Indian parliament backs key tax bill
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Indian parliament backs key tax bill

India's parliament has passed the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.

The bill aims to streamline India's fragmented tax system with a single levy.

Indian businesses have been lobbying for the single tax rate as it would reduce costs, particularly for shipping goods across state borders.

Shilpa Kannan reports from Delhi.

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  • 04 Aug 2016
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