Govt. Sets up Tax Policy Council

  • The Government has created a Tax Policy Research Unit (TPRU) and Tax Policy Council to be chaired by the Union Finance Minister.
  • Other members include Minister of State for Finance, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman, Commerce and Industry Minister, Revenue Secretary, the Chief Economic Advisor, Finance secretary, Commerce Secretary and Industry Secretary.
  • The TPRU will be a multi disciplinary body with the objectives of carrying out out studies on various topics of fiscal and tax policies.