Compliance Performance

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

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Sector Taxes and Duties


This Report contains 26 paragraphs including three reviews pointing out non-levy or short levy of tax, interest, penalty, revenue foregone, etc. The financial impact of the Report is Rs. 439.54 crore of which Rs. 411.50 crore pertains to three reviews. Some of the major findings are mentioned below:            

Total revenue receipts of the State Government for the year 2009-10 amounted to Rs. 49,155.70 crore against Rs. 43,290.67 crore for the previous year. 69 per cent of this was raised by State through tax revenue (Rs. 30,578.60 crore) and non-tax revenue (Rs. 3,333.80 crore). The balance 31 per cent was received from the Government of India as State's share of divisible Union taxes Rs. 7,359.98 crore) and grants-m-aid (Rs. 7,883.32 crore).

3,554 inspection reports issued upto December 2009 containing 7,106 observations involving money value of Rs. 1,701.48 crore were pending settlement at the end of June 2010.
Records of 365 units of commercial taxes, state excise, taxes on motor vehicles, land revenue, stamps and registration fees, electricity tax, forest and  other Departmental offices were test checked during the year 2009-10. Further, records of 42 offices (includes 19 offices audited as per audit plan) of the Revenue Department and 14 departments of the State Government were also test checked for three performance audit reviews conducted during the year 2009-10. These revealed underassessments, non/short levy of taxes, loss of revenue, failure to raise demands and other irregularities aggregating Rs. 770.97 crore in 950 cases. During the course of the year, the Departments concerned accepted underassessments and other deficiencies of Rs. 65.90 crore in 208 cases, of which 53 cases involving Rs. 1.43 crore were pointed out in audit in earlier years. The departments recovered Rs. 11.02 crore relating to 297 cases at the instance of audit.

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