Published On: Fri, May 4th, 2018

27th GST Council meet underway

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council’s 27th meeting, chaired by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley via video conferencing, is underway in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).

27th GST Council meet underway.

The GST Council is likely to clear the imposition of sugar cess, approximately between two to five percent, sources from Ministry of Finance told ANI.

The Council is also expected to discuss increasing the government’s stake in the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), and also the simplification of GST returns.

Another important matter likely to be reviewed is the applicability of GST on airport duty-free.

The meeting is expected to get over around 1:00 pm.

ANI

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