The time has come for GST 2.0, says Manpreet Singh Badal

24-Nov-2019

Manpreet Singh Badal, Punjab’s minister for finance, planning and programme implementation and a senior leader…

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Sitharaman must immediately convene GST Council meet and release dues: Bengal FM

22-Nov-2019

West Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra on Thursday demanded that Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman…

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15th Finance Commission seeks say in GST Council amid Centre-states row

22-Nov-2019

The Centre and state governments seem to be on a collision course amid a sharp…

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14-Nov-2019

NEW DELHI : In a relief to taxpayers, the government on Thursday extended the due dates…

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GST ‘e-invoice’ finally here; faster returns, saving time and effort, other benefits for businesses

14-Nov-2019

To ease the process of invoicing, the GST council is set to start the facility…

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Be careful when you file GST! This error can lead to a fine

12-Nov-2019

The government on Monday clarified that it is the responsibility of the taxpayer to ensure…

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E-invoicing to be introduced on a voluntary basis: here's what you should know

11-Nov-2019

E-invoicing in India will be a big move, due to the volume of business transactions…

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Businesses allowed self-assessment for claiming GST credits

11-Nov-2019

The government has allowed businesses to do self-assessment while claiming credits for the Goods and…

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Latest GST circular puts an end to confusion over new input tax credit rules

11-Nov-2019

In a big relief for GST taxpayers, the Union government on Monday clarified the new…

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Telangana low GST ceiling hits traders

11-Nov-2019

Mr. Satyanarayana owns a shop selling hardware supplies and minor power tools in Chikkadpally. His…

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GST taxpayers alert! CBIC is going to use this unique number from Friday, here’s how it will benefit you

06-Nov-2019

Document Identification Number (DIN): In order to protect GST taxpayers from any harassment at the…

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India to further ease tax rules to boost investment, Narendra Modi says

03-Nov-2019

India is committed to further improving its people-friendly tax regime, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said,…

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Opinion | Putting on the squeeze won’t tame India’s twin crises

02-Nov-2019

The finance industry is in turmoil. Tax collections have hit stall speed. India’s credit and…

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GST collection falls 5.3% in October to ₹95,380 cr

02-Nov-2019

 Goods and services tax (GST) collections by the central and state governments fell 5.3% year-on-year…

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Chhattisgarh woos biz with GST refund, heavy subsidies

02-Nov-2019

Mineral-rich Chhattisgarh on Friday announced a set of hefty incentives to businesses under a new…

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GST collections decline to ₹95,380 crore in October

01-Nov-2019

GST collections declined to ₹95,380 crore in October as compared to ₹1,00,710 crore a year…

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This crucial new clause in GST rules is a mood-spoiler for the taxpayer

30-Oct-2019

GST authorities are issuing notices to the taxpayers for mismatches in the GSTR-2A statements with…

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New GST refund rules create confusion as deadline to file first returns comes close

29-Oct-2019

GST: Taxpayers will begin filing their first GST returns under the new rule from next…

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Gas and ATF likely to be brought under GST soon, says govt source

29-Oct-2019

Experts said that the ATF price would come down if it is kept in the…

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Citing Singapore model, experts bat for cutting multiple GST rates in India

29-Oct-2019

While India has multiple slabs to charge the indirect tax, Singapore has only one tax…

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Now, officers to exclusively handle GST, Customs complaints

28-Oct-2019

A nodal officer will be appointed in each CGST and Customs Commissionerate to sort out…

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No FIR lodged in ₹70-crore fake GST bill scam yet...

24-Oct-2019

It has been two and a half months since the UT excise and taxation commissioner-cum-deputy…

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Govt set to crack down on GST defaulters and trace Fake Invoices with data analytics.

23-Oct-2019

A government panel will discuss on Tuesday ways to intensify enforcement activities against goods and services…

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New GST return forms may force firms to change ERP systems

22-Oct-2019

The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns from April 2020 that mandate providing more…

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Mumbai firm director held for GST evasion in Vapi

21-Oct-2019

The Directorate General of GST Intelligence’s (DDGI), Vapi, arrested a director of Mumbai-based infrastructure company…

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GST Review: Only way to increase revenue is to plug the leakage, curb fake GST invoices

19-Oct-2019

GST Tax: Concerned with the dwindling tax collections under the GST, the Modi government has…

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Opinion | Will increase in compliance for individuals and businesses boost economy?

17-Oct-2019

The government’s announcement to reduce tax rates for corporates has been made in the hope…

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MSMEs want GST levied only after receiving payments

17-Oct-2019

Slowdown and pending dues put traders in a spot A majority of the 13,000-odd micro,…

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Chartered Accountants Influence the GST Collection - CGST Commissioner

16-Oct-2019

A national conference on Goods and Services Tax (GST) Way Forward was organised by The…

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Tax cut is bigger than demonetisation and GST

28-Sep-2019

Last Friday was a big day in India’s economic history. India moved from the league…

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State GST raids on 13 tour operators in Gujrat

28-Sep-2019

The State Goods and Services Tax (SGST) department on Thursday launched simultaneous search and inspection…

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GST Council recommends relaxation in filing of annual returns for MSMEs

