Govt detected GST evasion worth Rs 3,026 crore in last one year
In a written reply, Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla said between July 2017 and June 2018, a total of 1,205 cases of tax evasion were detected involving Rs 3,026.55 crore.
As many as 3.67 percents of the registered taxpayers contribute about 79.52 percent of the total tax collected.
Businesses with a turnover of over Rs 500 crore account for 79.53 percent of the total taxes collected by the government, he said.
"All Directorates/field formations have been alerted to be vigilant and to carry out proper checks to thwart and detect the cases of smuggling of gold," Shukla said, adding GST aids to control the unofficial import of gold into India.
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