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  • Infosys to configure editing facility in GST network for filing returns by November 20

    Infosys to configure editing facility in GST network for filing returns by November 20

    Software vendor Infosys would configure the editing facility in the GST Network by November 20 to enable traders to file their three-page summary return (3B), said the GST Group of Ministers (GoM) Chairman Sushil Kumar Modi on Saturday. "Over 2......

    November 20, 2017
  • Sonia slams PM Modi for ‘erasing contributions’ of Nehru, Indira

    Sonia slams PM Modi for ‘erasing contributions’ of Nehru, Indira

    Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday blamed the Narendra Modi government for “erasing contributions” of former Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi to the nation. Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party’s highest decision-making body, Sonia Gandhi also......

    November 20, 2017
  • HC judges, experts brainstorm on likely GST litigations

    HC judges, experts brainstorm on likely GST litigations

    With the Goods and Services Tax in place, 20 judges from 12 high courts brainstormed with experts and top government officials on identifying grey areas in the new regime that may throw up litigations in coming days. Top domain experts......

    November 19, 2017
  • Don't foresee immediate changes to GST rates: Hasmukh Adhia

    Don't foresee immediate changes to GST rates: Hasmukh Adhia

    Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia on Saturday said the recent reduction in GST rates on mass consumer goods items has resolved nearly 90 per cent of problems and discontentment related to the indirect tax regime. According to Adhia, he does not......

    November 19, 2017
  • Moody's India upgrade: Will continue reforms, says Arun Jaitley

    Moody's India upgrade: Will continue reforms, says Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday termed Moody's upgrading India's sovereign rating after 13 years as “belated recognition” of reforms undertaken, saying that the reform agenda will continue with emphasis on higher spending on infrastructure and in rural areas. He vowed to......

    November 17, 2017
  • Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Moody’s ratings ‘extremely encouraging’, endorses Centre’s reforms, says Jaitley

    Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday termed the upgrade in Moody’s ratings as “extremely encouraging” and also asked the detractors to “introspect” their positions. Addressing a press conference after Moody’s, one of the major ratings agencies upgraded India’s sovereign......

    November 17, 2017
  • Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

    Industry pitches for bringing natural gas under GST

    More than four months after the launch of GST, the industry has pitched for inclusion of natural gas in the new indirect tax regime so as to help producers contain cost and aid in moving towards a gas-based economy. In......

    November 17, 2017
  • Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

    Jaitley in Singapore: Lists GST, note ban as major reforms

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has urged Singaporean businesses to invest in India, highlighting the country as one of the largest FDI recipients with the government undertaking major structural reforms, including Aadhaar, GST and demonetisation. "India has become the most favourable......

    November 16, 2017
  • Govt wants new MRP on 200 goods amid GST change: Ram Vilas

    Govt wants new MRP on 200 goods amid GST change: Ram Vilas

    Union Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan on Wednesday said new Maximum Retail Price (MRP) will have to be printed on around 200 consumer products in the backdrop of a change in the taxation structure by the GST Council on......

    November 16, 2017
  • Delhi High Court questions 12% GST on sanitary napkins

    Delhi High Court questions 12% GST on sanitary napkins

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday questioned the central government's decision to impose 12 per cent tax on sanitary napkins under the GST regime, saying it has exempted "bindi, kajal, sindoor" which seem more essential than sanitary napkins. The court......

    November 16, 2017
  • Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective

    Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective

    The most comprehensive overhaul of GST rates decided at a recent GST Council meeting, reducing tax on all restaurants to 5 per cent and slashing tax on 178 items, became effective from Wednesday as the government issued notifications to this......

    November 15, 2017
  • Where are the promised jobs, Chidambaram asks Modi

    Where are the promised jobs, Chidambaram asks Modi

    Former Union Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P . Chidambaram on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to explain about the jobs he had promised to create in the run-up to the 2014 general elections. He also lashed out......

    November 15, 2017
  • Public ire forced BJP to revise GST rates: Akhilesh Yadav

    Public ire forced BJP to revise GST rates: Akhilesh Yadav

    Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said the central government, led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), was forced to beat a hasty retreat on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates due to "anger of the people".......

    November 14, 2017