Odisha collects Rs 858.83 crore OGST collection in June

Bhubaneswar : Odisha has registered a growth of 13.13 in OGST collection in June this year in comparison to the corresponding period of the previous year Official sources said the OGST collection during June 21 was Rs 858.83 crores against a collection of Rs 759.17 crore achieved during the corresponding period last year.

The progressive collection of OGST up to June ’21 is Rs 2812.93 crores against Rs 1560.20 crore collected up to June 2020, registering a progressive growth of 80.29 per cent.

The growth of 13.13 per cent in OGST collection during June 21 is a result of better compliance by dealers having turnover of more than Rs 5 crore, increased collection from iron and steel as well as mining sector and collection from matured GST demand made by tax officers after return scrutiny.

The state also collected Rs 743.16 crore in CGST, Rs 842.65 crore on ore in IGST and Rs 555.27 crore in cess during June ‘21.

The total GST collection during June 21 is Rs 2999.91 crore as against Rs 2693.75 crore collected during June last year registering a growth of 11.37 per cent.

The progressive GST collection till June this year is Rs 10046.14 crore against Rs 5192.30 crore till June 20 with a growth of 93.48 per cent.

The total collection of VAT (Petrol and Liquor) is Rs 709.32 crores during June 21 as against Rs 424.57 crore during June 20.

Out of this the collection from Petroleum Products is Rs 585.49 crore during June 21 against Rs 408.81 Crore during June 20. Similarly, the collection from liquor is Rs 123.82 crore during June 21 against Rs.15.75 crore during June 2020.

The CT & GST Organization has been focusing on increasing the tax base of GST with regular surveys and registration. As many as 7984 new registrants have been brought under the GST fold from April-June 2021-22.

All Circles have been instructed to ensure 90 per cent return filing within the due date. In total 13.38 lakh, e-waybill was generated during June ’21 against 11.12 Lakh during June 20.

Commissioner of CT & GST, Sushil Kumar Lohani, has instructed all field officers to detect the wrong return filers by applying data analytics and collect all taxes from them as per the provisions of law.