Cess Current Affairs - 2020

GST Revenue Collection Improves significantly in the month of June 2020

Rs 90,917 crore is the gross GST (Goods and Services Tax) revenue collected in the month of June 2020. The amount Rs 90,917 crores is 91 percent of GST revenue collected in the month of June in 2019. Breakdown of GST Revenue Collection for June 2020 Central GST (CGST): Rs 18,980 crore State GST (SGST): Read More…

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Labour Ministry transfers Cess Funds for the Construction Workers to fight against COVID-19

On March 24, 2020, the Ministry of Labour and Employment transferred funds to the account of construction workers in the backdrop of outbreak of COVID-19. Highlights The Labour Ministry has directed the state governments and Union Territories to transfer Rs 52,000 crores to the accounts of construction workers. Around 3.5 crore workers who were registered Read More…

1 July: GST Day

1st July 2019 is being celebrated as GST (Goods & Services Tax) Day. This year marks the 2nd anniversary of implementation of historic tax reform of Goods & Services Tax. Background First GST Day was celebrated on 1 July 2018, as to mark the first anniversary of new indirect tax regime i.e. Goods and Services Read More…

GST collection increases to one lakh crore in January

The data from the Ministry of Finance shows that goods and services tax collections stood at Rs. 1,02,503 crore in the month of January. Of the Rs. 1,02,503 crore GST revenue, Central GST is Rs 17,763 crore, State GST (SGST) is Rs 24,826 crore, Integrated GST (IGST) is Rs 51,225 crore (including Rs. 24,065 crore collected on imports) and Cess Read More…