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February GST mop-up jumps 12% in Chandigarh

Admn collects Rs 211 cr as levy against Rs 188 cr received last year

February GST mop-up jumps 12% in Chandigarh

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 1

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in the city last month witnessed an increase of 12% against the gross levy collected during the corresponding period in 2023.

According to the Ministry of Finance, the collection for February this year stood at Rs 211 crore, Rs 23 crore more than the mop-up during the same month in 2023. The ministry did not share details of the tax collected during the month of January this year.

The collection for December 2023 had increased to 29%, which stood at Rs 281 crore, Rs 63 crore more than Rs 218 crore collected during the same month in 2022. Similarly, the collection for November stood at Rs 210 crore, which was 20% more than Rs 175 crore collected during the same month in 2022.

The collection for October stood at Rs 389 crore, Rs 38 crore more than the levy received in 2022. In September, the UT had witnessed a growth of just 6% with Rs 219 crore mop-up, which was Rs 13 crore more than Rs 206 crore collected during the same month in 2022. In August, the UT saw a similar growth of 7%. The tax collection was Rs 192 crore against Rs 179 crore received during the same month in 2022.

The GST collection had registered an increase of 23% in July, which stood at Rs 217 crore, Rs 41 crore more than Rs 176 crore collected in the same month in 2022. The gross GST collection in June was Rs 227.06 crore. It saw a growth of 34% which was Rs 57.36 crore more than Rs 169.7 crore collected in the same month in 2022.

The GST collection for May had witnessed a record increase of 55%. The collection stood at Rs 259 crore, Rs 92 crore more than Rs 167 crore collected in the same month in 2022. It was the highest-ever collection for a month by the UT since the inception of the GST.

The collection for April had witnessed a marginal increase of 2% at Rs 255 crore, which was Rs 6 crore up from Rs 249 crore collected during the same month in 2022.

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