GST: what it means for the common man?
- February 13 - November 30, 2016
- 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
- Next to Akash Towers, Judges Bungalow Road, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad, Gujarat 380054
With the Rajya Sabha passing all the four GST bills in the parliament a week back, the nation’s biggest and revolutionary tax regime GST (Goods and Services Tax) is all set to become a reality soon. Boasted as the most subversive tax reform in the country after independence, GST is expected to curb transactional costs by introducing a unified tax system stirring economic growth in the long run.
With the prospects that GST would improve the GDP by a couple of percentages, the reform in its entirety might come with a mixed bag of surprises for the common man.
Talking about its long-term impact, GST should mark a positive impact on most sectors. Based on the GST implementation experience derived from other nations, India might experience an inflationary impact especially during the transition stage, which is expected to fade with the rollout of measures such as anti-profiteering.
Yes, with the inclusion of anti-profiteering along with other counteractive measures, GST should lead to reduced cost for most of the supplies to the end-users in the long-run.
Here’s a quick look at what the GST could mean for the common man: