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GST Council forms 18 groups to sort out industry worries

Groups will highlight specific issues for the smooth transition of the respective sector to the GST regime.

09 Jun 2017 2:13 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

Gold jewellers happy with 3 per cent tax

The GST council has decided to fix the GST rate at 3 per cent for the jewellery trade.

05 Jun 2017 6:01 AM

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

Textile products to cost more after GST

The GST Council on Saturday fixed 5 per cent rate on cotton fibre, yarn and fabric, which attract zero duty at present.

04 Jun 2017 2:06 PM


GST: Gold, packaged food dearer

Finance minister Arun Jaitley exuded confidence that states are ready to implement the new indirect tax regime from July 1.

04 Jun 2017 4:13 AM

Gold prices set to increase under GST

GST Council finalised the tax rates on five out of the six commodities that were excluded in the previous meeting.

03 Jun 2017 7:11 PM

GST Council clears rules, states agree to July 1 rollout

GST Council had last month fitted over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 2:56 PM

15th GST Council meeting starts, rates of six items to be decided

GST Council had put over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the four tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 2:11 PM

CAIT demands review of GST rates for auto spares, FMCG

CAIT said a higher rate of taxation will trigger a price rise resulting in reduced sales and inevitable layoffs.

03 Jun 2017 1:38 PM


Kaur takes up high GST on pickles, papad with Jaitley

Minister has also forwarded Coca-Cola India's demand not to include fizzy drinks in 'sin' category.

03 Jun 2017 11:42 AM

Key GST meet today may lower some taxes

Yoga guru and Patanjali founder Baba Ramdev has opposed increasing tax on ghee from the current five per cent to 12 per cent.

03 Jun 2017 4:11 AM

GST Council to finalise rates on gold, textiles tomorrow

GST Council had last month fitted over 1,200 goods and 500 services in the four tax brackets of 5, 12, 18 and 28 pc.

02 Jun 2017 3:31 PM

AP urges Centre to reduce GST on certain goods & services

State also wants lesser tax rate for hardware, biogas, cashew kernels, textiles, restaurants, fertilisers, tractors.

02 Jun 2017 2:58 PM

Scope for rationalisation of GST rates: Adhia

The intention is not to increase the taxes but to increase the revenue by implementing GST.

31 May 2017 10:21 AM


Consumer durables to cost more, daily items to be cheaper

The charges will be applicable once GST is implemented from July.

28 May 2017 1:35 PM

GST will remove barriers like octroi, entry tax: Adhia

Adhia writes in an opinion piece it was time to reflect on possible benefits of GST to trade and industry.

26 May 2017 3:12 PM

Will request for lower GST on hybrid vehicles: Gadkari

Hybrid cars slated to attract a 15 per cent cess over and above peak rate of 28 per cent under GST.

25 May 2017 4:11 PM

Realtors differ over GST's impact on housing prices

Exemption from service tax on construction of low-cost houses not being continued under GST.

24 May 2017 8:10 PM

GST Council may review steep levy on hybrid cars

Incidence of GST on mid and large-sized hybrid cars has been kept at same level as passenger cars.

24 May 2017 4:56 PM