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Union Cabinet to consider GST Bill today

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The Union Cabinet will today discuss the introduction of Goods and Services (GST), say sources.

The Cabinet is expected to take up the bill for approval the supporting legislations.

Post approval, the bill will be introduced in as the sprints to meet the July 1 target date for rollout of the new indirect regime.

A set of four supporting legislations -- the Compensation Law, the Central-or C-GST, Integrated-or I-GST and Union Territory-GST or UT-GST -- are likely to together go to the Cabinet for approval.

The GST Council, in its previous two meetings, had given approval to the four legislations.

Once approved, levy of Goods and Services (GST) will get legal backing.

According to reports, the may attempt for all the four laws to be taken up for approval in together during the ongoing Budget session that ends on April 12.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 10:32 IST