Business GST Council to consider broadening tax base, additional resource mobilisation and improved tax compliance Updated : December 14, 2019 03:43 PM IST The GST Council comprises of union finance minister as the chairman and minister of state finance as vice chairman of the council. According to the GST Council Secretariat, “Broadening of the tax base, additional resource mobilisation and improved tax compliance will help achieve the desired outcome of revenue augmentation.” Some states have also pitched for “increasing the cess rate on sin goods, which according to sources can yield close to Rs 2,000 crore more in the compensation cess kitty. 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.