aims to identify short sight and other eye diseases among the disadvantaged children; provide spectacles, medicines and referral services to the identified student-patients and provide appropriate treatment.
Mr Siddiqui said the entire cost was utilised for one component, the ESTP, excluding the second component of SSTP
, which was relatively small.
Since March 2000, states have worked with the SSTP
to resolve the complexity of state and use tax systems noted by the U.S.
CRISIL believes that Ratnamani will maintain its market leadership in the SSTP
segment and continue to benefit from its diversification into carbon steel pipe manufacturing, over the medium-term.
MEDPAC reported to Congress that the crude mean LOS for the 10 SSTP
DRGs continued to fall between 1997 and 1999, but at a slower rate than non-SSTP DRGS (MEDPAC: Medicare Payment Advisory Commission 2000).
According to the SSTP
's steering committee, the following are key features: (1) uniform definitions within tax laws, (2) rate simplifications, (3) state-level administration of all state and local sales and use taxes, (4) uniform sourcing rules, (5) simplified exemption administration for use--and entity-based exemptions, (6) uniform audit procedures and (7) state funding of the system.
There are a few items included in the SSTP
model that the NCSL model defers for final resolution by a new governing body made up of states that pass the model act.
The committee is now assessing how best TEI can directly interact with the SSTP
. Given the diversity of the Institute's membership, it may not be possible for us to become involved in all the nitty-gritty decisions that must be made in developing a simplified sales and use tax system, but we clearly have a role to play in educating our members and making sure that all parties appreciate the important tax policy and administration aspects of the competing
As with the other issues that the parties involved in the SSTP
effort have struggled with in the past, any resolution will require a careful balancing of business interests with states' rights, and compromise on both sides.