Expect shower of Changes in GST from ‘Panic-Stricken’ Modi govt at meet: Chidambaram

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New Delhi, Nov 10: Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said thanks to the Gujarat assembly elections, the centre had been forced to heed advice of the Opposition and experts on flaws in implementation of the GST.

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In a series of tweets, Senior Congress said finance ministers from Congress-ruled states have written a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley highlighting  the “structural flaws in the design and roll out of the single tax adding, representatives from party-ruled states will “force changes” to the indirect tax regime in meeting.

Expect shower Changes GST

“Expect a shower of changes in GST rates from GST Council meeting today. Panic-stricken govt has no option but to concede demands for change”, he added.

Chidambaram also accused the BJP-led central government of pushing the GST bill through the Rajya Sabha without a debate.

“Government avoided debate and voting in Rajya Sabha on GST Bills. Now, they cannot avoid a debate in public domain or in the GST Council”, Congress leader asserted.

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The 23rd meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting is underway in Guwahati under the chairmanship of Union Finance Arun Jaitley.

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