The nation’s government embarked on its tax reform in 70 years since independence, implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) — aiming to replace federal and state taxes and making it simpler to do business.
No sooner the Prime Minister Narendra Modi started to address the gathering, there was this one unifying apprehension on social media.
Modi, on cue, called it the ‘Good and Simple Tax’. The sluice gates of Twitter opened and users immediately seized upon the opportunity to bravely go where no trolls have gone before.
New full forms of GST were flying fast and thick. And since not everyone was a cheerleader of the ‘Good and Simple Tax’, critics of GST were not holding back.
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