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Poorer states score big in GST mop-up

Aug 14, 2019 - The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Consuming states such as Bihar, Odisha, UP and Madhya Pradesh - many of whom may be poorer but have large populations - are faring better in goods and services tax (GST) collections than their industrialised peers such as Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.Data accessed by TOI showed that West Bengal is among a handful of non-industrialised consuming states, which has not fared well during the first four months of the current financial year, when overall GST collections ro...