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GST to have minimal impact on inflation, GDP growth: Nomura

GST to have minimal impact on inflation, GDP growth: Nomura

The goods and services tax (GST) is expected to be fiscally neutral and the resulting inflation impact is likely to be minimal at less than 20 bps, says a Nomura report.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking over GST

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaking over GST. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Govt has increased the time bound for implementing GST

Govt has increased the time bound for implementing GST. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

GST: Centre, states reach consensus on dual control; rollout from July 1

GST: Centre, states reach consensus on dual control; rollout from July 1

The Centre and the states on Monday came to a consensus on dual control of the goods and services tax (GST) with the Centre agreeing to allow the states to control over small tax payers.

Budget 2017: Appliances and consumer electronics industry seeks doubling of customs duty to thwart imports

Budget 2017: Appliances and consumer electronics industry seeks doubling of customs duty to thwart imports

The appliances and consumer electronics industry has asked the Finance Minister to double the basic customs duty to 20 per cent for the sector in the upcoming Budget to boost local manufacturing and discourage imports.

Budget 2017 Wishlist: Travel and tour operators seek tax sops for inbound tours

Budget 2017 Wishlist: Travel and tour operators seek tax sops for inbound tours

Expecting attractive sops from the impending union budget, travel and tour operators have asked the government to exempt service tax on foreign exchange earned on inbound tours in the upcoming Budget.

GST: Consensus on dual control reached, says Arun Jaitley

GST: Consensus on dual control reached, says Arun Jaitley

In a major boost for the government, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday informed that a consensus between the state and the centre has been reached on dual control of the goods and services tax (GST).

Total PE into real estate jumps 62% to Rs 38,000 cr in 2016

Total PE into real estate jumps 62% to Rs 38,000 cr in 2016

Private equity inflows into the country's real estate sector surged 62 percent to Rs 38,000 crore, during 2016, largely helped by Parliament's clearance of two significant legislations -- Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill and GST.

Don't interfere in real estate sector: Godrej Chairman to government

Don't interfere in real estate sector: Godrej Chairman to government

 Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej has said the government should not "interfere" in the real estate sector, often cited as one of the biggest black money generators, even as he termed demonetisation a "positive step".

GST deadlock: All-powerful council headed by Jaitley to meet for ninth time today

GST deadlock: All-powerful council headed by Jaitley to meet for ninth time today

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will on Monday look to break the deadlock over distribution of powers between centre and states to administer GST, an issue that is holding up launch of the new national sales tax from April.

Arun Jaitley looks to end deadlock at GST meeting tomorrow

Arun Jaitley looks to end deadlock at GST meeting tomorrow

In order to ensure smooth passage of GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday will look forward to breaking the deadlock over power distribution between centre and states.

American companies want more clarity in India's tax policies

American companies are keen on investing in India but they want to see improvement in business climate like clarity in tax policies and streamlining of "complex" regulations, a top Obama Administration official has said.

GST, demonetisation to push Sensex to 30,500 by year-end: HSBC

GST, demonetisation to push Sensex to 30,500 by year-end: HSBC

The benchmark BSE Sensex could hit 30,500 level by year-end, said global financial services major HSBC on Wednesday, expressing confidence in the Modi government's structural reforms.

Nifty to hit 9,000-mark by Diwali; to dole out 12-14% returns

Nifty to hit 9,000-mark by Diwali; to dole out 12-14% returns

Leading retail brokerage firm HDFC Securities on Tuesday said that benchmark Nifty index is expected to hit 9,000 level by Diwali and is also likely to generate double digit returns at 12-14 percent, this year.

UBS sets Nifty target at 8,800 by 2017-end

UBS sets Nifty target at 8,800 by 2017-end

Global brokerage UBS has set the Nifty target at 8,800 by 2017-end and noted that risk-reward ratio for the investors is not yet attractive in the near term.

PAN a must for excise, service taxpayers for GST registration

PAN a must for excise, service taxpayers for GST registration

The tax department has made it mandatory for central excise duty and service taxpayers to obtain a valid PAN number before they can be migrated to the new goods and services tax (GST) set-up.

Meeting of GST Council remained indecisive

Meeting of GST Council remained indecisive. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

Deadlock over dual control continues, GST Council to meet again on January 16

Deadlock over dual control continues, GST Council to meet again on January 16

The 8th meeting of GST Council failed to break deadlock over the issue of dual control of assesses under the new indirect tax regime, an issue that has been holding up supporting bills essential for the GST rollout from April 1 next year.

 

Fresh roadblocks to GST rollout: States demand tax on high sea sales, higher compensation

Fresh roadblocks to GST rollout: States demand tax on high sea sales, higher compensation

States on Tuesday demanded taxation rights for sales in high seas and also increasing the number of items on which cess is to be levied to compensate the states to deal with revenue loss estimated at Rs 90,000 crore post demonetisation.

 Demonetisation, GST hold potential to transform India; NPAs key risk: RBI

Demonetisation, GST hold potential to transform India; NPAs key risk: RBI

Calling demonetisation and goods and services tax (GST) as policy decisions which will transform economy, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday made these observations were made in the Report on Trend and Progress of Banking in India 2015-16 (RTP) and the 14th issue of the Financial Stability Report (FSR).