Assam has become the first Indian state to ratify the GST Constitution Amendment Bill, which is recently passed by the Parliament of India.
When was GST first introduced in India?
The Journey of GST in India
The GST journey began in the year 2000 when a committee was set up to draft law. It took 17 years from then for the Law to evolve. In 2017, the GST Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. On 1st July 2017, the GST Law came into force.
Who is father of GST?
Vajpayee set up a committee headed by the Finance Minister of West Bengal, Asim Dasgupta to design a GST model. The Asim Dasgupta committee which was also tasked with putting in place the back-end technology and logistics (later came to be known as the GST Network, or GSTN, in 2015).
Which is 1st state of India?
Thus,Andhra became the first state in India in 1953 with Kurnool as its capital.
What are the 3 types of GST?
The 4 types of GST in India are:
- SGST (State Goods and Services Tax)
- CGST (Central Goods and Services Tax)
- IGST (Integrated Goods and Services Tax)
- UGST (Union Territory Goods and Services Tax)
What is the GST Day?
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an indirect, multi-stage, comprehensive tax in India, imposed on the supply of goods and services. The date of July 1 has been designated by the central government as ‘GST Day‘, observed every year to mark the roll-out of the historic tax reform.
How is GST calculated?
GST can be calculated simply by multiplying the Taxable amount by GST rate. If CGST & SGST/UTGST is to be applied then CGST and SGST both amounts are half of the total GST amount. For example, GST including amount is Rs. 525 and GST rate is 5%.
Who invented GST in world?
France was the first country to implement the GST in 1954; since then, an estimated 160 countries have adopted this tax system in some form or another. Some of the countries with a GST include Canada, Vietnam, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, Monaco, Spain, Italy, Nigeria, Brazil, South Korea, and India.