84% of initial GST returns filed for Jul-Dec don’t match with final returns

New Delhi, Mar 18: With only 16 per cent of the summary sales returns under GST matching with the final returns, the revenue department has started to analyse major gaps with a view to check any possible tax evasion.
According to the GST returns data, 34 per cent of businesses paid Rs 344 billion less tax between July-December while filing initial summary return (GSTR-3B).
These 34 per cent of the businesses have paid Rs 8.16 trillion to the exchequer by filing GSTR-3B.