ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Accounting Exercise, Not Structural Reform

Indirect Taxes

The Budget for 2002-03 has done little for rationalisation of indirect taxes. The changes made are marginal and no structural reform of the type suggested by many economists, analysts and committees has been attempted. Doling out exemptions has remained the key consideration and we seem to be back to the itemby- item approach of the 1970s and 1980s.

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