January 19, 2017

In a State of Tax

Rohan Shridhar, Associate at IDFC Institute, discusses the importance of federalism for India and the impact of GST on India's federal polity. He states that with the creation of a single market that the GST is expected to achieve, the need for competitive federalism will be stronger. He argues that states will be only be able to compete effectively in this single market if the centre gives them powers of direct taxation and freedom to frame their own corporate governance rules. 

 

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Topic : State Capacity / In : OP-EDS
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