First budget post GST is probable on February 1

India’s first post Goods and Services Tax (GST) budget is probably on 01/02/2018.

The Budget session of Parliament may begin on January 30 with President Ram Nath Kovind addressing the Joint Session of both the Houses of Parliament, a senior government official said.

The Budget presentation was advanced by a month to ensure that proposals take effect from April 1, the beginning of the new financial year.

The Union Budget 2018-19 would be the last full Budget of the BJP-led NDA government before the 2019 General Elections.

Source: Economic Times

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