Onus Lies In Agreement With States, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman On When Petroleum Products Can Be Included Under GST Framework

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Union Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that petroleum products can be included in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) framework once an agreement in this regard is reached among states.

As per PTI report, Sitharaman also said that the effort of the government over the years has been to increase public expenditure with a view to promote growth.

“The provision is already available for petroleum products to be brought into the GST. My predecessor had already made the window kept open,” she said while speaking at the Post-Budget interactive session with the members of the industry chamber PHDCCI.

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