Business  /  Published 07.12.19

Mitra frowns on e-voting, GST network

Bengal finance and industries minister Amit Mitra on Saturday listed two points the information technology sector of the country could ponder on — big countries moving away from electronic voting an...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 05.12.19

Push for ATF, gas under GST

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday expressed hope that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will suggest bringing aviation turbine fuel and natural gas under the GST ambit in the Union budget ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.12.19

GST rate review plan

After a slew of rate cuts, the GST Council could now consider a hike in rates to shore up the shortfall in collections as well as raise the cess on more items to meet the growing demand of states to b...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.12.18

War of words over GST

The BJP and the Congress have started a slugfest over the GST, which has become unpopular after its chaotic introduction last year, clearly indicating the taxation measure would be a major election is...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.12.19

GST revenue collection crossed Rs 1 lakh crore in November

GST revenue collection crossed the Rs 1 lakh crore mark after a gap of three months in November with the revenue growing by 6 per cent to Rs 1.03 lakh crore in the month.The GST collection was Rs 95,3...
By PTI in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 12.02.19

Cement levy cut on menu of GST meet

The GST Council will consider a proposal to slash the tax on cement to 18 per cent from 28 per cent at its meeting next week along with a ministerial panel report that proposes a cut in rates in under...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 08.02.19

GST tweak call to hit affordable housing

A high-level ministerial panel’s recommendation to cut the GST on under-construction residential properties but, at the same time, do away with input tax credit may increase the price of affordable ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.01.20

Govt taking steps to tackle issues without waiting for Budget: Sitharaman

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said the Centre has taken steps to address the challenges faced by various sectors without waiting for the Budget.She also said that GST collection,...
By PTI in Jaipur

Business  /  Published 02.01.20

Mixed stock, rupee trend

The Sensex rallied over 320 points while the broader Nifty ended at its fresh lifetime high on Thursday as investors poured money into infrastructure, banking and energy stocks amid strong global cues...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 17.01.19

Partnership firms set to get tax breather

The finance ministry is considering a proposal to cut the tax rate on proprietorship and partnership firms to 25 per cent in line with last year’s budget decision to reduce the corporate tax for lim...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


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