GST Bill

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 […]

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 […]

Deadline for sale of pre-GST goods extended to Dec 31: Ram Vilas Paswan

The Government has extended the deadline for sale of pre-GST goods with stickers of revised rates by three months to December 31, Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said. According to a PTI report: The decision came after several companies and retailers body CAIThighlighted that they are still left with huge unsold stocks of pre-GST goods and need more […]

The Glitchy History of India’s GST Network

The ownership and implementation shortcomings of the digital tax network have persisted for much longer, and go much deeper, than the finance minister would care to admit. Speaking at the 70th annual general meeting (AGM) of the Indian Banks’ Association last week, finance minister Arun Jaitley announced that the enforcement of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has […]

Impact of GST on gold and gold jewellery prices

One of the much-awaited tax reforms in India happened on July 1, 2017, that changed the way transactions and billings of the major gold and jewellery shops in the country. After a lot of debate on the issue of tax reform in the gold price, finally, a rate of 3 per cent tax was fixed. While some believe […]

Positive Impact Of GST On SMEs Warrants More Attention

Keeping in mind the fact that Digital India has been a significant element of the Modi Sarkar’s agenda so far, it’s not surprising to see many of GST’s benefits for Small and Medium Enterprises be in the digital space After the masterstroke that was last year’s Demonetization, the passing of the GST bill in April […]

Rajasthan Housing Board applies GST on RTI applications

Even an RTI (Right to Information) application is taxed in the “people friendly’ Rajasthan. In a rather bizarre move, the Rajasthan Housing Board, a body entrusted with the construction of urban dwellings, has started charging GST on applications under the RTI Act. In a recent application seeking copies of land-related documents, filed under the RTI […]