The goods and services tax (GST) is a value added tax that applies to most goods and services sold for internal consumption. The Goods and Services Tax Law was approved in Parliament on March 29, 2017. The Law went into effect on July 1, 2017; The Goods and Services Tax Law in India is a comprehensive, multi-stage, destination-based tax that is applied to each value added.
In simple words, the goods and services tax (GST) is an indirect tax that is applied to the supply of goods and services. This GST law has replaced many of the indirect tax laws that previously existed in India. The GST is paid by consumers, but the companies that sell the goods and services refer it to the government. In effect, goods and service tax generate revenue for the government.