Tag archive for ‘GST’
By Loknath Das On Thursday, October 12th, 2017
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Attempts to derail GST have failed, says Arun Jaitley

Despite “attempts to derail” the recently introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST), the states are adopting the new regime at a fast pace, finance minister Arun Jaitley has said. Jaitley was responding to a More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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8,000 Returns Uploaded Every Hour On GST Portal, Says Chairman

New Delhi: Businesses have flocked to the GST Network portal on the last day of filing initial returns for August with over 80,000 GSTR-3B being uploaded every hour, its Chairman Ajay Bhushan Pandey said today. Businesses More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Arun Jaitley Asks Businesses Not To Wait Till Last Day To File GST Returns

New Delhi: With 75 per cent of businesses waiting till the last day to file August GST returns, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today asked them to avoid last-minute rush for tax filing. He said the GST Network (GSTN) More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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No Further Extension In Filing Returns Under GST: Hasmukh Adhia

Bengaluru: Government on Saturday ruled out any further extension in filing of returns under GST after December and advised the taxpayers to file them in advance and not wait for the last day. “We have kept More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, September 3rd, 2017
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Arun Jaitley says fewer GST slabs possible in the future

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday indicated that the number of tax slabs under the goods and services tax (GST) regime could be reduced once the new indirect tax system that was launched on 1 July settles More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, August 31st, 2017
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SUVs, Luxury Cars To Cost More As GST Cess Hiked To 25%: Report

Sport-utility vehicles (SUVs), luxury and midsized cars that had become cheaper after the rollout of GST (Goods and Services Tax) on July 1 are set to cost more. The Cabinet today approved raising of cess on luxury More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, August 28th, 2017
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20 Lakh Businesses Paid GST So Far, More To Follow: GSTN Chairman

New Delhi: Maiden tax collections under the GST regime have seen over 20 lakh businesses pay tax online so far and about 30 lakh more are expected to do so before the deadline ends on Friday, a top official said. GST-Network More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, August 21st, 2017
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GST Improves Transport Sector Efficiency By 30%: PM Modi

New Delhi: Abolition of inter-state check posts after the implementation of GST (Goods and Services Tax) has reduced time for movement of goods by 30 per cent and saved thousands of crores of rupees, Prime Minister More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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GST, Weak Demand Pull Manufacturing Output Down: PMI

Mumbai: India’s manufacturing sector’s output declined last month due to the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and weak demand, a key macro-economic data showed on Tuesday. The Nikkei India More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017
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Factory Activity Shrinks Most In Nine Years On GST Confusion: Survey

New Delhi/Bengaluru: India’s factory activity slumped to its lowest level in more than nine years in July, a private survey showed on Tuesday, dragged down by disruptions to business activity following the More...