Shimla: GST collection of Himachal Pradesh increases by 18 per cent. GST Collection of December month was realised 699 crores against 595 crores realised previous year.

As per the stats released by the Ministry of Finance the gross GST revenue collected in the month of December 2019 is ₹ 1,03,184crore of which CGST is ₹ 19,962crore, SGST is ₹ 26,792 crore, IGST is ₹ 48,099 crore (including ₹ 21,295 crores collected on imports) and Cess is ₹ 8,331 crore (including ₹ 847crore collected on imports).

The total number of GSTR 3B Returns filed for the month of November up to 31st December, 2019 is 81.21lakh.

The GST revenues during the month of December, 2019 from domestic transactions has shown an impressive growth of 16% over the revenue during the month of December 2018. If we consider IGST collected from imports, the total revenue during December 2019 has increased by 9% in comparison to the revenue during December 2018.

During this month, the IGST on import of goods has seen a negative growth of (-) 10%, but is an improvement over (-) 13% last month and (-) 20% in the month of October.

The government has settled ₹ 21,814crore to CGST and ₹ 15,366crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement. The total revenue earned by Central Government and the State Governments after regular settlement in the month of December, 2019 is ₹ 41,776 crore for CGST and ₹ 42,158 crores for the SGST.