Economy We are close to doubling our tax base, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Updated : October 30, 2018 07:39 PM IST Talking about the implementation of Goods and Service Tax(GST), he said that there were no protests against the move. On demonetisation, he said that it was a difficult step "but helped us to make it clear that formalisation of the economy is our clear intent" Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.