Gst Council
Business  /  Published 20.08.20

GST borrowing meet on Aug.27

The GST Council is likely to meet on August 27 to discuss the compensation payout to states and the opinion of the attorney-general on the legality of market borrowing to meet revenue shortfall. Sour...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.02.19

Twin rates for GST on realty

The group of ministers appointed by the GST Council has recommended two GST slabs for under-construction houses — 5 per cent for normal flats and houses and a reduced rate of 3 per cent for “affor...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.12.19

GST cess may cover more items

The GST Council at its meeting next week will consider multiple options to boost revenues such as more items under cess and the restructuring of rates, officials said.The meeting, proposed on Octobe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 19.07.19

Debate on public spending

The Union government is keen on a debate on public expenditure at a time centrally sponsored schemes are up for evaluation. Incidentally, the term of these schemes as well as that of the 14 th Finance...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 21.06.19

GST Council emphasis on fair play

 The GST Council on Friday extended the tenure of the anti-profiteering authority by two years and approved a penalty of up to 10 per cent on entities that fail to pass on the benefits of the GST...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 07.02.20

GST rate rejig meet

The GST Council is expected to meet at the end of this month on the restructuring of rates, including a three-slab structure.Finance ministry officials said they were reviewing the rates, with an opti...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.03.19

Bengal FM Amit Mitra warns of GST hit on homes

Bengal finance minister Amit Mitra has sought to protect small home buyers from the potential shock of price rise following the rejig in GST rates in residential real estate.Mitra wants the new regime...
By Sambit Saha & R. Suryamurthy in Calcutta/New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.01.19

GST exemption relief

Small and medium businesses with an annual turnover of Rs 40 lakh will be exempt from paying the goods and services tax — a move that is expected to free 20 lakh firms from the rigours of the indire...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury and R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.12.19

GST panel for rate hike to boost kitty

The GST Council may consider raising rates to not only increase collections but also meet the compensation needs of states.The council at its meeting next week could consider the recommendations of a ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 24.12.18

Arun Jaitley hints at GST rate rejig

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government could look at merging the 12 per cent and 18 per cent slabs in the GST structure and taking cement off the top bracket of 28 per cent.In a b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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