PM Modi terms GST as 'good and simple tax' - The Asian Age

Modi said GST is not just a tax reforms but also economic reform, social reform and a tool towards honesty. Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament for the launch of 'Goods and Services Tax (GST)', ...

Will have positive impact on economy, say industry captains - The Asian Age

Mumbai: Corporate India is upbeat about the new goods and services tax (GST), which is considered to be the single biggest tax reform undertaken by the country since independence. While there are still concerns regarding the preparedness of industry ...

Tryst with Sardar and Gita - Calcutta Telegraph

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi press buttons for the launch of the goods and services tax (GST) at midnight in the Central Hall of Parliament. The invitation had said GST would be launched by the Prime Minister “in the ...

GST rollout: Relief for farmers as GST Council cuts tax on fertilisers to 5 per cent - The Indian Express

GST rollout: In another move related to farmer's relief, the GST Council, which comprises of representatives of each and every state, decided to cut tax rate on exclusive parts of tractors from 28 per cent to 18 per cent. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter ...

It'll help lower inflation, propel GDP, says Jaitley - The Tribune

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said rollout of the GST will ease inflation, make tax avoidance difficult and boost GDP growth. Addressing the midnight launch event of the GST in the Central Hall of Parliament, Jaitley said the implementation of ...

GST launch is outcome of commitment to federal structure: Shah - The Asian Age

Amit Shah said that will give a big boost to the economy, reduce burden on citizens and help the poor immensely. BJP senior leader LK Advani, party president Amit Shah, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and other dignitaries at the special ceremony in the Central ...

Disability rights groups reject GST - The Hindu

Several disability rights organisations held a protest at Jantar Mantar on Friday demanding a rollback of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Disabled Rights Group convener Javed Abidi said: “After the GST roll-out, India will once again enter a sad and ...

GST: India Inc gets ready, in fits and starts - Business Standard

The biggest tax reform since Independence — goods and services tax (GST) — was kicked in from Friday midnight and companies say they will keep their date with the new indirect tax regime. The GST will harmonise a maze of central and state levies into ...

GST regime kicks off with gala launch at Central Hall of Parliament - Daily News & Analysis

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi press buttons for the launch of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at midnight, at the special ceremony in the Central Hall of Parliament in New Delhi on Saturday. (PTI). Shares7.

Food on trains to cost more - The Hindu

Food items served on board trains will become expensive from Saturday with application of Goods and Services Tax (GST) at 12 %. Hitherto, catering charges were exempted from service tax. Also, parcel and goods charges are likely to go up, as they have ...

Confusion galore as new tax regime kicks in - Deccan Herald

These are some issues on which businesses need clarity even as India's most significant tax reform was rolled out. File Photo. ×. What will be the final levy on a mobile phone when the handset is taxed at 12%, earphone at 18% and the charger at 28 ...

Hospitality sector reels under confusion - The Hindu

A few hours before the rollout of the much-debated Goods and Services Tax (GST), hospitality sector is in the grip of confusion. Hotel and restaurant owners here jostle with the clauses of the new system that would come into effect post 12 midnight ...

GST a tribute to maturity, wisdom of India's democracy: President - India.com

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said that introduction of GST was a “momentous event” for the nation and “a tribute to the maturity and wisdom of India's democracy” while pointing out that the success of major changes ...

How will the Centre ensure States' finances are not hurt? - The Hindu

A cut-out of PM Narendra Modi, with GST posters in New Delhi on Friday. | Photo Credit: Shanker Chakravarty. Special Correspondent. NEW DELHI , July 01, 2017 01:20 IST. Updated: July 01, 2017 01:20 IST. more-in ...

GST across political landscape - Economic Times

President's Last Address The launch of GST from Parliament House will be President Pranab Mukherjee's last address in Central Hall before he completes his term on July 25. Usually, the last address by the President is to the joint sitting of MPs from ...

Delayed on D-Day: e-waybills, date of filing returns - The Hindu

While the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime rolled out successfully on July 1, several key aspects such as the e-waybill system, the tax collected at source (TCS) by e-commerce companies, and the dates of filing returns have been delayed.

India enters GST era, PM Narendra Modi says Good and Simple Tax will help poor - India Today

At midnight Friday, India received the Goods and Services Tax, a nation-wide one-tax structure that has some worried but many optimistic about the Indian economy. Dev Goswami · dev.goswami@intoday.com. New Delhi, June 30, 2017 | UPDATED 01:45 IST.

GST rollout: What was left unsaid said a lot - India Today

President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi rolled out the Goods and Services Tax today. IndiaToday.in | Posted by Shraddha Jandial. desk-itgd@intoday.com. July 1, 2017 | UPDATED 03:50 IST. A +A -. close. Pranab Mukherjee and ...

GST tribute to wisdom of India's democracy: President Mukherjee - Business Standard

With the much-awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) rolling out at midnight, President Pranab Mukherjee, while addressing a special session of the Parliament, said it is a tribute to the maturity and wisdom of India's democracy. Calling the introduction ...

GST launched in India, businesses brace for chaos - Livemint

President Pranab Mukherjee and PM Narendra Modi at the GST launch event in the Central Hall of Parliament. Photo: PTI. New Delhi/Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Friday midnight launched the Goods and Services Tax (GST), India's biggest tax ...