Bhartesh Singh Thakur
Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, September 22
Haryana reported the fourth highest variety of GST evasion instances within the nation over the previous three years, in line with Central GST authorities.
As per figures positioned earlier than the Lok Sabha, the state noticed 1,708 instances of GST evasion, involving round Rs 3,182.32 crore, from July 2017 to August 2020, which is 3.four per cent of the general evasion within the nation.
Delhi tops the listing with 3,182 instances, adopted by Maharashtra (2,540) and Gujarat (1,739). Punjab witnessed GST evasion value Rs 656.27 crore, adopted by HP (Rs 271.36 crore), J&Ok (Rs 256.27 crore) and Chandigarh (Rs 39.90 crore).
Ten individuals have been arrested on this connection in Haryana and 6 in Punjab. No arrest has been made in Chandigarh, HP and J&Ok to this point. There have been 20,233 instances of GST evasion involving Rs 93,642.08 crore and 408 arrests made since July 2017 throughout the nation.
The quantum of GST evasion has been the very best in Maharashtra (Rs 20,056.05 crore), adopted by Delhi (Rs 14,022.54 crore) and Karnataka Rs 8,782.78 crore.