Free Press Journal
  • GST Bill: Anjaan slams parties

    They are spreading lies in society that country can’t develop without FDI

  • GST: 60k trained officers, IT infra to be ready by March

    New Delhi : As many as 60,000 revenue officials of central and state governments will be trained on GST laws and IT infrastructure framework to prepare them for rollout of the new indirect tax regime by April 2017. As per the detailed Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout road map prepared by Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, the IT infrastructure framework will be ready by March 2017 and a massive outreach and industry sensitisation

  • ‘GST will fuel inflation, make inter-state business easier’

    BHOPAL : Goods and Service Tax (GST) which got nod the Rajya Sabha nod on Wednesday, has evoked mixed reactions. Analysts, one hand, welcomed the GST while other section has fear a mild pickup in inflation as hitherto untaxed goods and services are now brought under the tax net.

  • Passage of GST is ‘symbol of a healthy tradition’: Jitendra Singh

    New Delhi: Congratulating all political parties for supporting the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State in Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Thursday said the passage of this legislation is a symbol of a healthy tradition.

  • GST to streamline taxation system, says Nasscom

    New Delhi: With the Goods and Service Tax (GST) amendment Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha, Nasscom today said that this regime would streamline the taxation system and make it more transparent, but would also create multiple taxation points, which will be a challenge for the IT industry. “The concerns regarding multiple taxation points have been brought to the notice of the government and it expects a positive response while framing the

  • GST

    Goods and Services Tax: Frequently Asked Questions

    1. What is Goods and Services Tax (GST)? How does it work?
    The GST is a single indirect tax for the whole nation, which will make India one unified common market. It is a single tax on the supply of goods and services, right from the manufacturer to the consumer.

  • A tale of three PMs, 3 finance ministers

    New Delhi : As the Rajya Sabha okayed the Constitutional amendment bill for introducing the unified Goods and Services Tax (GST) that has been described as the single biggest indirect tax reform since independence to usher in a common Indian market, it marks the culmination of a saga spread over nearly 14 years involving three Prime Ministers…Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Dr Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi and three finance ministers…P

  • Congress assures support in GST passage, puts ball in government court

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday assured full support with regard to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill passage in the Rajya Sabha and said if the Centre doesn’t come up with something new then this tax reform might get its nod tomorrow.

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    GST will revolutionize Indian tax system: BJP

    Mumbai (Maharashtra): The Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday vouched for the passage of the Goods and Services Tax Bill and said that the tax reform will act like as a catalyst in the development process of the nation.

  • ‘One nation one tax’ to end corruption: Jaitley

    New Delhi : As the government gears up for a fresh push to get the long-pending GST law passed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the ‘one nation, one tax’ regime will reduce the taxation levels and also eliminate corruption.

  • Government tweaks bill to rescue GST

    New Delhi: The Modi government has decided to bend backwards and make significant changes in the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill that will help bring the Congress on board and serve to address the concerns of the states as well.

  • New objections against GST

    As they say, it is not over till the fat lady sings. The hope of the GST Bill getting the Rajya Sabha nod in the current session seems to have faded somewhat following last-minute obstacles put up by the Opposition Congress.

  • GST Bill : Arun Jaitley Woos Nitish Kumar

    New Delhi: Even as the opposition Congress awaits an invite for the next round of meetings with the government on the GST issue, union finance minister Arun Jaitley has intensified his efforts to woo the non-Congress parties to muster support in the Rajya Sabha. He had a meeting with Bihar chief minister and JD (U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday and is likely to meet the

  • BSP to support GST with some proposals

    New Delhi: The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today assured to support the crucial Goods and Services (GST) Bill in the Monsoon Session of Parliament but with some suggestions.

  • Govt, Oppn must join hands for GST breakthrough: Assocham

    New Delhi : Government and the main opposition party should get the long-stalled Constitutional Amendment Bill on GST passed in the Rajya Sabha in first few days of the monsoon session of Parliament, industry body Assocham has said.

  • Maha govt demands ‘relief’ over GST bill

    New Delhi: The Maharashtra government has demanded compensation of Rs 14,000 crore over the possible loss of revenue after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill.