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Govt defers TDS, TCS under GST to ensure smooth rollout

With just 4-days left for GST rollout, the government has deferred implementation of TDS and TCS provisions as well as exempted from registration small businesses selling on ecommerce platform.

Modi's US visit: PM invites American CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game-changer

Modi's US visit: PM invites American CEOs to invest in India, says GST a game-changer

Modi, during his meeting with the CEOs of top 20 American firms, also said that India attracted the largest amount of foreign direct investment (FDI) as a result of the NDA government's policies in the last three years.

GST registrations for e-commerce, new companies to begin on June 25

GST registrations for e-commerce, new companies to begin on June 25

Ecommerce operators and TDS deductors will be able to register with GST Network beginning June 25, when the portal re-opens for fresh registration.

Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Hashmukh Adhia

Leniency in GST laws for genuine mistakes initially: Hashmukh Adhia

With the countdown to GST rollout underway, government on Thursday promised leniency in enforcing penal laws for violations during the initial period of implementation of the new national sales tax regime.

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

Cabinet passes resolution on GST, calls it game-changing reform

The Union Cabinet on Thursday passed a resolution expressing gratitude to Chief Ministers of States and others for their cooperation in introduction of GST.

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

GST to lower overall tax burden over time, says RBI governor

Reserve Bank governor Urjit Patel on Thursday said the soon-to-be implemented goods and services tax (GST) will not only create a national market but will also broaden the tax base which in turn will lower the overall taxes in the long-term.

No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

No possibility of power tariff hike after GST rollout: Piyush Goyal

Power Minister Piyush Goyal sees no possibility of increase in power tariff across the country post GST, saying industry associations have not sought its deferment.

GST rollout: Govt launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

GST rollout: Govt launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

In order to ensure preparedness for the Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out from July 1, the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology has launched a dedicated webpage for facilitating taxpayers with regard to addressing issues related to IT services and electronic goods.

GST rollout: All states sans J&K pass SGST Bill to keep date with July 1

GST rollout: All states sans J&K pass SGST Bill to keep date with July 1

All states and Union Territories, barring Jammu and Kashmir, have passed their State GST Act, paving the way for rollout of the Goods and Services Tax from the mid-night of June 30-July 1.

GST rollout to be historic, will set an example for the world: PM Narendra Modi

GST rollout to be historic, will set an example for the world: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday termed the roll-out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1 as "historic" and said that the world will witness how political parties of various ideological hues came together to usher in this major reform.

Govt notifies 18 sections, 2 rules for GST

Days ahead of the rollout of Goods and Services Tax, the government on Tuesday notified sections in the GST Act dealing with mandatory registration of current indirect tax payers in the new regime.

Delay in GSTN security clearance not to affect GST launch: FM Jaitley

Delay in GSTN security clearance not to affect GST launch: FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said GST rollout will not be impacted by any delay in security clearance to GST Network, the IT backbone provider for the new indirect tax system.

GST rollout at midnight of June 30 - Here are program details

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that the President will launch GST inside the Central Hall of Parliament on the midnight of June 30. All the people involved in formulating GST will be present at the occasion. Watch video to know more.

GST rollout: Modi govt all set to ring in India's biggest tax reform at stroke of June 30 mid-night

GST rollout: Modi govt all set to ring in India's biggest tax reform at stroke of June 30 mid-night

Reminiscent of India's tryst with destiny at the mid-night of August 15, 1947, Parliament's historic Central Hall will host a function on the intervening night of June 30-July 1 to ring in the nation's biggest tax reform -- GST.

Govt ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to promote GST- watch this video

Govt ropes in Amitabh Bachchan to promote GST- watch this video

The government has roped in Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan to promote Goods and Services Tax (GST), ahead of the sweeping tax reform's implementation scheduled from July 1.

GST impact: Prices of many essential drugs to rise up to 2.29%

GST impact: Prices of many essential drugs to rise up to 2.29%

Prices of majority of essential drugs will increase by up to 2.29 percent when the Goods and Services Tax regime kicks in from next month.

GST rollout: Centre proposes to defer e-way bill citing lack of software

GST rollout: Centre proposes to defer e-way bill citing lack of software

With just a few days left for GST rollout, the Centre is in favour of postponing by a few months the implementation of the e-way bill, which requires movement of good above Rs 50,000 to be to pre-registered online.

GST Council lowers tax rate for 66 items: Here's the complete list

GST Council lowers tax rate for 66 items: Here's the complete list

Tax rates for as many as 66 items including kitchen staples like pickles and mustard sauce under the ensuing GST regime have been cut to meet demands from various quarters as the country prepares for rollout of one- nation-one-tax regime in less than three weeks.

GST Council to meet on June 11 to review rates, amend rules

GST Council to meet on June 11 to review rates, amend rules

The all powerful GST Council will meet on Sunday to review some of the rates on which industry has expressed displeasure, besides amending the draft rules.

'Sensex among best performing indices globally during May'

'Sensex among best performing indices globally during May'

Benchmark sensitive index Sensex was among the top performing indices globally during May, and this momentum is expected to continue in the next two- three years, says a report.