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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 »

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.and more »

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

In 2011, the chairman of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, India's leading business association, publicly pleaded with the then chief minister of the state of Gujarat to “soften his opposition and accept the implementation of ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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

Top leaders, industrialists, economists and celebrities descended on Friday night to witness the launch of the landmark GST at the historic Central Hall of Parliament which opened for a midnight ceremony for the first time in two decades. President ...and more »

India Gears Up for Historic Goods and Services Tax Implementation - The Diplomat

With two days left until the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax bill (GST) different stakeholders within the Indian economy are gearing themselves up for a severe shock to everyday economic routine. Aimed at simplifying and streamlining the ...and more »