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Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Hashmukh Adhia

Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Hashmukh Adhia

With the countdown to GST rollout underway, government on Thursday promised leniency in enforcing penal laws for violations during the initial period of implementation of the new national sales tax regime.

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

The Union Cabinet on Thursday passed a resolution expressing gratitude to Chief Ministers of States and others for their cooperation in introduction of GST.

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the long-term.

No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal sees no possibility of increase in power tariff across the country post GST, saying industry associations have not sought its deferment.

GST effect: AC, first class train fares to go up

GST effect: AC, first class train fares to go up

With the Goods and Services Tax (GST) coming into effect from July 1, train passengers will have to pay a bit more to travel AC and first class.

Loan waiver will give farmers' relief: Karnataka Minister

Gowda further said that interest free loans of about Rs. 1000 crores are given to the farmers per year.
 

Refrain from promoting GST or face protest: Congress' advice to Amitabh Bachchan

Refrain from promoting GST or face protest: Congress' advice to Amitabh Bachchan

All states and Union Territories, barring J&K, have passed their state GST Act, paving the way for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax from the mid-night of June 30-July 1.

GST rollout: Govt launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

GST rollout: Govt launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

In order to ensure preparedness for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out from July 1, the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched a dedicated webpage for facilitating taxpayers with regard to addressing issues related to IT services and electronic goods.

GST rollout: All states sans J&K pass SGST Bill to keep date with July 1

GST rollout: All states sans J&K pass SGST Bill to keep date with July 1

All states and Union Territories, barring Jammu and Kashmir, have passed their State GST Act, paving the way for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax from the mid-night of June 30-July 1.

GST rollout to be historic, will set an example for the world: PM Narendra Modi

GST rollout to be historic, will set an example for the world: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 as "historic" and said that the world will witness how political parties of various ideological hues came together to usher in this major reform.

Govt notifies 18 sections, 2 rules for GST

Days ahead of the rollout of Goods and Services Tax, the government on Tuesday notified sections in the GST Act dealing with mandatory registration of current indirect tax payers in the new regime.

GST: Credit card bill, insurance premium to get costlier

GST: Credit card bill, insurance premium to get costlier

Credit card providers, banks and insurers have started alerting their customers to pay higher tax post implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1.

Delay in GSTN security clearance not to affect GST launch: FM Jaitley

Delay in GSTN security clearance not to affect GST launch: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said GST rollout will not be impacted by any delay in security clearance to GST Network, the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax system.

GST rollout at midnight of June 30 - Here are program details

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the President will launch GST inside the Central Hall of Parliament on the midnight of June 30. All the people involved in formulating GST will be present at the occasion. Watch video to know more.

GST rollout: Modi govt all set to ring in India's biggest tax reform at stroke of June 30 mid-night

GST rollout: Modi govt all set to ring in India's biggest tax reform at stroke of June 30 mid-night

Reminiscent of India's tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, Parliament's historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation's biggest tax reform -- GST.

GST rollout: Special programme in Parliament on June 30 midnight; President to unveil India's new tax regime on July 1

GST rollout: Special programme in Parliament on June 30 midnight; President to unveil India's new tax regime on July 1

The much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be launched from mid-night of June 30-July 1, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday.

Sensex barrels ahead to record peak, Nifty tops 9,600-mark

Sensex barrels ahead to record peak, Nifty tops 9,600-mark

The 50-share Nifty scaled a high of 9,673.30 before ending up 69.50 points, or 0.72 percent, at 9,657.55.

Govt ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to promote GST- watch this video

Govt ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to promote GST- watch this video

The government has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to promote Goods and Services Tax (GST), ahead of the sweeping tax reform's implementation scheduled from July 1.

Sensex gains over 250 points; Nifty tops 9,600-mark on GST push

Sensex gains over 250 points; Nifty tops 9,600-mark on GST push

The 50-share Nifty regained the 9,600-mark at 9,631.25, up 43.20 points, or 0.45 percent.

Delay in GST setback for nation: Subramanian Swamy explains his tweet

Delay in GST setback for nation: Subramanian Swamy explains his tweet

Explaining his tweet demanding for the dismissal of Goods and Services Tax-Network (GSTN) chairman Navin Kumar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said that delaying the GST was a major setback for India.