CAT’s National General Ministers Praveen Khandelwal and Bhartia accused the GST Council of distorting the nature of GST for its own benefit, saying that GST is completely a failed tax regime. The basic form of GST has been played with. All state governments are more concerned about their vested interests and have no concern about simplification of the tax system.
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He said that instead of doing business, the traders of the country are busy in following the GST tax, which is the opposite situation for the country’s economy. In such a situation, there is a need to rethink the present form of GST. According to the statement, after amending more than 937 times in four years, the basic structure of GST has changed. Despite repeated calls, the GST Council has not taken any cognizance of the issues raised by CAT so far, so traders have announced an India trade bandh to convey their points to the people across the country.