CBIC issues guidelines for Special All-India Drive to weed out fake billers

CBIC issues guidelines for concerted action against fake dealers/ fake billers in a mission mode during Special All-India Drive by all Central and State Tax administrations, from May 16, 2023 to July 15, 2023, to detect suspicious / fake GSTINs and to conduct requisite verification and further remedial action to weed out these fake billers from the GST eco-system; Outlines action points for officers, information sharing mechanism, feedback and reporting mechanism; GST Council Secretariat to act as the secretariat of National Coordination Committee to monitor the progress of the special drive, and National Coordination Committee to meet periodically for this purpose; Instructions issued in view of the decision at National Co-ordination Meeting of the State and Central GST officers to launch a Special Drive on All-India basis, recognizing a need of concerted and coordinated action by Central and State tax authorities to tackle the menace of fake registrations in a more systematic manner.