CGS-14- Micro

A cess is a temporary levy. Abolishing these cesses makes sense when the government gets only paltry revenues, and the cost of collection is high. Cesses are excluded from the divisible pool, and states have constantly demanded them being scrapped, or making them part of the divisible pool. The CAG has also found reporting on the use of cess collections incomplete, making it non-transparent. This …

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