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August 16, 2021

CBIC to issue certificates of appreciation to honour contributions of individual tax payers

by CA Shivam Jaiswal in GST

CBIC to issue certificates of appreciation to honour contributions of individual tax payers

The Ministry of Finance had issued Press Release dated June 30, 2021, on the eve of completion of four years of the GST regarding honouring of the taxpayers contributing to the GST success story, CBIC to issue certificates of appreciation to honour contributions of taxpayers, Government reaffirms its commitment to continuous improvement in taxpayer services.

A data analytics exercise was hence undertaken by the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs to identify taxpayers who have made substantial contribution in payment of GST in cash along with timely filing of returns. As a result, 54,439 (Fifty-Four Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty-Nine) taxpayers have been identified. More than 88% of these taxpayers are from Micro (36%), Small (41%) and Medium enterprises (11%) representing a wide spectrum sectors involved in the supply of goods & services spread acrossall States/UTs, as given below:

State/UTCount of GSTIN
Maharashtra15131
Karnataka7254
Tamil Nadu5589
Haryana3459
West Bengal2977
Telangana2863
Rajasthan2527
Uttar Pradesh2179
Gujarat2162
Punjab1709
Madhya Pradesh1694
Kerala1385
Delhi1163
Uttarakhand895
Assam583
Bihar551
Andhra Pradesh516
Goa436
Chandigarh361
Chattisgarh192
Dadra and Nagar Haveli181
Odisha128
Tripura104
Jharkhand96
Meghalaya88
Himachal Pradesh60
Pondicherry47
Sikkim44
Jammu and Kashmir32
Mizoram24
Arunachal Pradesh2
Nagaland2
Andaman and Nicobar Islands2
Manipur1
Lakshadweep Islands1
Ladakh1
Total54,439

While it is widely acknowledged that the Nation meets its obligations towards spending in various social sectors and welfare schemes and infrastructure development out of revenues mobilized through tax payments by millions of honest tax payers, this step marks the first effort by the Government to directly communicate to the GST taxpayers for their contributionAs an acknowledgment, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs will be issuing certificates of appreciation to these taxpayers. Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN) will be sending out the certificates of appreciation to individual tax payers by e-mail. The taxpayers will be able to print and display these certificates.

The Government is committed to continuous improvement of taxpayer services and seeks the cooperation of all taxpayers for their voluntary compliance and contributing to national development for a strong and resilient India.

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