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The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday took up the four bills related to the GST, with the Opposition urging the government to insulate taxpayers from harassment and questioning how the new regime was when 40 per cent of the revenue base of the GDP was kept out of canada goose outlet its purview.
Initiating a debate on the bills, Deputy Leader of Congress Anand Sharma termed the proposed legislation as saying that 40 per cent of the revenue base of the GDP has canada goose outlet in montreal been kept out of it.
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Sharma sought to know why real estate has been kept out of the GST purview when the government is illegal transactions and black money raising similar concerns on alcohol being out of the ambit of the new indirect tax regime.
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have no quarrel that if there is more wisdom that has come in, perhaps all of you would have said that is in the larger interest of the country, Sharma said.
Participating in the debate, Bhupendra Yadav of the BJP expressed hope on petroleum products being included in the GST going forward if a consensus was evolved on the issue.
Naresh Agarwal of the Samajwadi Party sought to know how the local bodies like municipal corporations will be compensated for loss of revenue incurred on account of the GST implementation.
Derek O of the Trinamool Congress said, the concept of GST was introduced by the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2000 in the Parliament people (then) were more familiar with KBC (Kaun Bangega Crorepati). said the concept has over the last 17 years and is something we can be proud of. the politics over last two decades on the tax reform, he said, GST, stands for When in the government, go for it and when in opposition go slow over it. Be it the JDU, SP, BSP, AIADMK or NCP, everybody has done the same thing. O quoted the ministers of the BJP ruled states like Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh, who had categorically opposed the GST earlier.
Attacking the BJP, he said, the party gives lecture on being a responsible opposition, it is not digestible. an instance, he said Parliament was disrupted for 22 days over 2G scam and 423 working hours were lost. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.