Tag archive for ‘GST’
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...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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GST Council May Take Up Certain Tax Issues In August 5 Meet

New Delhi: The GST Council at its meeting next month is likely to take up taxation issues raised by sectoral bodies along with a review of implementation of the new tax regime, according to a top official. Central More...

By Loknath Das On Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
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Notes Ban, GST To Widen Tax Base, Make Cash Dealing Difficult: Arun Jaitley

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said demonetisation and GST will make cash transactions a lot more difficult and lead to greater compliance as well as expansion of tax base. Jaitley said the government More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017
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No GST On Second Hand Goods If Sold Cheaper

New Delhi: The buying and selling of second hand goods will not attract Goods and Services Tax (GST) if sold at a price cheaper than the purchase price, the government said on Saturday. Rule 32(5) of the Central More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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After GST Kicks In, Core Inflation Seen Rising

Mumbai/New Delhi : Consumers in the country have started paying more for items ranging from movie tickets to cholesterol tests, thanks to GST or goods and services tax, and that raises the prospect the Reserve More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
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Ensure All Traders Register Under GST By August 15: PM To Chief Secretaries

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked all chief secretaries to work expeditiously towards ensuring that all traders are registered under the GST regime before August 15, a PMO statement said. He More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, July 8th, 2017
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Government Asks Traders To Issue Advertisements About Price Hike Post GST

New Delhi: The government on Friday asked traders and businesses to immediately issue advertisements informing the public about increase in maximum retail price (MRP) on mass consumption products post implementation More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, July 2nd, 2017
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GST impact on real estate: What will change when you go to buy a house?

The switchover to the GST regime is undoubtedly one of the biggest tax reforms in post-independence India.  From July 1 2017, GST effectively cuts through a confounding Gordian knot of taxation complexity in the More...

By Loknath Das On Thursday, June 29th, 2017
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GST Is India’s New Tryst With Destiny

London: The landmark Goods and Services Tax is India’s new tryst with destiny which will unite all the states of the country once again, according to CII President Shobana Kamineni. Addressing the confederation More...