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Nasscom opposes states' entry tax on e-commerce sales

 IT industry body Nasscom on Thursday came out against a Bill introduced by the Gujarat government to levy entry tax on consumers for inter-state e-commerce and similar practices of some other states, saying it poses a significant challenge.

Maharashtra govt mulls policy to impose VAT, entry tax on import of sand

Maharashtra government is mulling over a policy that may allow entry tax and VAT to be imposed on import of sand from neighbouring states to stop its smuggling.

J&K Governor orders exemption of entry tax for flood-hit hotels

Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra on Tuesday ordered the state finance department to exempt from entry tax various items that are used for reconstruction of infrastructure damaged due to last year's floods.

FHRAI asks govt to rationalise taxes in hospitality sector

FHRAI also said the GST should subsume, without any exceptions, all central and state-level indirect levies (including luxury tax, entry tax etc) and a composite tax rate applicable to the tourism sector under GST to be capped at 8 percent.

`Entry tax on non-Goan vehicles added to BJP`s Karna defeat`

Goa govt`s move to impose Entry Tax on vehicles from other states is one of the factors for BJP`s debacle in Karnataka polls, according to Congress.

Entry tax on various goods hiked to 5% at par with VAT

The Bihar government hiked entry tax on coal, among various goods, to five percent to bring it at par with the existing VAT rate in the state, an official said.

SC notice to Bihar on plea against entry tax on Railway

The Supreme Court on Friday sought the Bihar government's response to a plea to restrain it from recovering entry tax of Rs 23.65 crores from the Railways for years 2010-11 and 2011-12 under a separate state law.

SC notice to Bihar on plea against entry tax on Railways

The Supreme Court sought the Bihar government`s response to a plea to restrain it from recovering entry tax of Rs 23.65 crores from the Railways for years 2010-11 and 2011-12 under a separate state law.