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Revenue department takes final shots on the last day of GST collection

Officials indicate that March collection on the way to cross Rs 1 trillion


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Abhishek Waghmare New Delhi
For a department that collects tax on behalf of the government, the last day of the financial year is generally known to be like this: Tax offices filled with dynamism, officers handling bunches of demand drafts and cheques; clerks making to-and-fro visits to banks to clear them; and officials staying in office till midnight to rake in as much taxes possible, to manage the revenue numbers promised in the Budget.

But with most payments happening online, and with smoother experience of tax payment compared to the old times, tax officials are relatively better placed to handle the last day’s pressure,

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 8:25 PM IST

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