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GST Council gives nod to 20 per cent cashback on BHIM payment

Goyal said that software backbone for the incentive will be set up and then those states who are interested can launch the pilot project.

05 Aug 2018 4:40 AM

Recent GST rate cut credit negative, says rating agency Moody's

GST Council, last week cut tax rates on white goods as well as various handicrafts items and paints.

30 Jul 2018 11:54 AM

States to reach out to traders, industry to list out GST grievances

Council has already allowed companies with turnover of up to Rs 5 crore to file GST returns quarterly.

26 Jul 2018 12:28 PM

GST rate cut to boost consumer durables sales this festive season

The government also had reduced the GST rate of paints from 28 per cent to 18 per cent.

24 Jul 2018 12:54 PM

Consumer durables, FMCG stocks surge up to 10 pc on GST rate cut

The GST Council on Saturday cut tax rates on 88 items, including footwear, refrigerator, washing machine and small screen TV.

23 Jul 2018 6:29 PM


Govt revenue to drop by Rs 15,000 crore annually on GST rate cut

According to the interim finance minister Piyush Goyal, the revenue loss will be negligible.

23 Jul 2018 1:54 PM

Govt cuts sales tax across sectors to ease pain of traders and consumers

Revenue collections from GST are a crucial pillar of government’s plan to cut its fiscal deficit.

22 Jul 2018 1:43 PM

Sanitary napkins now exempted from GST

To promote tourism, now 28 per cent tax will be applicable only when the hotel bill is Rs 7,500 or above.

22 Jul 2018 2:02 AM

GST Council exempts sanitary napkins from taxation

The plea to exempt sanitary napkin from GST has been going on for a long time.

21 Jul 2018 6:30 PM

GST Council may bring natural gas, jet fuel under GST this week

However, fitting the two products in the 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent GST tax slabs is proving to be difficult.

15 Jul 2018 11:40 AM


GST council to simplify e-way bill mechanism for tax payers

The move is expected to bring more clarity in the system of bill generation.

13 Jul 2018 1:34 PM

Govt mulls 1 per cent cess on luxury items to build farm corpus

Seeks legal view on option; proposal to levy 1 per cent sugar cess scrapped.

12 Jul 2018 10:02 AM

GST Council to consider rate cut on items with low revenue impact on Jul 21

Government earned Rs 7.41 lakh crore from the tax since its roll out in July.

11 Jul 2018 4:11 PM

GST marks federal nature of Indian Constitution

The powers of the Centre and the states were clearly demarcated.

01 Jul 2018 12:01 AM

Council to discuss bringing natural gas under GST in next meeting

Dheeraj Rastogi said aviation turbine fuel would be another petroleum product that could also be brought within the GST.

08 Jun 2018 3:41 PM


Inclusion of ATF under GST to help airlines cut cost, says Prabhu

There is a demand from airlines for inclusion of Aviation Turbine Fuel in the new indirect tax regime.

27 May 2018 12:04 PM

GST on petroleum products will not control prices: Bihar Dy CM

He said that the issue of whether or not to include petroleum products under GST will be decided by the GST Council.

27 May 2018 10:32 AM

Fuel should be brought under GST; it will reduce prices: CM Fadnavis

The centre in June last year junked the 15-year old practice of revising rates every fortnight, and introduced daily revisions.

25 May 2018 5:53 AM

Bringing petrol, diesel under GST will lower prices, says Fadnavis

The central government levies Rs 19.48 excise duty on a litre of petrol and Rs 15.33 on diesel.

24 May 2018 2:41 PM

Country-wide intra-state e-way bill system mandatory from June 3

Since the implementation of the same from April 1, 2018, more than 4.5 crore e-way bills have been generated.

22 May 2018 7:23 PM