27-Sep-2019

The 37th GST Council meeting, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here recently, has recommended relaxation in…

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कारोबारियों को मिली बड़ी राहत! GST रिफंड इलेक्ट्रॉनिक ऑनलाइन व्यवस्था आज से शुरू

27-Sep-2019

जीएसटी रिफंड (GST Refund) की नई व्यवस्था आज (26 सितंबर) से लागू हो गई है.…

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CBI arrests GST inspector, BoB manager in separate cases of bribery

26-Sep-2019

The CBI has arrested an inspector of the Central Goods and Services Tax Department in…

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जीएसटी रिफंड में 400 करोड़ रुपये का फर्जीवाड़ा, जाली इनवॉयस लेकर किया खेल

25-Sep-2019

वस्तु एवं सेवा कर आसूचना महानिदेशालय (डीजीजीएसटीआई) के अहमदाबाद कार्यालय ने राष्ट्रीय राजधानी क्षेत्र (एनसीआर)…

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Hotels stocks rise up to 20% after govt cuts corporate tax, GST rates

24-Sep-2019

Share prices of hotel companies rallied 3% to 20% intraday in Monday's trading session after…

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GST फॉर्म टलने से मिलेगा लेट फाइलिंग को बढ़ावा!

23-Sep-2019

गुड्स ऐंड सर्विसेज टैक्स (GST) में सुधार और सहूलियत के नाम पर कई प्रक्रियाओं को…

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GST काउंसिल ने वापस लिया सर्कुलर, महंगा पड़ सकता है पोस्ट-सेल डिस्काउंट

23-Sep-2019

त्योहारी सीजन की पीक सप्लाई के बीच एक बार फिर पोस्ट-सेल डिस्काउंट के टैक्सेबल होने…

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Railway equipment-makers welcome 12% hike in GST

23-Sep-2019

Manufacturers of rail equipmenthave welcomed the GST Council’s decision to raise GST on rail equipment…

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GST collection fall in Jammu and Kashmir due to poor access to internet

23-Sep-2019

Businessmen, traders and professionals are finding it difficult to file their Goods and Services Tax…

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GST Council Cuts Tax Rate on Hotel Room Tariffs; Caffeinated Drinks to Get Costlier

21-Sep-2019

The all-powerful GST Council on Friday more than doubled the tax on caffeinated beverages but…

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GST रजिस्ट्रेशन के साथ आधार लिंक करना होगा जरूरी, रिफंड को लेकर भी हुई चर्चा

21-Sep-2019

जीएसटी काउंसिल की 37वीं बैठक शुक्रवार को गोवा में हुई। इस बैठक में कई अहम…

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Corporate income tax done, next should be GST

21-Sep-2019

While Nirmala Sitharaman’s bigbang announcement on corporate-tax reduction on Friday has had a huge positive…

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Five things to expect from GST Council meet in Goa today

20-Sep-2019

Federal indirect tax body, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, is set to meet in Goa…

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वित्त मंत्री की PC थोड़ी देर में, GST बैठक से पहले बड़े ऐलान संभव

20-Sep-2019

गोवा में होने वाली जीएसटी काउंसिल की बैठक से पहले वित्त मंत्री निर्मला सीतारमण प्रेस…

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Ashok Leyland, Tata Motors, TVS likely to gain most from GST cut

19-Sep-2019

Auto stocks have gained 6-11% in the past month on hopes of a possible cut…

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GST Council to cut rates, luxury hotels and catering firms on the list

19-Sep-2019

Federal indirect tax body, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council, is likely to announce…

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Aadhaar verification to be mandatory for new dealers from January 2020

16-Sep-2019

In order to check malpractices in GST, the GST Network on Saturday decided to make…

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Ahead of GST Council meet, biscuit makers hope for rate cut

16-Sep-2019

Biscuit makers are hoping for a lowered tax rate on widely consumed mass biscuits priced below ₹100…

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Firms with annual income upto Rs 2 crore could get GST return relief

13-Sep-2019

The all-powerful GST Council is set to discuss a proposal to exempt small businesses with…

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Final call at September 20 meeting: GST Council may lower levies on auto, biscuits

13-Sep-2019

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council could lower levies for sectors such as automobiles,…

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Biggest-ever crackdown on GST violators; agencies raid 336 locations in relation to IGST scam

13-Sep-2019

The government has tracked down one of the reasons behind the phenomena of falling GST…

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GST rate cut relief likely for compact cars, parts makers

10-Sep-2019

The clam our for lowering the goods and services tax rate for the auto industry,…

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Slowdown Blues: Car sales crash 29% in August; all eyes on Sep 20 GST meet

02-Sep-2019

Automobile sales in the country crashed again by nearly a third in August 2019 over…

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GST Council to decide on cutting taxes on motor vehicles: Nirmala Sitharaman

02-Sep-2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that the GST Council will take the final…

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GST collection slips below Rs 1 lakh crore mark to Rs 98,202 crore in August

02-Sep-2019

In another indicator of economic slowdown, GST collection in the month of August dropped below…

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No GST on everyday items like milk and meat

31-Aug-2019

Last month, Bollywood actor Rahul Bose tweeted how a Chandigarh-based five-star hotel billed him a staggering ₹442, including…

