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09-Oct-2017 Shimla

GST: Trucks go off road in Himachal

Truckers went on a day-long strike in Himachal Pradesh on Monday over various demands, including a revision of the GST rates and an end to daily revision of diesel prices."We are observing the day-long strike on the call for a nationwide strike," Truckers' association...

09-Oct-2017 New Delhi

'Millions of weavers vulnerable due to GST'

Millions of India's poor artisans and craftspeople, struggling to keep alive their traditional crafts and livelihoods, have been hit hard by the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that has pitted them in an unequal battle against machine-made products,...

27-Sep-2017 AGRA

GST hits tourism to Agra

 Tourism industry leaders have expressed deep concern over the falling graph of tourists to Agra -- and profits -- after the introduction of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).Agra Tourism Welfare Chamber President Prahalad Agrawal said the GST had made a big dent...

12-Aug-2017 Kolkata

'Number of slabs in GST will be reduced later'

The number of tax slabs in the Goods and Services Tax (GST)regime would be reduced with improvement in revenue, Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal said here on Saturday.With the exempted category, the existing tax...

10-Aug-2017 Ganderbal

Awareness camp on GST held at Ganderbal

District Administration, Ganderbal today organized awareness-cum-interactive session on Goods and Services Tax in coordination with Department of Commercial Taxes at DC office Complex Ganderbal under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal.The DDC while...

04-Aug-2017 Samba

Interaction session on GST organized at Bari Brahmana

An Interactive awareness programme on ‘Goods and Services Tax’ was organized for the business establishments of in at Bari Brahmana, here today.It was the 6th major workshop conducted across the district by Commercial taxes department in collaboration with...

04-Aug-2017 Ramban

Union Jt Secretary reviews GST implementation in Ramban

Union Joint Secretary (JS), Department of Commerce, Sudhanshu Pandey today called upon the district administrations to train educated youth and traders to overcome the teething problems post Goods and Services Tax implementation in the state.He was chairing...

02-Aug-2017 Kolkata

28% GST detrimental to tourism industry : P.R.S. Oberoi

Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs hotels under 'Oberoi' and 'Trident' brands, on Wednesday said the new 28 per cent Goods and Services Tax rate for hotels charging over Rs 7,500 in room tariff will have an adverse impact on the industry."The announcement that...

31-Jul-2017 Jammu

Awareness programme on GST held at Jammu

The district administration, Jammu organized awareness-cum-interactive session on Goods and Services Tax at Super bazaar Jammu under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Rajeev Ranjan.The DDC while interacting with stakeholders said that...

29-Jul-2017 Poonch

DDC inaugurates orientation program on GST

District Development Commissioner, Tariq Ahamad Zargar inaugurated a Workshop cum Orientation Programme on GST, here today.The programme was organized by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with district administration Poonch.During the programme, Assistant...

27-Jul-2017 Samba

Workshop on GST organized at Ghagwal

A workshop on Goods and Service Taxes was organized by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with district administration here today.The programme was attended by Vice Chairman OBC Advisory Board, Rashapul Verma, Additional District Development...

27-Jul-2017 Ramban

Ramban admin intensifies drive against power theft

District Administration, Ramban has intensified the drive against power theft and disconnecting illegal power connections.District Magistrate (DM) Ramban Tariq Hussain Ganai is personally monitoring the drive and so far inspections teams have charged a fine of...

27-Jul-2017 Udhampur

GST workshop held for DDOs at Udhampur

The Commercial Tax Department today organised a workshop for Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) to inform them about the Goods and Services Act - 2017.Deputy Commissioner Appeals Rakesh Magotra, CTO Narinder Singh, CTO Rakesh Sharma interacted with the...

27-Jul-2017 Pulwama

GST camp organized at Pulwama

A workshop on Goods and Service Taxes was organized for traders of Pulwama District by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with District Administration here today. The interactive programme was chaired by the District Development Commissioner...

