Chandigarh Stands Second in India for Filing GST Returns

Its Five months after the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Chandigarh positioned second in the nation with regards to the percentage of filing of GSTR-3B return. Punjab secures the top spot in the list, while Delhi is positioned third. GSTR-3B is a month to month self-declaration that must be filed as an enrolled dealer. According to the record of the UT excise office, there are around 17,000 enrolled GST dealers in the city.

Chandigarh on Second Number For Filing GST

As indicated by official figures, which were checked on not long ago, by the finance secretary of govt. of India, the filing rate differed between 96.86% to 79.02% from July to November. The Punjab figures were recorded between 97.55% to 84.37 % in a similar period.

Against the national average of 90.92% in July, 96.84 % of merchants documented GSTR-3B return, while in August 92.99 % traders of the city recorded their return against the national average of 85.27%. September saw 89.72% of merchants filling returns. The national average of filing GST returns recorded in September was 81.19%. In October, against the national average of 77.18%, 85.05% of merchants filed returns, while in the resulting month, the arrival figure was recorded at 79.02% against the national average of 69.93%.

Spelling out the explanations behind the high rate, city-based GST master Ajay Jagga said the city has lesser number of enrolled merchants when contrasted with different cities. He included that greater part of the merchants in the city are taught and knowledgeable with technology.  He additionally commended the office for running mindfulness programs for the merchants before dispatch of the new tax collection system.

The UT organization had positioned GST awareness seva raths at around 60 areas for the advantage of the trading group for redressal GST issues. More than 20 workshops were sorted out by the UT excise and tax department office to teach the merchants about different provisions of GST. Additionally, the department also released pamphlets which includes important points and details of GST (Goods & Service Tax)



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