Government plans mega event to celebrate first anniversary of GST on July 1

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The Government is planning a mega event to mark the first anniversary of GST roll out on July 1 with the participation of industry chambers, traders, and tax officials, besides, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal.

Union Minister Arun Jaitley too would be addressing the gathering through video conferencing.

The government planning to celebrate July 1 as the ‘GST-Day’ and the mega-event is being planned at the newly constructed Ambedkar Bhawan in New Delhi.

The biggest tax reform since independence, GST was launched in the midnight of June 30 last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the then President Pranab Mukherjee in the central hall of Parliament.

GST has absorbed over a dozen local taxes and transformed India to a ‘one nation one tax’ country. Over 1.11 crore businesses are registered under GST.

 

 

Source: AIR News

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