New Delhi: The Union Finance Ministry on Thursday claimed that Goods and Services tax (GST) Revenue collections crossed rupees one lakh crore (one trillion rupees) in October - higher by 6.64% as compared to September, 2018 collection.
"The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of October, 2018 is Rs. 100,710crore of which CGST is Rs. 16,464crore, SGST is Rs. 22,826crore, IGST is Rs. 53,419crore (including Rs. 26,908crore collected on imports) and Cess is Rs. 8,000 crore(including Rs. 955 crore collected on imports)", the ministry said.
"The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of September up to 31st October, 2018 is 67.45 lakh", it added.
The ministry further said that the Government has settled Rs. 17,490 crore to CGST and Rs. 15,107 crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement.
"Further, Rs .30,000 crore has been settled from the balance IGST available with the Centre on provisional basis in the ratio of 50:50 between Centre and States", it said.
"The total revenue earned by Central Government and the State Governments after regular and provisional settlement in the month of October, 2018 is Rs. 48,954 crore for CGST and Rs. 52,934crore for the SGST", the ministry said.
The Revenue collected in October, 2018 of Rs. 100,710 crore is higher by 6.64% as compared to September, 2018 collection of Rs. 94,442 crore.The States which achieved extraordinary growth in total taxes collected from the State assesses include Kerala (44%), Jharkhand (20%), Rajasthan (14%), Uttarakhand (13%) and Maharashtra (11%).
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