GST Evasion: Rs. 9959.29 crore recovered till Dec, says Shiv Pratap Shukla

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Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla, Minister of State for Finance in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha last day said that the State has recovered Rs. 9959.29 crore till last month under the GST regime.

Investigation in 3626 cases of GST evasion/violations has been initiated in the present financial year by CGST (Central GST) formations (up to December 2018).

On the basis of investigation conducted so far it emerges that the amount of tax involved in these 3626 evasions/violations cases as mentioned in part(a) above is estimated to be Rs. 15278.18 crore (up to December 2018)

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An amount of Rs. 9959.29 crore has been recovered out of the total detection amount in the present financial year. (up to December 2018).

“A dedicated Fraud Analytics System namely Directorate General of Analytics & Risk Management (DGARM) has been created by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) and has become operational w.e.f. 1st July 2017. The DGARM functions as an apex body of CBIC for data analytics and risk management,” he said.

“The DGARM utilizes internal and external data sources for data mining and analysis to generate outputs for focused and targeted action by field formations and investigation wings of CBIC. It has shared various reports regarding stop filers, GSTR 3B vs. GSTR1 difference etc. with field formations which have resulted in total detection of Rs. 677.68 crore and realization of Rs. 43.06 crore till November 2018,” he added.