Q. “The 101st Amendment Act” is often seen in news is related to?

[A] GST council

[B] Finance Commission

[C] Election Commission

[D] Union Public Service Commission

Answer: A

Explanation: The 101st Amendment Act of 2016 paved the way for the introduction of a new tax regime (i.e. goods and services tax – GST) in the country.

  • The smooth and efficient administration of this tax requires co-operation and coordination between the centre and the states.
  • In order to facilitate this consultation process, the amendment provided for the establishment of Goods and Services Tax Council or the GST Council.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity