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GST will severely affect micro, small and medium traders, says Chidambaram
Business

GST will severely affect micro, small and medium traders, says Chidambaram

Former Union finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) would severely affect micro, small and medium traders

Teething problems of GST to be resolved in two months, says CEA Arvind Subramanian
Business

Teething problems of GST to be resolved in two months, says CEA Arvind Subramanian

Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Friday exuded confidence of resolving teething problems of GST implementation in one-two months.

Jammu and Kashmir likely to rollout GST by 6 July, says finance minister Haseeb Drabu
India

Jammu and Kashmir likely to rollout GST by 6 July, says finance minister Haseeb Drabu

Jammu and Kashmir is likely to clear the legislation on GST by 6 July its finance minister Haseeb Drabu said

GST launch: Tax reform an outcome of commitment to country's federal structure, says Amit Shah
India

GST launch: Tax reform an outcome of commitment to country's federal structure, says Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah said the "historic" launch of the GST was an outcome of commitment to the country's federal structure under the leadership of Modi

GST launch: Narendra Modi govt has beaten Congress yet again in the game of ideas
Politics

GST launch: Narendra Modi govt has beaten Congress yet again in the game of ideas

The Congress response to the government's bold initiative to rollout GST in spite of the protests shows how it gets beaten in the game of ideas every time by Narendra Modi and his team.

GST rollout: Traders are scared, people are worried, says AAP leader Manish Sisodia
India

GST rollout: Traders are scared, people are worried, says AAP leader Manish Sisodia

Delhi deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said that the GST might end up in a "huge mess" if concerns over the new tax regime were not resolved in time

GST from 1 July: Arun Jaitley tells Congress to refrain from playing politics, says all decisions were unanimous
Business

GST from 1 July: Arun Jaitley tells Congress to refrain from playing politics, says all decisions were unanimous

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asked the Congress to refrain from indulging in politics over GST launch on Tuesday

Small businesses given enough time to prepare for GST, there can't be any excuse now, says Arun Jaitley
Business

Small businesses given enough time to prepare for GST, there can't be any excuse now, says Arun Jaitley

Jaitley said he expected there to be "some challenges" in the short term after the launch

GST impact: Boutique players emerge to help 6 mn firms connect to tax system online
Business

GST impact: Boutique players emerge to help 6 mn firms connect to tax system online

Major software and service players, IT companies and tax advisers are teaming up to market GST compliance products to firms large and small.

3 years of Narendra Modi government: Meddling in businesses mocks 'minimum govt' promise
Business

3 years of Narendra Modi government: Meddling in businesses mocks 'minimum govt' promise

There has been no serious action to dismantle the rights-based entitlement regime that was erected under the United Progressive Alliance government.

Bring petroleum products under GST; why destroy an architecture after creating it, asks Haseeb Drabu
Business

Bring petroleum products under GST; why destroy an architecture after creating it, asks Haseeb Drabu

While products like kerosene, naphtha and LPG will be under the ambit of GST, five items — crude oil, natural gas, aviation fuel, diesel and petrol — have been excluded from the basket for the initial years.

H-1B: Nasscom steps up lobbying with US lawmakers on visa, immigration curbs
Business

H-1B: Nasscom steps up lobbying with US lawmakers on visa, immigration curbs

The IT industry body paid a total amount of US $1,50,000 (nearly Rs 1 crore) to its two registered lobbyists in the first quarter of 2017.

GST will cut inflation by 2%, boost India's economy: Hasmukh Adhia
Business

GST will cut inflation by 2%, boost India's economy: Hasmukh Adhia

Inflation will fall by two percent on implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) and will create buoyancy in the economy, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has said.

Experts on GST rates: Indeed a new beginning but telecom, insurance, hotel booking to pinch consumer
Business

Experts on GST rates: Indeed a new beginning but telecom, insurance, hotel booking to pinch consumer

While some have supported the multiple rate structure for services some others have criticised it

GST Council: Cheaper rates for daily items offer good news for common man; no unpleasant surprises so far
Business

GST Council: Cheaper rates for daily items offer good news for common man; no unpleasant surprises so far

The MPC and RBI waiting for the rate structure to chart their future roadmap on inflation battle

Arun Jaitley says implementing GST will boost GDP, help India's economic growth
Business

Arun Jaitley says implementing GST will boost GDP, help India's economic growth

India continues to be the fastest growing major economy in the world and its growth will accelerate further due to factors like implementation of GST, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said.

GST Bills passed in Lok Sabha: Will the implementation now be another Indian ‘jugaad’?
Business

GST Bills passed in Lok Sabha: Will the implementation now be another Indian ‘jugaad’?

The challenge really begins now and getting the system moving from July is fairly audacious as these ends appear not to have been tied

GST passed in Lok Sabha highlights: India to see new tax regime soon as House clears all four bills
Business

GST passed in Lok Sabha highlights: India to see new tax regime soon as House clears all four bills

Arun Jaitley responds to Opposition in the marathon debate on Goods and Services Tax bill that started in Lok Sabha on Tuesday at 12 noon

GST Bills: Seven-hour marathon debate in Lok Sabha today; supplementary bills to be discussed
Business

GST Bills: Seven-hour marathon debate in Lok Sabha today; supplementary bills to be discussed

A stormy debate is likely in the Lok Sabha today as the Opposition has objected to the manner in which the legislations were introduced on Monday

GST: Coca-Cola wants tax rate at 34%, not 43%, and deadline 1 Sep, not 1 July
Business

GST: Coca-Cola wants tax rate at 34%, not 43%, and deadline 1 Sep, not 1 July

Coca-Cola has argued that its product is neither a luxury item nor is listed in sin category