GST Council Additional Secretary appointed
The Goods and Services Tax Council slated to take vital decisions during its coming meets, the government appointed Arun Goyal as Additional Secretary of the pan India indirect levies' apex body.
Arun Goyal, lAS (UT:1985) Additional Secretary, Project Monitoring Group, Cabinet Secretariat on lateral shift as Additional Secretary, GST Council against Newly created post under Central Staffing Scheme, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions said in a statement.
Appointments Committee of the Cabinet also stated that Goyal will take charge of the newly created post of Additional Secretary, GST Council, under the Central Staffing Scheme.
The Council fixed the turnover-based exemption limit from such levies at Rs 20 lakh, but left the decision on fixing the actual tax rates and the finalisation of draft rules for later & it reconvene on September 30 and again from October 17-19.