GST Network to Release New Version of Return Filing Interface this Month

New Delhi: GST Network (GSTN) will recover softened chronicle of GST lapse filing interface on Oct 22 with an aim to serve facilitate a process.

“Many of a suggestions were incorporated in chronicle 2 that is in place right now. Version 3 is going to come on Oct 22 of this month,” GST Network CEO Prakash Kumar pronounced during a convention organized by IIT Delhi Alumni Association here.

GST Network provides IT infrastructure and services to executive and state governments, taxpayers and other stakeholders for doing of a GST.

Goods and Services Tax (GST) has reduced complexity in surreptitious taxation as a doing has lowered a series of forms to be filed by businesses to only 12, from 495 underneath as many as 17 executive and state laws in a pre-GST era, Kumar said.

The surreptitious taxation administration now shares information with a income taxation department, a pierce that has helped in detection instances of taxation evasion, he added.

Kumar pronounced that income taxation dialect confirms a operation of turnover, not a accurate information of taxation payer, that has helped in detecting mismatches. At benefaction there are 12.3 million purebred GST taxation payers.

Speaking during a occasion, GST Council Special Secretary Rajeev Ranjan pronounced that GST has also aided in slicing a logistics cost for businesses, while unbroken rounds of rate cuts in a new taxation surreptitious taxation regime reduced prices and helped gripping acceleration underneath check.

GST has reduced a normal taxation occurrence as good as prices, and was an critical determinant in ensuring that acceleration remained underneath control, he said.

“Prior to GST, about 14 per cent of a sum cost of products accounted for logistics (in India), a vast cost and attrition in doing business, while it was 10-11 per cent for Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS nations) and 9-10 per cent for grown countries,” Ranjan pronounced quoting a 2014 study.

Now, logistics cost in India is about 10-12 per cent of a value of goods, Ranjan pronounced in his presentation.

“In pre-GST era, trucks used to cover about 225 kilometers a day and now it is 300-325 kilometers,” pronounced Ranjan, adding that GST has ensured that there is no need to have a fragmented market.

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