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The crack team: Those who made GST a reality - Times of India

Arun Jaitley, finance minister. Jaileygst. Jaitley piloted the GST legislations, including amendment to Constitution, in the last three years and as first chairman of the GST Council, comprising the union and state finance ministers. He insisted on ...and more »

What is GST and how will it affect you? All your questions answered - The Hindu

Sixteen years in the making, India rolls out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, 2017. The Narendra Modi-led government will inaugurate the new indirect tax at the stroke of midnight of June 30 in Parliament. What is GST? (Source: PIB). The ...and more »

GST rollout: How businesses & consumers coped with India's biggest tax reform - Economic Times

GST DAY 1. Maruti, Apple among first to pass on the benefits to consumers. Prices of iPhones and cars, including luxury models like Audi and Jaguar, fell on Saturday as the country appeared to make a smooth transition to a new era of a single tax ...and more »

All Set For GST Launch, Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia Tells NDTV: Full Transcript - NDTV

New Delhi: Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia tells NDTV that the government is all set for the midnight Goods and Services Tax or GST launch on Friday. Here is a full transcript of Mr Adhia's interview with NDTV: NDTV: We really just have a few hours to ...and more »

GST FAQs: Can Service Tax Be Charged On Service Provided Before July 1? - NDTV

Various government departments are working towards a seamless transition for taxpayers, traders, manufacturers and suppliers to the new indirect tax regime. All India | NDTV Profit Team | Updated: June 29, 2017 18:28 IST. 30 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT ...and more »

Greater good - Hindu Business Line

Benefits of GST essentially flow from the effects of a simplified tax structure, seamless tax credit facility, and technology-driven easy tax compliances systems. Here are the major benefits: One: GST ends an era of multiple taxes levied at central ...and more »

With GST, we are heading towards Indian Common Market, says Kiran Bedi - Times of India

PUDUCHERRY: Lt Governor Kiran Bedi hailed the roll out of the GST regime. She tweeted 'India is heading to become one common market-Indian Common Market' (ICM). Puducherry has worked through the year to prepare traders, officers and consumers to ...and more »

For banks, it was a smooth ride to new tax era - Economic Times

Business in banks may have been smooth since the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime began two days back, but the banking and insurance activities of customers will begin to pinch as tax rates on these services have risen, said bankers. Most large ...and more »

India's 'simplified' tax scheme is anything but simple - South China Morning Post

An Indian labourer in New Delhi loads a cart to be delivered ahead of the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax. Photo: AP. In 2011, the chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, India's leading business association ...and more »

India, say hello to GST! Biggest-ever tax reform comes into effect - Economic Times

With the press of a button at midnight in Parliament's Central Hall, India switched to GST, the single biggest tax reform undertaken by the country in 70 years of independence. Launching GST, President Pranab Mukherjee said it is a momentous event for ...and more »