Mizoram Assembly ratifies GST

Mizoram Assembly on Tuesday ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment bill by adopting an official resolution, becoming 13th state to have approved the legislation.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 30, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Aizawl: Mizoram Assembly on Tuesday ratified the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Constitutional Amendment bill by adopting an official resolution, becoming 13th state to have approved the legislation.

The state legislature unanimously adopted the official resolution moved by Finance and Taxation Minister Lalsawta after deliberations on the first day of the Assembly.

Participants of the discussion, irrespective of party affiliations, expressed hope that the GST Act would not only streamline the tax regime in the country, but also benefit states like Mizoram.