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Five years of GST: The still good, but not-so-simple indirect tax

The GST is still paying the price for govts talking the talk of a good and simple tax on July 1, 2017, but not walking the walk thereafter

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GST | Goods and Services Tax | MSMEs

Arvind Subramanian 



Arvind Subramanian

The present should not obscure the fact that democratic politics, parliamentary democracy and respect for tradition were at their finest display under this government. And the ‘good and simple tax’ — as the was christened by the Prime Minister on July 1, 2017 — was the cause and beneficiary.

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First Published: Fri, July 01 2022. 06:09 IST

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