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Important meeting of GST Council today; to finalise rates on gold, textiles

Important meeting of GST Council today; to finalise rates on gold, textiles

The GST Council had last month fitted over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the four tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 percent. Beside, it had imposed cess over and above the peak rate of 28 percent on demerit and luxury goods.

GST Council to finalise rates on gold, textiles today

GST Council to finalise rates on gold, textiles today

The GST Council will on Saturday finalise taxes to be levied on six commodities, including gold, textiles and biscuits, as the Centre and states gear up to roll out the new indirect tax regime from July 1.

Man with 'suicide belt' of biscuits triggers Brussels alert

Prime Minister Charles Michel called an emergency meeting of his security cabinet when the shopping mall alert was ongoing, reflecting the tensions in the country.