27-Jul-2017 Kulgam

Awareness programme on GST held in Kulgam

The District Development Commissioner Kulgam today inaugurated a day-long Seminar Cum Orientation Programme on GST here today.The programme was organized by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with NIC Kulgam.During the programme, Representatives...

26-Jul-2017 Shopian

GST awareness workshop organized at Shopian

A day long workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) was organized for traders of Shopian District by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with District Administration here today at Circuit House Shopian.The interactive programme was chaired by...

26-Jul-2017 Anantang

GST camp organized at GDC Anantnag

An awareness camp regarding the implementation of Goods and Services Tax regime was today held at Auditorium Hall of Government Degree College Khannabal. The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Dr. Syed Abid Rasheed Shah was the chief guest on the occasion. Principal,...

25-Jul-2017 Samba

GST awareness workshop organized at Samba

A workshop on Goods and Service Taxes was organized for traders of Samba District by Commercial Taxes Department in collaboration with District Administration here today. The interactive programme was chaired by Additional District Development Commissioner...

25-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab Tailoring association meets Manpreet Singh Badal

Punjab Tailoring Association members met Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal on Tuesday morning at his Chandigarh residence. They handed over the memorandum to Badal asking for Amendment in 18% GST imposition on wearing apparels. Around 30 members from all...

24-Jul-2017 Kathua

District administration Kathua organizes workshop on GST

An orientation cum workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) for Drawing and Disbursing Officers (DDOs) was held today under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar. A detailed presentation was given regarding various aspects of GST including...

22-Jul-2017 Budgam

Workshop on GST held at Budgam

A workshop cum awareness programme on implementation of GST (Goods Services Tax) was organized by Commercial Taxation Department in collaboration with District Administration under the Chairmanship of District Development Commissioner Budgam.The day long...

20-Jul-2017 Kathua

DDC Kathua chairs meeting with industrialists, traders on GST

In order to ensure smooth switching of business to GST regime, District Development Commissioner, Ramesh Kumar, today held a meeting with Industrialists and traders here today.DDC, while interacting with business stakeholders, said that the aim was to know...

19-Jul-2017 Kishtwar

GST awareness session held at Kishtwar

The district administration under the chairmanship of DDC Ghulam Nabi Balwan organized awareness cum interactive session on Goods and Services Tax, here today. SSP Kishtwar Sandeep Wazir, CPO Yasir Balwan, ACD Garbhi Rashied Dar, Tehsildar Kishtwar Irshad...

18-Jul-2017 Udhampur

Workshop on GST organized at Udhampur

A workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) was   organized here today at Conference hall, DC complex under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner Niraj Kumar.During the workshop, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr. Mandeep Bhandari also interacted...

18-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Workshop on GST held at Srinagar

An orientation cum workshop on Goods and Services Tax (GST) was held today here at the Divisional Commissioner's office.Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Additional Deputy Commissioner...

12-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Over GST issue, Government resorted to ‘treachery’

Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee Wednesday while demanding the withdrawal of Presidential Order with regard to Goods and Service Tax asked New Delhi to declare Jammu and Kashmir as Free Economic Zone (FEZ). Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC) made...

10-Jul-2017 Bengaluru

Dell EMC, SAP launch 'GST-in-a-box' for MSMEs in India

IT major Dell EMC and enterprise solutions provider SAP on Monday announced a comprehensive digital Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) to get GST ready.SAP is providing a pre-packaged ‘GST in a Box'...

09-Jul-2017 Nainital

GST has special significance for States: Dr Jitendra Singh

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said that GST has a special significance for Jammu & Kashmir and...

09-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Small, medium firms will be more competitive with GST : Assocham

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will boost the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) said on Sunday, citing its report on the unified pan-India indirect tax regime."From...

09-Jul-2017 Lucknow

Will GST sound the death knell for Lucknow's chikan industry?

There is uncertainty in the chikankari industry, that provides employment to some half-a-million people, due to the rollout of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Many stakeholders feel the new tax regime has rung the death knell for the "already struggling"...

