Tag Archives: GST

GST has transformed India’s economy: PM Modi in ‘Mann ki Baat’

NEW DELHI: In the 34th edition of his radio programme “Mann ki Baat”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and said the benefits of the landmark tax reform are already visible in the upswing in the country’s economy. “It has been one month since GST was implemented and its benefits can be seen already. GST has transformed ... Read More »

GST impact: Jayant Sinha urges trade, industry to trust the system

Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation speaking at an awareness meeting on GST in Coimbatore on Tuesday S Siva Saravanan The wet grinder cluster in Coimbatore finally had something to cheer about when Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, took note of their plea on GST rate fitments and assured the members that he would do ... Read More »

Government Asks Traders To Issue Advertisements About Price Hike Post GST

New Delhi: The government on Friday asked traders and businesses to immediately issue advertisements informing the public about increase in maximum retail price (MRP) on mass consumption products post implementation of GST. To clear pre-GST stocks, the government had earlier this week allowed use of dual stickers reflecting the new rate along side the old printed price of a product for ... Read More »

GST Arrest Clause ‘Draconian’, May Lead To Harassment Of Business Leaders: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee said Centre has deviated from the original intent of the GST. (File photo) NEW DELHI: Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the “draconian” arrest clause in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) can lead to “major harassment of business”. The West Bengal Chief Minister expressed fear that the “inspector Raj” was back. “At the stroke of midnight on 14th ... Read More »

Nervousness may grip markets ahead of GST roll out, derivatives expiry

Analysts also see the markets to be in corrective phase after the super rally. Photo: Mint Mumbai: This week, the markets are likely to focus on June series Futures and Options expiry, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US visit and the goods and service tax (GST) roll out. PM Modi is on a three-nation tour to Portugal, the US and the ... Read More »

GST Registrations For Ecommerce, New Companies To Begin On June 25

New Delhi: Ecommerce operators and TDS deductors will be able to register with GST Network beginning June 25, when the portal re-opens for fresh registration. Also, existing excise, service tax and VAT assessees will get another chance to migrate to the GSTN portal as registration for them too opens on Sunday next and will remain open for three months. The ... Read More »

With GST, airlines might face taxation turbulence

While the GST is set to be in place from 1 July, lack of clarity on certain areas pertaining to airlines business have raised concerns of higher operational costs. Photo: PTI Mumbai: Airlines seem to be preparing for turbulence with the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) regime as certain segments of aviation business, including movement of spare ... Read More »

GST is here. Is it time to look at logistics stocks?

As the nation prepares for implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) laws, the performance at the bourses of transport and logistics companies – once considered as one of the key beneficiaries under the one nation, one tax regime – has been a mixed bag thus far in calendar year 2017 (CY17).   Five of the 10 stocks in ... Read More »

GST, bankruptcy code important reforms for India, says World Bank

The World Bank on Wednesday said introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) and bankruptcy code were crucial reforms for India to implement. World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl hoped that the Indian Parliament would pass the GST bill and also the bankruptcy code in the ensuing winter session. The GST’s beneficial impact would be seen in 2018 if the ... Read More »