IGST 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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GST Council meet

On June 12, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman chaired the 40th GST Council Meet. Highlights The minister at the meet announced that no late fee will be charged from the taxpayers (small taxpayers) that had filed GST returns between July 2017 and January 2020. This is being done as there is lot of GST Read More…

GSTN to make Aadhaar authentication mandatory for new dealers from January 2020

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Network has decided to make Aadhaar authentication or physical verification mandatory for new dealers from January 2020 so as to check malpractices in GST. Aadhaar authentication was earlier optional. The announcement in this regard was made by Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi, who heads the Group 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 Revenue Touches Record High in March

The statement from the Finance Ministry states that GST collections scaled to a record high of Rs 1.06 trillion in March. The revenue collection was Rs 97,247 crore in the month of February. Record Revenue Mobilisation The record revenue collection was attributed to increased compliance and increase in the number of returns filed. Total gross GST revenue Read More…