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Rail wagon makers buck the trend, seek higher GST

30-Aug-2019

Amid the clamour for cuts in goods and services tax (GST) rates to help revive…

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GST Officials Arrest Maharashtra Businessman For Rs. 24.55 Crore Tax Fraud

29-Aug-2019

A businessman has been arrested by Goods and Services Tax (GST) officials in Maharashtra's Thane…

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सीमेंट पर GST घटाने की कोशिश, 28 से घटाकर 18 पर्सेंट हो सकता है टैक्स

29-Aug-2019

सरकार अब ठंडे पड़े सेक्टरों में तेजी लाने की कोशिश कर रही है। इनमें से…

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'GST कलेक्शन में गिरावट की वजह से सरकार ने RBI से लिया सरप्लस'

28-Aug-2019

आरबीआई से केंद्र सरकार को लगभग 1.76 करोड़ रुपये मिले हैं. जीएसटी कलेक्शन में कमी…

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Technical glitches behind GST annual returns deadline extension

28-Aug-2019

The date for filing annual returns and GST audit for 2017-18 has again been extended…

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Last date to file GST annual returns extended till 30 November

27-Aug-2019

The finance ministry on Monday said the last date for filing annual GST returns has been extended…

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Key announcements made by the FM in the press conference

24-Aug-2019

In an unprecedented move, the Finance Minister has held a press conference on Friday, August…

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The Big GST Hole

22-Aug-2019

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has made a grim observation in its…

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Parle may lay-off up to 10,000 employees over weakening demand, GST woes

22-Aug-2019

Parle Products, India's largest biscuit maker may end up letting go of 8,000-10,000 employees, the…

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Further extension the only solution for GST annual return & GST audit

22-Aug-2019

The GST annual return & GST audit report for the first year, which is 2017-18,…

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E-Invoicing Under GST – How Would It Work?

20-Aug-2019

The Goods and Services Tax has indeed been one of the most radical tax reforms…

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Is the new GST return filing system really simple? Reconciliation holds the key

19-Aug-2019

Since the inception of Goods and Series Tax (GST), the main intention of the government…

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Centre may tweak GST structure for startups, refunds to get easier

17-Aug-2019

After the decision to provide relief to start-ups on assessment of angel tax notices, the…

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Mood of the Nation poll: 61% say GST need to be simplified further

17-Aug-2019

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) has gone through several changes since its introduction, the…

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कमजोर निवेश और कम जीएसटी संग्रह भारतीय अर्थव्यवस्था की बड़ी चुनौतियां: गोल्डमैन

17-Aug-2019

आर्थिक वृद्धि और मुद्रास्फीति के मोर्चों पर सकारात्मक उपलब्धियों के बावजूद भारत के समक्ष कमजोर…

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GST evasion by e-commerce comapanies: CBIC seeks public feedback

16-Aug-2019

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is seeking public feedback to keep…

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GST Council to meet on September 20 in Goa

16-Aug-2019

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council is likely to meet next on September 20…

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State GST Act will continue in Jammu & Kashmir for the time being: Experts

09-Aug-2019

The state goods and services tax (GST) will continue, says the Jammu and Kashmir reorganisation legislation, but…

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Economic stimulus, GST cuts, easy credit on India Inc?s wishlist to fight slowdown

09-Aug-2019

India Inc on Thursday told the government that the economic slowdown was intense, and it…

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GST trouble: Businesses reporting 20 per cent revenue fall receive notices

08-Aug-2019

GST-registered businesses that have reported decline in annual revenue by 20% or more over the…

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GST cut, road tax revision to have positive impact on auto industry: Anand Mahindra

08-Aug-2019

 Anand Mahindra, chairman Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), has urged the government to take a few…

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Do RWAs need to pay GST on society fee?

08-Aug-2019

Even after more than two years of its implementation, there are ambiguities that crop up…

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Ather 450 and 340 prices drop after GST rate cut - here's how much they cost now

07-Aug-2019

Ather Energy recently cut down the prices of its products by a significant amount, following…

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GST on discounts puts retailers in a spot

07-Aug-2019

Tax on discounts that manufacturers and wholesalers extend to retailers for passing on to consumers…

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Introspect on GST: The CAG report flags the impact of an imperfect GST Network

07-Aug-2019

Small businesses still suffer overheads on account of GST compliance. The irony here is hard to…

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Firms may get to raise prices after transferring GST cuts

05-Aug-2019

Companies are free to raise prices of products and services as per their business cycle…

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Navayuga Engineering Company Limited in trouble for fake GST invoices

05-Aug-2019

Navayuga Engineering Company Limited, which was asked to suspend works related to the Polavaram project…

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GST refund to be blocked if '80% local employees' rule breached: Maharashtra govt

03-Aug-2019

The Maharashtra government would soon issue an order whereby GST refunds would be blocked if…

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GST collection grows 5.8% in July to?1.02 trillion

02-Aug-2019

Central and state governments have collected Rs. 1,02,083 crore from Goods and Services Tax (GST)…

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Hrithik Roshan's Super 30 exempted from GST in Haryana

02-Aug-2019

The Haryana government on Thursday exempted the Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 from the state goods…

