Petroleum products should be brought under GST: Sushil Modi

KOCHI: Petroleum products should be brought under the GST, said Sushil Kumar Modi, Bihar Deputy Chief Minister and head of the Group of Ministers for tackling IT-related glitches in the GST network, here on Thursday.“Many states are of the view that petrol and diesel should come under the new tax regime, while some have apprehensions,” Modi, […]

Slowdown effect of GST, demonetisation has played out: FM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the slowdown effect of demonetisation and GST roll-out on the Indian economy has played out and the country’s growth is now headed towards being more balanced and sustainable. “The Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth backed by the government’s strong focus on implementing structural […]

ClearTax launches offline GST billing software

New Delhi [India], Oct. 12 (ANI): Fin-tech startup ClearTax launched its latest offline software to help businesses create Goods and Services Tax (GST) bills in an easy and simple manner without internet. The ClearTax GST Offline is a free and easy-to-use billing software that will be of great use to those who are still on […]

GST will create pace for industrial growth: Commerce Secretary

LUDHIANA: Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) organized an interaction with Rita A Teotia, Commerce Secretary of the union government at a city hotel on Wednesday. The objective for the interaction was to address various issues faced by exporters and discuss midterm review of foreign trade Policy 2015-2020. During her address Teotia said, “The government […]

Truckers go off roads, demand diesel inclusion in GST

Hundreds and thousands of trucks kept off the roads across the country on Monday beginning a two-day strike to protest against the GST and calling for an end to daily revision of fuel prices. The strike sparked price rise due to an imminent disruption in supplies of essential commodities ahead of Diwali. The decision to […]

Will oppose E-way bill at GST council meet: Parrikar

Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS): E-way bill nullifies the aim of the GST single tax regime, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Thursday, adding that he would “strongly oppose” it at the next GST council meeting. Parrikar, during a trader grievance redressal meet here, also said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would resolve all pending issues related […]

Minor changes in GST won’t make any difference: Congress

New Delhi: Dubbing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill as ‘faulty’, the Congress Party on Friday said the minor changes in the tax reform would not make any difference. “The GST council should review the whole implementation process that is what we expect from them. Minor changes are not going to solve the problem,” Congress […]