Free Press Journal
  • It’s about mutual growth!

    The Mutual Funds (MF) industry in India has been growing at an impressive rate for the past few years and this growth has a lot to do with the increasing awareness of the potential this sector offers to investors. For a while now, Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) has been aggressively promoting this sector through various activities. In 2016, AMFI got its new chairman A Balasubramanian who is also the

  • Post-GST online shopping orders will reach to you early

    On Saturday, that is July 1 Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be rolled everyone in the country are bracing their selves for GST to roll out. With the introduction of indirect tax regime, online shopping is going to be a lot easier.

  • Ujjain: Protest against GST continue, traders call for bandh on Friday

    Ujjain: Protesting against the complexities in the structure of Goods and Service Tax (GST) and the many difficulties traders are to be faced with in operating their business, post introduction of GST, trader unions have called for a bandh on Friday. President of chamber of commerce, Manaklal Giriya said that representatives of around 25 trader unions of Ujjain conducted a meeting and unanimously rejected the introduction of GST with its

  • GST dhamaka: Huge hike in allowances for central government staff

    New Delhi: In a move that will benefit about 50 lakh central government employees and defence personnel, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission for higher allowances, including house rent allowance (HRA).

  • Finance Minister turns down demands for deferring GST rollout

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday rejected demands for deferring the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout saying the Constitution does not give luxury to delay the nation’s biggest economic reform by six months.

  • 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%.