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Chidambaram says 'what Centre has introduced is not GST'

Chidambaram had said the Congress will press for a reduction in tax rates and demand a cap of 18 per cent, besides seeking to bring petroleum, electricity and real estate under the...

Jul 23, 2017 15:13 PM

Smriti Irani terms GST as ‘Great Step towards Transparency’, says no one will be harassed under new tax regime

Union Minister Smriti Irani while addressing traders and businessmen at 'GST - a Tool for Inclusive Growth' event in Ahmedabad on Saturday encouraged them to accept the new tax...

Jul 23, 2017 08:47 AM

GST Council increases cess on cigarettes; blow to manufacturers

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said that the GST Council has hiked cess on cigarettes to take away the “windfall” manufacturers were reaping due to an anomaly that...

Jul 17, 2017 21:47 PM

Monsoon session of Parliament | Growing together, stronger another name of GST spirit: PM Modi

At the beginning of monsoon session in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that growing together stronger is another name of the GST spirit and expressed hope that...

Jul 17, 2017 12:33 PM

Congress to protest against GST, gherao Parliament on July 18

The Congress will gherao the Parliament House on July 18 to protest against the Goods and Services Tax, claiming that the implementation of the tax regime in its present form will...

Jul 11, 2017 23:48 PM

Activists demand withdrawal of GST on sanitary napkins from FM Arun Jaitley

Scores of activists on Tuesday posted sanitary napkins to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s office demanding immediate withdrawal of GST on the women’s hygiene product, following...

Jul 11, 2017 21:52 PM

GST: Gifts up to Rs 50,000 per year by employers exempted, says Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry on Monday said that gifts given to employees by their employee worth up to Rs 50,000 per year are exempted from the GST (Goods and Services Tax) ambit.

Jul 10, 2017 20:27 PM

IT, Telecom stocks soar; Sensex, Nifty close at record all-time high

Better US jobs data and value buying in select index heavyweights helped the Sensex raise a record 405 points to close at a new peak of 31,715. On the other hand, Nifty also took a...

Jul 10, 2017 18:38 PM

Tax officers cannot visit traders' shop without prior permission

No tax officer has been authorised to visit premises of traders and shopkeepers without prior permission and any deviation should be reported to a complaint helpline, the...

Jul 08, 2017 19:18 PM

J&K assembly passes GST Bill amid protests by opposition, applicable from midnight today

Jammu and Kashmir Assembly on Friday passed State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) law amid boycott by the opposition.

Jul 07, 2017 12:31 PM