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GST technical glitches behind input tax credit frauds: CAG report

GST technical glitches behind input tax credit frauds: CAG report

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has found that the goods and services tax (GST) system is prone to input tax credit (ITC) frauds due to complexity in the compliance system.

“The originally envisaged system-validated ITC through ‘invoice matching’ had not been implemented. The complexity of return mechanism and technical glitches had resulted in roll-back of key GST returns, rendering the system prone to ITC frauds,” CAG said in its report submitted in Parliament on Wednesday.


The GST returns system is still a work in progress despite more than three years of roll-out, it said

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