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01-Jul-2018 New Delhi

THE GST EXPERIENCE - ArunJaitley

It has been one year since the country’s switchover to a new indirect taxation system - the Good and Services Tax. One single tax replaced seventeen taxes and multiple cesses imposed by the Central and the State Governments. This had obviously necessitated...

01-Jul-2018 New Delhi

Government celebrates 1st Goods & Services Tax Day

Government of India celebrated the 1st GST Day here today. The event saw an address on the eventful 1st year journey of GST over a live video link by Union Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley. Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Corporate Affairs, Shri Piyush...

27-Mar-2018 New Delhi

GST collection falls for second straight month to Rs 85,174 crore

Revenue collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) fell for the second consecutive month in February by Rs 1,144 crore to Rs 85,174 crore.The collection had marginally slipped in January to Rs 86,318 crore from Rs 86,703 crore in December."The total revenue...

17-Jan-2018 Pulwama

Awareness programme on GST organized in Pulwama

District Administration Pulwama in collaboration with Commercial Taxes Department organized an awareness programme on Goods and Service Tax (GST), here at District Administrative Complex Pulwama.Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Ghulam Mohammad...

05-Jan-2018 New Delhi

GST impact to slowdown India's 2017-18 GDP growth to 6.5%

Implementation of GST and subsequent slowdown in the manufacturing sector is expected to drag down India's growth to 6.5 per cent in 2017-18, official data showed on Friday, even as industry analysts projected economic growth to be higher due to a favourable base effect.The...

29-Dec-2017 New Delhi

GST discouraging cinema-going habit : Filmmaker Siddharth Roy Kapur

The Goods and Services Tax (GST), implemented by the central government from mid-2017, has proved to be a strain on the overall economics of film-making and is also discouraging the public's cinema-going habit, says Film and Television Producers Guild of...

26-Dec-2017 New Delhi

GST collections fall to Rs 80,808 cr in November

Falling for the second consecutive month, the total revenue collected under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) touched Rs 80,808 crore in November -- down from Rs 83,346 crore in October, possibly due to rate cuts in November.GST collection in September was over...

25-Dec-2017 New Delhi

GST made 2017 most significant year for economy since Independence

The 70th year since Independence will go down in Indian history since the country switched over to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, realising, thereby, the vision of a unified market in a federal system that guided the nationalist bourgeoisie in...

16-Dec-2017 New Delhi

The 24th GST Council Meeting held today

The System to be ready by 16th of January, 2018; The Uniform System of e-way Bill for Inter-State as well as Intra-State movement will be implemented across the country by 1st June, 2018. The 24th Meeting of the GST Council held today through video conference...

06-Dec-2017 New Delhi

White goods sector sees decline in growth, wants cut in GST rate

Amid speculation about a Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate cut on white goods, industry stakeholders said a move from 28 per cent to a lower tax slab is essential for the health of the consumer electronics sector that has seen "single-digit or almost flat"...

05-Dec-2017 Ahmedabad

Demo, GST issues in Maninagar, still BJP may sail through

Prime Minister Narendra Modi might be listing demonetisation and GST as his government's two major achievements which changed the course of the Indian economy but the people of Maninagar, the constituency he represented as Chief Minister, do not seem to be...

28-Nov-2017 New Delhi

GST to transform FMCG logistics into modern business : Study

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will transform the entire business landscape of FMCG (fast moving consumer goods), retail and logistics into a modern and efficient model, a survey said here on Tuesday.An Assocham-MRSS India joint study on the FMCG sector's...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

'GST good for domestic designers'

 Indian designers can benefit from the country's GST policy says Narresh Kukreja from the Shivan & Narresh designer duo. He believes if designers don't take advantage of the situation, they will "regret" it in the long run.The current GST rate on designer...

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...

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