The GST is a destination-based single tax on the supply of goods and services from the manufacturer to the consumer and is one indirect tax for the entire country.
The GST Council had earlier agreed on a four-tier tax structure - 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent - along with a cess on luxury and sin goods such as tobacco, panmasala and aerated drinks. The rates fixed will be charged from July 1, the scheduled date for rolling out GST.
Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac made a case for 5 per cent tax on gold under GST instead of 1 per cent being demanded by some quarters as he felt that the precious metal is not an essential commodity. Kerala also favours revenue neutral fitment of tax rates so that it does not lead to either drop or rise in tax revenues of the government. "It is not a commodity for the poor". The two-day crucial meeting is being held at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar. Total debt for the sector is at around Rs 4.5 lakh crore, while revenues are around than half this.
"We should have given more time to go through the GST and VAT Bills", Mishra said.
Notably, a workshop on the GST was organised on Wednesday for the legislators, where some of them said they did not understand some of the clauses of the proposed legislation.
Jammu and Kashmir is the only state in the country that has a constitution of its own which is applicable here concomitantly with the Indian constitution. He said J-K, which is the only state enjoying special taxation powers, will make necessary changes to pass the GST bill, which is billed as the biggest tax reform in the history of independent India. However, with 12 or 18 per cent tax, services are expected to get more expensive. The list will be exempted from the service tax, this includes religions pilgrimage, education, healthcare, journalistic activities, education and skill development.
Green, who previewed his call with a tweet earlier, said it was the House of Representative's "duty" to take up impeachment. The president must be impeached!" Waters has received her fair share of impeachment backlash from Trump supporters.
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The full details of the goods and services, and the rates applicable thereof, are likely to be released officially on Friday. ACs and refrigerators will fall in the 28 per cent tax slab while life-saving drugs have been kept at 5 per cent rate.
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