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Morning Breaking: Single GST rate in the process, cutting tax on cement a priority, says Jaitley

India is working towards a single national sales tax rate which could be a mid-point between 12 and 18 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday, in an effort to simplify the tax structure.

Dec 25, 2018, 08:54 AM IST

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

Bengal film industry thanks Mamata Banerjee over GST cinema rates

A host of filmmakers, actors and producers on Monday expressed gratitude to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for "waiving" state share of Goods and Services Tax (GST) on Bengali films.

Jun 12, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Regional cinema will be adversely affected by GST rate: Kamal Haasan

Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has hit out at the Central Government for announcing 28% tax slab under the GST ( Goods and Services Tax) for cinema.

Jun 04, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

CAIT requests working group to train traders on GST

Traders association CAIT on Sunday asked the government to set up a working group to help non- corporate sector adopt the new GST regime.

May 21, 2017, 20:38 PM IST

GST: Tax rate on services to come under two slabs

Finance minister Arun Jaitley is likely to limit the tax rate on services at 12 and and 18 percent.

Apr 26, 2017, 11:22 AM IST

Centre against low GST threshold; wants a fresh look

The Centre is against keeping the threshold limit at Rs 10 lakh for levying GST and wants the committee on dual control to take a final view on the matter after detailed discussions.

Nov 16, 2014, 12:32 PM IST