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Delhi Assembly ratifies "big reform" GST Bill

Delhi Assembly ratifies "big reform" GST Bill

Delhi Assembly on Wednesday ratified Goods and Service Tax (GST) Constitution Amendment Bill, becoming the third non-BJP-ruled state and overall the eighth to clear the proposed tax regime, billed as single biggest tax reform in decades.

Madhya Pradesh Assembly ratifies GST Bill

Madhya Pradesh Assembly ratifies GST Bill

Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday unanimously ratified 122nd Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Service Tax (GST), the seventh state to do so, with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan terming it as a process towards economic integration of the country.

GST rate on processed foods should be low or zero: CII

The rate of GST on processed foods should be kept low or at zero as the country cannot afford to have high taxes, with food inflation already over 6 percent, industry body CII on Wednesday said.

Gujarat Assembly ratifies GST Bill unanimously

Gujarat Assembly ratifies GST Bill unanimously

The Gujarat Legislative Assembly ratified the Constitution Amendment Bill on Goods and Service Tax (GST) unopposed on the last day of monsoon session today in the absence of Congress MLAs who were suspended for creating ruckus before the Bill was tabled for discussion and voting.

Himachal Assembly ratifies Constitution Amendment Bill on GST

The Himachal Pradesh Assembly Monday unanimously ratified the Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill pertaining to Goods and services Tax (GST).

GST promises to boost GDP growth rates by up to 2%: President

GST promises to boost GDP growth rates by up to 2%: President

Describing the passage of the GST bill by Parliament as the single biggest reform measure in recent times, President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the move paves the way for creation of a unified market and promises to boost GDP growth rates by up to 2 percent.

Maharashtra to call special assembly session on Aug 29 to ratify GST Bill

A day-long session of the Maharashtra Legislature has been convened on August 29 to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill passed by both Houses of Parliament recently.

Four-day Delhi Assembly session to ratify GST Bill starts today

Four-day Delhi Assembly session to ratify GST Bill starts today

The GST Bill needs to be ratified by at least 15 state legislatures before the President can notify the GST Council.

Monsoon session of UP assembly from today; GST Bill likely to be ratified

Monsoon session of UP assembly from today; GST Bill likely to be ratified

The Goods and Services Tax Bill (GST) is likely to be taken up for discussion and ratification during the monsoon session of the Uttar Pradesh State Assembly, which will begin from today.

Exemptions, incentives and GST don't go together: Commerce Secretary

Exemptions, incentives and GST don't go together: Commerce Secretary

Commerce secretary Rita Teaotia on Saturday told the exporting community that exemptions and incentives, which were being given for promoting exports would go away once the GST was in place.

GST a legislative accomplishment by PM Narendra Modi: US expert

GST a legislative accomplishment by PM Narendra Modi: US expert

The landmark Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill passed by Parliament recently is a legislative accomplishment by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which even his harshest critics cannot  dismiss, a top US expert has said.

Despite politics, GST backbone on course for target date

Despite politics, GST backbone on course for target date

Away from the public glare, a company set up by the government to create the logistical and IT backbone for the pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime will be ready to roll before the target date, as work didn`t stop even when political spats were delaying matters.

After Assam and Bihar, Jharkhand ratifies GST Bill

After Assam and Bihar, Jharkhand ratifies GST Bill

Jharkhand on Wednesday became the third state to ratify the Goods and Services Tax Amendment Bill in a special session of the Legislative Assembly.

Arun Jaitley writes to Andhra, Telangana CMs over GST Bill nod

Arun Jaitley writes to Andhra, Telangana CMs over GST Bill nod

With Parliament passing the GST Bill in the just-concluded session, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has now asked Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to ensure its early ratification.

Bihar becomes second state to ratify GST Bill

Bihar becomes second state to ratify GST Bill

After Assam, Bihar has become the second state to pass the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill to rollout the new tax regime, following its passage by both houses of parliament this month.

Special one-day session of Bihar Legislature today to ratify GST

Special one-day session of Bihar Legislature today to ratify GST

A special one-day session of both the Houses of Bihar Legislature has been scheduled for Tuesday (August 16) for ratification of the Constitution Amendment Bill on GST.

 

GST will strengthen economy, all parties to be thanked for its passage: PM Modi

GST will strengthen economy, all parties to be thanked for its passage: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the pan-India Goods and Services (GST) tax regime will strengthen the Indian economy and thanked all political parties for the passage of the relevant bill to initiate the process.

Assam becomes first state to ratify GST Bill

Assam becomes first state to ratify GST Bill

The Assam Assembly on Friday passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill to rollout the new tax regime with a slew of preparatory action.

Timeline: How PM Modi pulled off his biggest reform – GST

Timeline: How PM Modi pulled off his biggest reform – GST

By abandoning confrontation and seeking consensus, PM Modi has pulled off his biggest reform yet, securing the unanimous support of both houses of parliament for a planned GST.

First isolate, then negotiate: This how India's GST deal was done

First isolate, then negotiate: This how India's GST deal was done

It took him more than two years, but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has finally discovered the art of the deal.