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Two GoMs constituted to consider Incentivizing digital payments in GST and Imposition of Cess on Sugar under GST

ANI | Updated: May 05, 2018 04:03 IST

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Two Group of Ministers (GoMs) have been constituted to consider the issues relating to "Incentivizing digital payments in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime" and "Imposition of Cess on Sugar under GST".

Subsequent to the decisions taken in the 27th GST Council meeting held yesterday, two GoMs have been constituted.

The first GoMs shall consider the issues relating to "Incentivizing digital payments in the GST regime". Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi will be the convenor and other members of this GoM are Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitinbhai Patel, Haryana Excise and Taxation Minister Capt. Abhimanyu, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra and Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal.

The Second GoMs shall consider issues relating to "Imposition of Cess on Sugar under GST". Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will be the convenor of this GoM and other members are Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal, Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar, Tamil Nadu Minister for Fisheries and Personnel and Administrative Reforms D. Jayakumar and Kerala Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac.

Both the GoMs have been asked to submit their reports within a period of 15 days. (ANI)

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