Landmark tax change a ‘huge implementation challenge’ for India

While India’s on track to meet its deadline for a much-delayed national sales tax, implementation is seen as a test in the nation that has more states than the EU has members and a population twice that of North America.

The goods and services tax will replace more than a dozen levies that were fracturing the world’s fastest-growing big economy, unifying India for the first time into a common market with more than 1 billion consumers. Proposed over a decade ago and since then refine ..