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India GST possible delay

  • Nov 10, 2016 | Richard Asquith

India GST possible delay

The Indian finance minister has hinted that the roll out of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) may be delayed from April to September 2017.

The new indirect tax was finally approved by the Parliament earlier this year after over 10 years of debate. It will replace a complex set of consumptions taxes, including VAT, CENVAT, Service Tax and Professional Tax.


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VP Global Indirect Tax
Richard Asquith
VP Global Indirect Tax Richard Asquith
Richard Asquith is VP Global Indirect Tax at Avalara, helping businesses understand their compliance obligations as they grow globally. He can be contacted at: richard.asquith@avalara.com. He is part of the European leadership team which won International Tax Review's 2019 Tax Technology Firm of the Year. Richard qualified as an accountant with KPMG in the UK, and went on to work in Hungary, Russia and France with EY.