GST law

Human interface must be kept to a minimum in tax administration: PM Modi

The Prime Minister also asked officers to use data analytical tools to proactively track and determine undeclared income and wealth. 

Sep 01, 2017, 17:22 PM IST

5% GST on devices for disabled would lead to lower prices: Finance Ministry

The official clarification comes after Congress criticised the governemnt for levying GST on wheelchairs and Braille typewriters and demanded a full roll-back of the "disability tax".
 

Jul 04, 2017, 18:21 PM IST

GSTN launches Excel template for filing GST returns

The Excel template, comprising eight worksheets, is part of GST Network's approach to make tax compliance easy and convenient for taxpayers and also reduce the time of compliance.

Jun 30, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

GST Council to finalise draft model GST law today

The GST Council is likely to finalise the draft model GST law including final drafting of the anti-profiteering clause to ensure benefit of lower taxes gets shared with consumers on Saturday.

Feb 18, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

GST Council to finalise draft model GST law on Saturday

The GST Council, which is meeting on Saturday, is likely to finalise the draft model GST law including final drafting of the anti-profiteering clause to ensure benefit of lower taxes gets shared with consumers.

Feb 17, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

E-commerce firms to deduct 2% TCS while making payments to suppliers

E-commerce business firms will have to deduct TCS (tax collected at source) while making payments to their suppliers. 

Nov 26, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

GST law to have anti-profiteering clause, highest slab capped at 28%

To restrict any rise in the commodity prices post goods and services tax (GST) implementation, Centre has proposed an 'anti-profiteering' measure to ensure that trade and industry pass the benefits of reduction in tax rates to consumers.

Nov 26, 2016, 21:15 PM IST

Centre to share model GST law with states on Tuesday

The Centre will share the draft model GST law with the states on Tuesday as it prepares for the rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from April 1 next year, CBEC Chairman Najib Shah said today.

Nov 14, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

KPMG-Ficci tie up for GST awareness

Tax consultancy firm KPMG on Monday said it has tied up with industry chamber Ficci for an awareness campaign on GST to highlight benefits and challenges of the new indirect tax regime.
 

Sep 26, 2016, 18:18 PM IST

Industry chambers meet Adhia, discuss model GST law

Raising concerns over the model GST law, industry chambers today sought more clarity on various issues like dual administrative control, discretionary power of tax authorities and taxation of electricity.

Aug 19, 2016, 19:21 PM 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

Government takes big step to pass GST bill, eliminates 1% additional tax provision

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Jul 28, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

GST Bill might get approved in this session

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Jul 28, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

Centre circulates model GST laws among states

Getting ready to roll out Goods and Service Tax in 2016, the Central and State governments have agreed on the draft model Goods and Services Tax law, which is expected to be put up in public domain by early November.
 

Oct 12, 2015, 12:10 PM IST

GST: Session not prorogued, govt options open

Government on Thursday appeared to be keeping its options open on convening a special session of Parliament for enacting the GST law on which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley declared that it was determined to stick to the rollout deadline of April 1, 2016.

Aug 13, 2015, 18:36 PM IST