E-Commerce Industry and the GST Connection

In the otherwise buoyant e-commerce scenario of India, a bump in the road is the problem of issues with the states’ sales tax department. The repercussions include failure of product delivery to the specific states or “stuck in transit” which eventually results in dissatisfied customers. The solution for this impasse between state governments and retailers, both online and offline, is the introduction of Goods and Service Tax (GST).