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Tata Motors cuts Tigor EV prices by Rs 80,000 post GST rate reduction to 5%

02-Aug-2019

Tata Motors on Thursday said it has slashed its electric vehicles (EVs) prices by up to…

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Kerala Imposes Flood Cess In Addition To GST, A First In India

01-Aug-2019

 A year after the worst floods in almost a Century, Kerala has become the first…

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GST red flags

01-Aug-2019

The shift to the goods and services tax (GST) regime marked a significant step towards…

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GST on Electric Vehicles Slashed from 12% to 5%, Tax on Chargers Also Reduced

01-Aug-2019

The GST Council on Saturday slashed GST on electric vehicles (EVs) to five per cent…

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GST compliance regime not yet simple, says CAG

31-Jul-2019

The government has failed to put in place a simplified tax compliance regime and non-intrusive…

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Rs 3,000 crore GST collected in Kutch so far

29-Jul-2019

Compared to previous years, Goods and Service Tax (GST) payers have increased. In Kutch alone,…

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The Government is providing waiver on service tax, excise disputes. Should you go for it?

27-Jul-2019

The Sabka Vishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme, 2019 (‘LDS’) was introduced in the Budget this…

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GST council meet on EV rates deferred

26-Jul-2019

The meeting of the GST Council, convened to decide on a cut in the tax…

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flat-owners-to-pay-18-gst-on-the-entire-maintenance-charges

26-Jul-2019

If you pay more than ?7,500 per month as maintenance charges for your apartment, you should…

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GST on bananas: Team visits hotel, experts say no tax on fresh fruit

26-Jul-2019

A DAY after Chandigarh Deputy Commissioner and Excise and Taxation Commissioner Mandip Singh Brar ordered…

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IAF protests Rs 100 crore GST bill on import of aircraft parts

24-Jul-2019

The Indian Air Force has made a representation before the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI)…

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No GST invoice required if goods taken abroad for exhibition are brought back in 6 months

24-Jul-2019

The Finance NSE -3.55 % Ministry on Monday said entities taking goods abroad for exhibitions…

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18% GST on flat owners paying monthly maintenance of over Rs?7,500

23-Jul-2019

On how the tax liability would be calculated for a person who owns two or…

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Scope of ?intermediary? for ITeS services extended, many may lose export benefit, pay 18% GST

19-Jul-2019

In a circular that will have far-reaching implications on the export and ITeS community, the…

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GST collection of states, union territories increased to Rs 5.18 lakh crore in FY19, says Nirmala Sitharaman

19-Jul-2019

GST collection of states and union territories increased to Rs 5.18 lakh crore in the…

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GST rate on cement, steel, pipes, roofing sheets and other building materials: Implications on housing sector

18-Jul-2019

The Indian cement industry is the second largest cement producer in the world. The Government…

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Is Dream 11 a gambling & betting site? This GST ruling settles the case

18-Jul-2019

Does Mumbai-based Dream11, which recently entered the unicorn club, lure people to spend their money…

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Banks approach Delhi HC against?38,000 crore service tax demand

18-Jul-2019

Thirteen banks have moved Delhi High court against a government demand for service tax to…

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Two traders arrested for Rs 50 crore IGST refund fraud

15-Jul-2019

The Belapur Central GST Commissionerate arrested two traders for allegedly floating over 50 shell companies…

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IT department vetting GST, civic licences in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh to widen tax net

13-Jul-2019

To widen the tax net, the income tax department has begun scrutiny of the data…

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Anti-profiteering in GST: Caught in litigation, extension in tenure may not be enough

12-Jul-2019

Anti-profiteering provisions have been in force for nearly two years and at the recent GST…

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Steady decline in number of return filers in last four months

12-Jul-2019

Total number of entities filing GST returns has seen steady declined in the last four…

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Cracking the whip: Govt books 1,800 cases for issuing fake GST invoices

11-Jul-2019

The Union government has booked nearly 1,800 cases for issuing fake GST invoices since 2017-18.…

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Government found fake GST invoices of Rs 9000 crore: CBIC

11-Jul-2019

Since the advent of GST Laws, trade and industry have faced multifarious issues relating to…

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Important dates to remember for GST return filings

10-Jul-2019

Filing of returns with the Government within stipulated dates is important for a taxpayer in…

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Breather for exporters as Centre to pay ITC refund for State GST

10-Jul-2019

In a major relief to exporters, the Centre will now pay the input tax credit…

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Nirmala Sitharaman Explains How GST Filing Will Be Simplified

07-Jul-2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) processes…

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Opinion | Pension scheme, simpler? GST augur well for traders

06-Jul-2019

The retail sector is one of the most dynamic sectors of the Indian economy and…

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GST on electric vehicles reduced to 5 per cent, buyers to get Rs 1.5 lakh tax benefit

06-Jul-2019

For all those who have been wanting to buy an electric vehicle, there is a…

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Fifteenth Finance Commission Seeks for Regular Dialogues with GST Council

05-Jul-2019

Finance Commission chairman NK Singh Thursday said finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reacted "positively" to…

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Budget 2019: Traders want govt to simplify GST, tax breaks and cheap loans

05-Jul-2019

There are around seven crore small and medium traders in the country, which in turn…

