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  Business   Economy  10 Nov 2017

Business, Economy, 10 Nov 2017

GST Council slashes rates of over 200 items; changes from Nov 15

Chocolates, shampoo, eating out to cost less; For now, no GST on real estate.

10 Nov 2017 7:29 PM

RBI directs to enable doorstep banking for senior citizens, differently-abled

Banks were also advised to provide a dedicated counter for senior citizens and people who are differently-abled.

10 Nov 2017 4:14 PM

EAC-PM spells out 'road map' for job creation, skill development, social welfare

The EAC also made recommendations to guide the framework for the Fifteenth Finance Commission.

10 Nov 2017 4:01 PM

GST Council keeps only 50 of 227 items in 28 per cent slab

The Council has decided to keep only 50 items, mostly demerit, sin and luxury goods in top 28 per cent bracket.

10 Nov 2017 2:35 PM

Businesses can revise GST transition claim form now

Facility to revise Form GST TRAN-1 declaration has been introduced on GST Portal for taxpayers.

10 Nov 2017 2:02 PM


Dr Shamika Ravi attends Economic Advisory Council meeting

The second meeting of the Economic Advisory Council is underway, headed by Bibek Debroy.

10 Nov 2017 1:03 PM

Central govt employees can now take advance upto Rs 25 lakhs for new home

Earlier, the maximum borrowing limit was Rs 7.50 lakh with interest rate slabs ranging from 6 per cent to 9.50 per cent.

10 Nov 2017 12:30 PM

Car sales down 5.32 per cent; passenger vehicles dip marginally in Oct

Motorcycle sales last month declined by 3.50 per cent to 11,04,498 units compared to 11,44,512 units in October 2016.

10 Nov 2017 11:57 AM

23rd GST Council Meeting begins in Guwahati

The GST Council in its 23rd meet is expected to slash tax rates on various goods of common consumption.

10 Nov 2017 11:27 AM

GST Council meet: Tax overhaul of 200 items, relief for small biz expected

The GST Council will meet for the last leg of its two-day meet and the session will be chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

10 Nov 2017 9:33 AM