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Current GST regime is riddled with problems: Manpreet Singh Badal

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal pressed for a complete overhaul of the federal indirect tax regime

MANPREET SINGH BADAL,   Punjab finance minister

Punjab has given around 100 suggestions on GST and those have not even been acknowledged, says Manpreet Singh Badal, Punjab finance minister

Dilasha Seth New Delhi
Disappointed with the way goods and services tax (GST) has turned out to be three years down the line, Punjab Finance Minister MANPREET SINGH BADAL pressed for a complete overhaul of the federal indirect tax regime. He tells Dilasha Seth that in the absence of a vice-chairman in the Council from among the states, their agenda was not getting enough representation. Edited excerpts:

States were apprehensive about losing their autonomy to GST. What is your opinion three years down the line?

Before it was implemented I had said any GST is better than no GST. I genuinely believed in

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First Published: Jun 30 2020 | 12:00 AM IST

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