CAIT Secy General Praveen Khandelwal nominated for GST Panel


Traders body CAIT today said its Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal has been nominated to be a part of the government’s GST panel.

The panel — which has been constituted with approval of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley — includes other members like Araghya Sen Gupta (Research Director, Centre for Legal Policy), Vinod Jain (CA), Ajay (rpt) Ajay Sahai (CEO of Federation of Indian Exporters Organisation) and Laghu Udyog Bharti President Om Prakash Mittal, CAIT said in a statement.

Gautam Ray, retired chief commissioner of Central Board of Direct Taxes, has been named as the convenor.

The group will discus possible changes in GST law and its rules and will submit its recommendations to Law Review Committee by November 30, the statement said.

The first meeting of the group has been convened on November 8 to discuss in-depth the GST law and rules and amendments needed to make compliance easier, Khandelwal said.


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