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Budget 2019: SIAM Asks Budget Council To Reduce GST Rates And Incentivise R&D Expenses

04-Jul-2019

SIAM has demanded reduction in GST rates and 200 per cent weighted reduction in R&D…

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Items not declared? You can still pay GST

04-Jul-2019

The Finance Ministry on Wednesday issued a slew of clarifications regarding the filing of annual…

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Sanitaryware industry urges government to cut GST, encourage hygiene

04-Jul-2019

The manufacturers hoped that the Union Budget, which is slated to be presented on Friday,…

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Government issues warning against fake GST invoices

02-Jul-2019

The government Monday warned businesses against generating fake invoices to evade GST, saying tax officers…

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Govt to Introduce Fresh Reforms in GST, New Return Filing System on Monday to Mark 2 Yrs of Rollout

01-Jul-2019

Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur will preside over the event…

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Top events today: New train timings, GST anniversary, RTGS charges, & more

01-Jul-2019

From new Indian Railways train timings to GST anniversary, here are some of the most…

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Additional discount given by a company to a dealer will attract GST, says Finance Ministry

29-Jun-2019

Additional discount given for special reduced price to augment the sales will be liable to…

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Budget 2019 | Future of GST ? Two years on, what is next?

29-Jun-2019

In the next phase of GST, the government is expected to take up many unfinished…

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How a kachori shop in Aligarh has become a GST test case

27-Jun-2019

This was outside Aligarh’s famous Mukesh Kachori Bhandar, and he was a member of the…

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Soon, GST taxpayers will get 'risk scores'

27-Jun-2019

The goods and service tax (GST) authorities will soon draw up a list of taxpayers…

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GST Council mandates e-ticketing for cinemas, industry players say no impact on business

27-Jun-2019

Most multiplexes are selling e-tickets and are GST compliant. Last week during the 35th GST Council…

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Cross-country offices of companies to now come under GST

27-Jun-2019

Those eligible can claim the input tax credit and a circular sanctioned by the GST…

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Cross charges: GST to be based on services provided by HO to branch in another State

26-Jun-2019

The Finance Ministry has put out a draft circular clarifying the taxability of services provided…

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GST defaults: Nearly 75,000 notices served in Gujarat

26-Jun-2019

The goods and services tax (GST) authorities have recently identified nearly 75,000 defaulters in Gujarat…

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Companies may soon have to pay GST on inter-state office services like HR

26-Jun-2019

Companies with multi-state offices will suffer as services provided by an office in one state…

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Last date to file annual tax returns under GST extended to August 31

22-Jun-2019

The 35th GST council on Friday extended the tenure of the national anti-profiteering authority (NAA)…

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GST Council meet today: Nirmala Sitharaman faces her first test as Finance Minister

21-Jun-2019

Nirmala Sitharaman will face her first test as the Finance Minister when she chairs the 35th…

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Government identifies 5,106 ?risky exporters? who have fraudulently claimed GST refunds

21-Jun-2019

According to sources, such fraudulent claims of Integrated GST (IGST) refunds by exporters could exceed…

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GST on electric vehicles may be reduced to 5%

19-Jun-2019

India may cut the goods and services tax (GST) on electric vehicles to 5% from…

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Bogus IGST refund claims: Government to verify exporters' claims before sanctioning

19-Jun-2019

With the government detecting fraudulent refund claims by exporters, the CBIC has asked customs and…

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Budget 2019: Startups, MSMEs seek faster payment processing and GST relaxation

19-Jun-2019

With Union Budget 2019-20 less than a month away, startups and small-scale enterprises have sought…

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Government rules out bringing oil products under GST for now

18-Jun-2019

The Centre has virtually ruled out including petroleum products within the ambit of GST immediately,…

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What government is doing to improve GST COMPLIANCE

18-Jun-2019

With India set to complete two years of the roll-out of the GST, its biggest…

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Ahead of Union Budget, Maruti Suzuki pitches for 18% GST on CNG cars

18-Jun-2019

Maruti Suzuki, India’s largest car maker with a 51 percent market share, is hoping for…

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GST Council meet on 21 June to focus on checking tax evasion

17-Jun-2019

The govt plans to raise scrutiny on businesses amid low GST collections, Experts said the benefits…

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GST Council may give 1-year extension to anti-profiteering authority

17-Jun-2019

The GST Council is likely to extend till November 30, 2020 the tenure of the…

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Budget 2019: Traders? body urges Centre to lower GST rate on auto parts, aluminium utensils

17-Jun-2019

The traders body submitted a white paper on GST to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman A traders’…

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Extend GST annual return deadline

17-Jun-2019

Late availability of utility, mismatches in the return, no option to avail ITC are the…

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Karnataka wants GST compensation extended beyond 2022

16-Jun-2019

"As our state will have limited scope to mobilise additional revenue beyond 2022, there would…

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Budget 2019: Economists seek simpler GST, IBC-type framework for NBFCs

15-Jun-2019

The finance minister is holding customary meetings with different stakeholders, including industry and farmers' bodies.…

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How to avoid credit mismatch while filing GSTR-9

15-Jun-2019

For credit that has already been claimed in the GSTR-3B return, as well as credit…

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Government likely to bring GST frauds under PMLA; discuss with state FMs at GST Council

15-Jun-2019

The government is likely to bring cases of Goods and Service Tax (GST) frauds under the…

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Why this Kolaveri over arrest of tax evaders by GST commissioner?

