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Assam Becomes First State to Ratify the GST Bill

The Assam Assembly on Friday unanimously passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.

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  • The Assam Assembly on Friday unanimously passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill , following its passage by both houses of parliament this month.

  • Finance Minister of Assam Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted on Friday that Assam has become the first state to ratify the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill.

  • The Union Government is keen for the requisite 16 states to ratify the Bill to enable a rollout of GST by 1 April 2017.

(Source: Zee News, Business Standard)

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