28% bracket GST
We should discuss what out of this should be left in 28% and what should be brough to 18% and then LC should submit it to GST council for consideration. more
Amusing apart, I beg to differ with you on rest of your post. There have been sizable progress in several areas, though much more could have been done.
While erstwhile Sales Tax was levied and paid by all, why not Service Tax? In fact, Service Tax was introduced by Dr Manmohan Singh in 94 that started at 5% and then moved on to 15%. Prior to GST, rate of Service Tax was still at 15%.
Taxation had existed all the time in one form or other. GST too will take sometime to settle down to stable levels and let us hope it happens sooner. more