14-Jun-2019

Since the GST law provides a commissioner the power to arrest a person in case…

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CAIT urges govt for lowering GST rates on auto parts, aluminium utensils

14-Jun-2019

Traders body CAIT on June 13 urged the government to lower GST rates on various…

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GST credit: A dire need to incorporate learnings from the past

14-Jun-2019

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has indeed been a journey marked…

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GST anti-profiteering body dismisses complaint against Bharti Telemedia

14-Jun-2019

Bharti AirtelNSE -1.99 % Thursday said the GST anti- profiteering authority has dismissed a complaint…

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Centre releases Rs 57 Lakh as GST refund for langars, Harsimrat Badal thanks PM Modi

14-Jun-2019

The three-time Bathinda MP thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for fulfilling the promise made to…

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New monthly GST return filing system to be rolled out from October: FinMin

13-Jun-2019

The Finance Ministry said Tuesday the new monthly GST return filing system will be rolled out from October. The rollout…

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Cut in GST rate on footwear to promote growth, exports: CLE Chairman to govt

13-Jun-2019

The council has sought reduction of GST rate to 12 per on footwear priced above…

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New GST return system for taxpayers: Here are all the details

12-Jun-2019

The government has unveiled a transition plan for taxpayers under the goods and services tax…

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Two Mangaluru scrap dealers arrested for creating fake bills to avoid up to Rs 15 cr GST

12-Jun-2019

Officials said the duo fraudulently generated Input Tax Credit from business firms and entities without…

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Chandigarh traders ask UT to simplify GST

12-Jun-2019

City traders have demanded simplification and rationalization of Goods and Services Tax In a recent meeting…

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Fake firms in Odisha make merry tapping GST loopholes

11-Jun-2019

Amid gaping holes in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) system, the Rourkela Commissionerate of…

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Eight common mistakes to avoid while filing your GSTR-9 return

11-Jun-2019

While the Government is going to be extra vigilant to flag defaulting filers, taxpayers need…

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4 Points On GST Implications On Housing Projects That You Should Know

11-Jun-2019

Back in February, the GST (Goods and Service Tax) council announced a relief on GST…

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CPI preparing a memorandum on GST rates to save MSME

11-Jun-2019

The CPI is in the process of preparing a memorandum on the GST requirements for…

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More items likely to go off highest GST slab

10-Jun-2019

India could review the goods and services tax (GST) structure to further prune the number…

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Restaurants? body writes to government for dual GST structure

10-Jun-2019

The main restaurant industry body has written to the government, demanding that restaurants be given…

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GST Council to meet on 20 June, may fix Rs50 cr turnover threshold for e-invoice

09-Jun-2019

The GST Council will take a final decision on the turnover threshold for issuance of…

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Fake GST racket busted, four arrested

08-Jun-2019

A fake GST racket, where invoices were issued without actual supply of goods, was busted…

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Govt Might be Asked to Lower GST Collection Target to Realistic Levels for FY20

08-Jun-2019

In the month of May, the Centre and state governments collected a little more than…

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Rs 1,00,289 crore total gross GST revenue collected in India

08-Jun-2019

The total gross GST revenue collected in the month of May 2019 is Rs 1,00,289…

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Chartered Accountant and Four Others held for creating Fake GST Invoices

08-Jun-2019

Four persons, including a Chartered Accountant was arrested by the Goods and Services Tax (GST)…

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GST Annual Return filing Due Date won?t be Extended: Finance Ministry

07-Jun-2019

The Ministry of Finance recently reminded that the last date to file GST Annual returns…

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Consumer goods firms want GST on ACs, large TVs cut to 18%

07-Jun-2019

White goods makers want Goods & Services Tax  (GST) on air conditioners (ACs) and large televisions (above…

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Manpasand Beverages CMD willing to step down over alleged GST 'fraud'

06-Jun-2019

Troubled fruit juice maker Manpasand BeveragesNSE -4.98 %' Chairman and Managing Director Dhirendra Singh Thursday…

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No change in the last date to file annual GST return: Finance Ministry

05-Jun-2019

Here is a list of issues to keep in mind when you file your annual…

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Companies to take GST audit exam; Experts want no penal action

05-Jun-2019

India Inc. is gearing up to face the first test of their goods and services…

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GST collection at 1 lakh cr in May below target, tax rate cut unlikely soon

03-Jun-2019

The Centre and state governments collected a little more than 1 lakh crore in Goods and…

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SIAM budget wishlist: GST cut on auto, incentive to scrap old vehicles

03-Jun-2019

Passing through one of the longest sales slowdowns, the auto industry has sought reduction of GST on…

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Govt probes I-T and GST mismatch in crackdown against evaders

03-Jun-2019

Back in office, the Modi government is set to take up the next stage of…

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GSTN move to give leg-up to software product firms

03-Jun-2019

A government bid to democratise access to accounting software by making it free for small…

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Government collects Rs 1,00,289 crore GST in May

