Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Need for water auditing stressed

    Bhopal: In our country government and people talk about water conservation and if we want to save water every village should have its own water audit report,” said Rajendra Singh a social activist working to save water, in the panel discussion organised at the conference.

  • Ujjain: Business associations to observe ‘bandh’ against GST on Friday

    Ujjain: The Central India Chamber of Commerce will observe a bandh on Friday against the proposed Goods and Service Tax. This was decided at a meeting held on Monday at Kalidas Montessori School. All business associations will shut down their organisations and shops on Friday.

  • Bhopal: CM hails efforts of Modi, Jaitley for rolling out GST

    Bhopal: Praising the efforts of PM Narendra Modi and finance minister Arun Jaitley in rolling out GST, CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the new tax regime would benefit the economic health of the nation in long term.

  • Indore: Two meets to chalk out strike strategy today

    Indore: With the approaching nationwide launch of Goods and Service Tax (GST), anger of traders against the new indirect tax regime is on the rise. The charged up environment was evident, as the protesting traders during a meeting held here on Tuesday, have called two different meetings on Wednesday to chalk out plan for statewide bandh scheduled on Friday. Traders’ representatives from across the state will join the ‘emergency’ meetings. The traders

  • Indore: GST enrolment window to open from Sunday

    Indore: Good news for existing payers of VAT, service tax and central excise, who are yet to register themselves with Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN).

  • Narendra Modi hardsells GST to top American investors

    Washington: India’s implementation of the complex Goods and Services Tax (GST) could be studied by US business schools, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said, as he interacted with 20 top American CEOs prior to his landmark meeting with President Donald Trump.

  • 1% GST on e-commerce put off

    New Delhi : Just five days ahead of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out, the Government on Monday deferred 1% tax collection at source (TCS) by the e-commerce companies and tax deducted at source (TDS) by the central or state governments or their agencies and the local authorities.

  • GST Impact: Vehicle lease to become costlier

    The Goods and Services tax (GST), which will be implemented from July 1, 2017, has already put the vehicle industry, especially fleet vehicles and app-based aggregators in a spot of bother. The worry arises from the goods and services tax (GST) regime as the tax burden, which is currently a value-added tax of 12.5-13%, will rise to 43%, i.e. increase of over 30%.

  • PM Modi in U.S. interacts with CEOs, talks about GST, Make in India

    Washington: In the second leg of his three-nation tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., and talked about various topics ranging from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), technology, India’s economy and Digital India, Make in India, Skill Development, Demonetisation and the thrust towards renewable energy among others.

  • Let’s Not Forget About Direct Tax Reform

    The nationwide rollout of the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a historic occasion, however imperfect its beginning. It is the biggest reform in indirect taxes. It arose as a grand bargain reached by consensus between twenty-nine States of India and the Centre. It represents the true spirit of cooperative federalism, a term popularised by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Each party to the grand bargain gave up their respective taxation rights

  • GST boost: Job market eyes over 1 lakh immediate openings

    New Delhi: The job market is looking forward to a big boost from the new GST regime and expects over one lakh immediate new employment opportunities, including inspecialised areas like taxation, accounting and data analysis.

  • Govt allays fears on implementation of GST

    Chennai : Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday allayed fears over whether the prices of essential commodities would rise post implementation of Goods and Services Tax, saying no fresh rates would be imposed on those goods which already come under tax ambit.

  • Still confused about GST? Visit this website

    Much-awaited nation-wide tax Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be rolled out on mid-night of June 30 and will come into force from July 1. The government decided to launch a GST Council’s website which contains all the details about the tax regulations, which is considered to be the biggest reform since Independence in the tax structure.

  • Indore: Traders can clear their doubts about GST tax rates from ARA: CA

    Indore: “Traders having any doubts about implications of GST rate on supply of goods can approach Advance Ruling Authority to get their queries addressed. Ruling of the authority will be binding for both traders and the assessing officer,” said CA Govind Agrawal while addressing the first day of the three-day seminar on GST organised by CA Indore Branch.

  • DHL to invest USD 100 mln in India to meet GST challenges

    Singapore: Global logistics group DHL, with plans to invest USD 100 million in India, is working with its customers to prepare for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolling out in the country from next month.