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, […]

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 […]

Gom Chooses 25 Issues, to Meet Every Fortnight

A high-fueled team of ministers will conduct a meeting every fortnight to solve more than 2 dozen technical errors recognized in GSTN, the GST tax portal. This data was provided by the head of the panel and Sushil Modi, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, to the media in an interview. Over 25-odd errors, which had […]

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 […]

Snags raise doubts over GSTN tech bone

Govt rushes to form a five-member ministerial panel to resolve the technological challenge at the IT firm for GST Even as the government swiftly set up a five-member ministerial panel on Wednesday to oversee the technology challenges being faced by Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), the company that manages and maintains the information technology […]

GoM members appointed to resolve GSTN issues

NEW DELHI: The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has set up a Group of Ministers led by Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi and a committee on Exports under Revenue Secretary, Hasmukh Adhia  to monitor and resolve the IT challenges faced in the implementation of GST and exports, respectively. The members of the […]

CAIT demands waiver of penalty under GST

The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has called upon the Government to waive off penalty being charged on late filing of GSTR Form 3B which is summary return for the month of July. CAIT President B.C.Bhartia & Secretary General Praveen Khandelwal said that assuming such scenario, the Finance Minister had announced taking lenient view […]