articles by MS Mani


GST rate cut: Latest round of reduction makes real estate sector very reasonable, simple for home buyers

In this backdrop, a GST rate of 18 percent with a 33 percent abatement for the value of the land, leading to an effective rate of 12 percent was considered very high.


One year of GST: Government could push a raft of anti-evasion measures if compliance or collections dip

Several changes in GST compliance during the initial phase had disturbed businesses and hence there would be a conscious effort to reduce the level of compliances in the coming year