Maharashtra records GST-backed surge in revenues, state’s indirect tax collections rise 29% in April-June 2017
With arrival of GST, a number of indirect taxes levied by local bodies like octroi, local body tax, luxury tax etc were abrogated to make way for new indirect tax regime
This is a major victory for the theatre owners lobby in Tamil Nadu. It's after 10 years the government has allowed a ticket price increase.
By letting states to tinker with agreed upon rates, the Centre is giving a silent burial to the idea of a 'one nation, one tax' rate dream
The West Bengal government will provide rebates to keep the effective Goods and Services Tax rate at par with the current two per cent entertainment tax.
This new GST regime — which will be implemented from 1 July 2017, may be good news for Bollywood, where entertainment tax is as high as 45 percent in metros like Mumbai. However, it could very well sound the death knell for regional cinema, mainly in South India.
While GST is a value added tax, entertainment tax, presently levied by the states is like a turnover tax, i
Crucial GST Council meet starts in Srinagar today, to decide tax rate for items from salt to luxury cars
The GST will replace 16 current levies -- seven central taxes like excise duty and service tax and nine state taxes like VAT and entertainment tax
Poorna is a biopic, directed by Rahul Bose, of the youngest climber of Mount Everest.
Going into the announcement of the Union Budget 2017-18 by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the entertainment industry had a bunch of expectations. Were they addressed?
Even though 20 percent is a stiff GST rate, it seems to be the appropriate level at which all considerations merge: inflation and revenue loss risks will be tolerable, and the political fallout minimal.
Of the Rs 24.45 crore entertainment tax slapped by the government on the state body, DDCA has been directed to deposit Rs one crore in two instalments.
DDCA case also presents the BCCI with the first real test of its intentions following the removal of N Srinivasan.
The logjam regarding Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) hosting the fourth Test between India and South Africa continued on Tuesday with the tax department of the state government yet to give clearance for the game scheduled from 3-7 December.
DDCA has moved the court for the interim relief as the SDMC yesterday rejected their application for a no-objection certificate or POC to hold the match.
Watching movies and television will be dearer in Delhi from Monday with the AAP government issuing a notification of an increase in entertainment tax.
Madhya Pradesh government on Wednesday declared that the upcoming film Hamari Adhuri Kahani will go tax free in the central Indian state.
The movie narrates the struggle of a Manipuri female boxer, who goes on to become a five-time World Amateur Boxing champion.<br />