"It's not ideal but a step in the right direction"

What will be the impact of GST and how can SMEs make the most of it - Part 1

Published 6 years ago on Jul 14, 2017 10 minutes Read
Photograph By RA Chandroo

V Keshavdev, executive editor, Outlook Business: Good evening ladies and gentlemen, it’s a pleasure to be in Delhi. I’m excited to moderate a discussion on a topic that is going to change the way India Inc does business. We’re going to talk about the Goods and Services Tax (GST), a reform that has been in the works since 2000. Seventeen years on and we are exactly a week into the implementation of this tax regime. So given the shape and form of this tax reform, is this the ideal verison of GST for India? Kavita, you had written a paper on what would be the ideal GST, so what do you think?