Live: 25th GST Council Meeting Today

In its last meeting today ahead of the Union Budget 2018-19, the Goods and Services Tax Council is expected to discuss a slew of changes in the GST …

Arun Jaitley

80-year-old takes on famed club in south Mumbai over GST

Member and adminstration of Ripon Club fight over latter charging patrons 18 per cent GST on bills, instead of revised 5 per cent<p><b>The 137-year-old</b> …


GST council discusses simplification of IT returns, e-way bill system and more

The GST Council recommended many relief measures regarding GST rates on goods and services, in the meeting held today. These recommendations covered …

Arun Jaitley

Put petroleum products, real estate under GST: Cong

New Delhi, Jan 17 (PTI) The Congress today called for bringing petroleum products and real estate under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) …


Biscuit makers want a cut in GST rate to 12%

The Indian Biscuit Manufacturers’ Association has called for a reduction in the GST rate on biscuits to 12% from the current 18%, arguing that …

New Delhi

GST Council to focus on easing compliance burden

Tomorrow’s meeting will also discuss real estate inclusion, rate cuts

Arun Jaitley

Drop GST on Bio-diesel from 18 to 5 percent, demands industry

Struggling to survive despite the government 's clean energy dream, biodiesel industies have demanded the Goods and Service Tax (GST) rate on them be …


GST @ 200 days: A timeline

<b>First 100 days of GST: The big shake up</b><p>The goods and services tax (GST) saw manufacturers slow down production in the preceding months, pulling down …


Budget 2018: Housing sector eyes lower taxes, infra status to overcome impact of GST, RERA and demonetisation - Firstpost

<b>Mumbai:</b> Severely impacted by various reforms like RERA, GST, and demonetisation, the realty sector is pinning its hopes on Union Budget 2018-19 for …


WA Labor candidates defend their party’s stand on GST

Labor’s candidates argue WA voters just want to see more money on the table.

Bill Shorten

Budget making in the GST era: paradigm shift

The Union Budget is a tool which government has long used to make a statement of fiscal policy. Taxation has been one instrument of fiscal policy by …


GST Council may lower rates for farm gear, electric vehicles next week

The GST Council meeting will be its last one before the presentation of the Union Budget on February 1

Business (India)

Budget 2018: Citizen's body demands increase in HRA, action against builders enriching themselves under guise of GST - Firstpost

<b>New Delhi:</b> A not-for-profit organisation has pitched for stern action by the Anti-Profiteering Authority against those builders who are "enriching …

Business (India)

GST refund issue stifles PV exports

India’s passenger vehicle (PV) exports remained flat in 2017, plagued by the issue of GST refunds to automobile manufacturers, which has touched …


‘Karnataka farm sector still reeling under the impact of note ban, GST’

Karnataka’s farm sector is still reeling under the impact of demonetisation and GST, according to a price forecast study by the Karnataka Agriculture …


GST council in Jan 18 meet may relax tax slab, DSLR cameras, bio-diesel vehicles likely to get cheaper | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

The GST Council in its next meeting on January 18 in New Delhi likely to decide to relax the tax slab. According to the Zee Media sources, the apex …


GST panel proposes centralised registration of big service providers

The proposal for change in the registration mode for service providers is part of some 16 recommendations made by the law review committee.<p>The …

Goods and Services Tax

States demand tax freedom as Coalition braces for GST carve-up fight

States that stand to lose revenue to WA object to proposed tax changes and Victoria accuses government of using conditional funding to ‘influence state policy decisions’<p>The states which stand to lose the most revenue to Western Australia under radical new plans to change the GST carve-up have urged …


GST impact: Transport sector saw largest drop in tax rate at 23.2%, agriculture lowest at 0.09% - Firstpost

<i>By Vipul Vivek</i><p>The goods and services tax (GST), rolled out on 1 July, 2017, cut marginal tax rates – the real, effective tax a business pays, …

Business (India)

Qld mulls possible state income tax

Queensland Treasurer Jackie Trad says it is too early to say whether the state government would introduce its own income tax to counter federal tax …

Indigenous Peoples

WATCH LIVE NOW – In the wind tunnel with Hunt Wheels

Last fall Hunt Wheels introduced us to their new composites engineer Luisa Grappone, with an eye on further optimizing their carbon wheel designs. …


Come clean on GST before poll: SA premier

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill has demanded the release of a final report from an inquiry into the GST revenue carve-up before his state …

Jay Weatherill

Can Budget 2018 Set the Road Map to Make GST a Truly ‘Good and Simple Tax’?

Share this:<p>While the nitty-gritties of GST work are handled by the council, slippage in revenues are a result of poor design, which is why a road map …


Implementing anti-profiteering norms will be a challenge, says CII

With the National Anti-Profiteering Authority being established, the Confederation of Indian Industry has called for greater clarity on rules to curb …

Upset over demonetisation and GST, Dehradun trader attempts suicide outside minister's office


It's Time for Business Owners to Realise the True Potential of GST

a little bit of patience and investment of time will help GST offer benefits to the economy like never before<p>Taxation has never been an easy subject to grasp. Be it a matter of direct taxation or indirect taxation, even the most evolved individuals require assistance of experts. With implementation …

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Think GST is hurting India’s Modi? Look at Malaysia | This Week In Asia | South China Morning Post

It may not make for colourful dinner conversations, but from Malaysia to India, Singapore and Saudi Arabia, the goods and services tax (GST) could …

News (China)

’Sin’ cess nets ₹38,000 crore between July and November

The government on Friday said that it has collected over ₹38,000 crore between July and November by levying cess on luxury and demerit goods under …


Victoria slams delay to federal GST report

Victoria has accused the federal government of "desperately" trying to avoid scrutiny over its plan to carve up GST revenue after it delayed a …


Govt notifies 1% GST on manufacturers under composition scheme

Composition scheme is open for manufacturers, restaurants and traders whose turnover does not exceed Rs1.5 crore. Photo: PTI<p><b>New Delhi:</b> The government …