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Congress opposes multiple GST rates, exclusion of items

The GST rates would be discussed at the council's meet on November 3 and 4

Amit Agnihotri  |  New Delhi 

The Congress said it had issues with the Centre over the lack of uniformity in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate and exclusion of certain commodities in the proposed GST tax regime. A day after Rahul Gandhi said he did not want a GST rate of more than 18 per cent as it would burden the poor, the party said if the new rates were not within reasonable limits, the party would oppose it in the winter session of Parliament, starting November 16. "There is no uniformity in the proposals. GST was supposed to have covered majority of items and create multiple tax rates," Congress ...

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First Published: Thu, October 20 2016. 00:12 IST
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