WAY CLEARED FOR BILL?

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NAVI MUMBAI -

Congress has re­fused to back the GST bill un­less the govt capped the tax rate at 18% It also wants an in­de­pen­dent mech­a­nism to re­solve dis­putes on rev­enue shar­ing be­tween states But with the CPI(M) now say­ing it will ac­cept even an as­sur­ance that tax will be low, Cong’s re­luc­tance may not be po­tent enough to stall the bill

EAR­LIER THIS WEEK, finance Min­is­ter Arun

Jait­ley had sig­nalled that sup­port had broad­ened among states for what is seen by in­vestors as In­dia’s big­gest tax re­form in decades.

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