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 02.10.20

Changes: credit cards, insurance, driving

By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.10.20

GST mop-up improves

After contracting for six months in a row, the country's exports grew 5.27 per cent to $27.4 billion in September, commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday.     &n...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.09.20

Booked: An imminent battle over GST dues

The Narendra Modi government and the states will be squaring off for a tense battle when the Goods and Services Tax Council meets on October 5 to debate the alleged perfidy of the Centre in quietly si...
By The Editorial Board in

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 15.09.20

Bengal GST revenue contracts 35.9%

GST revenues of Bengal contracted 35.9 per cent to Rs 11,781 crore between April and August because of the Covid-induced lockdown, while the state is due Rs 7,750 crore in provisional compensation for...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.20

Lok Sabha: LAC, economy on talks

Opposition parties have sought a discussion in Lok Sabha on the issues of economic slowdown, unemployment and standoff between Indian and Chinese forces during a meeting of floor leaders of the House ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi


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