New Delhi. 18 January 2018: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and Finance Minister Sushil Kumar Modi who also heads the GST Network panel said that GST was a big and bold tax-related reform to unify the country into a single market. He was delivering his speech in the 25th meeting of the GST council held today in Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi under the chairmanship of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. This meeting was attended by finance ministers of states and UTs, GST members and delegates. Mr Modi expressed his happiness that the transition to the GST regime was good.
Mr Modi said that Infosys was doing very well. In GST every step is computrised. We are monitoring and resolving IT challenges very successfully. e-Way Bill system implementation progress is good. All modes of generation of e-Way Bill are in place and in use. Training has been imparted to the master trainers of all the states. The states have conducted the workshop for stakeholders. All states would soon be rolling out e-Way Bill system.
Leading state representatives, he gave many suggestions on various issues like IGST, revenue generation etc.
Mr Modi said that GST had stabilized since its introduction. He said that the implementation of the e-Way Bill system along with beginning of invoice matching would reduce the cases of tax evasion.
Deputy CM Modi said that stabilization of GST would lead to further simplification of the system.
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