Goods and Service Tax - birth pangs

Bar & Bench February 27 2010

JSA's Partner, Ashok Dhingra and Senior Consultant, Sonia Gupta write about GST and its journey till date. They believe that it is imperative that it is implemented at the earliest.

The story of economic reforms was started in 1991 by Dr. Manmohan Singh, the then Finance Minister and now Prime Minister, will culminate with the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and a new Direct Tax Code (DTC). In the last two decades, despite a change in the ruling combine at the Federal level, reforms never derailed and on the contrary, continued on full steam.

In the interregnum . . .

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