Arun Jaitley on GST bill !!
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said that all states except Tamil Nadu have virtually supported the GST Bill.
After the meeting of Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers, Jaitley said, “So far, every state has given its detailed views on the GST itself. Virtually, every state has supported the idea of GST. Except one state Tamil Nadu, they have made some suggestions which has been taken note of.
The meeting of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers in Kolkata was aimed at bringing consensus on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill by all states.
Twenty-two states were represented at the meeting, which began in this morning, by their finance ministers. West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra chaired the closed-door meeting.