03-Jun-2019

For the third month in a row, government has managed to collect over Rs 1…

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GST on the Highway

03-Jun-2019

Hopping on to a truck carrying consumer durables from Sriperumbudur to Bhiwandi, N Madhavan discovers…

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Govt probes income tax returns and GST claims discrepancy, identifies thousands of shell firms

02-Jun-2019

The government is all set to take action against tax and money laundering with the…

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Why businesses must prepare GSTR-9 without any delay

30-May-2019

We will soon step into the third year of GST. For now, businesses are struggling…

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Supreme Court Agrees To Examine Law To Arrest Individuals For GST Evasion

30-May-2019

The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the powers of tax authorities to arrest an…

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Five things home buyers should know about GST

30-May-2019

Houses priced below ?45 lakh are elegible for the concessional 1% tax rate on affordable…

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Apex auto lobby body to make a plea to govt to reduce GST on vehicles

30-May-2019

Auto demand has remained disappointingly poor since the last six months forcing companies including Maruti…

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GST: From anti-profiteering to fixing GSTN glitches, issues that need immediate attention

29-May-2019

As the country’s biggest tax reform, Goods and Services Tax (GST), is inching closer to…

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Why Duty Free Shops Are Exempted From GST? Allahabad HC Explains [Read Judgment]

29-May-2019

The sale/supply at the Duty Free Shops of international departure terminals would be export of…

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Year after flood, Kerala first state to levy 1% cess on GST

28-May-2019

Kerala will levy a 1% cess on most goods and services in the state from…

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Government likely to introduce electronic invoice system under GST

28-May-2019

Top companies in the country may soon have to rely on a common goods and…

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Two more Manpasand Beverages board members resign amid GST fraud case

28-May-2019

Manpasand Beverages on Monday announced that its board members Bharat Vyas and Dhruv Agrawal have…

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Manpasand Beverages share price falls 20% after MD, CFO arrested in Rs 40 crore GST tax invasion and invoice fraud case

28-May-2019

As per the press released of the CGST, the MD of the Vadodara-based company Abhishek…

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GST Evaders Can Be Arrested: SC Upholds Telangana HC Judgment

28-May-2019

The Supreme Court has dismissed a plea challenging Telangana High Court judgment that held that…

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GSTN Starts Offering Free Software To MSMEs For Filing GST Returns

28-May-2019

The Goods and Services Tax Network on Tuesday said it has started offering free accounting…

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GST Council to implement changes in phased manner

27-May-2019

Big businesses will have to start filing goods and services tax (GST) returns in the new form…

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Single authority for sanctioning and processing GST refunds in offing, new structure to come up likely by August

27-May-2019

A single authority for sanctioning and processing GST refunds is in the offing as the…

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GST standard rates may not be merged any time soon

27-May-2019

The Revenue Department does not think it would be appropriate even in the near future…

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GST, biofuels push on the wish list of oil & gas companies in NDA's second term

27-May-2019

With the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) retaining power with a massive mandate in the national elections, India’s…

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Manpasand Beverages MD, officials arrested in Rs 40 crore GST fraud

27-May-2019

The investigation revealed a network of over 30 fake or bogus units located in various…

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Outlet fined for charging GST on discounted item

27-May-2019

Charging Rs 24.48 as GST from a consumer on a discounted shirt has cost a…

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Some petroleum products could be brought under GST

27-May-2019

The Finance Ministry has started preparing ground for next round of discussions at the GST…

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Fake Invoice racket busted by GST Commissionerate

25-May-2019

Based on information received from Kolkata and investigation, the Commissionerate registered cases against these firms…

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Safari Retreats (P.) Ltd. v. Chief Commissioner of Central Goods & Service Tax

24-May-2019

As per the contentions raised by the petitioner, the High Court of Orissa observed the…

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Government to press the pedal for easier, simpler GST

24-May-2019

Decisions about changes in GST are taken by the GST Council that is headed by…

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GST on homes: Less taxing or more taxing?

24-May-2019

While goods and services tax should ordinarily be levied only on goods and services, and…

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GST, REITs made real estate sector secure option for investors; realty market veteran explains how...

24-May-2019

The introduction of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Goods and Services Tax (GST), Real Estate…

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GST collections jump 10% to an all-time high of ?1.13 trillion in April

24-May-2019

Revenue from goods and services tax (GST) witnessed 10% growth from the year-ago period at ?1.13…

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GST on fuel, easier licensing rules the needed energy bars

24-May-2019

Bringing key petroleum products in the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax, easing licensing…

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New GST regime may hurt builders, says expert

23-May-2019

Real estate developers have to pay more taxes under Goods and Services Tax (GST) for…

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Finance commission may not extend GST compensation

22-May-2019

The 15th Finance Commission is unlikely to heed the request of state governments to extend…

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Realty players need to make the big decision on GST rates

22-May-2019

The GST Council had in March 2019 allowed real estate players to shift to 5…

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600 Days Of GST

22-May-2019

On July 1, 2017, Goods and Service Tax (GST) was introduced in the Indian Economy,…

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AAR allows input tax credit by debt settlement under GST regime

22-May-2019

AAR ruled that the applicant could pay the consideration for inward supplies by way of…

