With the compliance rate for tax filers under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime gradually deteriorating, the government is all set to undertake strict measures and locate non-compliant taxpayers.
The number of taxpayers, who have not filed GST returns, has shot up to 28 per cent over the last 12 months compared to just over 10 per cent in November 2017.
Tax rates reduced under GST, but council did not face expected turn over,
Stepping out to take strict measure on who are tax evaders
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Uniform tax collection system under GST has been operationalised. The system faced huge dissent from various aspect of society. Despite of having dissent voice over the issue; recently GST collection faced massive dip.
A media report citing a finance ministry source said that though GST council has reduced tax slabs of some essential commodities; but the collection did not get estimated turn over. And the compliance rate for tax filers under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has gradually deteriorated, prompting the government to employ strict measures and locate non-compliant taxpayers.