There finally seems to be a path forward for GST. Centre and states must strike bargain

Synopsis: After one and a half years of dispute, and with the economy showing signs of recovery, a path forward for the GST finally seems visible. This opportunity needs to be seized What has set back the GST for the past year and a half? Lack of revenues: In 2016-17 the various taxes that were… Continue reading There finally seems to be a path forward for GST. Centre and states must strike bargain

A grand tax bargain in danger of coming apart  

Source: The Hindu Relevance: Issues with GST regime Synopsis: A version 2.0 of GST may have to be designed sooner rather than later. Issues existing with GST Non-expanding tax base: The tax base of GST does not appear to be expanding. The Tax to Gross value addition (GVA) is only about 5% to 6.5% though… Continue reading A grand tax bargain in danger of coming apart