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GST Council meet: Tax overhaul of 200 items, relief for small biz expected

The GST Council will meet for the last leg of its two-day meet and the session will be chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.

10 Nov 2017 9:33 AM

Hotel, restaurants body meets GST Council over tax rates

Currently restaurants with no AC and no bar attract a GST of 12 per cent.

09 Nov 2017 5:54 PM

Sensex edges up to 33,250.93 ahead of GST Council meet outcome

The 50-share NSE Nifty ended flat, up 5.80 points, or 0.06 per cent, at 10,308.95.

09 Nov 2017 4:10 PM

GST Council may prune items in top slab, review tax on non AC food joints

The Council, comprising state finance ministers, is also set to review the GST returns filing cycle and make it taxpayer friendly.

09 Nov 2017 3:39 PM

Sensex rebounds 245 points ahead of GST Council meet

Major gainers were Hindustan Unilever, Tata Steel, SBI, Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries, among others.

09 Nov 2017 10:29 AM


GST Council meets today in Guwahati; more relief for SMEs on cards

Tax rates on 80 per cent of items in the top slab is likely to be reduced to 18 per cent, said Bihar Chief Minister Sushil Modi.

09 Nov 2017 9:58 AM

Tax rates on 80 per cent items of top slab likely to be slashed by GST council

The GST Council will meet on November 9 and 10 in Assam's capital Guwahati.

08 Nov 2017 9:45 PM

Jaitley hints at pruning more items in 28 pc GST slab

GST Council in the last 3-4 meetings has slashed rates on over 100 items.

07 Nov 2017 2:16 PM

GST panel may lower 28 per cent rate on several items

According to ground reports, high tax rates in furniture and bath fittings had resulted in people avoiding taxes by paying for these items in cash.

06 Nov 2017 6:20 AM

Cong has run away, not enjoying one-sided battle: Modi on Himachal polls

The people of the state, the Prime Minister says, had decided to teach a lesson to Congress's 'Sultanate'.

05 Nov 2017 6:19 PM


Council to consider slashing GST on common use goods

GST rate on weighing machines, compressors may also be rationalised to 18 per cent from 28 per cent.

05 Nov 2017 12:49 PM

World Bank: India to be high middle income economy by 2047

Group of ministers to look into small traders’ issues, says Modi.

05 Nov 2017 1:32 AM

Some rejig in GST rate structure required: Adhia

The GST Council has been working on measures like the composition scheme to make things easier for small and medium sized businesses.

23 Oct 2017 9:36 AM

'GST rate structure requires total overhauling'

GST Council has rationalised rates on over 100 commodities and made refund process easier for exporters.

22 Oct 2017 6:22 PM

GST rate structure needs complete overhauling: Hasmukh Adhia

GST Council has rationalised rates on over 100 commodities and made refund process easier for exporters.

22 Oct 2017 1:46 PM


Age Debate: A trump card?

Modi govt is tweaking GST slabs as the BJP is getting nervous about Gujarat polls.

19 Oct 2017 2:53 AM

Soon eating at AC restaurants will not cost you much, read why

GST Council may cut tax rate on eating at AC restaurants from 18 per cent to 12 per cent.

18 Oct 2017 12:39 PM

Number of items in 28 per cent GST slab will be brought down: Adhia

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia also said that in the last 30-40 days glitches faced by GST Network software has reduced.

16 Oct 2017 8:51 PM

Centre will keep revising tax slabs in GST: MoS Finance

On Friday, the GST Council raised the composition scheme threshold for businesses to Rs. 1 crore.

09 Oct 2017 5:00 PM

Sensex, Nifty inch up on GST relief measures to SMEs

The 30-share Sensex rallied to the day's high of 31,935.63, but slipped before ending up 32.67 points at 31,846.89.

09 Oct 2017 4:10 PM