About the Book -
Constitution of Tax: A Tale of Four Constitutional Amendments and Consumption Taxes provides an exhaustive account of the four tax-oriented Constitutional amendments, their aims, limitations, and their impact. Written in a lucid language, the book presents an in-depth analysis of the constitutional aspects of tax law. The author examines the evolution of consumption taxes and their frequently contentious place in the Indian Constitutional framework. While placing the GST related Constitutional Amendment in a historical context, the commentary provides an insight into the nature of GST Council and GST Compensation Cess and their implications on fiscal federalism in India. The book will be useful for legal practitioners, judges, chartered accountants, public policy professionals and law students.