With an aim to address the disparity on tax structure, a Group of Ministers (GoM) on issues related to lottery has been constituted on Wednesday. The group will decide if the disparity existing on tax rates on lottery will continue or an uniformity be reached. In the last Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting held on January 10, a decision on rationalisation or reduction of tax on state lotteries marketed and sold through private distributors couldn\u2019t be taken. GoM will also see if \u201cprivate persons authorised by the States are misusing the lower rate and getting enriched themselves at the cost of the State and suggest measures to curb it.\u201d The group will also examine the other issues related with the \u00a0enforcement including the legal frame work, so as to prevent evasion of tax on lottery and suggest appropriate tax rate to address the problem. Also read: Why KALIA may be better option than loan waiver in supporting big, small farmers The GoM would submit its report in the next GST Council meeting. The \u2018GoM for Lottery\u2019 consists Finance Ministers of the following states: Sudhir Mungantiwar, Maharashtra; T M Thomas Isaac Finance Minister, Kerala; Amit Mitra, West Bengal; Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam; Mauvin Godinho, Goa; Manpreet Singh Badal, Punjab; Krishna Byre Gowda, Karnataka and Jarkar Gamlin Minister, Arunachal Pradesh.