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Equity mutual funds inflow at Rs 9,079 crore in November

Equity mutual funds inflow at Rs 9,079 crore in November

Equity mutual funds witnessed an inflow of Rs 9,079 crore in November mainly on account of optimistic investor sentiment.

Sonia Gandhi chairs Congress meet

 Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday chaired a meeting at 10, Janpath here to discuss the strategy ahead of the winter session of the Parliament which begins on Wednesday.

Agreements on the GST rate in GST council

Agreements on the GST rate in GST council. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Assam starts process for providing GST registration to taxpayers

Assam starts process for providing GST registration to taxpayers

The BJP-ruled Assam, the first state to ratify the GST Amendment Bill, has started the process for providing registration to taxpayers in the new indirect tax regime that is slated to kick in from April next year.

GST most important reform of Modi govt, lends more weight to 8% growth projection: S&P

GST most important reform of Modi govt, lends more weight to 8% growth projection: S&P

Calling GST as the most important structural reform till date by the Modi government, S&P Global Ratings Tuesday said the passage of the indirect tax law gives it additional conviction of India clocking 8 percent growth in the next few years.

GST moves a step closer to provide 'suvidha' to taxpayers

GST moves a step closer to provide 'suvidha' to taxpayers

Inching closer to provide ease to the Goods and Services taxpayers, GST Network (GSTN), the company entrusted to create the logistical and IT backbone for the new tax regime, has allowed taxpayers the option of third-party interfaces to guide them from registration to filing of returns.

GST Council to meet Friday to discuss rules, exemptions

GST Council to meet Friday to discuss rules, exemptions

GST Council at its meeting on Friday will finalise the rules regarding registration, refunds and payment and also take a view on exemption of goods under the upcoming Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime.

Central Government's booster package to get GST implement from 1st April 2017

Central Government's booster package to get GST implement from 1st April 2017. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Under GST, monthly returns to be mandatory: Draft rules

Under GST, monthly returns to be mandatory: Draft rules

Moving at a fast pace, the tax department Tuesday came up with two more draft rules and their formats on GST returns and refunds requiring assessees to file monthly returns and specifying procedure for claiming refunds of taxes, interest and fees.

GST: Tax department unveils draft rules for registration, invoice and payments

GST: Tax department unveils draft rules for registration, invoice and payments

In less than a week after the first meeting of the GST Council, the tax department came out with three draft rules and their formats relating to registration, invoice and payments which would be finalised by week-end.

Hope to resolve all pending issues on GST: Arun Jaitley

Hope to resolve all pending issues on GST: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday expressed the hope that all pending issues will be resolved in due course for a uniform pan-India indirect tax regime taking effect from the targeted date of April 1 next year.

GST: Centre, states agree on timetable for April 1, 2017 roll out

GST: Centre, states agree on timetable for April 1, 2017 roll out

Moving towards rolling out GST from April 1, Centre and states on Thursday agreed on a timetable for deciding on the tax rate and completion of legislative work but differences remained on the turnover limit for exemption from the new tax.

GST Council to hold its first meeting today

GST Council to hold its first meeting today

The council will decide on long pending issues of threshold limit for applicability of the tax as well as the limit for dual control between Centre and states. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair the meeting.

268-page GST FAQs out; e-tailers, taxi aggregators need to register

268-page GST FAQs out; e-tailers, taxi aggregators need to register

The 268-page frequently asked questions (FAQ) booklet, released by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, answered over 500 questions on 24 topics, including registration, valuation and payment, scope and time of supply, refunds, seizure and arrest.

Finance Ministry to pitch for ratings upgrade with Moody's

The Finance Ministry will pitch for the country's rating upgrade with global agency Moody's on Wednesday, highlighting increased pace of reforms including the GST, declining inflation and improvement in fiscal as well as current account deficit situation.

GST: Clarification likely on Centre's power to levy excise

GST: Clarification likely on Centre's power to levy excise

The revenue department is likely to issue clarification on legality of levying excise duty by the Centre on various commodities till implementation of goods and services tax (GST) from April 1, 2017.

GSTN under examination; Centre to hold majority stake

GSTN under examination; Centre to hold majority stake

The composition of Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), a private company tasked to create Information Technology infrastructure for GST, is under examination to give to the Centre majority stake in it.

'Implementation of GST to attract more FDI'

'Implementation of GST to attract more FDI'

Implementation of Goods & Service Tax (GST) will lead to increased tax compliance and attract more foreign direct investments across sectors due to tax transparency and ease of doing business, says a survey.

 Subramanian Swamy terms IDFC's Rs 550-cr loan to GSTN as 'loot'

Subramanian Swamy terms IDFC's Rs 550-cr loan to GSTN as 'loot'

Continuing to attack the firm set up by the UPA government to provide support structure for GST rollout, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy today alleged "loot" in IDFC extending a Rs 550-crore loan to GSTN on government guarantee.

GST will unleash significant economic activity: Barack Obama

GST will unleash significant economic activity: Barack Obama

US President Barack Obama on Thursday expressed confidence that the Goods and Services Tax (GST), passed by the Indian parliament last month, will unleash significant economic activity.