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  Business   Economy  18 May 2017

Business, Economy, 18 May 2017

GST council finalises tax rates for over 1200 items

A panel comprising central and state finance ministers fixed the rates for over 1200 items.

18 May 2017 8:00 PM

GST Council fits tax rates on 80-90 pc goods, services

Council also approves 9 rules for GST regime that is scheduled to kick in from July 1.

18 May 2017 4:54 PM

'2011 vintage' national manufacturing policy to be modified

The policy will be alligned with initiatives like 'Make in India' as also Industrial Revolution 4.0.

18 May 2017 4:13 PM

J-K govt to benefit from GST, will seek its passage in a legislative assembly

Under it, C-GST will be levied by the Centre, S-GST by states and I-GST on inter-state supply of goods and services.

18 May 2017 3:06 PM

Will help J&K in GST rollout respecting Article 370: Jaitley

J&K finance minister says meeting in Srinagar will make state part of economic history.

18 May 2017 3:05 PM


I-T dept exposes five entities under name and shame strategy

The initiative was imposed after five entities were found owing over Rs 10 crore in taxes.

18 May 2017 1:15 PM

Nomura report says GDP numbers likely to be revised

The GDP numbers for this year could be revised up from 6.7 per cent to 7.4 per cent

18 May 2017 12:21 PM

Railways to launch redesigned e-tendering system

Currently scrap material worth more than Rs 2,700 crore is sold through 100 per cent e-auctions annually.

18 May 2017 11:16 AM

Govt making export benefit scheme GST-compliant

Adoption of GST will reduce the cost of production and distribution.

18 May 2017 10:49 AM

GST Council meet in Srinagar today, representatives of 29 states

GST will be a national sales tax that will be levied on consumption of goods or use of services.

18 May 2017 10:00 AM