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Indian President gives nod to all four Goods and Services Tax Bills

Indian President gives nod to all four Goods and Services Tax Bills

President Pranab Mukherjee accords his signatures to all four goods and services Tax (GST) Bills. The bills were passed in the Lok Sabha on March 29, and in the Rajya Sabha on April 6.

President Pranab Mukherjee today approves all four goods and Services Tax (GST) Bills; afterward, they were passed by the Parliament last week.

The bills were approved in the Lok Sabha on March 29, and the Rajya Sabha anesthetized them on April 6.

The bills are accompanying to Central GST, State GST, Union Territory GST and GST Compensation.

Central GST deals with taxation accompanying to the Centre, state GST deals with taxation of inter-state movement of goods and services, and the UT GST Bill covers taxation in Union Territories.

The compensation law has been able to accord legislative assurance to the Centre’s commitment to compensate states for 5 years for any loss in revenue arising due to the accomplishment of the goods and services Tax.

According to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the prime objective of the Goods and Services Tax is to accept one tax, and for each assessee to accept one assessing officer. Beneath GST, there will be alone one tax rate for a commodity in the country.

The majority of the indirect taxes will be subsumed under single tax i.e. GST. The country is about it witness a huge tax reform in the terms of GST. The experts and economists are anticipating overall growth of the economy in the long-term and are hopeful that GST will reap major benefits by giving a boost to the overall economic development.

The revolutionary bill, which is said to be one of its kind will subsume all taxes within one bracket, is getting appointed for roll-out on July 1, 2017.

In the recently-concluded 29-day continued Budget affair of Parliament, the Lok Sabha passed 24 bills, while the Rajya Sabha approved 14. The Narendra Modi government managed to get 18 bills – including the GST bills – passed in both Houses.

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