Compliance Performance

Report of 2010 - Financial Audit on Revenue of Government of Rajasthan

Date on which Report Tabled:
Fri 26 Aug, 2011
Date of sending the report to Government:
Government Type:
Sector Taxes and Duties,Finance


This Report contains 26 paragraphs involving RS 56.68 crore and a performance audit review on Allotment/Sale of land and Recovery of conversion charges involving revenue implications of RS 179.32 crore, relating to non/short levy of tax, interest, penalty etc. total RS 236 crore. The total revenue receipts of the Government of Rajasthan during 2009-10 were RS 35,385.01 crore as against RS 33,468.85 crore for the year 2008-09. The revenue raised by the Government amounted to RS 20,972.49 crore comprising tax revenue of RS 16,414.27 crore and non-tax revenue of RS 4,558.22 crore. The receipts from the Government of India were RS 14,412.52 crore (State's share of divisible Union taxes: RS 9,258.13 crore and grants-in-aid: RS 5,154.39 crore). Thus, the State Government could raise 59 per cent of its total revenue receipts. Taxes on sales, trade etc. (RS 9,681.38 crore), state excise (RS 2,300.48 crore), stamp duty and registration fee (RS 1,362.94 crore), taxes on motor vehicles (RS 1,372.87 crore) and non-ferrous mining and metallurgical industries (RS 1,612.26 crore) were the major sources of tax and non-tax revenue during 2009-10.

Inspection reports, issued upto December 2009, disclosed that 6,765 paragraphs involving RS 2,112.69 crore relating to 2400 IRs remained outstanding at the end of June 2010 for want of compliance by various Departments. Out of above 1,147 paragraphs of 621 IRs involving RS 244.05 crore were outstanding for more than five years. The Departments/Govemment accepted audit observations involving RS 619.18 crore pertaining to the Audit Reports for the years from 2004-05 to 2008-09, of which RS 132.89 crore had been recovered till September 2010.

Test-check during 2009-10 revealed underassessment, short levy and loss of revenue amounting to RS 1,554.36 crore in 42,511 cases. The concerned Departments accepted underassessment and other deficiencies of RS 182.92 crore involved in 15,968 cases, of which 7,789 cases involving RS 92.90 crore were pointed out in audit during the year 2009-10 and the rest in earlier years. The Departments recovered RS 14.98 crore in 3,770 cases at the instance of audit during the year 2009-10.

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