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Making India the Top Destination for Ease of Doing Business

As per the World Bank ‘Ease of Doing Business 2018 Rankings’, India has jumped 30 points and has successfully reached the top 100 club. This is proof that the reform agenda constituted by the Government and the subsequent policy initiatives have borne fruit. Now, India aims to be in the top 50.

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No GST Refunds For Foreigners As Of Now: Finance Ministry

"According to the section, integrated tax paid by a tourist leaving India on any supply of goods taken out of India by him shall be "refunded in such manner and subject to such conditions and safeguards as may be prescribed," said a Senior GST Professional

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How Is GST Making Direct Taxation More Effective?

The most important step towards making GST operational was to make technology adoption a reality. Yes, there were teething troubles, as happens with any new reform. Once GST taxpayers started gaining an understanding of how the new systems worked, the operations became much smoother

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GST Council Slashes Rates: Only 35 Goods In Highest Tax Bracket

It looks like this time the GST favoured women the most. Sanitary napkins are exempted from 12% GST list after a hard-driven protest. Other than this, GST on handbags, jewellery boxes and mirrors has been reduced to 12%

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If GST 'celebration of honesty', why did BJP oppose it for 5 yrs: Chidambaram

In a series of tweets, the senior Congress leader asked the government whether it knew that millions of traders and exporters were affected because their money was stuck and not being refunded promptly after the implementation of the GST regime, which completes one year

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GST And ‘Make In India’: A Win-Win For The Entire Nation

Existing economic initiatives, such as “Make in India”, are getting a boost from the new tax regime, at least for the most part

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GST Has The Potential To Create Mega Warehousing Hubs In The Country: Adarsh Hegde, Joint MD, Allcargo Logistics Ltd.

Allcargo Logistics is one of the largest integrated logistics solutions provider, in the private sector. Adarsh Hegde, Joint Managing Director, Allcargo Logistics Ltd. talks about the implementation of GST, DPD program and work culture of the company:

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Exporters File Over 10,000 Applications For GST Refunds

“As on November 30, 5,677 applications have already been filed by exporters using RFD-01 and 4,386 applications have been filed by them using Table-6 A of GSTR-1,” said a statement by the GST Network

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India Sees Growth Rebound As Businesses Adjust To GST

The tax was aimed at transforming India's 29 states into a single customs union but it has hit millions of small businesses due to complex rules and technical glitches

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Indian November Factory Growth Fastest Since Late 2016 Currency Shock

"India's manufacturing economy advanced on its path to recovery as disruptions from the recent tax reform (GST) continues to diminish," said Aashna Dodhia, economist at IHS Markit

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Badri Narain Sharma Appointed Chief Of Anti-Profiteering Body

The Union Cabinet had on November 16 approved setting up of the five-member authority, mandated to ensure that the benefits of GST rate reduction is passed on to consumers

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Hope Other Agencies Follow Suit To Up India Rating: CEA

"It's a welcome development, but we also feel it was long overdue... it's a recognition of the actions that the government has undertaken like GST, bankruptcy. We also need to keep all these things in perspective," Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said

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GST rejig shows Modi govt's sensitivity: Jitendra Singh

"We have no hesitation in accepting an input because GST, after all, is meant for the benefit and comfort of the masses and therefore their input is equally welcome," the Minister of State in the PMO

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Markets End Higher On GST Relief, But Post Weekly Loss

The 30-share Sensex, after a hesitant start at 33,235.75, rebounded to the day's high of 33,380.42 in the late afternoon trade, but lost some ground to end at 33,314.56

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Bayer CropScience Profit Up 19 PC At Rs 190.6 Crore In Q2 FY18

The profit of Bayer CropScience Plunges To 19 PC At Rs 190.6 Crore In Q2 FY18. For the half-year ended September 30, 2017, the company posted lower revenue from operations of Rs 1,969.1 crore

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