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August GST collection stands at Rs 86,449 crore

GST collection for the month of August last year stood at Rs 98,202 crore

September 02, 2020 / 08:25 PM IST

Goods and Services tax (GST) collection for the month of August stood at Rs 86,449 crore, slightly less than Rs 87,422 crore collected in July, and down 12 percent from last year, the government said on September 1.

GST collection for the month of August last year stood at Rs 98,202 crore.

While Rs 15,906 crore was collected through Central Goods and Services Tax (CGST), Rs 21,064 crore was collected in State Goods and Services Tax (SGST). Integrated Goods and Services Tax (IGST) collected in the month was Rs 42,264 crore, which includes Rs 19,179 crore collected on import of goods.

The total cess collection was Rs 7,215 crore, including Rs 673 crore collected on import of goods.