25,000 defaulting taxpayers to be persuaded to file GST returns by Nov 30

The Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) has decided to persuade 25,000 taxpayers with tax authorities, who have defaulted to file GSTR-3B returns by 20 November.

The tax authorities have been directed to follow up with these defaulting taxpayers individually so that their GSTR-3B return for October can be filed by 30 November.

These 25,000 taxpayers, who have not yet filed their returns, were identified on the basis of last month’s figures, according to revenue department sources, on the condition of anonymity, after a high-level review meeting of the officials .

According to sources, in the review meeting, it was highlighted that about 25,000 top taxpayers of the previous month have not yet filed their returns this month. Apart from this, around 80 lakh GSTR-3B returns have been filed so far this month. It was also decided in the meeting that SMS and email communication will be sent to all taxpayers who have not yet filed their returns and the process of cancellation of GST registration can be started for about 5.43 lakh taxpayers who have been in the last six months. Have not filed my return. More months.

Sources said that GSTN has also been directed to send 1 lakh SMS and e-mail reminders to taxpayers daily, especially to defaulting taxpayers, so that returns can be filed in due time.

As per GST rules, for the supplies made in the month of October, GSTR-3B returns were expected to be filed by 20, 22 and 24 November in a bang. Those with a turnover of more than Rs 5 crore annually are expected to file. His GSTR-3B return till 20 November. Although these 25,000 taxpayers have been identified, they are yet to file their returns on Saturday.

It may be recalled that the GST collections in the months of September and October were Rs 95,480 crore and Rs 105,155 crore respectively.

Meanwhile, in their nationwide campaign launched in the second week of November against fake GST invoice fraud, the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and CGST commissioners have so far given 85 individuals to avail or pass ineligible input tax credit (ITC) Has arrested 981 cases against fraud and more than 3119 fake GSTIN entities identified across the country.

–IANS

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