Compliance Performance

Report of 2009 -Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (Revenue Receipts) for the year ended March 2009 - Government of Bihar

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 23 Jul, 2010
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Taxes and Duties


This report contains 29 paragraphs including three reviews relating to non/short levy of tax; interest etc. involving Rs. 838.92 crore. Some of the major findings are mentioned below:

Total receipts of the Government of Bihar for the year 2008-09 were Rs. 32,980.69 crore. The revenue raised by the State Government amounted to Rs. 7,326.06 crore comprising tax revenue of Rs. 6.172.74 crore and non-tax revenue of Rs. 1,153.32 crore. The receipts from the Government of India were Rs. 25,654.63 crore (States' share of divisible Union taxes: Rs. 17,692.51 crore and grants in aid: Rs. 7,962.12 crore). Thus, the State Government could raise only 22 per cent of total revenue.(Paragraph 1.1.1) The number of inspection reports and paragraphs issued upto December 2008 but not settled by June 2009 stood at 3,855 and 20,552 respectively involving Rs. 5,009.24 crore. For 2.888 inspection reports, even first replies have not been received though these were required to be furnished within one month of their receipt.

Test check of the records of commercial taxes. State excise, taxes on vehicles, land revenue, non-ferrous mining and metallurgical industries and other departmental offices conducted during the year 2008-09 revealed under assessment/short levy/loss of revenue of Rs. 1.363.16 crore in 1.380 cases. During the year 2008-09, the concerned departments accepted under assessments and other deficiencies of Rs. 1,028.06 crore involved in 920 cases.

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