GST may fail braille test, tax upto 18 per cent on articles used by disabled people


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The biggest tax revolution since Independence will begin in India from July 1, but will the differently-abled citizens be left out in the cold?
In a rate schedule decided at a meeting in Srinagar, the government’s all-powerful goods and services tax (GST) council headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley has decided to impose tax ranging from 5 per cent to 18 per cent on articles used by people with disabilities.

Source : http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/gst-goods-and-services-tax-arun-jaitley-narendra-modi-disabled-braille/1/967920.html

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