collections to the tune of over Rs 4,500 crore.

“The state has become the sixth highest Goods and Services Tax (GST) depositing state in the country with the deposit of Rs 4,647.94 crore up to August 31, 2017, way ahead of the neighbouring states,” Haryana finance minister Abhimanyu said here on Tuesday.

He thanked the business community for the successful GST implementation in the state.

The minister said 76.98 per cent of the enrolled dealers filed their GSTR 3B returns as against the present national average of 72 per cent.

Abhimanyu also appreciated the efforts of officers of the Excise and Taxation Department in implementation of the GST in letter and spirit.

“Haryana is the sixth highest GST depositing state in the country way ahead of neighbouring states including Punjab which had deposited Rs 1,516.32 crore, Himachal Pradesh Rs 820.67 crore, Jammu and Kashmir Rs 263.99 crore, Uttarakhand Rs 1,688.34 crore, Delhi Rs 3,236.91 crore, Rajasthan Rs 2,535.24 crore and Union Territory Chandigarh Rs 174.1 crore,” he said in an official release here.

The only states contributing more GST than Haryana are much largest states like Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Gujarat, he added.

He said the total GST deposited by the state included Rs 794.65 crore as the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST), Rs 2,246.80 crore as Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST), Rs 1,263.84 crore State Goods and Service Tax (SGST) and cess of Rs 342.65 crore.

“As against this, Punjab has deposited GST of only Rs 1,516.32 crore including Rs 311.86 crore as CGST, Rs 612.31 crore IGST, Rs 574.67 crore SGST and Rs 12.48 cess,” he said in the release.

The finance minister said that Gurugram (East) topped the list with contribution of Rs 701.623 crore followed by Gurugram (North) with Rs 593.224 crore, Gurugram (West) with Rs 324.631 crore and Gurugram (South) Rs 234.313 crore.

He said that similarly, GST payment of Rs 268.381 crore has been made by district Panipat, Rs 253.489 crore by district Rewari, Rs 244.078 crore by district Sonepat and Rs 215.96 crore by district Ambala.

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