GST: Government will identify the source of tax evasion, there will be change in IT system

The GST Council, headed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, had decided to constitute these two ministerial groups on September 17.

The Finance Ministry has constituted two committees of state finance ministers to review the existing slabs of tax and items exempted from GST, identify sources of tax evasion and suggest changes in the income tax system. are of. The Group of Ministers (GoM) on Rate Rationalization will review the invert duty structure and recommend rationalization measures, including merging of slabs of tax rates.

First Committee

PresidentOther MembersTasks
Basavaraj Bommai, Chief Minister, KarnatakaBengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, Kerala Finance Minister KN Balagopal and Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad and others.Broadening the tax base and review of Input Tax Credit and GST exempted goods and services.

Second Committee

PresidentOther MembersTasks
Ajit Pawar, Deputy Chief Minister, MaharashtraDelhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Tamil Nadu Finance Minister PT Rajan and Chhattisgarh Finance Minister TS Singh Deo and others.To find out the sources of tax evasion and suggest ways to prevent shortfall in revenue.

It also reviews the supply of goods and services exempted under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) with the aim of expanding the tax base and eliminating the breakdown of the Input Tax Credit (a kind of exemption from the government to the manufacturers of goods). will do.

The Group of Ministers (GoM) on GST system reforms will identify potential sources of tax evasion and suggest changes in business processes and IT systems to check revenue shortfall.

committee will submit its report in two months.