The Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) releases a Statistical Report on completion of 3 years of GST Implementation.
The report highlights the key statistics regarding registration trend from April 2018 to June 2020; active taxpayers as on June 30, 2020; month-wise returns filed since July 2017; GSTR-1 return filing trend from July 2017 to May 2020; GSTR-3B filing compliance as on June 30, 2020; and Invoice Count as per Turnover Slab.
The report in relation to payment highlights from April 2018 to March 2019 and from April 2019 to March 2020; it further highlights the Contribution to GST Revenue from different Constitutions of Business.
The report in relation to refunds highlights the Data Transmission to Customs for Refund of IGST Paid on Export of Goods from June 2019 till June 2020; and Online Refund Status as on June 30, 2020.
The report in relation to E-way Bills highlights the E-way bill Statistics from April 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020; E-way bill generation from April 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020; modes of E-way Bill Generation; E-way bill Statistics during COVID-19 Pandemic; and upward Movement in E-way Bill Generation from 3rd week of April.
The report further highlighted the GSTN Outreach Initiatives which included Tax Officials and Stakeholders Training during 2019-20 and GSTNs YouTube Channel 2017-2020.
The GSTN introduced a GST Interactive Technical Assistant named Chatbot on 26th June 2020. GITA is loaded with pre-drafted responses to the queries asked by taxpayers on common topics, such as- Payment, E-way bill, Registration, Refunds, and Returns, etc. The Chatbot works on Artificial Intelligence (AI) based technology. This 24×7 facility is available on the GST portal for mobile users too.