Srinagar: The all important 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meet today began aiming to firm up tax slabs on services and commodities in the country.
This is the first time that such an important national policy-making meet is being held in Jammu and Kashmir and is been chaired by Union Finance Minister .
Finance Ministers, Finance Secretaries and taxation officials of various states and union territories are participating in the two-day meeting being held at the Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) in Srinagar.
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“Finance Ministers of Tripura, Mizoram, Sikkim and Nagaland may not attend the GST council meet today because of preoccupations in their states,” official sources said here.