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GST Council: Stormy discussion around states' compensation likely today

States will demand an extension of the compensation period or a change in the GST revenue distribution formula

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Shrimi Choudhary Chandigarh
The all-powerful GST Council might see a stormy discussion around compensation payout to states, with Opposition-ruled states aggressively pushing for its continuation beyond the five-year period which ends on June 30.

Some states ministers wrote to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday seeking a change in the GST revenue distribution formula in case compensation to States is not extended beyond the deadline. 

The primary demand, however, remains to extend the compensation period. 

In a letter to FM Sitharaman, T S Singh Deo, commercial tax minister of Chattisgarh and member of GST Council said provision for 14 per cent protected revenue

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First Published: Jun 28 2022 | 10:00 PM IST

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