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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 »

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 »

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: Things to know before midnight launch - Times of India

1. The rollout will completely transform the indirect taxation landscape in the country involving both the Central and State levies. GST00. 2. In a departure from the normal practice, GST will be administered together by the Centre and States. GST4. 3 ...and more »

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? - Times of India

GST or Goods and Services Tax+ , set to launch on July 1, is a multi-stage, destination-based tax that will be levied on every value addition. Read about the launch details here. Set to revolutionise the way India does its taxes, GST will be levied on ...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 »

Plenty of hiccups expected as India rolls out new tax reform - Economic Times

By Iain Marlow, Archana Chaudhary, P R Sanjai and Kartik Goyal As India prepares to launch its biggest tax reform since independence in 1947, businesses and citizens across the country are bracing for economic chaos. At midnight on July 1, Prime ...and more »

Top leaders, industrialists, filmstars mark historic GST launch at Parliament - Hindustan Times

President Pranab Mukherjee, who piloted the first constitutional amendment for unifying more than a dozen central and state taxes, shared a specially erected dais in the circular hall with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice- President Hamid Ansari ...and more »