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Home / Punjab / FM Arun Jaitley introduces Bill to transfer power to levy tax to Chandigarh

FM Arun Jaitley introduces Bill to transfer power to levy tax to Chandigarh

The GST was rolled out across the country from July 1 and the ordinance was brought as Parliament was not in session then, the bill says.

punjab Updated: Jul 31, 2017 18:39 IST

Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Finance minister Arun Jaitley
Finance minister Arun Jaitley (Reuters)
         

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced in the Lok Sabha a bill that will replace an ordinance which was brought urgently for the timely execution of the GST law in the union territory of Chandigarh.

The Punjab Municipal Corporation Law (Extension to Chandigarh) Amendment Bill, 2017 seeks to transfer power of the central government to levy taxes on entertainment and amusement in Chandigarh to its municipal corporation.

The GST was rolled out across the country from July 1 and the ordinance was brought as Parliament was not in session then, the bill says.