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New government should hit the ground running on reforming the GST

22-May-2019

The goods and services tax (GST) will require attention from the new government that comes…

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Hotels, realtors move Delhi HC over Input Tax Credit issue

22-May-2019

 Many hotels, malls and real estate companies that were denied input tax credit under Goods…

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Draft of new GST return form unveiled

22-May-2019

Stakeholder comments invited; formal rollout expected in July The Goods & Services Tax (GST) Authority has…

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HC allows input tax credit under GST regime to realtor making shopping mall

21-May-2019

The Orissa High Court has resolved an important issue of blocked credit under the goods and services tax (GST)…

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Sun Pharma asked to pay Rs 279 crore GST dues on Ranbaxy arbitration

21-May-2019

The Directorate General of GST intelligence claims that Sun Pharma is liable to pay service…

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High Court issues notice to Centre and Delhi govt on ?blocked credits? under GST

21-May-2019

The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre and the Delhi…

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GST Council may consider national bench of AAAR next month; move to give certainty to taxpayers Re

20-May-2019

The GST Council is likely to consider next month a proposal for setting up a…

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GST anti-profiteering body may get fresh lease of life

16-May-2019

India’s anti-profiteering framework may remain in place for another two years as the country eyes…

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Home buyers to pay 12% GST on balance due if completion certificate issued by 31 March

15-May-2019

Home buyers will have to pay 12% GST on balance amount due to the builder if…

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Exporters ITC refunds to be processed online from next month

14-May-2019

In a major relief to exporters, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC)…

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Quality GST consultant must posses to serve Real Estate sector in India

14-May-2019

What are the qualities needed to be a GST consultant? Working knowledge of GST laws…

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Automated GST refund for exporters by next month

13-May-2019

Exporters of goods and services as well as suppliers to SEZ units are likely to…

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Govt plans to launch GST e-invoices to curb tax evasion

29-Apr-2019

 GST officers are working on a system where businesses above a certain turnover threshold will have…

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Supply of Ice-Cream Scoop would attract 18% GST: AAR

26-Apr-2019

The Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR), Maharashtra has held that the supply of an ice-cream…

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GST Council recalls rule that raised tax outgo of large companies

24-Apr-2019

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council has recalled the limits placed on companies from…

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GST investigation arm finds P&G India guilty of profiteering Rs 250 cr

23-Apr-2019

The GST profiteering investigation arm has found leading FMCG firm P&G India guilty of not…

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High Court:- Be Ready to pay more by way of interest as High Court confirmed action on charging interest u/s 50 on gross basis without giving benefit of ITC

22-Apr-2019

High Court of Telangana in case of M/s. Megha Engineering & Infrastructures Ltd. v/s The Commissioner of Central…

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Examination for Confirmation of Enrollment of GST Practitioners

16-Apr-2019

 The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) has been authorized to conduct…

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Vendors ask for allowing ITC under GST for supplies made to railways

10-Apr-2019

The companies engaged in manufacturing wagons and other equipment for railways are pressing for rationalisation…

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gst critical issues under bank audit

31-Mar-2019

GST Critical Issues under Banking industry must be taken care of during Bank Audit :…

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Impact of 6% GST Tax Scheme for small service providers .

23-Mar-2019

Key features of the notified 6% GST Tax Scheme in special taxation system for small…

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New tax structure for the real estate sector with applicable rules

19-Mar-2019

GST Council Tuesday approved a transition plan for the implementation of new tax structure for…

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CLARIFICATION ON SALES PROMOTION ACTIVITIES UNDER GST

14-Mar-2019

CLARIFICATION ON SALES PROMOTION ACIVITES UNDER GST    CLARIFICATIONS ISSUED   There are several promotional…

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National Bench of the Goods & Services Tax Notified at New Delhi

13-Mar-2019

Government Finally came out with Notification for Creation of the National Bench of Goods and…

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Gujrat High Court Decision on Attachment of Directors Personal property

07-Mar-2019

Gujarat HC :   Department can't provisionally attach bank accounts of directors for recovery of…

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No Bail in case of GST Fraud: HC Punjab & Haryana

07-Mar-2019

No Bail in case of GST Fraud: HC High Court of Punjab and Haryana in…

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Clarification on treatment of sales promotion schemes under GST.

07-Mar-2019

Various representations have been received seeking clarification on issues raised with respect to tax treatment…

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GSTR -9 Annual Return Live at GSTN & few Updates on GST

06-Mar-2019

The long awaited Amended GSTR-9 Annual Return finally made live by Goods & Service Network…

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New GST rules to boost tax payments in cash

04-Mar-2019

A new rule on businesses adjusting their final GST liability against credit for taxes already paid on…

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Input tax credit removal on select items revives black money fears

03-Mar-2019

The government last month slashed the goods and services tax (GST) on the real estate sector, but…

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33rd GST Council Meeting Highlights

26-Feb-2019

Real estate sector is one of the largest contributors to the national GDP and provides…

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High Court of Karnataka : Bonafied error made while filing TRAN-1 nodal officer was directed to consider the complaint.

31-Jan-2019

High Court of Karnataka in case of Pragati Automotion (P.) Ltd. v/s Union of India…

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