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Madam finance minister, leave GST alone!

Updated : September 09, 2019 09:22 AM IST

The government would only be shooting itself in the foot if it agrees to review the indirect tax rate on goods and services, even on a temporary basis.
There are already learned voices saying lower GST rates will not necessarily spur demand as industry sees it.
The more compelling reason the government is bandying about to justify steering clear of modifying GST is that of fiscal prudence.
Madam finance minister, leave GST alone!
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