A day after the GST Council announced several relief measures for small and medium-sized enterprises, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that his government’s move to simplify the tax structure on goods and services has led to a “First Diwali”.
“There is an atmosphere of Diwali around after the GST Council made important decisions yesterday,” Modi said in Dwarka, where he prayed at the famous temple of Dwarkadhish before beginning a two-day tour of Gujarat, which goes to surveys within the next two months.
“I had said that after the implementation (GST), we will study it for three months and address areas where there are obstacles, defects, complaints about GST rates or any other practical difficulties experienced by traders. be trapped in the red carpet, “Modi said, addressing a large gathering.
“I am happy that the changes have been well received with a single voice in every corner of the country,” he said.
On Friday, the GST Council announced relief for small and medium-sized businesses in filing and paying taxes. It also facilitated the rules for exporters and reduced tax rates on 27 items in common use. “When there is trust in a government and when politics are made with the best intentions, it is natural for people to support us, for the sake of the nation,” Modi said.
In his speech, Gujarat’s chief minister, Vijay Rupani, told the prime minister: “Gujarat is a land of traders. I thank you on behalf of all the traders in Gujarat.