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GST Revenue collection for December 2020 recorded all time high since implementation of GST

GST Revenue collection for December 2020 recorded all time high since implementation of GST

Rs. 1,15,174 crore gross GST revenue collected in December

Revenues for December 2020 are 12% higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year

Posted On: 01 JAN 2021 1:21PM by PIB Delhi

The gross GST revenue collected in the month of December 2020 is Rs. 1,15,174 crore of which CGST is Rs. 21,365 crore, SGST is Rs. 27,804 crore, IGST is Rs. 57,426 crore (including Rs. 27,050 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs. 8,579 crore (including Rs. 971 crore collected on import of goods). The total number of GSTR-3B Returns filed for the month of November up to 31 December 2020 is 87 lakhs.

The government has settled Rs. 23,276 crore to CGST and Rs. 17,681 crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement. The total revenue earned by Central Government and the State Governments after regular settlement in the month of December 2020 is Rs. 44,641 crore for CGST and Rs. 45,485 crore for the SGST.

In line with the recent trend of recovery in the GST revenues, the revenues for the month of December 2020 are 12% higher than the GST revenues in the same month last year. During the month, revenues from import of goods was 27% higher and the revenues from domestic transaction (including import of services) are 8% higher that the revenues from these sources during the same month last year.

The GST revenues during December 2020 have been the highest since the introduction of GST and it is the first time that it has crossed Rs. 1.15 lakh crore. The highest GST collection till now was Rs. 1,13,866 crore in the month of April 2019. The revenues of April normally tend to be high since they pertain to the returns of March, which marks the end of financial year. The December 2020 revenues are significantly higher than last month’s revenues of Rs. 1,04.963 crore.

This is the highest growth in monthly revenues since last 21 months. This has been due to combined effect of the rapid economic recovery post pandemic and the nation-wide drive against GST evaders and fake bills alongwith many systemic changes introduced recently, which have led to improved compliance.

Till now, GST revenues have crossed Rs. 1.1 lakh crore three times since introduction of GST. This is the third month in a row in the current financial year after the economy has been showing signs or recovery post pandemic that the GST revenues have been more than Rs. 1 lakh crore. The average growth in GST revenues during the last quarter has been 7.3% as compared to (-) 8.2% during the second quarter and (-) 41.0% during the first quarter of the financial year.

The chart below shows trends in monthly gross GST revenues during the current year. The table shows the state-wise figures of GST collected in each State during the month of December 2020 as compared to December 2019.

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State-wise growth of GST Revenues during December 2020[1]

 

State

Dec-19

Dec-20

Growth

1

Jammu and Kashmir

409

318

-22%

2

Himachal Pradesh

699

670

-4%

3

Punjab

1,290

1,353

5%

4

Chandigarh

168

158

-6%

5

Uttarakhand

1,213

1,246

3%

6

Haryana

5,365

5,747

7%

7

Delhi

3,698

3,451

-7%

8

Rajasthan

2,713

3,135

16%

9

Uttar Pradesh

5,489

5,937

8%

10

Bihar

1,016

1,067

5%

11

Sikkim

214

225

5%

12

Arunachal Pradesh

58

46

-22%

13

Nagaland

31

38

23%

14

Manipur

44

41

-8%

15

Mizoram

21

25

21%

16

Tripura

59

74

25%

17

Meghalaya

123

106

-14%

18

Assam

991

984

-1%

19

West Bengal

3,748

4,114

10%

20

Jharkhand

1,943

2,150

11%

21

Odisha

2,383

2,860

20%

22

Chhattisgarh

2,136

2,349

10%

23

Madhya Pradesh

2,434

2,615

7%

24

Gujarat

6,621

7,469

13%

25

Daman and Diu

94

4

-96%

26

Dadra and Nagar Haveli

154

259

68%

27

Maharashtra

16,530

17,699

7%

29

Karnataka

6,886

7,459

8%

30

Goa

363

342

-6%

31

Lakshadweep

1

1

-32%

32

Kerala

1,651

1,776

8%

33

Tamil Nadu

6,422

6,905

8%

34

Puducherry

165

159

-4%

35

Andaman and Nicobar Islands

30

22

-26%

36

Telangana

3,420

3,543

4%

37

Andhra Pradesh

2,265

2,581

14%

38

Laddakh

0

8

 

97

Other Territory

118

88

-25%

99

Center Jurisdiction

75

127

68%

 

Grand Total

81,042

87,153

8%

[1] Does not include GST on import of goods