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Hopefully next govt will implement GST: Montek

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 22:17

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Sunday exuded confidence that whoever forms the next government would be in a position to implement key reforms, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

BJP favours GST: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 21:05

BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday said his party was in favour of bringing in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but claimed it was the central government that had not done the preparation required for its implementation.

RBI's focus is to bring down inflation: Raghuram Rajan

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 19:16

Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Monday said the central bank's focus is to bring down inflation to boost investor confidence.

No resolution to Vodafone tax dispute; DTC, GST still in limbo

Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 14:21

Besides Vodafone, several other major MNCs like Nokia and Shell too were locked in tax dispute with the revenue department.

Implementing GST to benefit food processing industry: Pawar

Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:45

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Thursday said the processed food industry is facing problems due to the existing tax regime and hoped the implementation of the proposed GST would benefit the sector.

State FMs to hold GST meet in Shillong on Nov 18-19

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 18:19

The Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers on GST will meet in Shillong on November 18 and 19 and may firm up views on issues concerning the taxation of liquor and petroleum products in the proposed Goods and Services Tax regime.

States oppose inclusion of petro products, liquor in GST

Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 17:12

Several states on Monday opposed inclusion of petroleum products and liquor in the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime as the move would severely affect their revenues.

Narendra Modi single handedly derailed GST: Jairam Ramesh

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 11:46

Jairam Ramesh on Friday accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of "single handedly" derailing the ambitious tax reform - GST.

India Inc biz confidence worst in 4 years: Survey

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 13:06

India Inc's business confidence has plunged to the lowest level in 17 quarters -- reminiscent of the 2008-09 financial meltdown -- as cost and availability of credit constrain growth in a weak demand scenario, says a Ficci survey.

GST bill likely to be taken up in winter session

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 18:25

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill is likely to be taken up in the winter session of Parliament after it is fine-tuned by Finance Ministry following recommendations from the Standing Committee, Minister of State for Finance J D Seelam said Wednesday.

GST roll out difficult until 2015: Mariwala

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 19:32

The introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) would not be possible till 2015, Marico Chairman and Managing Director Harsh Mariwala, who is also heading the Ficci task force on the GST, said Friday.

Parliamentary panel approves GST bill with changes

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 07, 2013, 19:47

Among other suggestions, the panel said that a monitoring cell be created to oversee impact on key aspects like growth, inflation, hoarding, compliance cost for tax payers and price of end products.