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India's shadow economy struggles under new GST

Economic chaos as newly high rates drag millions of small-time shopkeepers, manufacturers into tax net

New Delhi

SHOPKEEPER Alauddin Ansari opens a paper ledger of daily sales at his small leather shop on the edge of one of India's biggest slums and points to a blank page. That was his tally for the day. Nothing.

Before Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced the country's...

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