Tax Evasion in Post-GST Regime

The number of cases of Tax Evasion reported post-GST regime are given in Table below:

Period Detection
No. of cases Amount in Crore
July 2017 to June 2018 1205 3026.55

The nature of cases include misuse of Input Tax Credit, mis-declaration in the GST Returns, tax declared in GST Returns & not paid, and cases where GST returns not filed and Tax not paid.

The details of number of entities claiming GST refunds based on fake invoices being reported to the Government are as under:

Period Detection
No. of cases Amount in Crore
July 2017 to June 2018 5 23.49

Based on intelligence received/developed, appropriate action is taken under law to protect the Government revenue.

This was stated by Shri Shiv Pratap Shukla, Minister of State for Finance in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha.

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