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Centre, state tax depts at loggerheads

GST committee has proposed two options in its report to iron out the administrative differences

Jatiley fears winter session washout

Even as the Union government strives to build consensus over the constitution amendment Bill for a goods and services tax (GST), a turf war between indirect tax departments of the Centre and states over the assessment and adjudication powers under the proposed regime continues. The GST committee, set up by the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), has proposed two options in its report to iron out the administrative differences under the unified indirect tax regime. Although Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will take a final call on the matter, the issue is likely to be discussed on ...