The much-awaited Goods and Services Tax now becomes a law with President Pranab Mukherjee signing the bill after 16 states ratified it.
The government plans to roll out the new indirect tax regime from April 1, 2017. GST, the biggest tax reform since Independence, will create uniform market for seamless movement of goods and services with one tax rate.
With the President giving his assent to the bill, the government will notify the GST Council. Union Finance Minister wi ..