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GST Council To Decide On Rates In May

The all-powerful GST Council has approved five amended rules for the Goods and Services Tax regime and gave "tentative" nod to the remaining four as the central government sprints to meet the July 1 rollout target

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Use GST To Curb Illegal Cigarette Trade, Tobacco Body Says

The GST is an unique opportunity for the government to address the growing illegal cigarettes trade in the country, according to Tobacco Institute of India

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The Tax Reform GST At Last, But Much Still To Be Done

While progress on GST implementation has picked up pace, there is still a lot to be done, both by the government and the industry

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Passage Of Tax Reform GST Bills: A New Start

The GST as a tax reform is no doubt seminal and to achieve the real potential of this reform it is imperative that the implementation is sensitive

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Lok Sabha Passes GST Bills, But Opposition Had Concerns Too

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the fellow citizens on the passage of all the four GST bills in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday

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Why GST Reminds Me Of Sardar Patel

Sutanu Guru looks at the politics and economics behind the passage of the GST Bills

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New Year, New Law, New Bharat, Says PM Modi On Passage Of GST Bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday night hailed the passage of GST supplementary bills by the Lok Sabha

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Lok Sabha Passes All Four Tax Reform GST Bills

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed key legislations, putting Asia's third-largest economy on course to launch a nationwide goods and services tax from July.

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GST Rates Will Have No Inflationary Impact: FM

Allaying apprehension of spike in prices of goods and commodities after the roll out of the GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the tax rates will be kept at the current levels so as not to have any inflationary impact

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Government Wants To Pass GST Bills Through Consensus, Says FM Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday has said the GST bills are based on the principle of "shared sovereignty" and that the government wants to pass these landmark tax reforms through consensus

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GST Draft Bills Tabled In Parliament; Peg Peak Rate At 40%

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday introduced in Lok Sabha four bills on Goods and Services Tax, providing for a maximum GST rate of 40 per cent, an anti- profiteering authority and arrests for evading taxes

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GST Legislation Enters The Last Lap

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government has set a target of July 1 for rollout of GST, which will subsume excise, service tax, VAT and and other local levies

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Cabinet Greenflags Amendments For Cess Removal Ahead Of GST

The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved amendments in the Customs and Excise Act relating to abolition of cesses and surcharges on various goods and services to facilitate implementation of GST

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Trying To Implement GST From July 1: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said he is hopeful of rolling out the biggest tax reform GST from July 1 which will make goods and services cheaper and tax evasion difficult

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Impact Of GST On Inflation To Be Less Than 20 Basis Points: Nomura

The implementation of Goods and Services Tax is likely to be fiscally neutral and its impact on inflation is expected to be less than 20 basis points, says a Nomura report

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