Be Alert? GST Non- Payment: Around 75,000 Legal notices served in Gujarat

The goods and services tax (GST) authorities have recently identified nearly 75,000 defaulters in Gujarat and issued notices to them for non-payment of taxes under the GST regime.

Around,22,000 businessmen were served notices as they generated e-way bills and also filed GSTR-1, but failed to GSTR-3B which is accompanied by payment of tax.

GSTR-1 is monthly statement of outward supplies to be furnished by registered taxpayers, while GSTR-3B is a monthly GST return.

Also, notices were send to  15,000 traders who have wrongly claim Input tax credit . Another 30,000 notices were issued to those who have not paid GST.

Another 8,000 businessmen received Legal notices from authorities as they have failed to file any GST returns since registering as a GST taxpayer.

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