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Tax rates for consumer goods lower under GST, says Godrej group Chairman

It will be very good if some consumer durables and other products in the 28 per cent bracket, such as paints, brought to 18 per cent, says Adi Godrej

Adi Godrej, Chairman Godrej group.
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Adi Godrej, Chairman Godrej group.

Viveat Susan Pinto
Adi Godrej, chairman of the Godrej Group, has been a strong votary of the goods and services tax (GST), saying it will aid economic growth. In an interview with Viveat Susan Pinto, Godrej reiterated these views, adding he saw a pause in reforms now, owing to the general elections next year. Edited excerpts:

Your sense of the GST now that it has completed a year since launch?

I think the GST has done very well. It has helped GDP growth in the country. Some of the bugs that had cropped up in the GST have been rectified by the government

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First Published: Jun 28 2018 | 7:08 AM IST

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