Centre planning calamity cess on GST: report

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Centre planning calamity cess on GST: report

May 23, 2020 12:24 IST

The central government is considering a calamity cess on Goods and Services Tax to tide over the economic crisis triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, The Indian Express has reported quoting sources. Report said that a proposal to raise additional revenue from GST, excluding goods and services in the five per cent slab, is with the Finance Ministry. The issue will be raised at the next GST Council meeting, which is expected to be held in a few weeks, the report added.

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