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GST and the Constitutional Conundrum

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The much awaited GST intended to transform India into a single marketplace has also turned India’s constitution from being described as ‘Federal with a Unitary Bias’ to a ‘Constitution for the Union with a Federal Bias’. The process of unifying...

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International Experience With GST

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GST is a very popular tax, its now in place in over 150 countries worldwide, but if we look around the world, not many countries have gone for a dual GST system. GST is popular with tax authorities because it...

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Challenges in implementing GST

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Any reforms and particularly the GST which is the major initiative in the indirect taxes will have some challenges. Some of the challenges are: • Building up the IT infrastructure • Getting the GST bill approved at different state levels....

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Changes required for implementing GST

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Goods and services tax (GST) is a transformative tax reform. The passing of the Constitutional Amendment Bill set the ball rolling by putting in place a dual GST—both the centre and the state will concurrently tax the whole value chain...

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Sectoral Impact of GST

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Real Estate Sector The real estate sector has strong economic multiplier effects through backward and forward linkages. Construction is the second largest employment generator in the country after agriculture and accounts for a significant proportion of the GDP. Under the...

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Long term implications of 100% FDI in E-commerce

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The growth of e-commerce in India has been stupendous. From online websites to mobile applications and digital platforms one can almost buy any service or product just by the click of the mouse. Owing to the greater adoption of smart...

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Workplace safety optimization: Why and How?

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Creating a safe & healthy workplace environment is a crucial step towards employee welfare & engagement for organizations. The objective of workplace safety is to prevent any injuries or illnesses to the employees by keeping the environment clean, suitable to...

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