Cong will ease GST tax regime if voted to power post 2019 LS election

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AICC President Rahul Gandhi, who is on a whirlwind election campaign tour of North Karnataka ahead of Assembly election due in May, on Tuesday said if the Congress Party is voted to power post 2019 Lok Saba election it will reform the current GST tax regime to get relief to people across the economic strata and bring a single tax regime.

Mr Gandhi accused the BJP government of pushing through ‘an untested GST system on 1.3 billion people of India which has now proved to be a disaster. The people were left to suffer’, he added.

In an interaction with business personnel and professionals at a meeting here, he said his party would remove confusion under the new tax regime.