1 Nov 2019

Committee of Officers to suggest measures for increasing GST revenueQuick read

Source: PRS, Monthly Policy Review

The GST Council constituted a Committee of Officers to suggest measures for increasing GST revenue

Key highlights

Areas of Consideration 

The Council has suggested the following areas for consideration:

  1. Systemic changes including checks and balances
  2. Policy measures and relevant changes needed in laws
  3. Expansion of tax base
  4. Improvement in voluntary compliance
  5. Improvement in compliance monitoring and antievasion measures using better data analytics, and  better administrative coordination

In addition, the Committee has been asked to consider a wide range of reforms and give comprehensive recommendations. 

Composition 

  • The Committee includes five officers of the central government and five state GST commissioners from the states of Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal. 
  • Other states can also nominate officers to the Committee or send suggestions in writing.


Leave a Reply

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This