GST: Tax Cut from 28% to 18%, A Desperate Way for BJP to Woo Voters?
NewsClick's Praneta Jha in conversation with economist Venkatesh Athreya about the GST cut from 28% to 18% and how it has a significant impact on the manufacturing sector, especially small scale and informal sector as well as how GST ended up hurting the poor much more than the rich. Is this tax cut a political announcement by the BJP Government ahead of 2019 General Elections? What was the impact of GST and demonetisation on the economy in terms of the big picture.
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