New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday appealed to all the political parties to extend their support in passing the GST Bill.
"I would like to appeal to all the political parties of the nation to extend their support in Parliament so that we can pass the GST Bill. You all are well aware of stalemate in Parliament, but we are making efforts to ensure passage of the GST Bill in both Houses of Parliament,` Rajnath said at a traders` conference here.
"If there will be need of amendment in GST bill related to traders, we`ll look forward in future. First we want to pass it," he added.
The Goods and Services Tax seeks to create a new indirect tax regime, which will comprise various central and state levies.
They include sales tax, excise and services tax except taxes on the supply of alcohol for human consumption and petroleum products.The whole process of indirect taxation in the country will change once the GST is implemented.