India long way off from ideal GST, may not get there: Bibek Debroy

NEW DELHI: India is a long way off from the ideal GST structure and it may not get there anytime in the near future, says NITI Aayog Member Bibek Debroy, who favours three rates.

While asserting that the move towards the Goods and Services Tax (GST) was a good one, Debroy says it would have been much better if it had lesser number of tax rates.

“My view — for which the government is slightly upset with me — is that we should not have been here (the current GST) but we ..