GST Council meeting

GST Council may look to rationalise 28% slab; taxes on cement may be cut

GST Council may look to rationalise 28% slab; taxes on cement may be cut

New Delhi: The GST Council is likely to rationalise the 28 per cent slab by cutting tax rates on construction items, like cement, in its ...Read More

States to test GST cashback for payments via Rupay, BHIM app: Piyush Goyal

States to test GST cashback for payments via Rupay, BHIM app: Piyush Goyal

New Delhi: States will roll out on pilot basis incentives for digital transactions through Rupay card and BHIM app under the GST, Finance...Read More

After numerous protests and Padman, sanitary pads exempted from GST; full rate cut list after council meet

After numerous protests and Padman, sanitary pads exempted from GST; full rate cut list after council meet

New Delhi: Following the Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meeting in New Delhi on Saturday, Interim Union Finance Minister Piyush Goya...Read More

FM Arun Jaitley to chair 25th GST Council meeting today

FM Arun Jaitley to chair 25th GST Council meeting today

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be chairing the 25th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council here on Thursday. ...Read More

GST: Govt allows companies to paste MRP stickers till March

GST: Govt allows companies to paste MRP stickers till March

New Delhi: The government has allowed companies, till March 2018, to paste price stickers on unsold packaged products to reflect new MRP ...Read More

GST Council meeting: Only 50 items of mass consumption now in 28% bracket

GST Council meeting: Only 50 items of mass consumption now in 28% bracket

Guwahati: The GST Council today decided to reduce tax rate on a wide range of mass use items – from chewing gums to detergents — to 18 pe...Read More

“I am yet to understand GST,” says Madhya Pradesh Food Minister Om Prakash Dhurve

“I am yet to understand GST,” says Madhya Pradesh Food Minister Om Prakash Dhurve

Umaria: In a shocking incident, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Minister from Madhya Pradesh said that he has not been able to understand ...Read More

‘Panic-stricken’ Modi government has no option but to change GST rates: Chidambaram

‘Panic-stricken’ Modi government has no option but to change GST rates: Chidambaram

New Delhi: Congress leader P Chidambaram today said a “shower of changes” is expected from the GST Council meeting in Guwahati and the “p...Read More

23rd GST Council Meet underway, rate cuts on A/C restaurants likely to be discussed

23rd GST Council Meet underway, rate cuts on A/C restaurants likely to be discussed

Guwahati: The 23rd meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) is now underway and is being chaired by Union Finance minister Arun Jaitley.

GST council likely to slash tax on 80 per cent items of top rate slab: Sushil Kumar Modi

GST council likely to slash tax on 80 per cent items of top rate slab: Sushil Kumar Modi

Patna: Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, who is also a member of the GST council, today said tax rates on 80 per cent items ...Read More

All eyes on Goods and Services Tax Council (GST) meeting today: What to expect

All eyes on Goods and Services Tax Council (GST) meeting today: What to expect

New Delhi: Businesses across the country are keeping a hopeful eye on what is in store on Friday for them in the Goods and Services Tax C...Read More

Bring land and real estate within GST purview: Manish Sisodia

Bring land and real estate within GST purview: Manish Sisodia

New Delhi: Delhi Finance Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday demanded that land and real estate be brought within the ambit of GST and it...Read More

Arun Jaitley hopes to resolve dual control issue in next GST Council meet

Arun Jaitley hopes to resolve dual control issue in next GST Council meet

New Delhi: Admitting that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council was racing against time on its deadline of April 1, Finance Minister A...Read More

GST Council decides on 4-tier tax structure of 5-28 pc

GST Council decides on 4-tier tax structure of 5-28 pc

New Delhi: A 4-tier GST tax structure of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent, with lower rates for essential items and the highest for luxury and d...Read More

GST Council to hold first meeting tomorrow

GST Council to hold first meeting tomorrow

New Delhi: The all powerful GST Council, which will decide on tax rates, exempted goods and threshold, will meet for the first time tomor...Read More

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