Freedom from GST notices: How to avoid mismatches

Over the past few months, several businesses across the nation have been plagued with GST notices from the government. If reports are to be believed, …


GST dented exports, demonetisation led to decline in MSME sector: RBI study

<b>New Delhi, Aug 18:</b> An RBI study has found that the controversial note ban imposed in November 2016 has led to further decline in the already falling …

Business (India)

Tax audit reports: CBDT defers GST and GAAR reporting till March 2019

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has directed that the proposed GST and GAAR reporting under the amended tax audit form be kept in abeyance t


Ahmedabad: GST relief likely for textile players

Players in the textile sector are likely to soon get relief. Well placed sources said that soon a new order, a draft copy of which is doing rounds in …

Business (India)

PE funds body wants ‘deemed exports’ status for services

Says allowing input tax credit to ease GST burden will urge funds to move to India

Business (India)

MSMEs export hit more by GST issues than note ban: report

<b>Mumbai:</b> MSME exports were hit more by issues related to GST implementation than demonetisation, according to a report released Friday.<p>Micro, Small …


Gujarat: Raids on 13 star hotels reveal Rs 12.65 cr GST irregularities

Raids on 13 star hotels, all of which house liquor shops, revealed tax irregularities to the tune of Rs12.65 crore by State Goods and Services Tax …

India News

Legal Metrology conducts raids in Hyd on GST violations, 62 cases booked

The Telangana government’s Legal Metrology Department has made serious note on GST violations across the city of Hyderabad and conducted a series of …


GST is pushing GDP growth, says Adi Godrej

<b>Adi Godrej</b> says there is an all-round growth and an increase in the income of people is driving demand in the rural areas. The chairman of Godrej …

India News

Even As Government Pushes For Ethanol Blending In Petrol, Sugar Mill Owners Express Concerns Over ‘Viability’

Sugar mill owners think that ethanol plans of the PSUs are not viable


DNA MONEY EXCLUSIVE: Hindustan Unilever may have to pay GST dues of Rs 300 cr to consumers

Fast moving consumer goods major Hindustan Unilever Ltd (HUL) has not passed on the goods and services tax (GST) benefits to the tune of Rs 300 crore …


David Leyonhjelm joins calls to remove 'hypocritical' GST on breastfeeding aids

A Senate crossbencher has joined calls for the removal of the GST from breastfeeding aids, saying it "penalises newborns and mums".<p>The Senate agreed …

Public Health

GST fraud case: The Accidental Prime Minister director gets bail

Vijay Ratnakar Gutte was arrested on August 2 by the Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DGGI) for an alleged Goods and …

India News

Indirect tax base has surged 65% to 11.6 mn since GST roll-out: PM Modi

Experts feel this might prompt govt to cut rates


Note-ban, GST Hit Household Savings Rate, Decline May Pose Challenge for Economy: Report

The decline was primarily due to the shocks from note-ban and GST implementation, said a report by India Ratings.<p><b>Mumbai:</b> If the steep decline in the …

India News

GST: A panacea for all tax woes for the real estate sector?

<b>Harpreet Singh</b><p>In India, year 2017 is likely to be best remembered for ushering a new tax regime – GST, which replaced plethora of age-old 17 Central …

Real Estate

‘Services by staff in main office for branches in other States can attract GST’

AAR Karnataka ruling could have wide ramifications

Business (India)

GST refund shortfall more than we thought: Malaysia finance minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The shortfall in Goods and Services Tax (GST) refunds totalled RM19.2 billion (US$4.7 billion) as at May 31 this year and not the …

Kuala Lumpur

Cab aggregators will have to deposit GST on fares, rules AAR

The aggregator of a radio taxi service, and not the driver, will have to deposit the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the fare paid by the commuter. T

Business (India)

GST audit tangle

Remove Clause 44 in the Tax Audit report

Business (India)

There will be only one GST slab once Congress comes to power: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader also said he would not make false promises and pointed out that the Karnataka government, in which Congress was also part of, was …


GST sop likely ahead of polls in M.P., Rajasthan and Chattisgarh

The run-up to the polls in Gujarat saw a massive rejig of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates across the board as disenchantment with the regime was …


Subway, KFC, Pizza Hut on the radar for not passing on GST cut benefits to consumers

<b>New Delhi:</b> The National Anti-Profiteering Authority (NAPA) has sought details from quick service restaurant chains Subway and Yum Restaurants-owned …

Pizza Hut

Experts stress need for lower GST on nicotine gums, patches

A high rate of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on nicotine gums and patches may be a deterrent to those weaning themselves off chewing or smoking …

Public Health

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Acceptance of GSTThis refers to ‘One year on, GST is succeeding and growing’ (August 13). There is no doubt that the GST Council has been more than ac


Narendra Modi confident of bigger win in 2019 elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party is committed to improving the lives of all citizens regardless of faith, says PM Narendra Modi in an interview to ‘The …