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CBEC clarifications: Sweets to attract 5 per cent GST, no GST on kalava rakhis

Also, fresh isabgol seeds will attract nil GST, while dried or frozen isabgol seeds attract 5 per cent.

04 Aug 2017 9:57 AM

GST Composition may be relooked: Official

Only 1 lakh businesses signed up for the scheme till date.

31 Jul 2017 3:39 AM

Subdued demand may force relook at GST composition scheme

Objective behind it is to bring simplicity and reduce the compliance cost for small taxpayers.

30 Jul 2017 1:14 PM

Cigarettes will not be costlier under GST, clarifies CBEC chairman

Jaitley on Monday said that 28 percent GST will remain, and so will 5 percent ad valorem, as part of compensation cess.

19 Jul 2017 5:56 PM

GST rates not to be revised unless there is anomaly: CBEC

CBEC has received representations from textile traders and is looking into their demands.

19 Jul 2017 2:50 PM


CBEC not too rigid on GST enforcement action in first 6 months

CBEC wants industry to settle down into new indirect tax regime and ensure all traders are GST compliant.

19 Jul 2017 1:50 PM

I-T asks tax practitioners to register entities separately

CBEC asked all tax practitioners not to open more than one enrolment or registration case at one time.

17 Jul 2017 4:48 PM

GSTIN not necessary for import or export of exempt goods

GSTIN is a 15 digit unique code which is assigned to each registered business or trader.  

13 Jul 2017 5:54 PM

Govt abolishes large taxpayer units on GST rollout

GST will subsume over a dozen state and central level levies such as excise and sales tax.

30 Jun 2017 7:17 PM

Customs and excise board: July 1 to be celebrated as GST day

CBEC also instructed putting up of banners welcoming members of the trade and industry for any facilitation at all field offices.

30 Jun 2017 3:53 PM


Traders rack brains over GST

Experts claim more time required to understand, implement tax reform.

28 Jun 2017 1:55 AM

Finance Ministry sets up 'war room' for GST queries, feedback

Finance ministry has set up a GST feedback and action room specifically for queries of government officials.

27 Jun 2017 6:34 PM

GST will get states more than VAT

Today the CBEC is spending hundreds of crores of rupees in modernising computer systems for customs and as well as GST.

25 Jun 2017 7:06 AM

GST prep: Tea Board to make systems GST-compliant

The Tea Board was working closely with sales tax departments of West Bengal and Assam along with CBEC to make industry GST-ready.

20 Jun 2017 3:05 PM

Govt working on proposal to merge DGFT with CBEC

As per the World Bank's ease of doing business report (2017), India is ranked 130th out of 190 economies

14 Jun 2017 4:10 PM


Mobile operators face 10 pc customs duty on 4G equipment import

India, with over 1.16 billion mobile users is the second-largest telecom market in the world, after China.

14 Jun 2017 12:35 PM

PM Modi reviews preparedness for GST

This was the first review by the PM after the GST Council finalised the rates, and the second since May 2.

05 Jun 2017 3:40 PM

Govt starts blitzkrieg on GST awareness

The media blitzkrieg is to tell the common man that the upcoming GST will reduce prices of most goods.

04 Jun 2017 3:27 PM

Govt making export benefit scheme GST-compliant

Adoption of GST will reduce the cost of production and distribution.

18 May 2017 10:49 AM

Govt extends service tax return filing date to Apr 30

Filing returns for the period April-September, the due date is Oct 25, while for October-March it is April 25.

27 Apr 2017 2:05 PM