08-Jul-2017 New Delhi

New MRP should consider input tax credit under GST : Government

The government on Saturday said the new MRP on products manufactured, packed or imported before July 1 should take into consideration extra availability of input tax credit under GST."The declaration of new MRP on unsold stock manufactured, packed, imported...

08-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Submit documents by September 22, traders with provisional GST ID told

Traders with Provisional Identity for Registration (PID) under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system should submit the required documents by September 22 to get certificates of registration, the Finance Ministry said on Saturday."Persons who have PID may submit...

08-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Arun Jaitley launches app to help users verify GST rates

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a mobile app 'GST Rates Finder' to help any person who has purchased a footwear or has been billed by a hotel to cross verify the correctness of the rate of GST charged."This mobile app helps users to find rates of...

07-Jul-2017 Srinagar

One nation, one law' becomes reality after Kashmir implements GST

The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Friday passed the state Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill after receiving President Pranab Mukherjee's order "safeguarding" Kashmir's special constitutional status and its exclusive taxation powers -- bringing to implementation...

07-Jul-2017 Kolkata

GST will provide opportunities in domestic market: Nasscom

Nasscom on Friday said the implementation of the GST will provide a huge oppotunity to the country's IT sector, including the software product segment, as small and medium businesses in India are expected to spend more than $25 billion by 2020 to become digitally...

07-Jul-2017 Pune

Government to push for cut in bio-diesel tax with GST Council

The issue of a high Goods and Services Tax on bio-diesel and other clean energy products would be taken up with the GST Council in order to effect a reduction in the tax rate, the government said on Friday."Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry and the Ministry...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Education won't become expensive under GST : Government

Dismissing conjectures that education will become expensive under the Goods and Services Tax, the central government on Friday said services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff were exempt under GST."Such reports that education...

07-Jul-2017 New Delhi

Huawei to hike online smartphone prices after customs duty increase

Days after the government announced 10 per cent basic customs duty (BCD) on smartphone manufacturers as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into practice, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has said it will marginally hike prices of its smartphones...

07-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Legislature passes historic JKGST Bill

The historic Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax ( JKGST) Bill 2017 (LA Bill No. 6 of 2017) was passed by both houses of the legislature today with a voice vote.The Bill was moved by the Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu in both the houses during separate...

07-Jul-2017 Srinagar

GST likely to be implemented in J&K

The pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime is likely to be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir from Friday midnight ending all suspense and speculations on whether the state would become part of the 'one country, one tax' system.The presidential order...

06-Jul-2017 Mumbai

GST Impact: Tata Motors, Hyundai and Nissan slash prices

Automobile companies such as Tata Motors, Hyundai Motor India and Nissan Motor India on Thursday said that they have slashed vehicle prices post the introduction of the GST.According to Tata Motors, it has reduced prices of its commercial vehicles (cargo) in the...

06-Jul-2017 New Delhi

GST: Rs 20 lakh registration exemption not for inter-state traders

The traders supplying goods to other states will need to register under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) even if their turnover is below Rs 20 lakh, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia said on Thursday."A trader dealing only in exempted goods or where his turnover...

06-Jul-2017 New Delhi

GST realises 'one nation, one tax' dream: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said that with Jammu and Kashmir assembly passing the State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) law, the dream of economic integration of India has come true."Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel worked for the geographical integration...

06-Jul-2017 Mumbai

Supply chain in pharma sector seems to be coping post-GST: Biocon

Drug manufacturer Biocon on Thursday said most of the supply chain in pharmaceuticals sector seems to be coping after the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system from July 1."Most of the supply chain seems to be coping... the kind of apprehension...

05-Jul-2017 Srinagar

LA Proceedings-2017 : Discussion on GST concludes in LA

Several legislators today took part in the discussion on GST Resolution moved by Minister for Finance, Labour & Employment Dr Haseeb Drabu in the House on Tuesday.While initiating the discussion, Javid Hassan Baig said that before venturing into GST debate...

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