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GST Council doubles tax on caffeinated beverages, slashes hotel tariffs; takes in-principle decision to link Aadhaar with registration
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GST Council doubles tax on caffeinated beverages, slashes hotel tariffs; takes in-principle decision to link Aadhaar with registration

The tax changes came on a day the government announced big bang reduction in corporate tax rates to boost private investments and pull the economy out of a six-year low growth and a 45-year high unemployment rate.

Daily Bulletin: GST Council to hold meeting; Congress set to name 50 candidates for Maharashtra polls; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: GST Council to hold meeting; Congress set to name 50 candidates for Maharashtra polls; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: GST Council to meet today, expected to take call on tax rate cut amid slowdown; Amit Shah to chair meeting of Northern Zonal Council in Chandigarh on today; day's top stories and more

GST Council Meet today: Focus on revenue protection, boost for economic growth; no major tax rate cuts likely
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GST Council Meet today: Focus on revenue protection, boost for economic growth; no major tax rate cuts likely

The GST meeting will be closely watched as it could help investors gauge the government’s seriousness in reviving growth in Asia’s third-largest economy

GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spirit; will anti-profiteering law end up as tax terrorism?
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GST: Govt dictating prices goes against free-market spirit; will anti-profiteering law end up as tax terrorism?

Hasmukh Adhia hinted that any price hike by companies before 1 July, even if done for reasons such as higher input cost, may be subjected to enquiries. A veiled threat?

GST rollout: Have a foolproof and robust system before implementation
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GST rollout: Have a foolproof and robust system before implementation

Dry run is the key to success of any major initiative especially the one that is going to bring about a paradigm and drastic change.

Govt may hold winter session of parliament early to pass GST laws
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Govt may hold winter session of parliament early to pass GST laws

Parliament nod to the legislations in the winter session would give enough time to prepare for the rollout of GST from 1 April 2017

60k officers to be trained on GST; IT infra to be ready by March
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60k officers to be trained on GST; IT infra to be ready by March

After the training on GST laws gets complete by December 2016, GSTN will train them on the related IT infrastructure by March 2017