The Tax and Tariff Committee represented by Mr. Vivek Mishra, Partner – Indirect Tax, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited; Mr. Pratik Jain, Partner, KPMG in India; Mr. R. Sridhar, Vice President – Taxation, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.; and Mr. Ajay Singha, Executive Director, AmCham; met with the Chairman and members of the Rajya Sabha Select Committee on GST Bill on 16th June 2015. Besides, the Chairman, Mr. Bhupender Yadav, 14 members of the Select Committee were present.
While submitting the concerns and suggestions of U.S. companies on the provisions of the GST Bill, AmCham representatives briefed the Committee that some of the proposed provisions would not be in the best interest of the industry or the economy and needed a review. AmCham representatives were assured that their suggestions would be given due consideration.
Our representation (prepared in consultation with members) is posted on AmCham website under section ‘Tax, Tariff and Regulatory Affairs Committee’.
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