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Revenue Department Allows More Time For GST Registration Till April

The revenue department has extended by a month till April-end the enrolment of dealers with GSTN, the IT backbone for the new set-up, as so far only 60 per cent of the existing assessees are done with the switchover

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GST Will Be Implemented From July 1, Says MoS Finance Meghwal

Union Minister of State for Finance Arjum Ram Meghwal on Sunday expressed confidence that the historic tax reform Goods and Services Tax will roll out from July 1

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Education, Healthcare To Be Out Of GST

Education, healthcare and pilgrimages will continue to be out of service tax net even under the GST regime as the Centre is against giving any shock in the first year of the rollout by bringing in new services

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GST In Logistics: A Game Changer

Logistics expense determines the final cost of any product and it pinches the end-user’s pocket often. GST which is labelled as a game changer - perhaps India’s most significant tax reform in decades will have wide repercussions for the logistics sector.

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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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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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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 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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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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GST Closer To July 1 Rollout As Council Reaches Agreement On Key Issues

A maximum of 15 per cent cess on top of the peak GST rate of 28 per cent will be levied on luxury goods and aerated drinks after the GST Council has approved a cap on cess along with supporting legislations

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Government Finalises Bills To Launch GST In July

The GST Council on Saturday fixed a 5 per cent tax rate on small hotels and restaurants and approved draft of key supporting legislations to enable rollout of the new indirect tax regime from July 1

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Centre, States Broadly Agree On CGST, IGST Provisions

The GST Council at a meeting on Saturday broadly agreed on the contours of two key legislations -- CGST and IGST -- but a final approval is likely only by mid-March

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Model GST Bill To Go For 20% Peak Tax, Slabs Intact For Now

The GST Council has proposed to raise the peak tax rate to 20 per cent, from the current 14 per cent, in the model goods and services tax Bill to preclude the requirement of approaching Parliament for any change in rates in future

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