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The constitutional amendment which would enforce a unified Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime from next year is expected to be passed by parliament on Wednesday. The amendment would essentially seek to resolve important issues in the lead up to the passage of the bill, which will bring 1.3 billion consumers into a single market.

Mint has reported extensively on the GST bill. Here’s a list:

GST reforms: Are companies prepared?

This piece looks at the likely impact of the GST bill, which has caught Indian businesses offguard.

GST bill: Five things to know

Our explainer of the bill, distilling relevant details and impact on industry and consumers.

GST bill: The story so far

A timeline of events chronicling the bill’s road to potential passage, from 2006, when the then finance minister P. Chidambaram mooted the idea, to August 2016 when it comes up for passage.

The GST endgame

Our editorial, which calls for the bill’s passage. To quote, “We hope the missed deadlines are now history."

NDA’s do-or-die moment on GST

Our executive editor, Anil Padmanabhan, writes why this is quite the ‘do-or-die’ moment for the NDA government. “The GST," he writes, “is a great idea whose time has come and care should be taken not to be tripped up in the detail—this will be the real test of the NDA legacy."

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