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Gst Council
Business  /  Published 18.09.21

Bengal seeks 5-year cover

Bengal has demanded that the Centre must compensate states for the shortfall in GST collection for another five years. The GST Council, however, could not come to a decision and formed a GoM as state...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.09.21

Tax on food delivery firms

The GST Council on Friday decided to tax online food delivery operators such as Swiggy and Zomato on behalf of restaurants from January next year even as it extended concessional tax rates on certain ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.09.21

Cess tenure rift widens

The compensation cess under the goods and services tax regime will be collected till March 2026 but the proceeds garnered after June 2022 will not go to the states. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharama...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 17.09.21

GST council extends relief on Covid-19 drugs

The all-powerful GST Council on Friday decided to charge food delivery platforms such as Swiggy and Zomato a tax even as it extended concessional tax rates on certain COVID-19 drugs by three months ti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta, Lucknow

Business  /  Published 16.09.21

Covid: extension of sops on 11 drugs likely

The GST Council, chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, will meet on Friday, which among other things may review tax rate of over four-dozen items and extend till December 31, tax concessions...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

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Business  /  Published 14.09.21

GST cess may be extended

The GST Council will hold its first physical meeting on Friday since the outbreak of the pandemic. Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will chair the 45th meeting in Lucknow.  The last meeting o...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 16.07.21

Cloud over GST payout meet

The Narendra Modi-government appears to have hollowed out the demand for a special meeting of the GST Council to discuss the shortfall in compensation cess payable to states after asserting on Thursda...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.06.21

GST course correction call

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has suggested a ‘course correction’ to steer the functioning of the GST Council and bring back a ‘consensual atmosphere’ instead of the &lsqu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.06.21

Hard bargain on GST payouts

The Opposition-ruled states are set to drive a hard bargain at the next GST Council meeting — likely in early July — to discuss compensation to the states. Officials said the key areas of...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.06.21

GST Council culture wrecked: Mitra

The GST Council is moving away from a consensus-based approach to conduct business to an ‘authoritarian and majoritarian regime’ where big decisions are being rammed through without taking...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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