GST mop-up grows 23% to Rs. 1.17 trillion

Central and state governments collected Rs. 1.17 trillion in goods and services tax (GST) in September, a 23% jump from the collections made a year ago in what the central government called a sign of “fast” economic recovery.

Tax receipts in September showed a continued improvement since June when receipts had fallen below the Rs. 1 trillion-mark due to mobility restrictions enforced to fight the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, data released by the Union finance ministry showed.

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