GST bill in Rajya Sabha

GST Bill finally gets Rajya Sabha nod; govt to announce its implementation roadmap today

With Rajya Sabha approving the long-delayed GST bill, the Narendra Modi government will on Thursday announce the implementation roadmap for the national sales tax regime.

Aug 04, 2016, 09:09 AM IST

'One nation one tax' will reduce taxes and introduce ease of doing business: FM Arun Jaitley

As the government gears up for a fresh push to get the long-pending GST law passed, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the 'one nation, one tax' regime will reduce the taxation levels and also eliminate corruption. 

Jul 30, 2016, 22:27 PM IST

Efforts to hammer out consensus on GST gathers momentum

Efforts to hammer out a consensus on the Goods and Services Tax bill gathered momentum on Friday for its likely tabling in the Rajya Sabha next week with the government reaching out to opposition parties even as Congress described the exercise as "constructive and positive".

Jul 29, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

Govt lists GST Bill for consideration and passage in Rajya Sabha's agenda for next week

Amid efforts to hammer out a consensus, the government on Friday listed GST Bill for consideration and passage in Rajya Sabha's agenda for next week

Jul 29, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

State FMs to meet this week to discuss model GST law

Amid hopes of long pending GST bill getting passed in Rajya Sabha in the next Parliament session, state finance ministers will deliberate on the model GST law at a two-day meeting in Kolkata beginning Tuesday.

Jun 12, 2016, 12:34 PM IST

Focus on political consensus for GST: Industry to government

 As the Modi government nears its second anniversary, industry leaders today said focus should now be on building political consensus for passage of long- pending GST Bill and on expediting the non-legislative reforms.

May 23, 2016, 16:53 PM IST

Govt could gain votes in 2016 to pass GST bill: Morgan Stanley

 The government is likely to gain the votes it needs to pass the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill this year which could have far reaching macroeconomic and earnings implications, says a Morgan Stanley report.

Mar 06, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Government keen to push GST bill in Winter Session of Parliament

Government is going to push for a fresh round of consultations with opposition parties after the Bihar elections and try to get the Goods and Services Tax bill passed in the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament

Oct 17, 2015, 16:07 PM IST