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Consumers may get election bonanza as GST council may reduce slabs

Consumers may get election bonanza as GST council may reduce slabs

The finance ministry is in favour of merging the two slabs of 12 percent and 18 percent.

Aug 10, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
GST rate cut on 100 items: Here is the full list

GST rate cut on 100 items: Here is the full list

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal has said the focus on consumers and MSMEs.

Jul 21, 2018, 23:11 PM IST
Council to discuss bringing natural gas under GST ambit

Council to discuss bringing natural gas under GST ambit

The one nation, one tax united at least 17 different central and state indirect taxes under one umbrella to cut tax evasions and reduce corruption.

Jun 08, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Fuel prices in GST? Oil Minister has been 'hoping, requesting, appealing' for months

Fuel prices in GST? Oil Minister has been 'hoping, requesting, appealing' for months

He claims he is trying his best to convince GST Council but is anyone listening to Dharmendra Pradhan?

May 25, 2018, 07:51 AM IST
Trying to make consensus in GST Council on bringing petroleum under GST: Devendra Fadnavis

Trying to make consensus in GST Council on bringing petroleum under GST: Devendra Fadnavis

The soaring fuel prices have seen frantic calls for a cut in excise duty to ease the burden on consumers, but there seems no relief in the near future.

May 24, 2018, 13:04 PM IST
Civil Aviation Ministry likely to approach GST Council for inclusion of ATF under tax regime

Civil Aviation Ministry likely to approach GST Council for inclusion of ATF under tax regime

An indication to this effect was given by a senior official of an airline here following a meeting with Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha.

May 17, 2018, 18:06 PM IST
Appeal to GST Council to bring fuel prices under one-tax slab: Petroleum Minister

Appeal to GST Council to bring fuel prices under one-tax slab: Petroleum Minister

Dharmendra Pradhan has said on several occasions that he wants petroleum products to be put under GST in order to significantly lower record prices.

May 04, 2018, 20:30 PM IST
E-way bill rollout from April 1; GSTR-3B to be filed till June

E-way bill rollout from April 1; GSTR-3B to be filed till June

With e-way bill rollout, from April 1, transporters of goods worth over Rs 50,000 will have to generate an e-way bill.

Mar 24, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
GST Council likely to give relief to traders, Centre may tweak return filing rules

GST Council likely to give relief to traders, Centre may tweak return filing rules

Currently, the last date to file returns is March 31, 2018.

Mar 10, 2018, 06:53 AM IST
GST collection dips marginally in January to Rs 86,318 crore

GST collection dips marginally in January to Rs 86,318 crore

FinMin said that 1.03 crore taxpayers have been registered under GST till Feb 25, of which 17.65 lakh are composition dealers who are required to file returns every quarter.

Feb 27, 2018, 18:17 PM IST
GST Council need to review embedded taxes on exports: Economic Survey

GST Council need to review embedded taxes on exports: Economic Survey

In June 2016, the Cabinet announced a Rs 6,000 crore package for the apparel sector.

Jan 29, 2018, 18:03 PM IST
GST Council reduces tax rate on 29 items, may simplify return filing process

GST Council reduces tax rate on 29 items, may simplify return filing process

The panel, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and comprising representatives of all states, at its 25th meeting decided to reduce tax rate on 29 items and 54 categories of services with effect from January 25.

Jan 18, 2018, 20:09 PM IST
Movement of goods set to be easy with e-way bill from February 1

Movement of goods set to be easy with e-way bill from February 1

Inter-state movement of goods beyond 10 kms, with a value of Rs 50,000 and above, will mandatorily require e-way bill from February 1.

Jan 12, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Govt notifies 1% GST on manufacturers under composition scheme

Govt notifies 1% GST on manufacturers under composition scheme

The notification stipulates that manufacturers who have opted for composition scheme will now have to pay 1 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) as against 2 percent earlier.

Jan 02, 2018, 20:11 PM IST
GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism; to be rolled out by June 1

GST Council clears e-way bill mechanism; to be rolled out by June 1

Under the e-way bill system, goods worth more than Rs 50,000 have to be pre-registered online before they can be moved from one state to another.

Dec 16, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
GST Council approves mandatory e-way Bill compliance from February 1

GST Council approves mandatory e-way Bill compliance from February 1

GST council said that the e-way Bill system will have to be made ready by January 16 for trial runs.

Dec 16, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
GST Council to meet today; discuss roll out of e-way bill

GST Council to meet today; discuss roll out of e-way bill

This would be the 24th meeting of the Council.

Dec 16, 2017, 09:48 AM IST
GST Council to meet tomorrow; discuss roll out of e-way bill

GST Council to meet tomorrow; discuss roll out of e-way bill

This would be the 24th meeting of the Council.

Dec 15, 2017, 15:07 PM IST
12%, 18% GST rates can be merged to new slab

12%, 18% GST rates can be merged to new slab

Sushil Modi has suggested it that price tags displayed on items be inclusive of all taxes.

Dec 08, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Big companies will be caught if they don't pass on GST benefit to customers: Adhia

Big companies will be caught if they don't pass on GST benefit to customers: Adhia

The Goods and Services Tax Council during its last meeting on November 10 has lowered tax rates on 178 items from 28 percent to 18 percent.

Nov 26, 2017, 09:54 AM IST

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