Free Press Journal
  • GST on more items to be cut if revenue rises: Goyal

    New Delhi : Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said the capacity to slash the GST rates on more items would go up as Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenues and the compliance rate increases and the economy formalises.

  • Govt looks to review GST rates further

    New Delhi : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the central government is open to further review of the GST rates of different items as it has just reduced taxes of 88 consumer-centric products such as refrigerators, washing machines and sanitary napkins.

  • Do you know the full name and nickname of GST or have you even wondered whether GST have a nickname too

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST), certainly being a favorite to become India’s biggest tax reform since Independence, was rolled out on 1st of July 2017, conceived on the principle of ‘one nation, one tax, one market’, promising to be an effective tax system that subsumes 17 central and state levies. The movement of goods had now become much simpler across the country and cheaper as the new regime had replaced the old system,

  • GST Council meet: GST rate on 29 items, 54 services cut; return filing to be simpler

    New Delhi: In a bonanza for consumers, the Goods and Services Tax rates are being reduced on many more items (29) and services (53) with effect from January 25. Also, there is a distinct possibility of petrol, diesel and real estate being brought in the GST ambit before the Union budget on February 1. Households can now take a huge sigh of relief as the GST council has cut the tax rate on

  • Bhopal: Food bill stays same even after GST cuts, say residents

    Bhopal: The owners of the restaurants and eateries in the city have not passed on the benefits of the rates cut in Goods and Services Taxes to consumers. The government had announced the reduction of GST on restaurants and hotels, which came as a big relief to people. But the owners of some of the restaurants have increased the base price of the eatables. As a result, the overall bills of the

  • GST has been a big relief for the Indian market: Deceuninck

    New Delhi : At a time when New Delhi and other parts of India are struggling to keep its noise and air pollution under permissible limits and extreme temperatures at bay, Belgium based, Deceuninck is eyeing a significant growth in India.

  • Some Dabur products will be 9% cheaper

    New Delhi : Passing on the benefits of the recent reduction in GST rates to the consumer, Dabur has announced a 9 per cent cut in prices of existing stocks across categories such as shampoos, skin care and home care.

  • Multiplicity of GST rates is a challenge: Ex-RBI official

    New Delhi: Former RBI Deputy Governor Rakesh Mohan on Wednesday said the GST rollout was a colossal task achieved after over a decade but the multiplicity of rates still remained a challenge.

  • GST on textile jobs works cut; e-way bill provisions finalised

    New Delhi : The GST rates on textile job works like stitching and embroidery, and tractor parts were on Sunday cut while e-way bill provisions relating to online pre-registration of goods before transportation were relaxed.

  • Bhopal: GST burns a hole in pocket of consumers

    Bhopal: The implementation of GST has kicked up a row between roadside vendors and customers who are forced to pay higher prices for each item. The vendors say they are not at fault as they have paid higher prices to wholesalers but customers complain they are bearing the brunt of GST.