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Govt to resolve issues hampering GST roll out within this year

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:42

Government is aiming to resolve the issues hampering GST roll out within this year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley informed the Lok Sabha today.

Centre confident of consensus with states on GST: Revenue Secy

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:11

The Finance Ministry Tuesday expressed the confidence that Centre and States will reach a broad consensus on the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the current fiscal.

GST can significantly improve economic growth: Jaitley

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 20:43

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday urged the state governments to support the Goods and Services Tax (GST) saying it can significantly improve economic growth.

FICCI delegation meets FM; suggests pre-budget measures

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 17:09

A FICCI delegation called on new Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and suggested to him that the government declare as a policy that retrospective action shall not be resorted to, except in rarest cases.

Arun Jaitley keen to meet state FMs to push GST

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 14:46

Keen to push the Goods and Services Tax (GST), Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday expressed desire to hold an early meeting with the state finance ministers.

Mayaram calls meeting to discuss progress on DTC, GST

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 18:41

Finance Secretary Arvind Mayaram has called a meeting on Wednesday of revenue department officials to assess the progress on the proposed Direct Taxes Code and the Goods and Services Tax.

New govt must focus on GST, fiscal deficit for growth: Montek

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 18:41

Ahluwalia said achieving 8 percent may be difficult, 7-7.5 percent is not.

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.