No New Tax Or VAT Hike In Near Future In UP: Yogi 

Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, said on Friday that, considering the greater good of the people, the state’s administration has neither raised the VAT nor introduced any new taxes.

He said that the Value Added Tax (VAT) would not be raised anytime soon while presiding over a meeting of the state tax agency about revenue collection at his home.

According to a formal announcement, Mr Adityanath said that the funds raised from the public would be used for public welfare and development projects.

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He ordered that for the fiscal year 2022–2023, real efforts in the area of revenue collection be made to collect 1.50 lakh crore in Goods and Services Tax (GST) and VAT.

The chief minister also instructed staff members that there should be 4 lakh, GST-registered merchants in the next six months.

The statement quoted the chief minister as saying that business people should be informed of the advantages of GST registration and return.