The GST Council will consider reducing tax on electric vehicles, which are seen as more environment-friendly, and the matter is pending before it, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur informed the Lok Sabha on Monday.
Thakur was replying to a question asked by BJP member Varun Gandhi during the Question Hour. “The matter has been placed before the GST Council and will be considered. As of now, it is pending before the council,” he said. Thakur said the number of tax filers has doubled under the GST, and it shows that people’s trust in the new tax regime has increased.
He said the council has taken several decisions since the Goods and Services Tax, which has brought many indirect taxes levied by states and the Centre under one regime Read More