Gst Council
Opinion  /  Published 08.10.20

Pure farce: The GST compensation debacle

The slanging match between the Centre and  some Opposition-ruled states over the contentious payment of compensation for the shortfall in goods and services tax collections has now descended into...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 07.10.20

Modi govt's deep divide on GST payout

The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday ruled out a vote on the compensation issue while arguing that that borrowing by states did not require the approval of the GST Council. The government, which h...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.10.20

GST portal to handle 3 lakh users

The technology infrastructure of Goods and Service Tax has been upgraded to allow more concurrent users of the portal, offer more convenience to assessees and plug in revenue leakage. The indirect ta...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.10.20

GST borrowing leeway on meeting agenda

The Centre plans to let states borrow a higher sum for its inability to pay their GST dues because of the pandemic as it looks to avoid confrontation at the GST Council meet on Monday though the six n...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.09.20

Debate on Goods and Services Tax fund fumble

The Comptroller and Auditor General’s comments that the Centre has wrongly retained Rs 47,272 crore of GST compensation cess meant for states could become a major topic of debate during the upco...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 21.09.20

21 states to tap RBI for GST shortfall

As many as 21 states, mostly ruled by the BJP or parties which have supported it on various issues, have opted to borrow Rs 97,000 crore to meet the GST revenue shortfall in the current fiscal, source...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.09.20

GST: states may move court

Opposition-ruled states may go to court if the Centre is able to rustle up support in the GST Council to the “disagreeable” option of forcing the state governments to raise borrowings from...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 09.09.20

GST voting ignores majority

The number of states opposed to the Centre’s GST compensation policy far outnumber those in favour, but a tilted voting rule may see the Centre carry the day at the GST council meeting on Thursd...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 30.08.20

GST: consumers to pay for govt's mess

The Centre came up with a long-winded justification of why it would not borrow from the RBI and then pass on the proceeds to the states. “The question arises of who should borrow,” the no...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.08.20

Congress: Centre arm-twisting

The Congress on Thursday expressed deep anguish over the Narendra Modi government’s attitude of using brute majority in Parliament and the GST Council to arm-twist states into submission over th...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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